WPLJ Reunion Day Part 1: 9AM To 12PM - FM Airchecks
After 48 years 95.5 WPLJ New York was sold to Christian operator Educational Media Foundation and went out with a bang. Dedicating Thursday, May 30, 2019 to a reunion of former employees and friends of the station, the WPLJ Reunion was hosted by longtime station veterans Race Taylor and Joey Kramer. Starting at 9:00am, the station featured the 1979 Big Montage produced by Pat St. John and a TM Studios jingle montage. The first three hours featured appearances from the following guests: iHeartMedia Director of Talent Development and former WPLJ evening host Tony Banks WABC-TV traffic reporter (and longtime WPLJ reporter) Heather O’Rourke Current New York market afternoon traffic reporter Alex Lee 1991-1999 morning news anchor Naomi D’Clementi Former morning show producer Joey B Former morning show producer Diana ‘Lady Di’ Ferrito Former night host Jaime Lee (now weekends at 106.7 WLTW) Former Rock era host Marc Coppola (now weekends at 104.3 WAXQ and 106.7 WLTW) Final Music Director/midday host Melony Torres Taylor’s former producer turned singer/songwriter Matt Suscich Former Research Director Marc ‘Mr. Music’ Hilsenrath Director of Engineering Dan Hirschl