Tom Jordan, a three-time Emmy award winning journalist, co-anchors the WWJ Newsradio 950 morning drive newscasts with Roberta Jasina. Tom also anchors and reports his weekday segment, “Eye on Detroit” on CBS 62 in Detroit.
Jordan comes to Detroit via San Diego, Calif., where he was a TV news anchor and reporter at KUSI News. He previously worked in Los Angeles, Palm Springs, and Washington state.
He has covered some of the nation’s biggest stories, including multiple presidential campaigns; the October 2007 Southern California Wildfires; breaking coverage for NBC News on the death of former president Gerald Ford; the 2002 Winter Olympics; and the downturn in the U.S. economy.
He co-anchored two Emmy award-winning newscasts for coverage of the September 11th terrorist attacks and the subsequent invasion of Afghanistan. He was also awarded an Emmy for best coverage of the 2007 wildfires.
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It’s almost ski season, believe it or not, and a group of outdoor enthusiasts believes outdoor recreation should be available to everyone, regardless of ability.
Detroit is known for a lot of things including its music so now the Detroit School of Rock and Pop Music is helping the up and comers get their music heard.
A strong support system is vital when it comes to education. That’s the focus of the latest Eye on Detroit feature.
Chris Lambert’s “Life Remodeled” project is working with sponsors and the community to renovate Cody Rouge High School. A film is premiering to showcase the work.
A key component of what’s known as the Grand Bargain is a deal to help protect pensioners as Detroit goes through bankruptcy. That deal depends on the Detroit Institute of Art reaching its $100,000,000 fundraising goal.
The executive of the M-1 Rail project thinks it’s the beginning of a beautiful thing — connecting neighborhoods, services and businesses with each other.
The biggest challenge for growth in Michigan business and our state’s economy – is preparing a ready workforce for today’s very different business environment. Mark Simon is up to the challenge.
Little Luke loves to tell stories — especially now that he has a listening ear.
A new app could change the face of social media.
Established in 1965 and nestled inside an old glove factory on West Lafayette Boulevard and 5th Street in downtown Detroit is a rare glimpse into history.
He’s blind, autistic and has a voice that can make grown men cry.
“It’s been 48 hours and I’m still waiting on the outcry,” said Detroit criminal defense attorney Cliff Woodards, II.
Dominic suffers from two serious illnesses and is homebound. For his 11th birthday he is surprised with thousands of birthday cards.
Important lessons were given to Southfield and Lathrup High students at the 1-800-Law-Firm office during a March 18 field trip.
“This is beyond our wild expectations.”
The “Raise Michigan” campaign has announced a new number for minimum wage: $10.10 an hour.
The New Year’s Day battle between the Red Wings and Maple Leafs will have strict rules to follow as you enter Michigan Stadium.
The demolition of the historic Willow Run Bomber plant near Ypsilanti has begun, but the effort to save a piece of it is still alive.
What a year it’s been for the former Detroit Science Center, which was on the verge of financial collapse.
A bumper crop for Michigan apple farmers this year .. and the local cider mills are loving it. Tom Jordan visits Linda Erwin – whose family has owned the current location of Erwin Orchards in South Lyon since 1954.
A Detroit woman wants to turn her hometown into a thriving Shakespearean epicenter.
Rabbi Kasriel Shemtov of Lubavitch Yeshiva School in Oak Park says Jews have been celebrating this holiday for more than 5,000 years.
Rabbi Mendel Stein visited the CBS Radio Detroit studio to talk with morning news anchor Tom Jordan about Rosh Hashana on the eve of the Jewish holiday.
Back-to-school shoppers, if you’re planning to buy your child a tablet — hold on a second.
You might find yourself relishing a friend’s knees overlooking a Hawaiian luau, but you better check to see if it passes muster. Other wise, just pass the ketchup.
There are approximately 90 alpaca farms in Michigan according to Chuck Geiss, the owner of Pea-Paca Farms. Geiss is the fifth owner of this 190-year-old property in Superior Township.
Learn more about Huntington Woods native Nicole Meisner as she trains prior to her upcoming appearance in the 19th Annual Maccabiah Games in Israel.
Willow Run in Belleville Michigan near Ypsilanti was a manufacturing complex built for one purpose — to win the war. It’s in danger of being torn down. Learn more about the plant and how you can help save it.
Donna Kosrick and her husband Fred Kostrick own License Plate Heaven, a Fraser, Mich., company that re-purposes license plates into art.
WWJ Newsradio Morning reflects on the annual policy event and Snyder’s focus on education and jobs, Jeb Bush’s rumored presidential run and Bing’s mandate for police and fire to live downtown.