Rock Radio Scrapbook

WNEW/WQEW

The following are directly from the files of Vince Santarelli, except where noted. They were originally carried in this format at www.billdulmage.com
 

WNEW-AM (November 12, 1935)

(Source: The Airwaves of New York (c) 1997 McFarlane Books)

2-2:15 p.m. - HARMONY KEYBOARDS

2:15-2:45 p.m. - SONS OF PIONEERS

2:45-3:00 p.m. - UNCLE LUM

3-3:15 p.m. - MEDICAL TALK

3:15-3:30 p.m. - SOCIAL PROBLEMS

3:30-4:00 p.m. - IN ITALY

4-4:15 pm. - DWIGHT BUTCHER (talk)

4:15-4:30 p.m. - KAY REED, organ

4:30-4:45 p.m. - PICARD FAMILY

4:45-5:00 p.m. - HELEN FOREST & ALAN COURTNEY

5:00 p.m.-5:30 p.m. - MICHAEL'S LITTLE THEATRE

5:30-5:45 p.m. - COCKTAIL TRIO

5:45-6 p.m. - MARATHON

6-6:30 p.m. - DINNER RHYTHMS

6:30-6:45 p.m. - DAL & ANN

6:45-7 p.m. - DINNER RHYTHMS

7-7:15 p.m. - EARL CARPENTER ORCHESTRA

7:15-7:30 p.m. - HEADLINES TALKS

7:30-7:45 p.m. - JACK FEENY, songs

7:45-8:15 p.m. - COURTNEY'S RHYTHM ROUNDUP

8:15-8:45 p.m. - DUCK CALL CONTEST

8:45-9:30 p.m. - AMATEUR REVIEW

9:30 p.m.-2 a.m. - DANCE MUSIC

2-7 a.m. - DANCE RECORDS

7 a.m.-2 p.m. - WHBI used frequency, which at that time was 1250kc

 

WNEW-AM (November 8, 1954)

(Source: The Airwaves of New York (c) 1997 McFarlane Books)

6-9:30 a.m. - KLAVEN & FINCH

9-10 a.m. - BILL HARRINGTON & COMPANY

10-11:30 a.m. - MAKE BELIEVE BALLROOM with JERRY MARSHALL

11:30 a.m.-12 noon - BING CROSBY SHOW

12 noon-2 p.m. - BILL HARRINGTON & COMPANY

2-4 p.m. - MUSIC HALL with LONNIE STARR

4-5 p.m. - ART FORD at FOUR

5-5:30 p.m. - THE BILL KEMP SHOW

5:30-7:30 p.m. - MAKE BELIEVE BALLROOM

7:30-9 p.m. - ART FORD EVENING SHOW

9 p.m.-12 midnight - BILL WILLIAMS

January 1, 1958
0600 - Gene Klavan & Dee Finch
0900 - Make Believe Ballroom - William B. Williams
1135 - Starr, Sinatra & Strings - Lonny Starr
1200 - Losers' Club - Bob Landers
0200 - Music Hall - Lonny Starr
0600 - Dick Partridge
0800 - Jack Lazare
1000 - Al "Jazzbeaux" Collins
1200 - Milkman's Matinee - Dick Shepard
Notes - Ike Pappas and Chip Cipolla join the news department. PD - Jack Grogan

1962
0600 - Gene Klavan & Dee Finch
0900 - William B. Williams
0300 - Ted Brown
0600 - Music
0800 - Wally King
1100 - Marty O'Hara
PD - Varner Paulsen

1963
0600 - Gene Klavan & Dee Finch
1000 - William B. Williams
0300 - Ted Brown
0600 - Music
0800 - Wally King
1100 - Jim Lowe
PD - Varner Paulsen

