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  • Jazz Host

    Born in Philadelphia within walking distance of Temple University, J. Michael Harrison’s musical open-mindedness was shaped by his older brother John, a guitarist, and his cousin, the drummer Harry “Butch” Reed. In grade school he was listening...

  • Classical Host

    Jack has been in the broadcasting biz for over 30 years, and his career has covered every aspect of the radio industry from on-air hosting to programming, and from sales to management. His many years of experience include stints at radio...

  • Jazz Host

    Jeff's eclectic taste in music ranges across jazz, R&B, zydeco, gospel, classical, and funk. Born and raised in New Orleans where he began his radio career at WWOZ-FM as a morning drive-time announcer, Jeff graduated from Tulane University...

  • Classical Host

    It's his parents' fault. For Joe's sixth birthday, they gave him a transistor radio. All of a sudden, their dreams of having a doctor or lawyer (or even a fry cook) in the family went down the tubes.

    For more than three decades, Joe has...

  • Classical Host

    A veteran broadcaster, Kevin served as host on the classical music station WQXR in NYC for 15 years, and most recently was on the air at Classical South Florida WKCP, a station with frequencies in Miami, Naples, and West Palm Beach, until it...

  • Classical Host

    Kile Smith hosts the contemporary American music program Now Is the Time on Saturdays at 9 pm on HD-2 and the classical stream, and co-hosts Discoveries from the Fleisher Collection on the first Saturday of every month at 5 pm...

  • Classical Host

    A Philadelphia native, Mark grew up in Roxborough and at WRTI has followed in the footsteps of his father, William, who once hosted a music program on the station back in the '50s.

    As an undergraduate at La Salle...

  • Jazz Host

    Maureen began her radio career at WRTI in 1999 while studying broadcasting at Temple University. Determined to make it in the entertainment industry, she took advantage of all the creative opportunities presented to her at WRTI - she hosted the...

  • Classical Host

    Classical Host Melinda Whiting is senior editor at the Curtis Institute of Music. She has been at Curtis since 2006, and for a decade previously she was editor in chief of...

  • News Reporter, Arts Desk Reporter

    Meridee began reporting in the newsroom at WRTI in 2003 while working toward a master's degree in journalism at Temple University.  Since that time, her duties have expanded to morning news anchor and contributor of weekly Arts Desk features.<...

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