Live Local News

News that happens in your community. News that directly impacts your life.The North Jersey Newscenter covers the news from Blooming dale, Butler, Franklin Lakes, Haskell, Kinnelon, Lincoln Park, Mahwah, Oakland, Paterson, Pequannock, Pompton Lakes, Pompton Plains, Ringwood, Riverdale, Wanaque, Wayne and West Milford.

The WGHT News Center is the ONLY

true radio newsroom in North Jersey.

World coverage at the top of every hour from A.P. Network News. Local North Jersey News then follows from the North Jersey News Center seven days a week!

The WGHT News Team

Mike Forte, News Director

Mike Forte joined WGHT Radio as a part time reporter in 2008. Since then he has covered major events across North Jersey and has been recognized for his work by the Garden State Journalists association taking home honors in news radio categories. You can hear Mike every day bringing you the latest news during Morning Drive on WGHT Radio.

A man with many hats, Mike joined the WGHT Sports Department in 2009 and worked extensively as studio host and Co- Host, delivering weekly sport's broadcasts.

Mike is also a broadcast journalism instructor at the CSB School of Broadcasting, in Hasbrouck Heights.

In his spare time, Mike plays hockey as often as possible and is an avid fan of horror movies. Mike is a lifelong resident of Bergen County currently living in Northvale, New Jersey.

Mike making a live appearance with the

Vince Lombardie Trophy at the Meadowlands.

Chad Robison

Mid Day Anchor

Chad Robison joins WGHT after graduating from the Connecticut School of Broadcasting in Hasbrouck Heights, New Jersey. Previously, Chad worked at ABC Sports in New York as a Production Assistant and Vignette Producer for College Football and NBA broadcasts. Chad also received his B.F.A in Acting from Wright State University in Dayton, Ohio. Originally from Columbus, Ohio, he currently resides in Jersey City with his wife and dog.

Megan Roche

Reporter

Megan Roche, is a WGHT reporter for Wanaque, Wayne, Kinnelon, and Bloomingdale. Megan has recently graduated from Sacred Heart University in 2015 with a Master of Arts in Digital Multimedia Journalism. While an undergrad, she was heavily involved in the on-campus radio station, numerous honor societies, and planning campus wide events. While not covering meetings, she can be found attending concerts, Broadway musicals, and catching up on all her favorite reality TV shows. She currently lives in Long Valley (Morris County)

Michael Cohen

Reporter

Michael Cohen joins the WGHT team covering the municipalities of

Pompton Lakes, Pequannock, Mahwah, and West Milford. He has experience both in print and broadcast journalism. For four years, Michael has been the voice heard and media director of New Jersey Jackals baseball. He has covered municipalities in Morris County for North Jersey Media and New Jersey Hills Media Group. He got his start as a news and sports reporter at the Jersey Journal in Jersey City. Later, he attended Connecticut School of Broadcasting where he interned at Sirius XM on the NFL Channel. Michael is a graduate of Ramapo College with BA in political science."

Dan Evans

Mid Day News Anchor 

Dan Evans joined WGHT Radio in 2016 and is excited to be delivering news updates during the Art Rooney show. Prior to working at WGHT, Dan worked in Post Production for the films Disconnect and Clear History.

Dan is a graduate of Hofstra University with a B.A. in Communications and a recent graduate of the Connecticut School of Broadcasting. He grew up on the isle of Manhattan and now resides in Edgewater, New Jersey.

Michael Petreski

Weekend Anchor

Michael Petreski is the friendly voice you will hear on the weekends. Michael joined WGHT Radio in 2016 as a part time weekend anchor from 6 am - 12 pm.

Originally going to school for education, Mike hopped over to broadcasting and graduated from the Connecticut School of Broadcasting in Hasbrouck Heights, New Jersey. He has been a co-host on an online sports radio program on MESN radio for over a year called the MMMP show. A Jersey native, Mike is happy to deliver local news on WGHT Radio. 

David Lee-Reporter

David Lee joins WGHT Radio as a reporter and covers the municipalities of Butler, Oakland, Riverdale and Ringwood.

Mr. Lee has a background in performing arts and is a published writer who has written for Cracked and Bandolier Media.