Booker's Stern Q102 Debut, Station To Assist Philly Police
May 10, 2006


Booker

Howard Stern was back on terrestrial radio Wednesday (5/10) when he welcomed his long time friend Booker to morning drive on Clear Channel Mainstream Top 40 WIOQ (Q102)/Philadelphia. The on-air exchange, which was broadcast on both Q102 and Sirius, lasted nearly 10 minutes with the entire cast of the Stern show hopping on mic to wish Booker good luck in morning drive.

"I had second thoughts about calling you because you work for Clear Channel," said Stern. "Clear Channel and I have had our problems as in they owe me millions of dollars, but I put my personal stuff aside so that I could call in and support you."

Booker also took the opportunity on his first day along with co-hosts Lisa Paige and Diego to offer up $5,000 for information leading to the apprehension and conviction of the individual responsible for the murder of Philadelphia Police Officer Gary Skerski. After the announcement Q listener Martin Morley, owner of Affordable Electric was inspired to pledge another $5,000.00. The contributions add to the growing number of dollars businesses and individuals are donating to the reward fund. Skershi was killed in the line of duty while responding to a robbery Monday night (5/8). The officer was a respected community-relations officer in the 15th Police District, and had volunteered to work overtime that night as part of Operation Safer Streets. The Citizen’s Crime Commission’s tipline at 215-546-TIPS (215-546-8477.)

Q102 will also remember Officer Gary Skerski and his family at their already planned "Suds and Studs Car Wash" Saturday, May 13 (12:00p.m. to 3:00p.m.) at White Glove Car Wash in North East Philly. The goal is to raise funds to benefit the Philadelphia Police Department’s Survivor's Fund which aids the families of Philadelphia Police Officers killed in the line of duty. Listeners will be encouraged to stop by and get their car washed and then toweled off by the Men of the Cave. A wash will only cost listeners $1.02 and before listeners leave, they will have the opportunity to make a donation to the Philadelphia Police Department’s Survivor Fund. For more info
www.fopsurvivorsfund.com.




 
Breaking News
UMG Revenue Hits $5.57 Billion in 2016
BMI Withdraws Interim Fee Petition to RMLC
Talia Schlanger Named World Café Host
The Kane Show & Ocean Park Standoff Share "Good News"
Tim "Minnesota Fattz" Snell Named SVP of Programming for iHeartMedia-Augusta
February 23, 2017
iHeartMedia Revenue Up in Q4, Full-Year 2016
Study: Actual Ratings Panelists - We Want Personalities And Fun!
iHeartMedia Tampa Names Pete Norden SVP/Sales
The Syndicate Promotes from Within to Strengthen Marketing, Radio & Finance Departments
2017 NAB Crystal Radio Awards Finalists Announced
February 22, 2017
Entercom Reports Fourth Quarter and Annual Results
Study: “Local” Is Not Radio's Best Defense Against Pureplays
Ashley Z Takes On Nights At Q100/Atlanta Nights
Benztown Releases Third Annual Benztown 50 List of Top Voiceover Professionals in Radio
February 21, 2017
Study: Just Over Half Of At Work Listening Goes To Radio
iHeartMedia Names Blaine Jackson PD At WLUB/Augusta
CMG Atlanta Radio Names Jaleigh Long Director of Sales
In Brief - February 21, 2017
February 20, 2017
Study: Radio Dominates In Connected Cars
February 17, 2017
Study: Women to Radio: I Love You, But….
iHeartMedia Fort Myers Adds New Nighttime On-Air Hosts Lulu & Lala On Y100.1
Entercom Los Angeles Extends KSWD's "Uncle Joe'Benson
February 16, 2017
Study: Who Do Women Love Most – Radio or Pandora?
Prince Streaming Activity Explodes
Music News
Beyoncé Drops Out of Coachella Lineup
Quick Hits: John Mayer, Lorde, Eminem, Gucci Mane, Lionel Richie & Mariah Carey
Bruno Mars to Receive 2017 iHeartRadio Innovator Award
David Bowie Honored at Brit Awards
Katy Perry Talks New Album Rollout
Quick Hits: Ed Sheeran, Future, Songwriters Hall Of Fame, Chris Brown, Young The Giant
Fifty Shades Darker Soundtrack Debuts Atop Billboard 200
James Brown's Drummer Clyde Stubblefield Dies
Quick Hits: Katy Perry, Ottawa Bluesfest Lineup
Quick Hits: The Roots Picnic, Ringo Starr & Paul McCartney, Lana Del Rey
Republic Records, ZXL Music & The Grimmie Family To Release New Christine Grimmie Music
Linkin Park Announce New Album, Release Single "Heavy"
Migos Joins With Motown & Capitol Records
Quick Hits: Beyonce, Adele, Metallica, Michael Jackson, OneRepublic
Katy Perry, Ed Sheeran, The Chainsmokers, Shawn Mendes, Noah Cyrus, Bruno Mars Set To Perform At The 2017 iHeartRadio Music Awards
FMQB NOW

Question Of
The Week

Advertisement:
Search FMQB.com
Advertisements:
FMQB Member Login
Email:
Pass:

Save
Not a member yet?
Sign up Now!
Sign Up for Breaking News!
Enter FMQB E-Tracking!