Blake Eason is a Journalist, Producer, and On-Air Personality with a passion to tell stories and start conversations. He currently sits behind the desk and out in the field for WRBL in Columbus, Georgia, serving as both a weekend news anchor and producer as well as a weekday reporter.
After earning a degree in Journalism and Emerging Media, Blake got his start early on at the nationally syndicated radio show, The Bert Show.
Within a few months, he moved from a behind the scenes intern to an on-air personality and producer, creating and producing is own segments including, “Backseat Blake,” an on-air trivia segment played with his frequent Uber and Lyft drivers, and “Lunch Break with Blake,” where he, as a self-proclaimed picky-eater tried new foods suggested by listeners.
In 2019, he took on the role of hosting special events at some of the staples of Atlanta’s social scene, including The Roof at Ponce City Market and Live! at the Battery Atlanta, with more than 1,000 people in attendance at each event. It’s his quick improv skills, the ability to go off-script when needed, and his attentiveness to the audience that make him an incredible host.
He left the show in 2020 to pursue a career in television news and journalism. As a host, Blake has taken the stage across the Southeast to lead major live events and productions.
Being from a small town in the South has taught Blake to always be grateful, stay grounded, and find a way to include Sweet Tea with every meal and “ya’ll” in every conversation.
Blake is an expert in music and loves discovering new bands and artists. His playlist could include anything from Drake and Justin Bieber to Luke Bryan and Beyoncé and everything in between. His love for music even dates back to when he was young and had a dream of becoming a rapper. (You definitely won’t regret Googling it!)
More than anything, Blake has a passion to share stories that matter — the kind of stories that start conversations,bring people joy, and maybe even change the way we see the world.