“Ralphie Tonight” currently airs on Cumulus Media’s 95.5 PLJ in New York, 92 PRO-FM in Providence, RI, Q105 in New London, CT, and 97 BHT in Scranton/Wilkes-Barre, PA. Aversa offers exclusive interviews, hit music, and candid commentary on the stories of the day. His assignments include everything from interviewing A-list acts like Taylor Swift to covering The GRAMMYs on location.
Aversa has also ventured outside of radio. In June, he became the host of “Inside Rising Star.” The 30 minute program was a companion show to the ABC singing competition “Rising Star,” and aired on Music Choice Play. In November, he returned to Music Choice to co-host the network’s year-end video countdown, “MC 100.” Aversa also served as a host and reporter for Yahoo News, fronting the popular “Trending Now” segment until this past June.
“The Ralphie Report” began running in Northeastern Pennsylvania’s The Weekender (Circulation: 170,000) back in 2008. The column is a weekly, print version of the best content from “Ralphie Tonight.” A TV version also ran on NBC affiliate WBRE TV from 2011 to 2014.
Aversa has also contributed to WPIX TV (New York), ABC News, OK! TV, FOX, CNN, HLN, MSNBC, TMZ, Life & Style Weekly, and MTV News.
Ralphie attended Syracuse University. He hails from Niagara Falls, NY and currently resides in Manhattan.