Physical

By Olivia Newton-John from the album Physical

7:05pm

On Air

Captain Dan

A 1967 graduate of Cathedral Prep and 1971 graduate of Gannon University, Dan Geary began his radio career at WWGO in Erie. There he worked with early Erie legends Johnny Holiday, Ron. Seggi and Tom Lopez.

Geary has been in the radio business for over 50 years. He was involved in starting the original “Breakfast Club” at Classy 100 in 1987 and served as program director and morning host at Froggy 94. Dan also managed WYNE 1530 AM, then the campus radio station at Mercyhurst North East.

Captain Dan Geary was the mastermind behind Mercyhurst University’s amazing oldies station, WMCE which is now owned and operated my LECOM Health.

Captain Dan can be heard weekdays from 6 am until 10 on WSRQ.

On-Air Schedule

Monday 06:00am - 10:00am Captain Dan
Tuesday 06:00am - 10:00am Captain Dan
Wednesday 06:00am - 10:00am Captain Dan
Thursday 06:00am - 10:00am Captain Dan
Friday 06:00am - 10:00am Captain Dan

Rick Johnson

I guess I have been a radio “geek” since the tender age of 5 years old. I remember begging my parents to get me a radio of my own. As a youngster I remember tuning in all those magic AM stations I could receive from across the country at night. Being originally from the Chicago land area I grew up listening to the two 50KW flame throwers WLS and WCFL. Not long after high school I joined the Navy and got my first actual “break” in broadcasting with American Forces Radio. When I left the Navy, I landed my first gig in real radio and never looked back. With several radio stations behind me and a lot of experience I am so happy to be part of Lecom radio, and my favorite part of that is you, the listeners.

On-Air Schedule

Monday 10:00am - 02:00pm Rick Johnson
Tuesday 10:00am - 02:00pm Rick Johnson
Wednesday 10:00am - 02:00pm Rick Johnson
Thursday 10:00am - 02:00pm Rick Johnson
Friday 10:00am - 02:00pm Rick Johnson
Saturday 09:00am - 12:00pm All The Hits

J.J. Johnston

JJ Johnston is an international man of mystery! He has graced the airwaves for many years entertaining audiences in the U.S. and Canada. He is also a media talent coach working with legendary morning teams in Canada, the U.S. and Australia. He even speaks all three languages-????. He and his stations have won many regional, domestic and international awards. He was also a supporting cast member on ‘You Can’t Do That on Television’ which was number one on Nickelodeon during its run. He fancies himself as a possessor of a great (twisted maybe?) sense of humour, a fun guy who is a news junkie/pop culture freak and brings all that to the radio. He has always been a baseball, hockey and golf fan and tees it up any time he can, wherever he travels. He even bagged his first condo last year with a brand-new Pro V! JJ is a member of the Rotary and Kiwanis Clubs and has always been involved and given back to the communities he has served. He is looking forward to keeping your day going from 2p - 7p Monday through Thursdays and 2p - 6p Fridays.

On-Air Schedule

Monday 02:00pm - 07:00pm J.J. Johnston
Tuesday 02:00pm - 07:00pm J.J. Johnston
Wednesday 02:00pm - 07:00pm J.J. Johnston
Thursday 02:00pm - 07:00pm J.J. Johnston
Friday 02:00pm - 06:00pm J.J. Johnston

Dr. Denny Woytek

Born in Erie, Pennsylvania on May 24, 1949. Lived most of my childhood on the beaches of Presque Isle and ‘spinning the hits’ at radio stations including the one I built in my basement. The broadcast range was only a few blocks but I kept the neighbors entertained. I had my first paying radio job at WJET.

In 1967 I joined the Navy to be a photographer in 1967 only to find myself as a Seabee going to Vietnam. After serving in Quang Tri and Dong Ha with CBMU 301 and building an Armed Forces Radio station in Quang Tri, I was transferred to Alaska. I spent three years in the frozen tundra of Adak Island at AFRTS as a disc jockey, program director, TV newscaster and movie host.

After discharge from the Navy I returned to Erie to work on radio and attended Mercyhurst College. I left college to take a full-time position at a 5,000-watt radio station as the wild-and-wacky morning announcer. I lived three years in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan near Mackinac Island. Moved back to Pennsylvania and spent 13 years as a morning man in Franklin, PA.

Moved to Pittsburgh in 1989 and I was a freelance Videographer, TV producer. I returned to finish my Bachelors degree in Communications at Duquesne in 1995. I worked at WDUQ as a part-time host for jazz, I completed my MS in Multimedia Technology at Duquesne. In February 2009 I completed my Ph.D. in Rhetoric with a dissertation on how Vietnam veterans are using technology to take private memory and make it public.

I was an Assistant Professor for the Journalism Multimedia Technology Department at Duquesne University and taught courses including Introduction to Multimedia Technology, Cross-Platform Authoring, Digital Imaging, Multimedia Production, Digital Videography, Photojournalism, Visual Communications, Digital Cinematography, Photojournalism, 3-D Modeling and Animation and Computer Graphic Design. I retired from Duquesne in 2016.

I have won 12 Telly Awards, one for a program called “Pennsylvania Adventures”, “A Journey of Faith” a documentary on the town and people of Medjugorje, a documentary on the visit of the Pope John Paul to the United States. I also was awarded Tellys for documentaries on John Gibson of the Negro baseball league, “We are All Immigrants”, “The Seabees Return to Vietnam”, also awarded a Pixie Award for animation.

