The Eagle Morning Show with Tank Sherman kicks off your day at 5:30 on the east coast. Tune in for Timelines, Closet Classics, The Dad Joke of the Day, One-Hit Wonders, and Ben with the News Flash. Tank has an impressive background in radio, having been on the air at renowned stations such as B-94 in Pittsburgh, WDLX/WERO in Greenville, NC, Jammin 92 in Cleveland, and WAVE 104 in Myrtle Beach. Broadcasting from the Eagle Studios in Pittsburgh, PA, Tank Sherman and the Eagle Morning Show are here to start your day on a high note.
Tori’s career in the radio industry began as a News Production Assistant at KNX News Radio in Los Angeles, CA. However, her passion for being on the mic was irresistible, leading her to KFROG in Riverside, CA. There, she started as a board op but quickly progressed to doing weekends for Sunny 101 and Route 103. Tori also occasionally filled in for overnights at KFROG. Eventually, the allure of Southwest Utah proved too strong, and she made the move. Tori found herself living in what she considers “God’s country” and became a part of the staff at TNN Radio and Eagle Online Radio. Today, she serves as the Mid-day host for the All Request 80’s lunch hour. Tori feels incredibly blessed to be part of the Eagle family and have the opportunity to work alongside some of the greats in this amazing industry we call radio.
John Black’s broadcast career began in 1977, starting with work at small suburban stations. In the early 80s, he landed a position at AM 1160 WJJD Chicago, known as “The Music Of The Stars,” where he was hired by PD Steve Sands. During his time there, John hosted Standards and Big Big Bands overnight for five years. After that, he moved to Beasley Broadcasting, where PD Bob Spence brought him on as the Afternoon Drive Host. Throughout his tenure, John consistently held #1 Ratings. Following his success in Chicago, John made his way to Florida, where he took on the roles of Production Director and Middays on 99.9 KISS FM in Daytona Beach. Later, he met Chris Lash, and together they took a small LPFM station, THE BLIZZARD OLDIES 97.7 FM, to the top in Flagler Beach. During his career, John also got to know John Harlow while voice tracking a shift for Chris Lash on a station in Gainesville, Florida. Eventually, Harlow decided to start his own online station, and John encouraged him to go for it. Mr. Harlow’s hard work paid off, resulting in the best sounding station online, which became known as THE EAGLE. John is proud to be a part of THE EAGLE and values his friendship with Harlow, who treats all his staff with respect.
HOLLYWOOD JOHN HARLOW
Hollywood John Harlow will be your companion every afternoon, starting at 3 on the east coast, broadcasting from the Eagle Radio World HQ in the sprawling Megapolis of Tyrone, PA. His journey in radio began at the young age of 14 at WTRN Tyrone. Throughout his illustrious career, he has graced the airwaves of legendary stations like KISS 105.3 in Gainesville, Fla., WKTI in Milwaukee, WI., 94.9 The Point and 97.3 The Eagle in Virginia Beach, Cat Country in Providence, and WKLB in Boston. Aside from his radio work, Hollywood John Harlow also proudly served our nation in uniform as a Broadcast Journalist. He rendered his services at esteemed institutions like the American Forces Network in SHAPE, Belgium, the Desert Storm Network in Dhahran, Saudi Arabia, and the Armed Forces Korea Network in Daegu and Seoul, South Korea. The weekend kicks off in style when Hollywood declares it so, with the World Famous Award-Winning Weekend Blastoff Spectacular airing Friday afternoons at 5. Make sure to hang out with Hollywood on weekday afternoons on Eagle Radio and enjoy some top-notch entertainment.
Jose “JV” Velazquez is the charismatic host of the Evening Show w/ JV. His passion for radio began at a young age, starting at 14 when he stumbled upon his high school audio/video club and declared, “I want to be a DJ.” After graduating, he pursued his dreams by attending the prestigious Northeast Broadcasting School in Boston, Mass. Early in his career, JV worked as an unpaid intern at WILD, an Urban AM radio station. Having an appetite for new experiences, JV found himself drawn to the Army recruiting office, where he inquired if they offered a career like the one depicted in the movie “Good Morning, Vietnam.” Learning that they did, he eagerly enlisted and embarked on a long and thrilling military career. During this time, he served as a radio host at various hotspots worldwide, earning the moniker “the most dangerous DJ in Afghanistan.” Today, JV takes pride in being a veteran and an essential member of the Eagle Online Radio team. Join him every weeknight from 7 PM to midnight Eastern time, where he’ll treat you to the greatest hits of the 80s and 90s, the Cross Country Shoutout, and the 90s at 9. Tune in for an enjoyable and nostalgic musical journey with JV!
Rob Ruffin’s broadcasting journey began in 1978 at a small local radio station, WBSJ, in Ellisville, Mississippi. This experience sparked a love for radio that has stayed with him ever since. Rob’s station owners, Glenn Holland and Herb Knots, were legends in the area and excellent bosses, making it a remarkable first step in his career. After a break from broadcasting, Rob found his way back in 1988 when he was recruited by a career counselor in the military. Transitioning from the infantry, he became a broadcaster after attending DINFOS (military broadcast school). Rob was stationed in Germany, where he hosted the morning radio show for the local Frankfurt affiliate. He was later stationed at Fort Gordon, GA, where he worked at a low-power FM station, providing entertainment for the troops. He also had the opportunity to go to Korea twice for network radio assignments. After concluding his military service, Rob switched to television. He worked as the Chief Photographer for WRDW, covering events like the Masters, including trips to Bosnia to report on local Georgia soldiers, earning several awards. He then served as a Senior Photographer for WJTV, covering a wide range of topics from sports to medical procedures, and even worked on projects that garnered a Southeast Emmy and a nomination. At WBRC Fox 6, Rob was responsible for overseeing the night-side photographers and equipment, covering significant news stories and sports events like the 16th Street Bombing Trials and HealthSouth Trials. He later worked as a Senior Photographer and Production Supervisor for WJTV/WHLT, handling feature photography and supervisory duties. Rob continues his work in the media industry, doing video work for RedSail Productions and being part of the radio team at Eagleonlineradio.com. Presently, he holds the position of Environmental Service Director at Jones College. Rob’s extensive and diverse career showcases his passion and dedication to the broadcasting field.
