CCB MEDIA INTRODUCES “MORE FUN IN THE MORNINGS”
McKenna reunites Karen Blake and Ralphie Marino on 99.9 The Q
Cat Wilson is “That Girl” on Cape Country Mornings
Hyannis, MA – January 15, 2015 – Monday morning, January 19, will debut an exciting new morning show based on a tried and true concept…that Karen Blake and Ralphie Marino make a great mornings happen on the radio ”Karen & Ralphie Morning Show” reunites this veteran morning duo weekday mornings on 99.9 The Q (WQRC.) “Our program director, Jerry McKenna first put Karen and Ralphie together on Star 93.7 and it was a huge hit, and Ralphie has been a frequent guest on Karen’s show on the Q, the fun and chemistry flows from the speakers,” said CCB Media General Manager Bev Tilden. “Our listeners tell us they want to start their day on a light and bright note…Karen and Ralph have that playful nature that makes mornings a little better.”
When asked about Karen and Ralphie, McKenna said, “Ralphie and Karen are true professionals. They each know how to create great morning radio.” McKenna added, “Listening to Karen and Ralphie is like listening in on a husband and wife, siblings or the best of friends…it is life itself”…The show is destined to be a must listen for the Cape.
In other news at CCB Media, Cat Wilson takes the reins of the morning with her new show “That Girl” on Cape Country 104! “Cat’s a great personality and really connects with the Cape audience,” said McKenna. “She’s invested in the music too and her enthusiasm for all things that matter to the Country audience makes her the perfect choice to get our Country audience going in the morning!” Wilson is a passionate supporter of Military and Veteran causes on the Cape and also hosts local music spotlight program, “The Cheap Seats” on CCB’s Ocean 104.7.
Karen Blake hosted the 99.9 The Q Morning show for the past year and has entertained listeners for decades in the Boston market.. Karen began her career at KISS 108 in Boston and made stops at WZOU, Star 93.7, Oldies 103 and she was nominated for Major Market Radio Personality of the Year while at ZOU.
Ralphie Marino will continue to be heard on Country mid-days after hosting mornings at Cape Country 104 for the past year. He is a veteran morning host having entertained in New York Mornings at KTU, Boston afternoons at JAMN, Mornings at Star and in the Manchester, NH market. Ralphie can be found instigating fun on the Cape from the gym, to the beach to the entertainment spots of Cape Cod.
Cat Wilson is That Girl on Cape Country – a Cape Cod native and longtime Cape radio personality having hosted programs on Cool 102, the Rocket and Rock 104.7. Cat stays involved with some of her passionate projects including the local music community, supporting our Military and Veterans through Big Nick’s Ride for the Fallen and she’s even a Demolition Derby Champion at the Barnstable Fair!
McKenna joined the station at the end of 2013 and has been architecting the new morning shows for months. “Jerry has been working with our morning shows and news team to make sure that mornings include the news you need and the positive energy listeners need to start the day right,” explained Tilden, “we try to listen to our audience and provide the information and entertainment they want.”
99-9 The Q – Cape Cod’s Fresh Mix core artists include, Pink, The Fray, Justin Timberlake, One Republic, Bruno Mars and Katie Perry.
Cape Country 104 plays Today’s Best Country including artists like: Jason Aldean, Luke Bryan, Miranda Lambert, Florida Georgia Line and legends like Garth Brooks, Alan Jackson and George Strait.
Cape Cod Broadcasting is locally owned and operated. CCB Media includes: WQRC, 99-9 The Q, Cape Cod’s Fresh Mix; WOCN, Ocean 104.7, Crafted for the Cape; Cape Country 104, Today’s Country and the Legends; and WFCC, Cape Classical 107.5 are the radio stations along with CapeCod.com.