Daybreak USA

Weekdays 5AM - 6AM

The Show

A fast-paced, information-filled morning magazine, Daybreak USA is packed with interviews, insights, and features. We'll start your day with informative newsmaker interviews, commentary, a short take on sports, regular health and lifestyle segments, and the latest local weather from meterologist Mark Rosenthal.

Daybreak USA is America's first radio morning magazine — fun, intelligent and positive radio that’s always family-friendly!


Host Jay Young heads the Daybreak USA team. For the past 25 years, Jay 's voice has been heard in radio broadcasting and morning shows across the country.  He has worked in Idaho, Alabama, Tennessee, Kansas, and California. 

Over the years, Jay has interviewed numerous celebrities and has participated in several radiothons, raising over 7 million dollars for St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, and has worked with Relay for Life.  He is also the recipient of several distinguished awards from many major cities across the USA.  Jay has been married for over 25 years, has 4 kids and one grandchild.  When he is not with his family he enjoys spending time playing basketball and restoring his 1968 Camaro.

Jason Rico joined Daybreak USA as producer in 2011.  Jason started his career as a television studio and field camera operator, eventually becoming a multi-camera director, directing and assisting in the production of a wide range of programs, including music concerts, talk shows, and major events.  Now as the producer of Daybreak USA his goal is to bring together in one daily program the latest in news, entertainment, business, sports, fashion, and health.


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