A Chat With Music Legend Bobby Vinton

BobbyVintonMusic legend Bobby Vinton sat down to talk to WGLS-FM’s Matty K to talk about his early years in the music business, his explosion of success in the 1960s and 1970s and how he believes the music industry has changed over the years.

With hits such as “Blue Velvet,” “Roses Are Red (My Love)” and “Mr. Lonely,” the Polish Prince continues to tour the country and will be appearing Saturday, June 13th at the Golden Nugget in Atlantic City.

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Two WGLS-FM Programs Win First Place Honors In Local Competition

Saturday Night at the Oldies host Matt Kazin with Mike Love of The Beach Boys

Saturday Night at the Oldies host Matt Kazin with Mike Love of The Beach Boys

Rowan Radio 89.7 WGLS-FM received two first place awards in the Philadelphia Press Association annual awards competition on Monday.

Matt Kazin (’13) tied for first place in the Radio Feature category for his interview with legendary musician Johnny Mathis. The pair covered the long and winding career of Mathis in an interview that aired last August on Saturday Night at the Oldies.

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WGLS-FM: 50 Years And Counting To Air On Friday


Producer Chet Green with Dr. Gregory Potter Sr. at the WGLS-FM studios.

Coming up on Friday, May 22 at 5 p.m., Rowan Radio will “WGLS-FM: 50 Years and Counting,” a special documentary examining the station’s history.

Produced by Rowan University students Chet Green, Nick DeFeo, and Brittney Hawkins, the hour-long documentary features a look back at the station’s storied history that began back in 1964 through historical clips and interviews with WGLS-FM alumni and advisers including Michael Donovan, Frank Hogan, Dr. Gregory Potter Sr., and more.

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Introducing The Rowan University Commencement 2015 Podcasts


If you missed out on the historic Rowan University Commencement 2015 ceremonies, here is a your chance to play catch up.

The celebration of nearly 4,000 graduates featured multiple Commencement speakers that captivated and educated those in attendance throughout last week.

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The African American Profile Wins Hermes Creative Award


Dr. Michael Eric Dyson with African American Profile host Omarey Williams last January.

A special edition of the African American Profile received a Hermes Creative Award in the organization’s international competition on Friday.

Days after winning an Award of Distinction in The Communicator Awards, the African American Profile earned a Hermes Creative Platinum Award in the competition’s Radio Program category.

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WGLS-FM Wins Three Communicator Awards

LeoRowan Radio 89.7 WGLS-FM won three Communicator Awards for radio programming and online video production on Tuesday from the Academy of Interactive and Visual Arts.

Living with Autism: A Different Way of Life, a  30-minute documentary, won an Award of Distinction for production. Created by Jennifer O’Donnell, Blake Doughty, and Michael Stoever, the program focuses on autism’s impact on society through interviews with experts, parents, and siblings.

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