1964
Ted Brown, Jim Van Sickle (News), Mike Rich (News), Wally Parker (News)

1965
Edward Brown (News) joins

1966
Edward Brown (News), Ted Brown

1967
Bill Diehl joins the news department in January. Edward Brown (News), Ted Brown

1968
Dee Finch retires, Gene Klavan's on his own in AM Drive. Bill Diehl (News). Edward Brown (News)

1969
Gene Klavan (AM Drive), Bill Diehl (News), Edward Brown (News)

1970
Marty Glickman Sportstalk show begins airing from 11pm to 1am, Julius La Rosa (PM Drive), Jim Gearhart (5-9pm), Ted Brown left. Bill Diehl (News). Edward Brown (News)

1971
Bill Diehl (News) left for the ABC Radio Networks. Edward Brown (News)

1972
Ted Brown returned to do PM Drive. Jim Lowe returns. Edward Brown (News)

September 3, 1973
0530 - Gene Klavan
1000 - William B. Williams
0100 - Julius La Rosa
0400 - Ted Brown
0800 - Bob Fitzsimmons
1200 - Bill Hickock (M-T) / Jay Dunn (W-T)
Weekends - Jim Lowe, Jonathan Schwartz, Dick Shepard
News - Edward Brown
Notes - Bob Jones joins. PD - John Lund, MD - Tom Tracy.

March 30, 1974
0530 - Gene Klavan
1000 - William B. Williams
0100 - Julius La Rosa
0400 - Ted Brown
0800 - Bruce Bradley
1200 - Bill Hickock (M-T) / Jay Dunn (W-T)
Weekends - Jim Lowe, Jonathan Schwartz, Bob Jones, Don Cannon
News - Edward Brown
Notes - John Lund (PD) left October 4, replaced by Ruth Meyer on December 22. Cannon joined on May 25. On June 15, Jim Lowe moved to 8-midnight. MD - Tom Tracy.

1975
0530 - Gene Klavan
1000 - William B. Williams
0100 - Julius La Rosa
0400 - Ted Brown
0800 - Jim Lowe
1200 - Bill Hanckock / Jay Dunn 
Weekends - Jonathan Schwartz, Bob Fitzsimmons, Bob Jones, Dick Shepard
News - Edward Borwn
Notes - Bob Fitzsimmons returned for Weekends on January 5. Edward Brown left. Ruth Meyer (PD) left for WMCA on May 18, replaced July 27 by Robert Bruno.

May 3, 1976
0530 - Gene Klavan
1000 - William B. Williams
0100 - Julius La Rosa
0400 - Ted Brown
0800 - Jim Lowe
1200 - Bob Jones / Jay Dunn
Weekends - Alison Steele, Bob Fitzsimmons, Dick Shepard
News - John Kennelly (Sports)
Notes - Bill Hickock left April 30. Jonathan Schwartz left May 2. Steele joined on May 9. Stan Martin joined for Monday overnights on July 5. PD - Robert Bruno.

August 25, 1977
0530 - Gene Klavan
1000 - William B. Williams
0100 - Bob Fitzsimmons
0400 - Ted Brown
0800 - Jonathan Schwartz
1200 - Bob Jones / Stan Martin
Weekends - Cynthia Adler, Alison Steele, Dick Sheppard
News - Frank Settepani, Peggy Stockton, Bob Hagen
Notes - Gene Klavan left for WOR on December 9, repalced by Ted Brown. Bill St. James joined in July. 
PD - Dean Tyler.

February 1, 1978
0600 - Ted Brown
1000 - William B. Williams
0100 - Bob Fitzsimmons
0400 - Jay Lawrence
0800 - Jonathan Schwartz
1200 - Bob Jones / Jim Lowe
Weekends - Bill St. James, Stan Martin
News - Bruce Charles, Chip Cipola (Sports), Charles Scott King
Notes - Jay Lawrence joined. PD - Dean Tyler. 

