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YOUNGSTOWN, OH-  Madison Tromler, an esteemed journalist and news anchor from Channel 21, WFMJ, is no stranger to making waves in Mahoning Valley with her exceptional reporting skills. In a candid and engaging interview with YSN’s DJ Yokley, Madison shared insights into her career, personal life, and her excitement about participating as a guest judge at the upcoming March 24 all-star game.

Since joining the news industry, Madison has continuously set the bar for journalistic excellence, bringing her extensive experience and dedicated work ethic to cover a wide range of pivotal local and national stories. Known for her compassionate and thorough approach, she has earned accolades for her extensive reporting on both tragic and triumphant events, bringing impactful stories to viewers with empathy and professionalism.

Perhaps one of the most intriguing aspects of the interview was Madison’s candid discussion about her life outside of the newsroom. Despite her high-profile role, Madison described herself as a down-to-earth individual who enjoys simple pleasures such as spending time with family, savoring delicious seafood, and incorporating wellness activities into her routine. Her commitment to maintaining a balanced life while excelling in her career is a testament to her resilience and determination.

Madison’s unique perspective as a journalist was evident as she shared anecdotes about her experiences covering major events, from interviewing iconic figures like Erin Brockovich to confronting important issues with political figures. Her dedication to keeping the public informed and holding public figures accountable underscores her deep commitment to serving the community through her work.

It is clear that Madison’s contributions to the field of journalism extend far beyond her on-screen presence. Her impressive journey in the industry is a testament to her passion for storytelling and her unwavering dedication to delivering impactful news to the Mahoning Valley. As she takes on her new role as a guest judge, it is evident that Madison Tromler’s multifaceted expertise and genuine demeanor will continue to inspire and captivate audiences for years to come.



YOUNGSTOWN, OH- YSN (Your Sports Network) is proud to announce our partnership with WFMJ TV.  Beginning this fall, WFMJ and YSN will partner with local sports content creating the valley’s most comprehensive sports coverage available.  WFMJ’s general manager Jack Grdic said “I am proud to be partnering with YSN and its founder DJ Yokley.  DJ and his team have successfully created their hyper-local digital sports sites featuring local streaming and reporting on a variety of sports including high school football, basketball, volleyball, soccer and tennis.  And by combining those resources along with WFMJ’s award-winning coverage, we are creating a comprehensive sports portal through all of our station’s digital properties.  I encourage local sports fans to check out our local sports coverage in the next few weeks as our YSN partnership will begin taking shape.  WFMJ’s sports director Dana Balash, DJ, and I have some exciting plans in the near future that will shape local sports coverage in our market. 

YSN founder and CEO DJ Yokley says:  “We’ve always been attracted to the commitment to local that WFMJ has provided to Youngstown and The Valley.  From their support of businesses to the hyper-local coverage on a daily basis.  We’re proud to team up and align with a brand that puts our student-athletes and our communities first.  This partnership is one that strengthens both sides in the effort to showcase the talent and grit that our area teams have to offer.  Jack has been such an advocate for what we have done, and where we can go.  His vision parallels what we set out to do from the start two years ago, and now together with Dana and his team, we have the resources to serve the Valley better than ever before.”

WFMJ’s digital properties include its website WFMJ.com, 21 News mobile site, 21 News App, and its market-exclusive OTT apps including Apple TV, ROKU, and Amazon Fire Stick.

YSN’s digital properties include its portal website YSNLIVE.com and its YSN app available at The APP Store and Google Play.


For More Information Please Contact:


Jack Grdic

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DJ Yokley              

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