by Laura Nachman
Bucks County Courier Times
October 25, 2005
the summer ’05 Arbitron radio ratings for ages 12 and above, it appears that
new WMMR 93.3-FM morning team of “Preston and Steve” are the real
“Philly Guys,” as they helped their new station jump from a 2.8 to a 4.2
share for the summer book. WBEN 95.7-FM also enjoyed a big jump from a 1.8 to
3.3 share (Evidently there are lots of people who like to hear “Come On
top ten is KYW 1060-AM with a 6.3, WBEB 101.1-FM with a 5.2, WUSL 98.9-FM with
a 4.8, WYSP 94.1-FM with a 4.5, WDAS 105.3-FM with a 4.4, WXTU 92.5-FM with a
4.3, WMMR with a 4.2, WOGL 98.1-FM with a 3.9, WJJZ 106.1-FM with a 3.8, and
WPHT 1210-AM with a 3.5.
to the format change to sports at WPEN, a few news people were cut from the
station. Longtime WPEN employee
Art Andrews was let go and Paul Perrello and Tom McDonald were re-assigned to
other stations through Metro Networks.
commentator Chris Matthews will be one of the recipients of the Temple
University “Lew Klein Alumni in the Media” awards today.
has brought us “Beverly Hills 90210,” “The O.C.,” and “Laguna
Beach.” The next high school to
get television treatment will be…Oxford Area High School.
NBC10 will air “The Oxford Project,” that will air every other
Friday at 4 p.m. and every Saturday at 9 a.m. on the news.
Fox29 news anchor Jill Chernekoff (www.chernekoffcommunications.com)
will give the keynote speech at the Delaware Women’s Entrepreneur Expo
November 10. Clarification:
Fox29’s new reporter’s name is David Atwater, not David Atwood
(guess I had “The O.C.” on the brain because of its character Ryan
Atwood). Fox’s new weekend
weather anchor is David Aldridge.
Don Polec visited Neshaminy High for a story on the “Zit Zapper,” a iPod-type
device that removes pimples.
Caraccioli returns from maternity leave to “Money Matters Today” this
week. Fittingly, one of her first shows will be about the expense of having a
baby Wednesday and Thursday at 8 p.m. on CN8.
Brooks Tomlin (Is that his real name?) joins CBS3 in December. Tomlin arrives
from the CBS affiliate in Baltimore, MD. Tomlin joins Kathy Orr, Maria LaRosa,
Paul Deanno, Tom Lamaine, and Carol Erickson on the weather map at CBS3.
Some are saying Deanno might leave CBS3 at the beginning of 2006.
Jersey native Jim Osman, who got his start at WILM-AM in Wilmington, DE is
joining CBS3 as a reporter. Osman
arrives the CBS affiliate in Tucson, AZ.