May 1, 1978
0600 - Ted Brown
1000 - William B. Williams
0100 - Bob Fitzsimmons
0400 - Jay Lawrence
0800 - Bill St. James
1200 - Jim Lowe / Stan Martin
Weekends - Maryann Rogue, Jonathan Schwartz

February 1, 1979
0600 - Ted Brown
1000 - William B. Williams
0100 - Bill St. James
0400 - Bob Fitzsimmons
0800 - Stan Martin
1000 - Sears Radio Theatre
1100 - CBS Mystery Theatre
1200 - Bob Jones
Weekends - Jim Lowe, Maryann Rogue, Jonathan Schwartz
News - Edward Brown, Charles Scott King, Bruce Charles, Ellen Webner (Traffic)
Notes - Dean Tyler (PD) left, replaced by Russ Knight on August 17. Jay Lawrence and Chip Cipolla left.

December 1, 1979
0600 - Ted Brown
1000 - William B. Williams
0200 - Bob Fitzsimmons
0600 - Bill St. James
0800 - Stan Martin
1200 - Sears Radio Theatre
0100 - Maryanne Rogue / Bob Jones
Notes - Make Believe Ballroom was revived October 6 with William B. Williams as host.

May 3, 1980
0600 - Ted Brown
1000 - William B. Williams
0200 - Bob Jones
0400 - Bob Fitzsimmons
0800 - Jim Lowe
1200 - Sears Radio Theatre
0100 - Stan Martin / Bill St. James
Weekends - Maryann Rogue, Jonathan Schwartz, Stan Martin
PD - Russ Knight

July 5, 1980
0600 - Ted Brown
1000 - William B. Williams
0200 - Bob Jones
0600 - Stan Martin
0800 - Jim Lowe
1200 - Sears Radio Theatre
0100 - Tom Whalen / Bud Haley

August 2, 1980
0600 - Ted Brown
1000 - William B. Williams
0200 - Bob Jones
0400 - Jim Lowe
0800 - Alison Steele
1200 - Sears Radio Theatre
0100 - Tom Whalen / Bud Haley

Early 1981
0600 - Ted Brown
1000 - William B. Williams
0200 - Bob Jones
0400 - Jim Lowe
0800 - Alison Steele
1200 - Stan Martin
Weekends - Jonathan Schwartz, Tom Whalen, Maryann Rogue, Ray Otis, Gordon Hammond
Notes - Ray Otis joined for Weekends on June 1. PD - Russ Knight.

November 7, 1981
0600 - Ted Brown
1000 - William B. Williams
0200 - Jim Lowe
0600 - Bob Jones
0900 - Ray Otis
1200 - Stan Martin
Notes - On November 23, Ted Brown's shift changed to 530-10, Al "Jazzbeaux" Collins returned for Overnights.

May 10, 1982
0530 - Ted Brown
1000 - William B. Williams
0200 - Jim Lowe
0600 - Bob Jones
0900 - Ray Otis / Jonathan Schwartz
1200 - Al "Jazzbeaux" Collins
Weekends - Bill Buchner, Marty O'Hara, Tom Whalen, Bob Haymes
PD - Jim Lowe.

Early 1983
0530 - Ted Brown
1000 - William B. Williams
0200 - Jim Lowe
0600 - Bob Jones
0900 - Ray Otis / Jonathan Schwartz
1200 - Al "Jazzbeaux" Collins
Weekends - Bill Buchner, Marty O'Hara, Joel Sebastian, Dick Shepard, Bob Haymes, Lois Gilbert, Marty Wilson
News - Susan Murphy (Traffic)
Notes - Joel Sebastian joined January 15. Dick Shepard returned March 5. Lois Gilbert joined on March 12. Marty Wilson joined on April 2. Former morning show co-host Dee Finch passed away.

July 18, 1983
0530 - Ted Brown
1000 - William B. Williams
0200 - Jim Lowe
0600 - Bob Jones
0900 - Al "Jazzbeaux" Collins / Jonathan Schwartz
1200 - Marty Wilson
Weekends - Rich Conaty, Mark Simone, Skitch Henderson
Notes - "Jazzbeaux" did his last show October 27, replaced by Ray Otis (split with Schwartz). Henderson joined on October 29. PD - Jim Lowe.

