Central and Southwest Virginia’s Morning News is the area’s fastest source for urgent breaking news, local information, and reliable weather. Hit your WFIR preset as soon as you get up to hear an accurate and dependable forecast. Listen again in the car on your way to work for breaking updates and the top stories updated every 15 minutes.

Stay updated every morning:

  • ABC and FOX News updates
  • Top local stories at the Top, bottom, and quarter hour
  • Accurate and dependable weather every 5 minutes

Host Joey Self

Joey is from Warsaw, VA, part of the historic “Northern Neck”.  He began his broadcasting career in 1984.  Joey moved to Blacksburg in 1994 and then to Roanoke.  He is an avid News / Sports fan and loves hosting the “Roanoke Valley’s Morning News” each weekday morning from 5-9.  Joey also works for sister station Q99 weekdays 10-Noon.  Joey and wife Sue have two daughters.  Maggie 18 and Montgomery 9.  Joey is also involved in motorsports, doing track announcing for Nascar events at  Martinsville Speedway and Richmond International Raceway.  He also worked at Daytona International Speedway for “Speedweek 2012″,  including the Daytona 500”.