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Jeff Roper

Jeff Roper

When Jeff isn’t preparing the weekend First Alert Forecast, he is disguised as the Program Director & Morning Host on Idaho’s #1 Country 99 KUPI-FM. Weekdays from 5-10am Jeff wakes up Eastern Idaho on 99.1 in IF, 99.5 in Pocatello, 99.9 in West Yellowstone and 107 in Jackson, Wyo.

A two-time Country Music Association Personality of the Year Award winner, and recognized by Billboard magazine as one of the top morning radio personalities in America, Jeff is a highly recognized major market programmer and on-air personality. From #1 stations in the Carolinas, Georgia, Alabama, Texas, and now Idaho, Jeff has also been heard nationally on the Iheartradio network of stations and K-LOVE Christian radio.

He also has 23 years in television as a news and weather anchor, reporter, producer and talk show host. As an English major at Wofford College in his hometown of Spartanburg, SC, Jeff went on to major in mass communication/journalism and study climatology and broadcast management and broadcast law at USC. As news editor of the college newspaper, he also conceived and launched the university’s TV station.

Interning at WSPA-TV in Greenville-Spartanburg, SC, Jeff rose quickly to an anchor position at WIS-TV in Columbia, SC.

He went on to become the most listened to morning radio host in Charlotte, NC and appear on WSOC-TV and Fox Charlotte, as a weather anchor/talk host and become the voice of the Charlotte Motor Speedway.

As a feature reporter on WFMY-TV and news Director/Anchor at WCWG-TV in Greensboro, NC, Jeff has interviewed 2 Presidents and dozens of sports, music, and Hollywood celebrities.

Jeff has appeared nationally on “Young & The Restless,” Game Show Network, “Reba,” Behind the Music in CMT and he has a role in a new movie, “Margarita Man” with Danny Trejo and Barry Corbin due out in 2019.

Jeff was most recently co-creator, host and producer of KSAT-TV, San Antonio’s #1 afternoon talk/variety program, “SA Live.”

A devoted father of 2 girls, Abby and Jackie, Jeff says being a dad is the best job he’s ever had, and he’s excited about getting to know the area and making new friends. Here’s his number: 208-534-9957.

If you’ve got good news to share or want to leave a shout out, he might just put you on TV or radio! Leave a message please, because Jeff’s probably playing golf, cooking out, at a concert, shooting stuff, searching for Sasquatch or taking a nap...

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Jeff Roper

Jeff Roper

Jeff is a weekend weather anchor for Local News 8 and KIDK Eyewitness News 3.