Tune in to Chad Bender as he keeps you company every Saturday from the Eagle Studios in Altoona, PA, with 10 Songs in a Row Every Hour. Chad boasts an impressive background in the radio industry, having worked commercially at WPRR and Rocky 104.9 in Altoona, PA. In addition to his radio experience, he has been a wedding DJ for several years and even owns his own business, Bender’s Garage, also located in Altoona. Make sure to join Chad on Saturday afternoons on Eagle Radio for a fantastic musical experience and delightful company.
HITMAN STEVE HILTON'S Back to The 80s Saturday Night
Meet Steve Hilton, known affectionately by his friends as “Hitman.” Growing up in Altoona, PA, Steve developed a passion for radio from a young age when he experienced the thrill of being put on-air during a live remote broadcast. In his teenage years, he found inspiration in shows like WKRP in Cincinnati while tuning in to his favorite stations each morning before school. His determination to get behind the mic led him to write letters seeking guidance, and soon he landed a weekend part-time gig at WHPA in Altoona. From there, Steve’s radio career took off as he transitioned to full-time overnights, followed by hosting nights at Altoona’s #1 station, WPRR. Ever since, he has been unstoppable, hosting various radio formats such as top 40, adult contemporary, classic rock, oldies, all 80s, and even some country, albeit reluctantly. The nickname “Hitman” likely originated from the playful remarks of friends who admired his success in the ratings. Beyond the radio world, Steve cherishes time spent with his wife Alicia, their two adult sons, and his three feline companions. When he’s not holding a microphone, you might find him sharing lighthearted banter and trivial information on Twitter and Facebook. You’re invited to tune in every Saturday night for Steve Hilton’s “Back to the 80’s” show, airing from 7 PM to midnight Eastern Time. Get ready for a nostalgic musical journey with the Hitman at the helm.
ALAN HART'S Back in the Day Top 30 Countdown
Alan Hart has been in the radio business since 1977, and his career has taken him to various markets, including Chicago, Peoria, Aurora, IL, Montgomery, AL, Ocala, FL, and even Kodiak, AK. Presently, he serves as the afternoon driver for 97 Country, WPCV, located in Lakeland, FL. Alan has been an integral part of Eagle Radio since its inception. He initially held the afternoon slot and later made the move to mornings as the host of “Hart in the Morning.” As the station celebrates its 4th anniversary, Alan expresses his happiness to be part of the team at Eagle Radio. He looks forward to many more years of delivering great radio and playing the best music from the 70s, 80s, and 90s to the audience.
Join JJ McKay on Eagle Radio for an exciting Sunday morning experience, right after the Back in the Day Top 30 Countdown. Get ready for Impossible Trivia and 10 Songs in a Row Every Hour. JJ McKay brings a wealth of experience to the airwaves, having been on air at WALY and WPRR in Altoona. Notably, he is one of two Emmy Award-winning TV personalities on the station, with Ruffin being the other. Make the most of your Sunday by spending it with JJ McKay on Eagle Radio, where he’ll entertain you with fun games, great music, and his charismatic personality.
Tim Michaels embarked on his radio journey in 1981, right after graduating from high school. Originally planning to become an electrician, the current recession derailed those plans. However, fate had other ideas when a friend offered him a board op position for the overnight shift at the automated assist station WZPR in Meadville. Taking up the opportunity, Tim discovered his passion for radio and has been hooked ever since. His early career involved working as a part-time DJ for WMGW in Meadville during the early ’80s. Later, Tim became the first full-time evening DJ on the country station WZPR, holding this position from approximately 1986 to 1991. He then made a move to Altoona, where he took on the role of programming the country station WVAM from 1991 to 1993. Following this, Tim explored part-time opportunities with stations like Majic 104.9 and Froggy 98.1. In addition to his radio work, Tim was actively involved in the community, serving as a first responder for the Vernon Township Volunteer Fire Department from 1979 to about 1988. His dedication and commitment led to him being appointed Chief of the fire station, though he had to step down after a year to focus on his college studies.
AJ MEYER'S Sunday Night Revolution
Tune in to AJ Meyer as he takes you on a five-hour journey through the best of Classic New Wave and Grunge from the 80s, 90s, and early 2000s on the Sunday Night Revolution. AJ’s passion for music started as a Club DJ and later led him to the airwaves of Revolution 101 and Quik Rock in State College, PA, as well as Hot 106 in Gainesville, Fla. Presently, he can be found hosting mornings on Party 105.7 in the Florida Keys. In addition to his radio career, AJ remains dedicated to creating special moments for countless brides and grooms through his business, Ultimate Jams DJ service. Don’t miss out on the Sunday Night Revolution with AJ Meyer, where you’ll be treated to a fantastic lineup of classic tunes and his signature style that’ll keep you grooving all night long.