Live, Local News Every 30 Minutes All Day


Traffic on the 5’s Mornings and Afternoons

Report News and Traffic at 850.26.26.111 or


Joe FordJoe Ford 2

Afternoon Anchor

Joe joined NewsRadio1620 in November, 2014.  Prior to coming to Pensacola, Joe was the News/Sports Director for Three Eagles Communications, a seven-station cluster in Fort Dodge, Iowa.  Other previous stops included news reporting for WCLT Radio in Newark, Ohio; play-by-play broadcaster for the Licking County Settlers; and internships with the Columbus Clippers AAA baseball team and Sports Radio 97.1 ‘The Fan’ in Columbus, Ohio.  A fan of all sports, Joe pays particular interest to the Ohio State Buckeyes, Chicago Cubs, Indianapolis Colts, Bayern Munich soccer club and of course, the Blue Wahoos and UWF athletics.  Joe says he LOVES everything Pensacola has to offer, and looks forward to delivering your radio news every day.



Hear an exclusive simulcast of WEAR-Channel 3’s WEAR_ABC_PENSACOLA_MOBILE_WHITE

10pm news every night on NewsRadio1620, and today’s top local news direct from the Channel 3 studios, weekdays 5-5:10pm and 6-6:10pm.