I continue enjoying photography and my radio roots playing the music of the 60s, 70s, and 80s

On-Air Schedule

Monday 07:00pm - 12:00am Dr. Denny Wotek
Tuesday 07:00pm - 12:00am Dr. Denny Wotek
Wednesday 07:00pm - 12:00am Dr. Denny Wotek
Thursday 07:00pm - 12:00am Dr. Denny Wotek
Friday 07:00pm - 12:00am Dr. Denny Wotek

Big Al

“This crazy character, Big Al Knight, has had an interesting career, dating back to the late 1960’s with WJET 1400 on the overnight show, then reappearing as a talk radio show host under a different name, from 1994 to 2000 on WLKK 1260. Al appeared back on the scene in 2012, joining the staff of WYNE/WMCE doing late nights once again. Being a professional musician for over 40 years, and being in the recording industry from 1998 to 2018, our pal Big Al is totally immersed in music. He LOVES bringing back the songs you LOVE to remember, from yawn to dawn, and is excited to be part of the LECOM Radio team!”

On-Air Schedule

Sunday 12:00am - 06:00am Big Al Knight
Monday 12:00am - 06:00am Big Al Knight
Tuesday 12:00am - 06:00am Big Al Knight
Wednesday 12:00am - 06:00am Big Al Knight
Thursday 12:00am - 06:00am Big Al Knight
Friday 12:00am - 06:00am Big Al Knight
Saturday 12:00am - 06:00am Big Al Knight

Bob Saint

I caught the radio bug in the early 60’s listening to local hit music stations. Late in the day when distant stations like WLS, WABC, and WCFL were available I would be in heaven. At night when I was supposed to be asleep I would have my crystal rocket radio clipped to my radiator and would fall asleep while listening to the Beatles, Rolling Stones, Beach Boys and all the other great bands. In high school I started doing DJ work for Sock Hops, and got introduced to Campus Radio when I arrived at College. I got my first paying radio job after that at a small town AM/FM station, and from there worked my way up including several top rated stations in major markets. When the Lecom Radio opportunity came up I knew I had a new home. I am thrilled to be on the air here, and love all the listeners who share my passion for the 60’s, 70’s and 80’s at WSRQ.

Bob can be found Saturday and Sunday mornings on WSRQ.

On-Air Schedule

Sunday 07:00am - 12:00pm Bob Saint
Saturday 06:00am - 09:00am Bob Saint

Terri Bohen

Terri was born and raised on the shores of Lake Erie in Erie, PA. She spent many of her formative years babysitting for the venerable Captain Dan’s family. It was while doing the morning announcements over the loud speaker in high school that Terri first got hooked on broadcasting. After college, Terri was reunited with Captain Dan as they woke up listeners on The Breakfast Club for 13 years.

A career change was in store as Terri went into the classroom, teaching elementary English Language Learners whose families relocated to Erie from all over the globe. Terri and her husband Joe relocated themselves five years ago, giving up the shoveling for the sun and sand of Florida. She is now LOVING teaching 3rd graders, kayaking, watching for her favorite manatees, and spending weekends with listeners.

Now part of the dynamic duo of The Ladies of LECOM.

On-Air Schedule

Sunday 12:00pm - 04:00pm Ladies of LECOM
Saturday 12:00pm - 04:00pm Ladies of LECOM

Jewel Leigh

Jewel Leigh graduated from Purdue University and has worked in public relations for 25 years, most recently in the tourism industry. She is also a freelance spokesperson and voiceover artist. Her radio career started in 2010 when, as special events manager for the local Chamber of Commerce, she met Captain Dan Geary while promoting chamber events on WMCE. The rest, as they say, is history. After seven years as the midday cruise director on WMCE, she had a two-year hiatus but now is back on weekends!

Now part of the dynamic duo of The Ladies of LECOM.

On-Air Schedule

Sunday 04:00pm - 08:00pm Ladies of LECOM
Saturday 04:00pm - 08:00pm Ladies of LECOM

Commander Bill

I’m “Commander” Bill Hale, the purveyor to some great music on Suncoast Saturday Night, 8-Midnight on (obviously) Saturday night. As a retired law enforcement professional, I spent many years on a radio…but of a different type! But all of those midnight shifts in the police car gave me a deep appreciation for all of this great music. After retiring I wanted to become a handsome billionaire but obviously that just didn’t work out. So here I am…and very grateful to be playing some of the best music on the planet for a great audience on Florida’s Suncoast. The number to c all with your requests is 941-479-0359

On-Air Schedule

Saturday 08:00pm - 12:00am Suncoast Saturday Night

Charlie-The Comet-Halley

After the Military and working in electronics, Charlie went on the road to work for Toby Keith for several years, (his claim to fame). Charlie (being a semi-pro photographer) also photographed several Red Carpet events in Las Vegas and Nashville on the Country Music scene. Which then lead him back to music and radio. He then went to work for iHeart Media (Clear Channel Radio), in the Sarasota Market. After working for almost 10 years with iHeart, he came to work for The best station in Sarasota, WSRQ. Charlie can be found on Friday nights "Crusin' with the Comet" 6p - 7p also on Sunday nights from 8pm until midnight. Charlie is also our Ops/IT Manager here in Sarasota and an avid supporter of our Veterans. You can always reach him by calling the studio or sending an email. Until then, catch him on Sarasota Sunday nights on 106.9 in Sarasota, Bradenton & The Heartland & 95.9 in Venice Englewood & Nokomis, and also on 1220am on most of the Suncoast, and all over the WORLD on srqfm.com

On-Air Schedule

Sunday 08:00pm - 12:00am Sarasota Sunday Nights
Friday 06:00pm - 07:00pm Cruisin' with the Comet

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Dr. Denny Woytek
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