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Mark Calder – Mornings

Mark Calder, The World Classical Networks morning announcer, comes to us from the picturesque North Shore of Massachusetts. His broadcasting career spans nearly 25 years in New England radio and on the web.  A deans list graduate from Boston’s New England Institute of Art, aka Northeast Broadcasting School, Mark started out an intern, writing and […]

Don Spencer – Afternoons

Don Spencer also is a native New Englander, having grown up in East Greenwich, Rhode Island. He got “hooked” on radio at 15, after being asked to participate in an internship as part of a journalism class in high school. Don went to college in Boston and while attending school, he did a night shift […]

Larry King – Evenings

Larry King, sometimes known as ‘The Real Larry King’ since that is his real name, grew up outside of New York City where he was inspired by the radio stations and on-air personalities he heard as a child. He was also interested in music, especially classical and jazz. It was during his junior year that […]

Mike Maino – Host of Conducting Conversations, 95.9 Company Break, & American A Cappella

Mike Maino has spent over 45 years of his life immersed in the world of singing, speaking and entertaining. As an MC, he has received the prestigious “LaBar Award”, given to only seven people in the 75 year history of International Barbershop Harmony Society. His experiences include hundreds of live stage shows, that have taken him from California to London, […]

Joe Parillo – Host of Jazz After Dinner

Pianist, Grammy nominated composer, and Steinway Artist Joe Parillo, has performed in Brazil, Italy, Germany, New Zealand and most recently Taiwan. He has played nationally and internationally with the Glenn Miller Orchestra and vibraphonist Jay Hoggard as well as with his trio and in solo performances and master classes. Mr. Parillo was invited as a […]

Trevor Neal – Host of WCRI’s Kids Hour

Trevor Neal is the current Artistic Director as well as the Education & Outreach Coordinator for the Newport Music Festival! Still in the midst of an emerging operatic career, Grammy-nominated baritone Trevor Neal has performed in many of the U.S.’ premiere regional opera companies, including The Dallas Opera, Sarasota Opera, Virginia Opera, and Opera San […]

Jamie Jones – Host WCRI’s Kids Hour and American A cappella

Jamie studied vocal performance at Boston University and later trained with world renowned vocal coach Manuel Lujan. He worked for Walt Disney World as a stilt walker, puppeteer and Prince Charming. Jamie also has his own original solo album titled “In My World.” He has sung barbershop competitively and currently sings with his N.E.D. Novice […]

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