Nine legendary members of the broadcast community will be inducted into the 2021 Massachusetts Broadcasters Association Hall of Fame during a luncheon ceremony on Thursday, Sept. 30, at the Boston Quincy Marriott Hotel. Laura Carlo has been WCRB’s Morning Program host for more than two decades. Under the station’s original ownership she also hosted...

Every Sunday at Noon, the public can listen in to “Sacramento Italian Style”, hosted by Society President Phyllis Cupparo. We are proud to announce that Phyllis has won an award as Radio Producer of The Year- 2022 from KUBU Radio station for her weekly broadcasts of The Society’s Italian American Radio Show “Sacramento Italian Style.” Phyllis has b...

Several years after Italian oriented radio programs ceased broadcasting in the Delaware Valley, a group of Italian-American business owners and other individuals funded the return of Italian American radio programming. On Sunday, Nov. 13, 2013, at 8 a.m., “Radio Italian Style” debuted on Wilmington’s WILM 1450 AM. The sponsors engaged the talents o...

Last month, Pasquale “Pat Delsi” Del Signore, 86, passed away peacefully at home. Born in Sulmona, Italy, Pat grew up in Camden before marrying his wife, Margie (nee Tryka) and moving to Haddon Heights, N.J. Pat began his radio career on Sept. 21, 1953, and worked in broadcasting with WCAM. He bought the station, then named WSSJ, in 1980 and owned...

All road trips come to an end at some point. On Saturday, The best of car calls has been broadcasted for the last time on WBUR. Car call Started in 1977 as a local show on WBUR, with brothers Tom and Ray Magliozzi from Cambridge behind the microphones. A decade later, the show went national and became a huge and enduring hit for NPR. Meanwhile, the...

A cup of hot cocoa in front of a crackling fire in the fall. Peacefully floating on a raft on a small river in Tennessee. Sundown over the mountains of Colorado. As soothing, comforting and embracing as those things are, the voice of radio legend Dick Biondi is just as special to me. Which is ironic, because he is referred to as one of the original...

This year marks the seventy-fifth anniversary of “The Voice of Frank Sinatra,” the first recorded album by the Italian-American singer from Hoboken. Through all that time, and through many labels and shifting styles—through fifty-nine albums, from those first crooner hits to the incomparable records, by turns swinging and saddened, of the nineteen-...

Carattere gioviale da bambina quello della tenace bruna siculo-americana, Cav. Josephine Buscaglia Maietta, Presidente AIAE- Association of Italian American Educators. È con il suo “Sabato Italiano” di cui è Producer Speaker che ha centrato appieno l’obiettivo di unire l’Italia all’America. Josephine, insieme ad altri volontari, è colonna portante...

Da oggi l'Italia promuovera’ il turismo nel mondo anche attraverso  web radio. Enit, l'Agenzia nazionale del turismo che promuove l'incoming italiano con 27 sedi distribuite nei continenti Europa, Americhe, Asia, Oceania, annuncia la nascita di Visit Italy Web Radio, la prima web radio internazionale per la promozione e il rilancio del turismo ital...

I sit in a small music studio in Clearwater — overjoyed — talking with one of my rock ‘n’ roll heroes. He is Joey Dee, leader of a dynamic dance band called the Starliters. In 1961 he stood near the top of the music world. He had a number one hit, Peppermint Twist, and starred in a movie about the dance sensation that was sweeping the nation. He to...