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THE KIOTR "WHERE R THEY NOW" PAGE
This page has been reformatted. The top part of the page lists WRKL alumni that we've been able to find, or who have found us, grouped by department. The second half of the page lists those we haven't yet tracked down. Can you help?
(Alumni information was accurate when originally published. If you see that your info is incorrect, please drop us an email and we'll update your listing.)

FROM THE AWARD WINNING RKL NEWS (and SPORTS) ROOM:
  • Sean Adams - reporter WCBS(AM) New York
  • Art Athens(October 2000)
  • Larry Berger - senior assignment editor, MSG Varsity (NY, NJ, CT) email
  • Shiela Berkowitz(April 2007)
  • Janice Berliner - Voice of America, Washington, DC
  • George Bodarky - News and Public Affairs Director, WFUV(FM) New York
  • Bob Brittner - police officer (retired), Norwich, VT email
  • Jessica Byrne - real estate sales, NYC
  • Mary Calvi - reporter & anchor, WCBS-TV, New York
  • Mike Caputo - Analyst, Public Insight Journalism, Minnesota Public Radio, St. Paul, MN email
  • Chris Carlin - co-host, Loudmouths & Beer Money SNY, New York
  • Joe Clines - executive producer, WNYW(TV) New York
  • Cliff Cole - spokesman, National Railroad Passenger Corporation (Amtrak), NY, NY
  • Tobin Coleman (August 2006) obituary
  • Kevin Conners - sports reporter, Shadow Networks, NY/NJ
  • Melissa Conti - anchor Morning Business Report PBS-TV
  • George Dacre - account executive WRCR(AM) Spring Valley, NY
  • Jack Daly - (May 2007) obituary
  • Paul Dottino - sports department, The Bergen Record
  • Ethan Dreilinger - executive producer, ITV/News 12 networks (NJ, LI, CT, Bronx, Westchester) email
  • Melissa Exelberth - voice actor & narrator melissaexelberth.com
  • Bill Ezrin - administrative assistant Birmingham (AL) Barons baseball team
  • Jon Feld - special ed. teacher & varsity basketball coach, Scarsdale (NY) High School email
  • Jody Fisher - Director of Media Relations, St. John's University
  • Norman Garfield - retired, living in Baltimore, MD
  • Mark Gronich - Programming & Affiliate Relations Director, Empire Radio Network, Albany, NY email
  • Jim Gordon (February 2003)
  • Tanya Hansen - Anchor WCBS(AM) New York
  • Mark Hanok -meteorologist WRCR(AM) Spring Valley, NY
  • Jill Hecker (Schneider) - newswriter & business anchor, ABC Radio Network, New York email
  • Jeff Jayson - producer, Good Morning America ABC-TV New York
  • Quentin Johnson - freelance news manager, editor, producer, journalist, Washington D.C. area
  • Richard Kavesh - teacher, The Bronx School of Law and Finance
  • Paul Kellogg - creator, The Bluenose Opera House radio program for Atlantic Canada; house renovater/designer, Lunenburg, Nova Scotia email
  • Karl Kilb - attorney, Bloomberg L.P., New York
  • Jared Kindestin - ENG Tech/Tape Editor, Washington, D.C. bureau, Canadian Television (CTV) email
  • Melissa Kleiner - reporter Bloomberg Financial News, New York
  • Rich Komonchak - anchor, SRN News Washington, D.C.
  • Stephanie Landsman - producer, Squawk Box CNBC
  • Bob LeMoullec - teacher, Rockland Community College email   (scroll down to the AUTHORS' CORNER section below)
  • Jeff Lewis - media relations, Agfa Graphic Systems email
  • Jack MacIntyre
  • Barbara Malmet - master teacher, NYU Tisch School of the Arts
  • Alan Mendelson - money reporter, KCAL(TV) Los Angeles; morning business reporter KFWB(AM) Los Angeles
  • Rich Mendelson - spokesman, Long Island Rail Road email
  • Ed Morefeld - marine biology student & part-time fisherman! Ed: we need a new email address for you!
  • Stephen Oling - producer, ESPN Bristol, CT
  • Dave Peters - retired, CT email
  • Steve Purcigliotti - social studies teacher, Lakeland H.S., Mahopac, NY email
  • Ann Pryor - producer ABC Radio, New York
  • Pam Puso - anchor, Fox News Radio, New York
  • Charlie Reina - retired email
  • Beth Robinson - Instructor and Chair of Communication/Media Arts, SUNY-Rockland Community College
  • Bill Rogan - sports director, KNUS(AM) Denver email
  • Stu Rushfield - audio engineer, technical director, All Things Considered, National Public Radio, Washington D.C. email
  • John Russell - retired in Montana
  • Barry Sachs - executive producer ESPN Bristol, CT
  • Scott Salotto - Director of Communications, Rockland County, NY email
  • Adam Schein - sports talk host WFAN(AM) New York
  • Tim Scheld - news director, WCBS(AM) New York
  • Andrew Schmertz - host, Money Talks Biznet Television, New York email
  • Mike Sheedy (December 2010)
  • Scott Stanford - news & sports anchor, WPIX(TV) New York
  • Marshall Stevenson - founder, 2nd Day Tours of New York, New York, NY email
  • Terri Sullivan - news anchor WSYX(TV) Columbus, OH
  • Karen Thayer - VP Ruder Finn Public Relations, New York
  • Ward Todd - news anchor WKNY(AM) Kingston, NY
  • Susan Tolve (Cerra) - email
  • Ken Voight - semi-retired, Phoenix, AZ email
  • Anne Waldman -
  • Frank Wallace (Sulek) - (March 2009) Frank co-authored The Airwaves of New York, published in 1998 (scroll down to the AUTHORS' CORNER section below)
  • Jack Wandell - retired in Albany, NY
