Tomorrow (Thursday) afternoon, I will do something I have not done in over 13 years—broadcast live on the radio as an announcer. I last reported traffic part-time over WXYT in 1995 and, prior to that, my on-air career (DJ, programmer, reporter) spanned another 12 years including, in Detroit, over WWJ-AM, WLLZ-FM and others.
Not only will I be a guest and co-host on Detroit Public Radio’s WRCJ (90.9 FM), I will be doing so at the invitation of Ann Delisi, someone I consider among radio’s greatest on-air, programming and music talents ever. She has returned to their air this week to help with the station’s fall fundraising campaign.
If you read my book “No Static at All—a behind the scenes journey through radio and pop music,” you read Ann’s insightful comments and perspectives on the industry. She and WRCJ personify all that is good and important about traditional terrestrial radio. Live, local, community based. I am truly honored and thrilled.
I hope you’ll consider turning in between 4p-6p to listen and show your support.