J.R. loves being on the radio. He’s had a long career in broadcasting and couldn’t imagine doing anything else. He grew-up in Upstate New York, and has logged thousands of hours behind the mic. “No two days are the same, and they certainly are interesting.” he says. J.R. told us that radio has allowed him to meet the greatest people in entertainment, including Jay Leno, Mariah Carey, Rihanna, The Rolling Stones, Steven Tyler, Wyclef Jean, Janet Jackson and so many more. He’s also done live broadcasts from Universal Studios Orlando and hosted several listener cruises to the Caribbean. “The listeners are what this is all about.” J.R. adds “As we know, radio is nothing without our loyal listeners.”
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The iconic bull has been standing on Route 31 in Verona for decades.
Legendary Motown Star Will Perform At Turning Stone
He was one of the first acts signed to Motown Records, and his career has spanned over 50 years. The Motown legend Smokey Robinson will perform at Turning Stone's Event Center on July 14th.
Spin Doctors Added To NYS Fair Free Show Line-up
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Texting Catcher Technology May Come To Upstate NY Roads
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Your Gas & Electric Bill May Be Going Up
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Rome’s Road Reconstruction is Rolling
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Something New Coming To McDonald’s Menu
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Herkimer County Towns With Most Car Crashes
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Lowe’s Mother’s Day Coupons Are Fake
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