The New Jersey Radio Museum

Preserving New Jersey Radio History

WANTED

Posted by njrm on August 30, 2013

WANTED!

Vintage photographs and stories of

New Jersey Radio!

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Do you have archives of old photographs or vintage postcards? Are you knowledgeable about this unique aspect of New Jersey’s history? Would you like to help preserve your state’s fascinating history?

State resident Rich Phoenix and President of the New Jersey Radio Museum is currently compiling a photographic history of New Jersey Radio and is looking for your help!

He is assembling historic images of New Jersey Radio’s history and the stories that go with them to include in an upcoming book to be published by Arcadia Publishing, the nation’s leading publisher of local and regional history.

To share your photographs and stories, please contact Rich Phoenix at  rcquetzal58@att.net by December 15, 2013.

Help keep local history alive!

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2 Responses to “WANTED”

  1. Bob Brennan said

    Hi, I’m orig. from N.New Jersey (Bergen county) & I was searching for info. about Eill Edmonds (1/8 top of fat & fun ) who lived in Westwood, N.J. and worked before his 1969, or 1970 death, at W.M.G.N. & later W.A.B.C (I hope I have the calls corrct) also Steve Sholes of RCA lived in my hometown (Tenafly) and his oldest daughter was a friend of mine. just looking for info. but outside Steves Sholes Rca work with Elvis Presley & Chet Atkins , there seems to be litte. keep up the good work. good luck. Bob Brennan rbrennan427@gmail.com

    • Bob, thanks for your reply. As I’m sure you’re aware, we primarily focus on New Jersey history, individuals and radio talent. Your query had to do with radio personalities on (then) WMGM and WABC. As the WMGM of those days no longer actually exists, and since WABC has been through multiple changes of ownership/management, I would recommend that you approach the announcers’ union, AFTRA – the American Federation of Television & Radio Artists (New York chapter) for their assistance. Thank you! – Rich Phoenix, RMC, NJ Radio Museum President.

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