Learn More About Radio Host Jay Towers

Early start in radio bean at age 14 on the Jersey Shore

Jay Towers, Detroit Radio and TV Personality

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Radio personality Jay Towers has two-morning jobs in Detroit, he hosts the morning show on the metro radio station WNIC, and since 2014, he has served as the co-anchor of Fox 2 Morning News. He resides in the Detroit area.

In addition to his on-air and programming roles in the Detroit market, Towers has served as a national talent and programming consultant for iHeartMedia.

Towers the Morning Person

Jay Towers In The Morning broadcasts from 5 a.m. to 10 a.m. on a station known for its adult contemporary radio format on 100.3 MHz owned by iHeartMedia.

Towers got his start in TV when he began working for Detroit's Fox 2 News in 2004 for the weekend news program.

Early Years

Towers was born and raised on the Jersey Shore. He got his first break in radio at the age of 14 as a disc jockey on WJRZ in Toms River, New Jersey, while attending Central Regional High School in Bayville, New Jersey.

He tried several stations, WAYV/WBSS in Atlantic City, WMAX in Grand Rapids and WIOQ in Philadelphia, before landing in Detroit in 1999 at WXYT. Nearly 10 years later, he began working for WNIC, where he has been ever since.

Community Connection

Towers is a supporter of local charities, among them the Capuchin Soup Kitchen, Coalition on Temporary Shelter, the Michigan Humane Society, Angels of Hope, Gleaners, Michigan Urban Farming, The Detroit Children's Center, the Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure, Ilitch Charities, the Zetterberg Foundation and The Detroit Red Wings Foundation. A huge Red Wings fan, Towers was the official warm-up host during the 2009-2010 playoffs pre-game shows.

In 2014, Towers founded "Jay's Juniors," a charity opportunity for families with chronic or terminally ill children that are treated to an all-expense-paid trip to Walt Disney World.