Early 1984
0530 - Ted Brown
1000 - William B. Williams
0200 - Jim Lowe
0600 - Bob Jones
0900 - Ray Otis / Jonathan Schwartz
1200 - Marty Wilson
Weekends - Bill Buchner, Mark Simone, Rich Conaty, Skitch Henderson
News - Steve Cortez

August 6, 1984
0530 - Ted Brown
1000 - William B. Williams
0200 - Jim Lowe
0600 - New York Tonight - Jonathan Schwartz
0900 - Ray Otis
1200 - Marty Wilson / Bob Jones
Notes - Alison Steele returned October 1 for 9-midnight. PD - Jim Lowe. 

1985
0530 - Ted Brown
1000 - William B. Williams
0200 - Jim Lowe
0600 - Jonathan Schwartz
0900 - Alison Steele
1200 - Marty Wilson / Bob Jones
Weekends - Mark Simone, Bill Buchner, Skitch Henderson, Ray Otis, George Shehran
Notes - Jim Lowe became Operations Manager, replaced as PD by Mike Davis on May 25. Shehran joined February 24. 
Andre Baruch & Bea Wain joined for Your Hit Parade (Sun) on March 24. On August 3, Nola Roeper joined Ted on the morning show.

January 6, 1986
0530 - Ted Brown & Nola Roeper
1000 - William B. Williams
0200 - Jim Lowe
0700 - Alison Steele / Jonathan Schwartz
1200 - Marty Wilson / Bob Jones
Weekends - Mark Simone, Andre Baruch & Bea Wain, George Shehran 
Notes - PD - Mike Davis was replaced by Quincy McCoy in April. Hal Youngblood replaced 
Jim Lowe as Operations Manager, June 14.

April 14, 1986
0530 - Ted Brown & Nola Roeper
1000 - William B. Williams
0200 - Jim Lowe
0600 - Alison Steele
0900 - Dr. Toni Grant (Mutual)
1100 - Marty Wilson / Bob Jones
Notes - Jonathan Schwartz moved to Weekends. On May 12, Les Davis joined for Overnights, 
Wilson and Jones moved to Weekends. 

August 4, 1986
0530 - Ted Brown & Nola Roeper
1000 - Bob Jones / Mark Simone
0200 - Jim Lowe
0600 - Alison Steele
0900 - Dr. Toni Grant (Mutual)
1100 - Marty Wilson / Bob Jones
Notes - William B. Williams passed away on August 3. Lois Gilbert and Jim Lange joined for Weekends. 

December 15, 1986
0530 - Ted Brown & Nola Roeper
1000 - Mark Simone
0200 - Jim Lowe
0600 - Alison Steele
0900 - Les Davis
0200 - Marty Wilson
Notes - Gene Klavan returns for Weekends on November 15. Jim Harlan and Paulette Bolin joined for Weekends.

1987
0530 - Ted Brown & Nola Roeper
1000 - Steve Allen & Mark Simone
0200 - Julius La Rosa
0600 - Sports Connection - Richard Neer
0900 - Les Davis
0200 - Al "Jazzbeaux" Collins
Weekends - Marty Wilson, Gene Klavan, Jonathan Schwartz, Lois Gilbert, Paulette Bolin, Jim Harlan 
Notes - La Rosa & Collins returned January 5. PD - Quincy McCoy

March 2, 1987
0530 - Ted Brown & Nola Roeper
1000 - Steve Allen & Mark Simone
0200 - Julius La Rosa
0500 - Sports Connection - Richard Neer
0800 - Les Davis
0100 - Al "Jazzbeaux" Collins

September 14, 1987
0530 - Ted Brown & Nola Roeper
1000 - Jonathan Schwartz
0200 - Steve Allen & Mark Simone 
0600 - Sports Connection - Richard Neer
0800 - Les Davis
0100 - Al "Jazzbeaux" Collins
Notes - Meryl Kubrick, John Platt and John Pizzarelli joined for Weekends.

