Neil Hever

Operations Director

Neil began his radio career as a student disc jockey at Muhlenberg college radio station WMUH in 1978. After earning a B.A. degree from the college, he spent the next 13 years in commercial radio and sound production at WSAN, Creative Sound studios and later at WAEB.

In 1981, while attending Muhlenberg College, he and another community member joined together to form the first organized group of community radio volunteers in the Lehigh Valley. The group began incorporation meetings in 1984 and spent the next decade building support for a new community based station.

WDIY 88.1 FM began broadcasting in 1995. Neil joined the staff in August of 1997 as Program Director and was promoted to Operations Director in February 2008. His duties include training volunteers, maintaining the broadcast facility and schedule, organizing the production studio and music library maintenance.

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Finance
1:03 pm
Fri October 10, 2014

Charitable Giving on Your Financial Choices

As the WDIY Fund Drive is in full swing, Laurie Siebert, CPA, CFP, AEP, discusses charitable giving, including ways to give that make a difference for you and your favorite charity.  Laurie also takes listener questions live on the air.

(Original air-date 10/08/14)

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Arts
12:52 pm
Mon September 29, 2014

Curlee Raven Holton Prints 1987-2013

Shoot'em Up, 1990

Host Kenn Michael speaks with teacher, artist, and scholar Curlee Raven Holton about a current exhibition of Holton's works at Lehigh University.  The exhibit includes a collection of graphic work that spans Holton's nearly 30-year career in art, from his first lithograph to his current etchings.  His prints, described as both evocative and provocative, speak to our human experience and engage the viewer in a shared dialogue about significant personal, political, and cultural events.

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Finance
12:31 pm
Fri September 19, 2014

Celebrating 5 Years at WDIY on Your Financial Choices

Laurie Siebert, CPA, CFP, AEP does a retrospective, looking back at the topics covered, guests and personal moments as the show celebrates 5 years on WDIY. Laurie will take your questions live on the air at 610-758-8810 (Wednesdays form 6-7 PM), or you can Contact Laurie at yourfinancialchoices.com.

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Arts
12:30 am
Fri September 12, 2014

Movies at the Mill Easton

Movies at the Mill at The State Theatre in Easton

Host Kenn Michael speaks with filmmaker and festival director Gershon Hinkson about Movies at the Mill Easton (MME), a film festival created to aid in the redevelopment of the city of Easton.

Movies at the Mill will be held this Saturday, September 13 at The State Theatre in downtown Easton,  543 Northampton Street.  Film screenings begin at 5PM.  Tickets, directions, and more information are available at MoviesAtTheMill.com.

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Finance
12:54 pm
Fri August 29, 2014

Back to School on Your Financial Choices

Laurie Siebert, CPA, CFP, AEP discusses positioning and planning strategies for your children’s future education options.

Every Wednesday from 6-7 PM Laurie takes listeners' questions live on-air at 610-758-8810. If you have any questions or comments, you can Contact Laurie at her website yourfinancialchoices.com.

(Original air-date 08/27/14)

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Arts
2:31 pm
Mon August 25, 2014

Rise Together Allentown

Host Kenn Michael speaks with artist Charlie Brouwer about "Rise Together Allentown," a large-scale, community-based temporary  installation to be built in the Arts Park, located at Fifth and Linden Streets in Allentown, across from the Allentown Art Museum.

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Lehigh Valley Current

WDIY has partnered with PPL Electric Utilities to provide this periodic show, airing some Mondays at 5:44pm during All Things Considered and some Tuesdays at 7:35am during Moring Edition.

Arts
2:27 pm
Tue July 22, 2014

Michelle Neifert's "Vehicle for Color"

Bloom: diptych, acrylic/paper, 43”*97”

Host Kenn Michael speaks with Michelle Neifert about her latest exhibit "Vehicle for Color," on display now until August 26 at Connexions Gallery in Easton.

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Arts
2:01 pm
Tue July 15, 2014

Amaya Espinoza's "Man of the Future"

Amaya Espinoza

Host Kenn Michael speaks with internationally acclaimed artist Amaya Espinoza about her exhibit at Re:find gallery.  Amaya, who is visiting from Spain, is a Scholar/Artist in Residence at the Experimental Printmaking Institute (EPI) at Lafayette College.  Her show runs until August 1.

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Lehigh Valley Insider

WDIY has partnered with Discover Lehigh Valley, the region's tourism organization, to take a closer look at the events going on in our community's backyard. LV Insider airs periodically during All Things Considered on Thursdays at 5:44 pm and during Morning Edition on Fridays at 7:35 am.

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