Posts Tagged: radio

First person: Wilmot Perkins, 80, advised Jamaica’s poor from his popular radio show

JOURNALIST and broadcaster Wilmot Perkins was a fearless crusader for justice and the poor of Jamaica. In his monumental career Perkins had to fight off many challenges of survival to emerge as Jamaica’s leading talk show host. Indeed, he was

First person: Wilmot Perkins, 80, advised Jamaica’s poor from his popular radio show

JOURNALIST and broadcaster Wilmot Perkins was a fearless crusader for justice and the poor of Jamaica. In his monumental career Perkins had to fight off many challenges of survival to emerge as Jamaica’s leading talk show host. Indeed, he was

Yuri Rasovsky revived radio drama, to the endless thanks of motorists on long, long drives

(There’s nothing better than to be listening to a book on tape while you’re on a long road trip. For this, we have people like Yuri Rasovsky to thank.) LOS ANGELES – Radio drama was thought to be nearly extinct

Yuri Rasovsky revived radio drama, to the endless thanks of motorists on long, long drives

(There’s nothing better than to be listening to a book on tape while you’re on a long road trip. For this, we have people like Yuri Rasovsky to thank.) LOS ANGELES – Radio drama was thought to be nearly extinct

First person: Remembering Jim Irwin, radio voice of the Green Bay Packers

MILWAUKEE – When I first met Jim Irwin, he didn’t have much to say to me. After all, here I was, this 20-year old kid, sitting at his desk in the first week of my internship at WTMJ Radio in

First person: Remembering Jim Irwin, radio voice of the Green Bay Packers

MILWAUKEE – When I first met Jim Irwin, he didn’t have much to say to me. After all, here I was, this 20-year old kid, sitting at his desk in the first week of my internship at WTMJ Radio in

‘Danger, Will Robinson!’ – Dick Tufeld, who voiced Robot in ‘Lost in Space,’ dies at 85

(Editor’s note: Maybe it’s because the character Will Robinson and I were about the same age, but I always felt a little bit of love when Dick Tufeld’s Robot voice in “Lost in Space” said “Danger, Will Robinson!” STUDIO CITY,

‘Danger, Will Robinson!’ – Dick Tufeld, who voiced Robot in ‘Lost in Space,’ dies at 85

(Editor’s note: Maybe it’s because the character Will Robinson and I were about the same age, but I always felt a little bit of love when Dick Tufeld’s Robot voice in “Lost in Space” said “Danger, Will Robinson!” STUDIO CITY,

‘Voice of Reason’ radio commentator Ron Smith, 70, shared final days with Baltimore listeners

SHREWSBURY, Pa. – Ron Smith, who came to Baltimore 38 years ago as a weekend TV anchorman but found his greatest success on radio as WBAL’s “Voice of Reason,” died Monday night of pancreatic cancer at his home in Shrewsbury,

‘Voice of Reason’ radio commentator Ron Smith, 70, shared final days with Baltimore listeners

SHREWSBURY, Pa. – Ron Smith, who came to Baltimore 38 years ago as a weekend TV anchorman but found his greatest success on radio as WBAL’s “Voice of Reason,” died Monday night of pancreatic cancer at his home in Shrewsbury,

Cardinal John Foley provided commentary for Vatican’s Christmas Midnight Mass

PHILADELPHIA — Cardinal John Foley, who for 25 years was the voice for American viewers of the Vatican’s Christmas Midnight Mass and who led an ancient Catholic order in the Holy Land, died Sunday. He was 76.Foley died at the

Cardinal John Foley provided commentary for Vatican’s Christmas Midnight Mass

PHILADELPHIA — Cardinal John Foley, who for 25 years was the voice for American viewers of the Vatican’s Christmas Midnight Mass and who led an ancient Catholic order in the Holy Land, died Sunday. He was 76.Foley died at the