Success Stories: 13 WREX

The Rockford area’s NBC affiliate is standing tall after netting recognition for its work on the national stage. Meet the leadership behind this station and how they’ve distinguished their brand against competitors.

A Day in the Life of a 13 WREX Reporter

WREX reporter Reuben Jones reacts to breaking news on a daily basis. Step into his shoes as he responds to bank robberies, covers car crashes and digs deeper into stories about homeless students in Rockford.

WREX’s Austin Love Comes Home

The newest member of the 13 Today crew may be new to WREX, but he’s no stranger to the Rockford region. Meet this Rockford native and discover what drew him back home.

13WREX Makes a Difference On and Off the Air

From raising funds to sponsoring charitable events, the news team at 13WREX takes community service seriously. See how the station has made service a pillar of its business.

New Morning Anchor Swaps Acting for Broadcasting

You may know him as the new face of 13 WREX’s morning show, but chances are, you’ll also recognize him for the work he did before entering broadcast journalism.

WREX’s Sean Muserallo: Starting to Feel Like Home

This new arrival to Rockford has experienced many sides of journalism during his career. Meet this evening anchor, and discover what drew him from the South to the Midwest.

Aaron Wright: Discipline Rules the Day for this Morning Anchor

Raised by a military mom, this WREX morning show anchor has lived in many places, but he’s finding himself quite at home here in Rockford.

Kristin Crowley: TV News Anchor Puts Down Rockford Roots

It may be a happy accident that this news anchor landed in her chosen profession, but she’s discovering just how much she loves her new job in Rockford.

Fred Speer: More Than Just Talk

For more than 40 years, listeners of WROK radio counted on Fred Speer to bring them the latest news. Paul Anthony Arco catches up with Speer to see what he’s up to today, and how he landed in the business in the first place.

For Three Decades, the Talk of This Town

This local talk radio personality loves covering a breaking news story and sharing local events with his loyal audience. Learn how this familiar voice got his start.