Al “Jazzbo” Collins

Al “Jazzbo” Collins

Al “Jazzbo” Collins started broadcasting at WNEW in 1950.  Just as Martin Block created the illusion that he was speaking from the “Make Believe Ballroom”, Collins claimed to be broadcasting from a cloud high above the city of New York, the show “Collins-on-the-Cloud”...
Jonathan Schwartz

Jonathan Schwartz

The son of composer Arthur Schwartz, Jonathan Schwartz worked at New York’s WNEW FM and AM from 1967 to 1986. A true scholar of the Great American Songbook, Jonathan entertained listeners with unsurpassed knowledge of composer’s song writers, singers and jazz...
Gene Klavan and Dee Finch

Gene Klavan and Dee Finch

In 1952 Gene Rayburn left WNEW to pursue a career in Television.  WNEW needed a new partner and interviewed over 300 people for the coveted position. Aspiring reporter Gene Klavan applied for the position thinking it was a temporary career decision; a detour from his...
Pete Myers

Pete Myers

Pete Myers joined WNEW-AM in the early 1960’s.  He had made a big name for himself in Cleveland radio during the height of the Rock and Roll craze.  Ultimately the immensely talented Mr. Meyers moved to New York to become a radio talent at WNEW.  Myers owned the...