Great music has been the main passion of Bliss Michelson since the 8th grade when he was introduced to the double bass. It has played a role in virtually all aspects of his life; from high school, through his time at Roosevelt University in...
Bob joined WRTI's on-air staff in 2005. His well-rounded radio career began in 1963 as a studio engineer at WBZ in Boston. Throughout the '70s, he was an announcer and programmer at Hartford's WDRC and Boston's WHDH.
He made radio...
Also known as "BP with the GM," (translation: "Bob Perkins with the Good Music"), Mr. Perkins has been in the broadcasting industry for more than four decades as an on-air host, and is now commonly referred to as a Philadelphia jazz radio...
Ms. Blue, or "DJ CB," has been on a musical path her entire life - as a young child copying radio shows to tape cassette, and as a student of various musical instruments and dance genres. Her first foray in the industry was with WDCR at...
For over 30 years, David has been connecting thousands of loyal WRTI listners to the sounds of salsa, mambo, and Latin jazz via his popular radio program, El Viaje.
David's introduction to Latin music was at age...
David Patrick Stearns is classical music critic for The Philadelphia Inquirer and a contributing arts reporter for WRTI. He received his master's degree in musicology from New York University while working as music and theater critic...
Classical Host, Arts Desk ReporterArts Desk, Saturday Classics, Classical Coffeehouse: Saturday Espresso, Classical Coffeehouse with Debra Lew HarderDebra@wrti.org
A concert pianist, teacher, and writer, Debra has always believed in the power of art to transform people's lives.
Debra has performed with orchestras throughout the U.S., and in solo recital and lecture-recital at Wigmore Hall in London...
Gregg has been a fixture on WRTI since 2004. He has been the host of the morning drive show since 2012, and producer and anchor of The Philadelphia Orchestra In Concert broadcasts since 2013, joining the Orchestra in Hong Kong for the first...
I. Robin "Bobbi" Booker is an award-winning Philadelphia-based multi-media journalist and radio personality whose work appears regionally in the Philadelphia Weekly, Philadelphia Magazine and The Philadelphia Tribune and nationally via NPR...
Born in Philadelphia within walking distance of Temple University, J. Michael Harrison’s musical open-mindedness was shaped by his older brother John, a guitarist, and his cousin, the drummer Harry “Butch” Reed. In grade school he was listening...