The new “Jim DeFede Show” will premiere on WFTL-AM Ft. Lauderdale, starting Monday, 1/7 Monday-Friday from 4pm-7pm. Jim has been on staff at News-Talk 850, WFTL, since 12/3, has been contributing to the WFTL Morning News program. Prior to joining WFTL, Jim hosted his own morning show on WINZ, AM940, and was named “Best AM Radio Personality,” for 2007 by New Times Broward-Palm Beach.
DeFede is an award-winning writer for the Miami New Times for 11 years, a metro columnist for the Miami Herald for three years and currently writes for Miami Monthly Magazine. He’s also a commentator and investigative reporter for CBS4 News Miami (WFOR-TV), joining their staff in January of 2006.