Show Spotlight

WLOY Interviewing a Raven On-Air!

Thursday, October 21st, 2010 by WLOY Staff

Marshal Yanda WLOY

Marshal Yanda, the starting Right Guard for the Baltimore Ravens will be on the air tomorrow at 1PM for our Sports Block with Anthony and Co. Listen to find out more about the Raven himself, maybe if he is a light sleeper or a heavy one. We will be bringing you all the live updates to football, hockey, basketball, and every sport imaginable from 1-3PM! Listen and you will be happy!

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Both Feet In: Brian

Sunday, October 17th, 2010 by The Professor

Brian (Originally aired October 10, 2010 and October 17, 2010)

Originally from Pennsylvania, Brian completed a Masters program in Philosophy and taught Intro to Philosophy college classes. He shares his story of how he became homeless, moved to Baltimore, and has now nearly finished writing a book with a humorous take on his life, titled, “The World is My Home, Life as a Free-Range Human.” Download a sample chapter. Also, Sylvia, Charles (a homeless veteran) and Sharrion, share their thoughts on what HOME means to them.


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Both Feet In: Monifa Wilson

Wednesday, September 22nd, 2010 by The Professor

LIVE SHOW! September 22, 2010 at 12 noon

Monifa Wilson talks about her work with homeless youth in Baltimore City, what led her to this kind of work, and the insights she’s gained from it. Monifa works as a Service Navigator for the City Steps program of AIRS.


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Both Feet In LIVE on WLOY

Tuesday, September 21st, 2010 by The Professor

Both Feet In’s Premiere Live Radio Show!
Wednesday, Sept. 22, 2010, 12-12:30pm 

A live special edition of Both Feet In! Dr. Sylvia Park speaks with Monifa Wilson about her job working with homeless youth in Baltimore City. She shares what it’s like working as a Service Navigator for the City Steps program of AIRS (AIDS Interfaith Residential Services,, how she chose to work with youth who are experiencing homelessness, and the insights she’s gained along the way. Prior to earning her Master’s degree in Social Work at the University of Maryland, Ms. Wilson worked for 10 years in various positions such as a community organizer for a union, a case manager at a homeless day shelter in New York City, and working with foster care children. Join us, for our conversation where we will also take calls from you, our listeners.  Callers please use 410-617-5346 in order to join the show.

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Rob Lytle Live on Mobtown Couch @ 11am Today!

Thursday, September 9th, 2010 by The Professor

Nationally touring recording artist Rob Lytle has one of the most distinctive and engaging voices on the folk/acoustic scene, and a charismatic ability to deliver songs with an unaffected honesty and passion. He is best known as one of the mainstays of the Boston singer songwriter resurgence of the 90’s, and for his songs “Cry For The Working Man” and “That’s My Head That’s Talking” both of which have received worldwide airplay and praise. Check out Rob live in the studio with Karyn Oliver on today’s Mobtown Couch from 11-Noon!

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Super Power Up! Civilization Interview Tonight 9-11p

Thursday, September 9th, 2010 by The Professor

Ever wonder what goes into creating the music from your favorite video games?  Join Player One tonight on Super Power Up! — from 9PM to 11PM here on WLOY — for an interview with Geoff Knorr and Michael Curran, the composer and lead audio director for the upcoming Civilization V!  Geoff and Michael talk about the process of conceptualizing, designing, performing, and editing the music and other audio from Civilization V, as well as the evolution of the music and audio from earlier Civilization games.  In addition to the interview, several tracks from the Civilization V soundtrack will also be aired!  Tune in to WLOY, and enjoy!

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Vote for WLOY in Pepsi Grant Competition!

Monday, August 2nd, 2010 by The Professor

Pepsi Refresh Project WLOY What Happens Next

We found out this morning that we’re officially in the running for a $50,000 grant that will allow us to expand the What Happens Next program into at least 5 more schools!

We’ll be able to print materials, provide enhanced teacher training, and build 5 in-school studios for at least 5 Baltimore City Public Schools if we win! Only the top 10 vote totals win grants, so we need your help! You can go vote here and please tell everyone you’ve ever met about it!

This is an awesome opportunity for us to expand our program and make a real impact on the kids in Baltimore City Public Schools. Every vote counts and we only have until the end of August!!!



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Both Feet In: JR

Sunday, August 1st, 2010 by The Professor

JR (Originally aired Aug. 1, 2010)

After more than 20 years of living on he streets, JR speaks to us from his home. He gives this advice to you: “Get all the education you can, soak it up…. do it for yourself, not for anybody else…” and talks about how he survived sleeping in the alleyways for so long. He also plays a few notes on his guitar, as music “soothes the soul.”


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Both Feet In: Tony

Sunday, July 4th, 2010 by The Professor

Tony (Originally aired July 4, 2010)

Having spent years in the Philadelphia and Baltimore shelter systems, Tony talks about why it’s hard being homeless and employed, how the criminal justice system plays a large part in homelessness, and his gratitude for the former Baltimore City Mayor Sheila Dixon.


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Celebrate the 4th of July with WLOY!

Friday, July 2nd, 2010 by The Professor

Light fuse, get away!

Join Nick Centanni on WLOY 12-2PM and 6-8PM for 2 separate beachfront broadcasts of the Moldy Oldie Show this July 4!

Nick will have a mix of upbeat summer songs, Independence Day facts, jokes, and of course periodic visits from campus royalty via the ‘gold campus royalty phone.’ Nick will be up to his usual tricks so you won’t know what to expect next.

There will also be a special Independence Day wishes from some familiar voices in the 8PM hour. This is high octane radio so make it a date and don’t be late! The fun begins July 4 at Noon all right here on WLOY 1620!

WARNING: This show should only be used under adult supervision. Keep out of reach of children. For outdoor use only. Do not hold in hand. Remember to place this show on the ground, light fuse and get away. Never attempt to relight this show should it malfunction or misfire. Keep others at a safe distance. This show is flammable, misuse may result in injury or fire.

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