May 6, 2013
Filed under News and Events
Greater Media is pleased to announce the new on-air talent line-up at 100.1 WJRZ-FM. New Jersey’s Greatest Hits of the 60’s, 70’s and 80’s features a wide variety of artists, ranging from the Bee Gees and The Eagles, to Diana Ross and Elton John.
The new on-air talent line-up consists of:
5:30am – 10am: Matt Knight
Matt Knight is an experienced and dedicated professional who previously worked at the original WBBO-FM/B98.5 as assistant program director, music director and PM drive personality. Previous to that, Knight served as the program coordinator at WHTG-FM/G- Rock it morphed into WHTG-FM’s Hit 106, where he was promoted to program director and was an on-air talent. Most recently, Matt was heard on the air doing weekend shifts on Greater Media New Jersey’s WRAT-FM.
10am- 2pm: T J Bryan
T J Bryan began his radio career in Long Branch at WMJY-FM. He went on to work on the air at WDHA-FM, where he helped establish and was co-producer of the original Rock The Park concert series. In addition, T J has won several on air awards, including one from the NJBA for best commercial production. Previous to that, he served as the program director at WHTG-FM in the late 90’s. Prior to that, T J spent several years in the record industry at Windup Records and was responsible for the promotion of bands such as Creed, Five For Fighting and Evanescence. In addition to his new on-air role, T J will also be assisting with music and production responsibilities.
2pm – 7pm: Glenn Kalina
Glenn Kalina has been with Greater Media for the past 10 years and has served in a variety of capacities. He spent more than three decades working in the Philadelphia radio market, including several years at Greater Media’s MIX 95.7FM and 97.5. In addition, Kalina served as the morning show host and program director of Q102 for 11 years along, with working at WLCE-FM, CBS Radio, WCAU FM, FOX TV, NBC 10, WIP and WZZD. Kalina has been recognized on a local and national level for his programming accomplishments, along with receiving countless awards for his civic and charitable work. In addition to his on-air role, he works as the Program Director of 100.1 WJRZ-FM.
7pm – 12mid: Barbara Farragher
Barbara Farragher has been a part of the Greater Media New Jersey broadcast group for many years. She has been on air at WMGQ-FM, WDHA-FM, and WRAT-FM. In addition, she has worked outside the company on WKXW-FM 101.5 and has maintained a successful voice over business for several years.
12 am- 5:30am: Ricky A.
Ricky A. began his career a few years ago in the engineering and promotions departments at Greater Media Philadelphia at 95.7 WBEN-FM. He joined Greater Media New Jersey shortly after and has been working as a weekend on air talent for nearly two years.
I’m thrilled to be working with such a talented air staff and to be able to entertain listeners with a daily dose of Jersey’s Greatest Hits of the 60’s, 70’s & 80’s. 100.1,”said WJRZ Program Director Glenn Kalina. “WJRZ is poised to soar to new heights with our new outstanding on-air line-up!”
WJRZ-FM is owned by Greater Media, Inc., the parent company of 21 AM and FM radio stations in the Boston, Charlotte, Detroit, New Jersey and Philadelphia markets. Greater Media also owns a group of weekly newspapers in central New Jersey and several telecommunications towers located throughout the United States.
May 6, 2013
Filed under Community Involvement
WDHA-FM and WMTR-AM once again teamed up with The Community FoodBank of New Jersey for their annual Turkey and Food Drive last Fall on November 17.
The event took place in dozens of locations throughout New Jersey with WDHA-FM and WMTR-AM camped out at the ShopRite in Parsippany, NJ.
In total, the stations collected 100-plus turkeys as well as more than a ton of nonperishable food for The Community FoodBank of New Jersey.