  • Howard Waterman - Executive Dir. Corporate Communications, Verizon Wireless Northeast email
  • Norman Weil - Norman Weil Textiles, NY, NY
  • Steve Wendell - owner, WGAW(AM) Gardner, MA email
  • Jay (John) Wilson (not the same guy as below) - Associated Press Washington, DC
  • John Wilson - producer WCBS(AM) New York email
  • Kevin Patrick Wilson - attending Pace University Law School
  • Tony Winton - reporter Associated Press, Miami, FL
  • Dave Wolf - News 12 Westchester
DJ's, HOSTS, ENGINEERING:
  • Bob Antoniuk - part-time sports anchor WGHT(AM) Pompton Lakes, NJ
  • Marty Appel - New York Yankees author, Pinstripe Empire & publicist, New York, NY (scroll down to the AUTHORS' CORNER section below)
  • Jeff Baker - engineering supervisor WNBC(TV) New York, NY email
  • Larry Beavers - assistant chief engineer WBZ(AM) Boston
  • Andy Blecher - network engineer, Dominican College, Blauvelt, NY email
  • Marty Brandon - afternoons, Q-Country 103.7, WQNY(FM) Ithaca, NY
  • Pete Brooks - engineer ABC-TV New York
  • Charlie Brownsell
  • Connie Caes - advertising, dog training, hospital administration - New Jersey email
  • Bill Cobb
  • Bill Collignon - technician CBS-TV New York email
  • Aaron De Groat - fill-in host WGHT(AM) Pompton Lakes, NJ email
  • Peter Daly - computer consultant, Lakewood, CO email
  • Chuck Doud - morning drive WPTE(FM) Virginia Beach, VA email
  • Dan Duprey - WLNG(FM) Sag Harbor, NY
  • Bob Fitzsimmons (June 1993)
  • Mike Girouard (April 2011)
  • Peter Goetz - VP Marketing & Development, Ross University, Edison, NJ
  • Walt Gradzki - founder, Radio Visions, broadcast system integrators, Toms River, NJ email
  • Charlie Greer (September 1996)
  • Joe Holland - retired Rockland County Social Services Commissioner
  • Barry Jay (Cohen) - Director, Broadcast & Satellite Systems for Andrew Corporation, IL email
  • Walter Johnson (January 1990)
  • Maddy Lederman - film director, author, Brooklyn, NY email (scroll down to the AUTHORS' CORNER section below)
  • Scott Luke - Lukasiewicz Design, New York
  • Mike Marafino
  • Bob Marshall (aka ALLRIGHTY!) email
  • Patty Mauro - weekends WTSX(FM) Port Jervis, NY
  • Neil Mazur - Chief Engineer WAGA Fox5 TV Atlanta email
  • Rob McLean - fill in jock WBIG(FM) Washington DC
  • Maggie Moore - last spotted in Greenville, SC in a non-radio enterprise
  • Jill Nado - Fox News radio
  • Carl Nathe - spokesman, University of Kentucky. He's also the PA announcer for UK football
  • Dave Neuser - Chief Operator, ABC7, Ft. Meyers, FL
  • Dom Nuzzi - Sr. V.P. Production, Daytime, ABC/Disney, Los Angeles
  • Jennifer Phillips - president, JBP Media Relations, Montvale, NJ; author/columnist Rockland Review email
  • Steve Possell - morning drive WRCR(AM) Spring Valley, NY
  • Carol Ann Pretzel - preschool teacher of autistic children, Rockport, ME, & weekend host, WRFR(FM) community radio, Rockland, ME email
  • Cathy Reynolds - WMCA/WWDJ, New York, NY
  • Neil Richter - WRCR(AM) Spring Valley, NY email
  • Steve Roy - afternoon drive, WEZN(FM) Bridgeport, CT email
  • Dick Ryan - KXII-TV (CBS) Sherman, TX email
  • Paul Sanchez - Engineering Supervisor, WCBS(AM) New York, NY
  • Dave Saviet - Master Control supervisor, CBS Radio Network, New York email
  • Ralph Snodsmith(April 17, 2010)
  • Cynthia Soroka - author, The Dark Chronicles book series email (scroll down to the AUTHORS' CORNER section below)
  • Joanne Srebnik - email
  • Phil Stern - author, The Bull Years, Florida email (scroll down to the AUTHORS' CORNER section below)
  • Rob Tepper - professional poker player, Seattle, WA
  • Norman Van Anden - retired in Connecticut
  • Charlie Wasserman - lawyer, Novick, Edelstein, Lubell, Reisman, Wasserman & Leventhal, Yonkers, NY
  • Beth Whitman - founder, Wanderlust & Lipstick, Seattle email
  • Eddie Wilson - PM drive personality WSUL(FM) Monticello, NY (oh my!)
OFFICE STAFF:
  • Carol Fredette-Sheldon - retired, South Carolina
  • Sue Glantz (December 2005)
  • Joan Johnson - retired ICU RN Arizona
  • Carin Kahn - self-employed payroll manager, Phoenix, AZ email
  • Geri Martinez (April 2009)
  • Pat O'Brien - retired from Rockland Community College
  • Kathy Peloso - retired from WRKL
  • Joan Radtke (February 2009)
  • Helen Schweizer - retired from Rockland County Health Center email
  • Donna Winnick (1983)
THE SUITS (MANAGEMENT & SALES):
  • Ed Abels - Sales Manager, Dr. Laura-Take On the Day program email
  • Barbara Bonino - Human Resources Manager, SPM, Westchester County, NY email
  • Bill Brady - Sales Manager WJNO/Clear Channel Radio, West Palm Beach, FL email
  • Chris Keitel Capozzoli email
  • Irene Goldstein - Jawonio New City, NY
  • Bobbi Lewis (April 2002) obituary
  • John MacDonald
  • Hal Ohnsman (November 1999)
  • Paul Panzarella - video sales/marketing & karate instructor in Texas email
  • Joyce Panzer - advertising sales, Cablevision, West Nyack (NY) email
  • Julie Pomarici - Mintz Lighting Group Newark, NJ email
  • Norma Rivera - account exec WCBS-FM New York
  • Mort Siegel - retired from WRKL
  • Al Spiro (June 1968)
  • Bernie Wasserman - account exec WHUD(FM) Peekskill
  • Dick Werden (February 2001)
  • George Youlios - NW Apparel


