I posted the following to my social network accounts on February 20, 2019. I’m writing you from my new workspace at One World Trade Center to tell you about the next step of my career: I’ve joined Dreams, a live TV startup, as an Anchor and Editor. In addition to my eventual on-camera role, I’m… Read more »
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I posted the following statement to my social network accounts on February 19, 2019. Before I turn the page and announce my next gig later this week, I felt it was important to address three things: First, my new job is not in radio. While that is by choice, that is not indicative of my… Read more »
I posted the following video to my social network accounts on February 18, 2019.
The following statement was posted to my social network accounts on January 18, 2019. After over 11 eventful years, I’m no longer with Cumulus Media. I’d like to thank each and every person who listened for those 11-plus years during my time in Northeastern Pennsylvania, Southern New England and Southeastern Connecticut. And of course, the… Read more »
For the fifth consecutive year, I had the honor of revealing the John Lennon Songwriting Contest $20,000 OWC Song Of The Year grand prize winner. The song is chosen by an executive panel of judges that include Fergie, the Red Hot Chili Peppers, Kevin Bacon, Switchfoot, Prince Royce and many others. Matthew Reich, Vice President… Read more »
Nick Jonas told me in Times Square on New Year’s Eve that 2018 would be, “a really good year.” But clearly the talented artist, who is navigating between the silver screen, the radio airwaves and the fashion runways, couldn’t have seen an engagement to Priyanka Chopra coming. People broke the story last week; Jonas reportedly… Read more »
It has been seven years since Amy Winehouse’s death and after speaking with her first manager three years ago, I can’t listen to “Rehab” the same way again. Turns out the hit was quite autobiographical; the manager, Nick Shymansky, along with others believed the artist needed help. Shymansky actually tried to admit Winehouse; the singer… Read more »
With “Real Time” and “Last Week Tonight” on summer breaks, I have only one television obsession at the moment (not including my beloved Yankees of course): Starz’s hit drama “Power.” Ahead of season five, which is currently airing, I had a chance to cover the show’s junket for DISH Network’s DISH Studio. While interviewing the… Read more »
Legendary comedian George Wallace chatted with me earlier this year ahead of his residency at The Westgate in Las Vegas. Wallace, who turned 70 this past July, talked about his Twitter account, his new show and his buddy Jerry Seinfeld – plus he offered up a few opinions on some modern-day phrases and music artists.
Jesse McCartney stopped by Hackensack Meridian Health Stage 17 and chatted with me about his “Better With You” tour and single, upcoming music and past tours with New Kids On The Block and Backstreet Boys. Plus Jesse reminisces a bit about Dream Street and talks about his roots in Ardsley, New York and current home… Read more »