I've been working in broadcasting for more than four decades….it's a career that has included several major market radio stations & syndicators, television networks, and production & advertising companies in the New York and Washington, DC metropolitan areas. 

 

With a degree in Speech/Communications from The American University in Washington, DC, in the early 1970s I got a job in New York radio at WABC-FM. That summer job eventually turned into a 13-year stint with ABC at their New York flagship FM station, WPLJ and on their affiliates through the ABC Radio Network. Over the years I have worked for ABC, CBS, and NBC, Rolling Stone Magazine, HBO, Cinemax, and syndicators such as United Stations Radio Network, DIR Broadcasting, The Global Satellite Network and others...I have become a permanent fixture in the New York rock & roll radio and broadcast community. In the 80s & 90s, I spent 10 years at Infinity Broadcasting's local station in NYC, WXRK (K-Rock), and wrote and produced several internationally syndicated radio programs including Rolling Stone Magazine's "Continuous History of Rock & Roll," for Rolling Stone Magazine Productions and the ABC Rock Radio Network, "RockWatch," for The Global Satelite Network and "New Waves" for NPR." I've had the opportunity to spend time with a ton of celebrities, actors & actresses, rock stars, bands and political & sports figures. Sadly, some of them have passed away since. Some brief impressions of just a few of the people I have interviewed: 

David Bowie- very polite & well spoken 
Wilt Chamberlain- the biggest hand I ever shook 
Billy Joel- a regular guy 
Elton John- talkative, articulate & friendly 
Paul McCartney- I was staring at his finger nails and shoes! 
Ann & Nancy Wilson (Heart)- their dogs were crawling all over me throughout the interview
ZZ Top- farting all through the interview at the Waldorf 
Thomas Dolby- a genius 
Robin Gibb (Bee Gees)- one of my favorite interviews of all time

For the few years when I was out of radio, I ran a bakery, built some houses in Westchester, owned a restaurant, did some freelance marketing, travelled and raised a family. I've been a lifelong resident of Westchester County and dedicate time to three specific charities: The Pediatric Cancer Foundation, PeaceOUTside Campus-The Lindsay Bonistall Foundation and Open Door Family Medical Centers, where I'm a past member of their Foundation Board. I joined The Peak near its inception in June of 2004. After seeing a bus poster for a new radio station and listening for a half hour, I knew I had to work there! After 15 years at The Peak, I can honestly say that there is plenty of new, vibrant and meaningful current music.  I continue to host live shows and speak with artists of today and the future. 

 

On The Peak, I write, produce and voice the award winning 10@10 program heard daily at 10 AM and 10 PM and rebroadcast on the 10@10 Weekend Replay every Sunday at 4 PM.  The After 6 section of my daily program is a freeform hour of stories and music from the Fink archives of memories and memorablia. 

 

I'm married to a girl I went to high school with and we have three kids; our son and twin girls are adults living and working in NYC.

 

 

Professional 

info & Summary
 

Work

Experience
 

Skills

NexGen Digital

Sound Forge

Adobe Audition

Cool Edit Pro 

Reaper

 

2004-present     Pamal Broadcasting

Radio Personality/announcer/producer

Host of daily radio program 3-7PM Monday-Friday at 107.1 The Peak, WXPK, White Plains, NY (107.1 FM and www.1071ThePeak.com ) Commercial production, promotional duties, Public Service Director, Named “Best Radio Personality” 2008/2010 by readers/editors of Westchester Magazine

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1980-2003          Rock On Air, Inc.- President

Owned, operated major production company, producing nationally syndicated radio and television programs for the ABC Radio Networks, Rolling Stone Magazine, National Public Radio (NPR), Cablevision etc.  Anchored HBO Entertainment News, The Max Movie Show for Cinemax.  Host, writer, announcer, reporter and interviewer, covering events and celebrity personalities for ABC, HBO, NBC, Cinemax, Infinity Broadcasting, DIR Broadcasting, The Global Satellite Network, United Stations Radio Network and various commercial clients

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1985-1996          Infinity Broadcasting (CBS RADIO)-Radio Personality/producer

Preparation and delivery of a daily four-hour radio program on WXRK (K-Rock) in New York City.  Many high profile promotional activities and varied personal appearances, hosting and reporting from events at major venues including Madison Square Garden, Nassau Coliseum, Giants Stadium, clubs, stores, malls and others on behalf of sponsors and radio station

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1970-1983          American Broadcasting Company (ABC)-Radio personality/producer

Host, producer and programmer for ABC at their radio station in New York (WABC-FM, later WPLJ), nationally on the ABC Radio Network and ABC Television   

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1970-1971          WHFS, Bethesda, Maryland

                              WAMU, Washington D.C.

Education

The University of Arizona

 

    Undergrad Drama/English

 

 

The American University, Washington, DC                                                                                                                                                                            

      B.A. Speech Arts/Communications                                                                    

                                   

 

The New School for Social Research, NYC, NY

         

     Graduate Studies

 

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T: 914-397-0127

F: 419-821-9266
 

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