A special thank you to Bill Dulmage of Ontario, Canada for assembling this chronology of WHEN's air staff from the late 50's through 2001. This took a lot of effort and without Bill's commitment, this information would not be readily available. Thank you for allowing us to share your work. Jay F

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62WHEN Radio Show Chronology



1959
Ron Curtis joins for news

1966
Ron Curtis moves from WHEN Radio news to WHEN-TV news

1972
AMD - "Sweet Dick" Burch
MID - Jerry Morgan
PMD - Jack Mindy
EVE - Cliff Korradi
ON - Roy Taylor
Jerry Morgan

1973
AMD - Phil Markert
MID - Dr. Al Adams
0300 - Jack Mindy
EVE - Mike Andrews
ON - Roy Taylor
News - Charles Webster, Bob Smith - Weekends - The Coyote, Dick Perry, Chip Lee - Notes - Dick Burch left early in the year for WNDR. Jerry Morgan also left for WNDR. Cliff Korradi left the business. Mike Andrews left to program WRGI-AM/FM in southwest Florida. He was replaced by John Simmons late in the year. The Coyote is Terry O'Shea.

1974
AMD - Phil Markert
1000 - Dr. Al Adams
0300 - Jack Mindy
EVE - John Simmons
ON - Roy Taylor
News - Rod Wood, Gary Girrard, Bob Smith - Air Traffic - Captain Gordon

1976
0600 - Phil Markert
1000 - Ray DiOrio
0300 - Jack Mindy
0700 - Jay Fredricks
1200 - Pete McKay
Notes - Jack Mindy leaves and is replaced by Jim Schaeffer

1977
0600 - Phil Markert
1000 - Ray DiOrio
0300 - Jim Schaeffer
0700 - Chris Tyler
1200 - Pete McKay
Air Traffic - Captain Scott King
Notes - Tyler joins in mid-year. Jay Flannery joins in September from Elmira for 3-7, replacing Schaeffer who left for St.Louis.  Between Jim's departure and Jay's start, Pete McKay did PMD in the interim. Paul Kelly 7-Midnight replaces Chris Tyler - Tom Owens and Jay Walker(Weekends)

1978
0600 - Phil Markert
1000 - Ray DiOrio
0300 - Jay Flannery
0700 - Paul Kelly
1200 - Dave Greene replaces Pete McKay
Air Traffic - Captain Scott King
News - Bill Carey, Jules Coleman, Dave Bristo, Rhenda Kimble - Paul JacobsonWeekends - Tom Owens & Jay Walker

1979
AMD - Ray Diorio
PMD - Jay Flannery
EVE - Dick O'Neil
ON - Dave Greene
Air Traffic - Captain Scott King
News - Jules Coleman, Billy Carey Paul Jacobson Weekends/Others - Jay Walker, Mike Roberts, Tom Owens - Notes

1980
AMD - Ray Diorio
MID - Joe Gallagher
PMD - Jay Flannery
EVE - Dick O'Neil
ON - Peter King
Air Traffic - Captain Scott King 
Weekends - Jay Walker, Tom Owens - News - Bill Carey, Jules Coleman, Dan Cummings, Tony Rizzo, Renda Kimble, Jeff Scheidecker, Carol Anne Strippel, Anne Grabowski  - Notes - Peter King joins for overnights in April from Burlington, VT.  

1981
AMD - Ray Diorio
MID - Joe Gallagher
PMD - Jay Flannery
EVE - Vic Johnson
ON - Peter King
Air Traffic - Captain Scott King
News - Dan Cummings, Tony Rizzo, Jeff Scheidecker, Renda Kimble, Carol Anne Strippel, Anne Grabowski, Dave Bullard - Reporters - Stu Nagurka - Notes - Dick O'Neil left and was replaced by Vic Johnson in the summer. Bullard joins in the fall, replacing Dan Cummings.

1982
0600 - Ray Diorio
1000 - Peter King
0300 - Jay Flannery
0700 - Vic Johnson
News - Dave Bullard - Notes - Joe Gallagher left for WKBW. He was replaced by Peter King (from overnights) in November. Vic Johnson
 
1983
0600 - Ray Diorio
1000 - Peter King
0300 - Jay Flannery
0700 - Vic Johnson (to 12)
News - Dave Bullard, Dan Cummings - Notes - Cummings returns.

1984
0600 - Ray Diorio
1000 - Peter King
0300 - Jay Flannery
News - Bill Carey, Dan Cummings, Dave Bullard - Air Traffic - Captain Scott King

1985
0600 - Phil Markert
1000 - Peter King
0300 - Jay Flannery
News - Christy Casciano, Dave Bullard - Air Traffic - Cpt. Scott King - Others - Ken Magnum - Notes - Markert replaced Diorio in late summer, when Ray heads off to the Mobile-Pensacola market.

1986
0600 - Phil Markert
1000 - Peter King
0300 - Jay Flannery
0700 - Steve Simpson
1200 - J. B. Lewis
Air Traffic - Captain Scott King
News - Donna Speziale, Bill Pfohl, Geoff Dunn, Laurie Bean, Jim Campagna, Jim Gilchriest, Devon Blair, Dave Bullard -  Weekends/Others -  Skip Clark, Lee Goodman, Ben Brodie, Matt Bishop, Chuck Sanborn, Fred Wright, Becky Palmer, Jim Prell, David Scott - Notes - Skip Clark joins in April from WFBL. Bullard leaves for WTVH-TV.

1987
0600 - Phil Markert
1000 - Peter King
1200 - Jay Flannery
0400 - Steve Simpson
0700- ?
ON - ?

Weekends - Skip Clark -Others - Jeff Blumin - Notes - Former WHEN weekend air personality Jay Walker dies in June.

1988
0430 - Bill Merchant
0600 - Phil Markert
1000 - Al Peterson
0300 - Don Richardson
0700 - Simone
1100 - Larry King
Weekends - Skip Clark - Notes - Jay Flannery left in March for WNYZ, replaced by Peterson. Peter King left middays to become PD.

1989
0600 - Phil Markert
1000 - Becky Palmer
0300 - Tom Sawyer
0700 - Roger Springfield
0800 - Sally Jesse Raphael
EVE - Tom Snyder
Weekends - Lisa Chapman, Matt Bishop, Larry Fine, Gary Agnew, Skip Clark - News - Robert Jason, Devon Blair, Rene Gilbert - Traffic - Captain Scott King - Sports - Jim Gilcrest - Notes - Barry Farber added 6-7 p.m. Peter King is PD.

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