(edited from WJHG.com) – The WJHG family is sad to report that longtime anchor Joe Moore has died. Joe died Wednesday morning at a local hospital from complications following a stroke last Friday. He was 72 years old.
Moore spent 43 years at WJHG, before retiring from the station in May of 2014.
Joseph R. Moore was born on October 20, 1943. He attended John Carol Catholic High School in Birmingham, Alabama. After graduating he attended the University of Alabama.
He came to Panama City in 1967 to start a local FM radio station. In November of 1971 he was hired at WJHG and would spend the next 43 years bringing viewers of Northwest Florida the news. Read the rest of this entry →