Jo Ann Bauer is the News Director and afternoon Anchor for 550 KFYI. She’s a veteran Emmy-nominated journalist with a passion for people and telling their stories. Jo Ann spent 25 years in television news, but radio was her first love and she’s thrilled to return to her roots. “My goal is to serve the Valley through quality local news coverage. If you’re talking about it, 550 KFYI is already covering it,” says Jo Ann. She’s worked in Minneapolis, Baltimore and Orlando but considers Phoenix home and the folks of the Valley her family. Jo Ann has also worked in ministry, media relations and is a yoga instructor. When Jo Ann is not in the newsroom you'll find her hiking the mountains in solitude, laughing too loud with friends or lounging poolside with her sweet husband and little dog.
Rob Hunter has been in the Valley since 2007, joining KFYI in 2015. He hosts the KFYI Download at 5AM weekday mornings right before the Mike Broomhead Show. The Download is designed to keep you informed and connected when you wake up. In addition to hosting the Download, Rob also anchors the news updates during Broomhead’s show between 6 and 10AM. Being born in Massachusetts you can sometimes hear his Boston accent, especially after a couple of beers. Rob has also lived in Gainesville, Fl., New Orleans, Atlanta and Farmington, NM. He and his wife Amy just bought their first house in North Phoenix.
Debra Dale started her radio career in the Valley, fresh out of ASU, at KSLX. After a few years there she moved back to her hometown of Chicago, where she spent more than 20 years bringing news to the Windy City airwaves. She's back to her radio roots in Phoenix, bringing you the news mid-days on 550 KFYI. Debra says the best part about the job is getting to serve KFYI listeners by bringing them information that they need, along with stories that highlight the lighter side of life. When she's not on the air, Debra enjoys taking in the natural beauty of Arizona while bike riding and hiking. During the summer, she likes to keep cool inside practicing yoga and reading.
Gregg Paul joined the 550 KFYI news team in November 2006 after years of hosting shows on the FM dial. He started his radio career on Phoenix's airwaves in 1993 and has won various awards. He has interviewed numerous celebrities including, Gene Simmons, Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson, Darell Hammon, Matt Damon, Joe Rogan and Chester Bennington. Gregg’s covered it all but his passion is breaking news. He’s been a part of many 550 KFYI's newsroom awards including the Bill Stout Awards for Station Spot News "Chopper Crash," and "Immigration 2010." Gregg has appeared on CNN, HLN and on various BBC Radio stations. He grew up in the West Valley and lives in Phoenix. When not anchoring and reporting for 550 KFYI Gregg enjoys working out, going to concerts and spending time with his son, Cannon.