People

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    Maria has been the Wednesday noon host of Fresh Air for several years.  She also produces the monthly segment Tasty Seasonal Recipes for the Everyday Chef, which airs the first Monday of the month as part of Lehigh Valley Art Salon.

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    Martin has been a life-long academic, beginning with grammar school, junior high, and high school in Ridgewood, N.J.  Then  on to college at Rutgers in New Brunswick, N.J., and, from there, directly into five years of graduate school at Indiana...

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    Rotating host for Music of India.

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    Megan Everett has been the regular Friday host of Morning Edition, the local NPR News show, since June 1st, 2012.

    Her love of a wide variety of musical genres, combined with a very low tolerance for...

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    Michael was born and raised in the Bronx, New York. Currently residing in the Allentown area of Lehigh Valley, Pa. Michael started his college career/journey studying Journalism (Radio/Broadcasting major) at SUNY Morrisville, then transiting to...

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    Michael Tamte-Horan is a conductor and educator of many years. He served as a university professor for more than thirty years before founding and directing the professional chamber music ensemble, CANTATICA (www.cantatica.org).

    Michael...

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    Rotating host of World Bop, Sundays, 1-3 PM.

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    Mike is the Thursday noon host of Fresh Air. He previously hosted Day to Day.  Mike appears to be a professional volunteer even though he promises us that he is a computer programmer.  In addition to volunteering at WDIY, Mike is also a Ski...

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    Mo Noretsky's first experience in radio was at WJRH in Easton, playing late 60s rock (it was the late 60s). For much of the seventies and eighties, running a record store meant he was listening to every kind (and quality) of music. He returned...

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    Nick joined WDIY as a program host in 2007, and has hosted Blues Cruise since 2008.  He has a Master of Education from Lehigh University ’13, a BA in Historical Studies from State University of New York ’11 and an AA from NCC ‘10.  Nick grew up...

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    Pamela Varkony is a writer, speaker, and commentator, whose articles appear in national and regional publications, covering subjects from business ethics to the status of women in the developing world. Pam has worked on four continents as a...

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    Pat DeWolfe has worked in radio and television, public and commercial, for many years, at stations in Wisconsin, Kansas, New Mexico and Missouri.  But now as a volunteer at WDIY she gets to do just the best parts - programming music.  You will...

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    Paul Willistein is Editor of the Lehigh Valley Press Focus section, a position he has held for 10 years. He has received more than one dozen Keystone state journalism awards and an Allentown Arts Commission Arts Ovation Award. He reviews movies...

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    Peter's been a programmer since the late 80's starting out with the Lehigh Valley Community Broadcasters at Muhlenberg College. He's a charter member of WDIY and has been doing All Star Jazz since the first year that WDIY went on the air. He...

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    Ray joined WDIY in 2002 as a local host of “All Things Considered”.  Back then, he also served one term as Treasurer and member of the WDIY Board of Directors. Sometime in 2004, Ray approached Operations Director Neil Hever with the idea of...

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    Rob Reagan is the host of Milestones on Monday nights. He has enjoyed hosting jazz programs since WDIY went on the air in 1995.  Prior to that, Rob was a member of the Lehigh Valley Community Broadcasters Association doing shows on...

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    Roberto E. Gooden is married to Michele Gooden (an Education Professional). The pair have two children: Janae and Javier. Roberto is originally from Brooklyn, NY, and has lived in Panama, Maryland and now, Pennsylvania. 

    His background...

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    Ron Martin is the host of World Bop along with Deb Carey. Ron began his love of reggae and other island vibes from visits to Jamaica, the Bahamas and the West Indies. He loves to share the cool and positive grooves with everyone who could use a...

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    Rosalie Viscomi has been with WDIY since 2002, as both a member and a volunteer. She has served on the Community Advisory Board, and also on WDIY’s Board of Directors.

    Among her volunteer duties, Rosalie has “booth sat” during various...

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    Rubie Green is one of your Friday night hosts for Unlimited Possibilities, and on occasion, World Rhythms and All Reet Street. Rubie recorded interviews with Patty Larkin, Peter, Paul & Mary, Samite of Uganda,...

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    Sally Handlon is founder and president of Handlon Business Resources (HBR) LLC, a WBENC certified business, located in the Lehigh Valley, Pennsylvania.  HBR is a short term project management partner to executives and business owners in...

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    Scott decided to volunteer for the news team because news hosting coordinator Marcie Lightwood kept asking him to do so.  He had never done anything like that before but decided to try something new as a way to give back to the community, plus...

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    Scott A. Levin is proud to host Blues After Hours, as well as jazz programming, on WDIY.  Scott began broadcasting jazz and blues shows on Temple University Public Radio (WRTI - Philadelphia, PA) in 1997.  A jazz vocalist who is passionate...

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    Raised in the Lehigh Valley,  Shamus came to WDIY with over a decade of experience in public broadcasting. Before joining the WDIY staff in 2014, he spent two years at WXPN in Philadelphia assisting with the station’s fund drives, live...

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    Steve Aaronson came to WDIY, straight out of the U.S. Department of Labor, in 2002. He has been a member, and a volunteer, ever since. Steve’s main love is Golden Age folk music, and he has been the host of Folk Classics since 2006.  You can...

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    Stewart Brodian has been on the air since the station's first year of operation in 1995.  He is a local musician (guitar and piano), composer, actor, film maker, celebrity impersonator (Howard Stern) and all around nice guy. He seasons his...

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    Monday local host during WDIY's broadcast of All Things Considered.

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    Tahya is an occasional host of World Rhythms, where she enthusiastically shares her passion for the vibrant rhythms of the Middle East, India, North Africa and South America.  She is a performer leading her own dance and drumming ensembles, an...

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    Tom has been a radio host since 1989. He began programming Classical Music with the LVCBA at WMUH-FM the radio station at Muhlenberg College. 

    Shortly after he began hosting a Folk Music program Sunday in the...

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    Tom Ritter is a rotating host and board operator for WDIY's broadcasts of Fresh Air with Terry Gross. He is retired from Johnson & Johnson and a Stephen Minister at First Presbyterian Church in Allentown. He has appeared in

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