THE AUTHORS' CORNER: from our alumni
  • by Marty Appel    Pinstripe Empire: The New York Yankees from Before the Babe to After the Boss

  • by Maddy Lederman    Edna in the Desert

  • by Bob LeMoullec    The Newsroom Confessions
    Bob's personal tales of his days working in the WRKL newsroom back in its golden days. Some names changed to protect the guilty ...but not many! If you were there, you've gotta get this book

  • by Cynthia Soroka    The Dark Chronicles book series

  • by Phil Stern    Aydia

  • by Frank Wallace (Sulek)    The Airwaves of New York

    AND
  • Jeff Baker, Bob LeMoullec & Tim Scheld contributed to 2002's    Covering Catastrophe


Here's the list of alumni we've lost track of. If you see yourself here, or can supply info about anyone, please email us.
  • Tom Armstrong
  • Dave Barbanell
  • Brenda Brooks
  • Bonnie Burnham
  • Diane Butler
  • Rich DeMaria
  • Mary Devine
  • Marla Eckstein
  • Leo Filon
  • Julie Garfinkel
  • Kirk Grantham
  • Pete Gregory
  • Lauren Herbert
  • Dick Herman
  • Rich Jackson
  • Laura James
  • Gary Koplin
  • Al Leighton
  • Frank Lepore
  • Clara Mack
  • Jessie McKenzie
  • Laura McKusker
  • Mike McPhillips
  • Freddie Mertz
  • Steve Perazone
  • Gino Ponte
  • Matt Ricciardi
  • Sharon Roberg
  • Lori Siegel
  • Paul Stevens
  • Joe Sussman
  • Al Switzer
  • Florence Teich
  • Marty Thorsen
  • Gail Wallinger
  • Linda Ward
  • Steve Watson

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