Maureen Malloy

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 overnight jazz broadcasts through her entire college career, she was an arts and culture reporter, and she soaked up the jazz biz from her many WRTI mentors.

After graduation, Maureen held many positions in the broadcasting and entertainment industries. She worked in casting and as a booking agent for local talent. She taught speech and acting classes for children. And she had a stint in commercial radio working in production. Along with being an independent music promoter in her spare time, Maureen still managed to host jazz at WRTI. And soon it was clear to her that jazz was her true calling.

Maureen finally found her home in an office full of amazing music, and with a sign on the door that reads "Jazz Program Director."

Maureen can be heard on Mondays through Thursdays, from 9 pm to midnight. She hosts the Jazz Hot 11 Countdown on Monday nights from 10:30 to midnight.

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Jazz Hot 11 Countdown
7:11 am
Tue August 21, 2012

Jazz Hot 11 Countdown: August 20, 2012

WRTI's Jazz Hot 11 is a weekly countdown of your favorite new jazz releases in rotation.

This week's Hot 11:


1. Budman/Levy Orchestra - Idle Time - FROM THERE TO HERE

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Jazz Hot 11 Countdown
10:25 am
Tue August 14, 2012

Jazz Hot 11 Countdown: August 13, 2012

WRTI's Jazz Hot 11 is a weekly countdown of your favorite new jazz releases in rotation.

This week's Hot 11:

1. Jonathan Blake - Rio's Dream - THE ELEVENTH HOUR

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Jazz Hot 11 Countdown
11:55 pm
Mon August 6, 2012

Jazz Hot 11 Countdown: August 6, 2012

WRTI's Jazz Hot 11 is a weekly countdown of your favorite new jazz releases in rotation.

This week's Hot 11:

1. Jens Wendelboe Big Band - Joy Spring - FRESH HEAT

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Jazz Hot 11 Countdown
8:31 pm
Mon July 30, 2012

Jazz Hot 11 Countdown: July 30, 2012

WRTI's Jazz Hot 11 is a weekly countdown of your favorite new jazz releases in rotation.

This week's Hot 11:

1. Tom Harrell - No. 5 - NUMBER 5

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Jazz Hot 11 Countdown
11:55 pm
Mon July 23, 2012

Jazz Hot 11 Countdown: July 23, 2012

WRTI's Jazz Hot 11 is a weekly countdown of your favorite new jazz releases in rotation.

This week's Hot 11:

1. The Cyrus Chestnut Quartet - Indigo Blue - THE CYRUS CHESTNUT QUARTET

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WRTI Spotlight
11:55 pm
Mon July 16, 2012

Jazz Hot 11 Countdown: July 16, 2012

WRTI's Jazz Hot 11 is a weekly countdown of your favorite new jazz releases in rotation.

This week's Hot 11:

1. The Cyrus Chestnut Quartet - Indigo Blue - THE CYRUS CHESTNUT QUARTET

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Jazz Hot 11 Countdown
11:55 pm
Mon July 9, 2012

Jazz Hot 11 Countdown, July 9, 2012

WRTI's Jazz Hot 11 is a countdown of your favorite new jazz releases in rotation.

This week's Hot 11:

1. Jens Wendelboe Big Band - Joy SpringFRESH HEAT

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Jazz Hot 11 Countdown
11:55 pm
Mon July 2, 2012

Jazz Hot 11 Countdown, July 2, 2012

WRTI's Jazz Hot 11 is a weekly countdown of your favorite new jazz releases in rotation.

This week's Hot 11:

1. Jens Wendelboe Big Band - Joy SpringFRESH HEAT

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CD Selections
1:48 pm
Mon July 2, 2012

Maureen Malloy Recommends…The Cookers: Believe

The Cookers: Believe

When it comes to music, you can easily get burned by judging a book by its cover.  In the case of The Cookers' Believe album, it is safe to follow your gut - the cover says it all as it lists the amazing artists that make up this fantastic group: Billy Harper, Eddie Henderson, David Weiss, Craig Handy, George Cables, Cecil McBee and Billy Hart.

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Jazz Hot 11 Countdown
12:00 am
Tue June 26, 2012

Jazz Hot 11 Countdown, June 25, 2012

WRTI's Jazz Hot 11 is a weekly countdown of your favorite new jazz releases in rotation.

This week's Jazz Hot 11:

1. Arturo Sandoval - Birks Works (Ala Mancini) - DEAR DIZ

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