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
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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Jazz Hot 11 Countdown
11:59 pm
Mon June 18, 2012

Jazz Hot 11 Countdown, June 18, 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. The Cookers - QuestBELIEVE

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Jazz Hot 11 Countdown
11:50 pm
Mon June 11, 2012

Jazz Hot 11 Countdown, June 11, 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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Jazz Hot 11 Countdown
11:50 pm
Mon June 4, 2012

Jazz Hot 11 Countdown, June 4th, 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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Jazz Hot 11 Countdown
11:50 pm
Mon May 28, 2012

Jazz Hot 11 Countdown, May 28th, 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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Jazz Hot 11 Countdown
10:31 am
Tue May 22, 2012

Jazz Hot 11 Countdown, May 21, 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. Bria Skonberg - So Is the Day - SO IS THE DAY

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Hot 11 Jazz Countdown
11:45 pm
Mon May 14, 2012

Jazz Hot 11 Countdown, May 14, 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. Eyal Vilner Big Band - Night FlightINTRODUCING THE EYAL VILNER BIG BAND

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Jazz Hot 11 Countdown
11:55 pm
Mon May 7, 2012

Jazz Hot 11 Countdown, May 7, 2012

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

This week's Hot 11:

1. Bria Skonberg - So Is the Day - SO IS THE DAY

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Jazz Hot 11 Countdown
11:50 pm
Mon April 30, 2012

Jazz Hot 11 Countdown, April 30, 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. Kate McGarry - Girl TalkGIRL TALK 

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Gregory Porter's New CD
9:45 am
Mon April 30, 2012

Maureen Malloy Recommends…Gregory Porter: BE GOOD

Vocalist and composer Gregory Porter has released his much-awaited sophomore album, Be Good, the follow-up to Water, which made huge waves in the jazz world in 2010.  Sophomore albums tend to make fans and critics a bit nervous due to expectation and anticipation, so I'll save you some time and anguish - Gregory, once again, delivers!  Strong musicianship, horn arrangements by Kamau Kenyatta, and Porter's booming, yet expressive voice, make this record a true crowd-pleaser.

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