America In the Morning host John Trout and his staff of correspondents provide a fast-paced look at the world, with specialized reports from where news happens.
Trout, a seasoned radio and television broadcaster, has worked in a wide-range of capacities within the radio industry, including on-air host, newscaster, sales manager and program director.
He’s a two-time recipient of the Achievement In Radio award. He began his career at his high school radio station, WJVS, in Sharonville, Ohio. By age 21, he was hosting a Top-40 morning radio show in Evansville, Indiana on WSTO-FM. His radio stops include Indianapolis, Virginia Beach, Pittsburgh, PA and Washington DC.
Trout is a graduate of the Mississippi State University Broadcast Meteorology Program and has worked as a television meteorologist at WLFI-TV in Lafayette, Indiana and WBOC-TV in Salisbury, Maryland. During his tenure at WBOC-TV, he also hosted the popular “Proud To Serve” segment, a nightly news feature utilizing the station’s helicopter, “Chopper 16,” to highlight the unique charm and history of area communities.
Trout is a licensed private pilot and has successfully soloed in a Cessna 152.