Monthly Archives: January 2016

The First Time I Walked into WABC

Well, as today is the last day I will ever walk into WABC Radio as an employee, thought it might be fun to look back on the first time I walked into the WABC Studios on the 8th Floor of … Continue reading

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My Friend Johnny Donovan

Of all the on the air people I have worked with in the 40 years I’ve been at WABC, I have worked with none longer, than my friend Johnny Donovan. With the exception of the last six months – Johnny … Continue reading

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WABC by the Numbers – Part 2

As I said in yesterday’s part one, there are many ways to look at the time we spend at a job, but for many, it all boils down to the numbers. Let’s pick up where we left off yesterday and take … Continue reading

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WABC By The Numbers

There are many ways to look at the time we spend at a job, but for many, it all boils down to the numbers. As it gets towards the end of my days here, I take a look back at … Continue reading

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My Life on the Radio

In the almost 44 years since I got my first job in commercial New York radio, at WHN in April of 1972, I was very content to work behind the scenes. I’d had my time on the air in college … Continue reading

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WABC Memory Lane

Cumulus, New York (WABC, WPLJ, Nash FM, and WMBM) occupies about 3/4 of the 17th floor of Two Penn Plaza in New York City. That’s the building right above Penn Station, and in front of Madison Square Garden, that prompted … Continue reading

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April 17th, 1972

As my last day in New York Radio fast approaches, I’m thinking back to my first day. On the morning of April 17th, 1972, I was 22 years old, had been a college graduate for less than a year, had … Continue reading

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