Jay Edwards

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Born and raised in Northwest NJ, Jay has a degree in Communications and has had a life-long interest in local radio and various styles of music.

Jay has held numerous jobs over the years such as stunt car driver, bartender, voice-over artist, traffic reporter (award winning), NY Yankee maintenance crewmember and peanut farm worker.  His hobbies include mountain climbing, snowmobiling, cooking, performing stand-up comedy and he is an avid squirrel watcher. Jay has been a guest on America’s Morning Headquarters,program on The Weather Channel, and was interviewed by Sam Champion.  

Jay has been hosting his Saturday program here at RNJ since Feb 2013. Jay is also a News Reporter and the Promotions Director.  You just never know what this guy will come up with as a topic for his online poll of the week. Email Jay at jedwards@wrnj.com.

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The Jay Edwards Program:  Saturdays 10AM – 2PM

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John Russo from the group Reverse Order

John Russo from Reverse Order stopped by the RNJ Studio on 12/26/15 to talk to Jay Edwards about the groups new single #EraseYou!


Aaron Carter joined Jay Edwards on 1/9/16 to talk about his career and his new single #FoolsGold!


The Amazing Kreskin joined Jay Edwards on 1/23/16 to talk about 2016 Predictions and his soon to be released book “In Real Time”.


Tom Gimbel from the group Foreigner joined Jay Edwards on 2/6/16 to talk about whats new with the group and their upcoming performance at the MAYO Performing Arts Center in Morristown, NJ.


John Russo and Cruise Russo from Reverse Order stopped by the RNJ Studio on 3/26/16 to talk about the groups new EP #NothingToHide!

Jordan Ahnquist, who plays Tony Whitcomb in America’s Longest- Running Comedy Shear Madness at the New World Stages in New York City, joined Jay Edwards on Saturday(5/14/16) and talked about America’s Favorite Comedy #whodunit play.

Students Johnny Liccone and Amanda Hull as well as teacher Christopher Praml,all from Mount Olive High School, joined Jay Edwards on Saturday(5/21/16) to talk about the production of the “Mount Olive High School Lip Dub 2016” video.

Kryz Reid from Third Eye Blind joined Jay Edwards on 7/16/16 to talk about the bands upcoming performance at The 34th Annual QuickChek New Jersey Festival of Ballooning.