January 1988
0530 - Ted Brown & Nola Roeper
1000 - Jonathan Schwartz
0200 - Steve Allen & Mark Simone
0500 - Sports Connection - Richard Neer
0800 - Les Davis
0100 - Al "Jazzbeaux" Collins
Weekends - Meryl Kubrick, Gene Klavan, Quincy McCoy, Jim Harlan, John Pizzarelli, 
Bill Quinn, Paulette Bolin, John Platt
News - Nancy Reamy (Traffic), Mike Prelee, John Kennelly (Sports)
Notes - Bill Quinn joined January 2. Klavan left January 23. Neer left January 29. PD - Quincy McCoy.

February 1, 1988
0530 - Ted Brown & Nola Roeper
1000 - Jonathan Schwartz
0200 - Les Davis
0600 - Steve Allen & Mark Simone
0900 - Meryl Kubrick
0100 - Al "Jazzbeaux" Collins
Notes - Wynton Marsalis joined for Weekends. Allen & Simone stopped doing live shows on March 18 and 
their show ended on April 1. Simone took over 6-9pm on his own on April 4. 

September 19, 1988
0530 - Ted Brown & Nola Roeper
1000 - Les Davis
0300 - Mark Simone
0700 - Meryl Kubrick
0100 - Al "Jazzbeaux" Collins

December 5, 1988
0500 - Ted Brown & Noa Roeper
1000 - Les Davis
0300 - Mark Simone
0700 - The Best of William B. Williams - Jeffrey B. Williams
0800 - Talknet - Bruce Williams
1100 - Larry King (Mutual)
0200 - Talknet - Dara Welles
Notes - Paul Cavalconte joined for Weekends.

Early 1989
0500 - Ted Brown & Nola Roeper
1000 - Les Davis
0300 - Mark Simone
0700 - Encore - The Best of William B. Williams
0800 - Talknet - Bruce Williams
1100 - Larry King (Mutual)
0200 - Talknet - Dara Welles
Weekends - Al "Jazzbeaux" Collins, Paul Cavalconte, Jonathan Schwartz, 
Bill Quinn, Paulette Bolin, Jeffrey B. Williams
Notes - As of July 3, Larry King airs live from 11-2, followed by a rebroadcast from 2-530. PD - Quincy McCoy.

September 11, 1989
0500 - America In The Morning - Jim Bohannon (Mutual)
0600 - Bob Fitzsimmons
1000 - Les Davis
0300 - Mark Simone
0700 - Encore - The Best of William B. Williams
0800 - Talknet - Bruce Williams
1100 - Larry King (Mutual)
0200 - Talknet - Dara Welles
Notes - Brown & Roeper did their last show on August 25 (Ted retired, but still does some Weekend work). Fitzsimmons returned (from ABC Radio). Al Rosenberg joined Fitzsimmons in AM Drive from WFAN.

1990
0500 - America In The Morning - Jim Bohannon (Mutual)
0600 - Bob Fitzsimmons
1000 - Les Davis
0300 - Mark Simone
0700 - Music Hour
0800 - Talknet - Bruce Williams
1100 - Larry King (Mutual)
0200 - Larry King rebroadcast
Weekends - Bill Quinn, Paul Cavalconte, Jonathan Schartz, Jeffrey B. Williams, Paulette Bolin, Bill Gaghan
Notes - Jeffrey B. Williams left June 3, Fitzsimmons now starts at 5:30, Simone now on 3-8. PD - Quincy McCoy. 

1991
0500 - Jim Bohannon
0530 - Bob Fitzsimmons
1000 - Jim Harlan
0300 - Mark Simone
0800 - Bruce Williams
1100 - Larry King (followed by rebroadcast)
Weekends - Bill Quinn, Paul Cavalconte, Jonathan Schwartz, Paulette Bolin, Bill Gaghan
Notes - Quincy McCoy (PD) left, replaced by Tom Tracy. Rosenberg (co-AM Drive) left August 30. On November 20, Fitzsimmons show moved to 6-10, Steve Warren joined for 2-6am.

1992
0600 - Bob Fitzsimmons
1000 - Jim Harlan
0300 - Mark Simone
0800 - Bruce Williams
1100 - Larry King
0200 - Steve Warren
Weekends - Bill Gaghan, Jonathan Schwartz, Paul Cavalconte, Bill Quinn
News - Heather O'Rourke (Traffic), Shelley Sonsteen (News/Traffic), Jeff Jensen (Traffic), Bob Paupa (Sports)
Notes - Bill Quinn replaced Fitzsimmons in 6-10 am in June, Jonathan Schwartz took over 2-6am. Schwartz left November 15. PD - Tom Tracy. 

November 16, 1992 (Final WNEW-AM Schedule)
0600 - Bill Quinn
1000 - Jim Harlan
0300 - Mark Simone
0700 - Auotmated Music
0800 - Bruce Williams
1100 - Larry King
0200 - Paul Cavalconte


WQEW (Original lineup - December, 1992)

(Source: Bill Dulmage)

5:30-10 a.m. - NEIL MEYERS

10 a.m.-2 p.m. - LEE ARNOLD

2-6 p.m. - JONATHAN SCHWARTZ (Monday-STAN MARTIN)

6-7 p.m. - NEW YORK AT SIX

7 p.m.-1 a.m. - BILL QUINN

1-2 a.m. - NIMETTE

2-5:30 a.m. - PAULETTE ROCKMAN

Weekends - LES DAVIS, RICH KONATY, TOM WHALEN

 

WQEW (1994)

(Source: Scrapbook files)

5:30-10 a.m. - BOB JONES

10 a.m.-3 p.m. - LEE ARNOLD

3-7 p.m. - JONATHAN SCHWARTZ (Monday-STAN MARTYN)

7 p.m.-12 midnight - BILL QUINN

12 midnight-5:30 a.m. - DEL DeMONTREAUX

Weekends - RICH KONATY, STAN MARTIN

 

WQEW (1996)

(Source: Scrapbook files)

5:30-10 a.m. - BOB JONES

10 a.m.-3 p.m. - LEE ARNOLD

3-7 p.m. - JONATHAN SCHWARTZ (Monday-STAN MARTIN)

7 p.m.-12 midnight - DEL DeMONTREAUX/GENE EDWARDS/RICH KONATY

12 midnight-5:30 a.m. - CHUCK LEONARD/BILL JEROME

Weekends - STAN MARTYN, BILL JEROME, RICH KONATY, JOHN VON SUSTIN, VAN JOHNSON

 

WQEW (1998)

(Source: Scrapbook files)

5:30-10 a.m. - BOB JONES

10 a.m.-3 p.m. - LEE ARNOLD

3-7 p.m. - JONATHAN SCHWARTZ (Monday-STAN MARTIN)

7 p.m.-12 midnight - BAT JOHNSON

12 midnight-5:30 a.m. - CHUCK LEONARD (Bill Jerome Fridays)

Weekends - HOLLY LEVIS, STAN MARTIN, GENE EDWARDS, BILL JEROME, DEL DEMONTREAUX, MICHAEL FEINSTEIN
 

WQEW (Last two days- Dec. 20-21, 1998)

(Scrapbook files)

December 20

9 a.m.-2 p.m. - JONATHAN SCHWARTZ (repeat of '97 Christmas show)

2-7 p.m. - BILL JEROME

7-8 p.m. - ON BROADWAY with BOB JONES

8-11 p.m. - BIG BAND SALUTE with GENE EDWARDS

11 p.m.-12 midnight - GENE EDWARDS

December 21

12 midnight-5:30 a.m. - HOLLY LEVIS (she signed off with "Sentimental Journey")

5:30-10 a.m. - BOB JONES (he signed off with "I'll Be Seeing You")

10 a.m.-3 p.m. - LEE ARNOLD

3-7 p.m. - STAN MARTIN

7 p.m. Dec. 21 until just before midnight Sunday, Dec. 27 - AUTOMATED (no live announcers). The last song played before Radio Disney format was "Stardust" by Nat King Cole.

 


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