Legendary NYC Radio Personality 'Cousin Brucie' Will Join SIRIUS Satellite Radio
Bruce Morrow will host popular hit music of the '50s, '60s and '70s
NEW YORK, June 9, 2005 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX/ -- SIRIUS Satellite Radio announced today that legendary New York radio personality Bruce Morrow, aka "Cousin Brucie," will join SIRIUS as an on-air personality.
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The Brooklyn-born Morrow has been an anchor of the New York airwaves for more than 40 years, and has remained one of its most popular personalities. He has been a trusted on-air host of popular hit music on New York radio stations WINS, WABC-AM and, until June 3, at WCBS-FM. Morrow has been inducted into the National Association of Broadcasters' Radio Hall of Fame, the Broadcasting & Cable Hall of Fame, the Radio Hall of Fame (Chicago) and was honored for his on-air work by the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum.
"Bruce is a beloved icon in radio, and we are excited to bring him to SIRIUS, where he will be able to play the great music he loves and talk to a national audience," said SIRIUS President of Entertainment and Sports Scott Greenstein. "We are proud that from his many options, he chose to join SIRIUS."
Bruce Morrow said, "This is one of the most exciting events of my career. I feel like I'm riding a rocket ship -- or should I say 'satellite'? I now have the opportunity with SIRIUS to reach the national audience I've always wanted to communicate with. Here comes the music!"
"Cousin Brucie" will debut on SIRIUS during the July 4th weekend with a special broadcast from the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum in Cleveland, Ohio. Following that event, he will host three regularly scheduled programs each week and numerous daily features from SIRIUS' New York City national broadcast studios, exclusively on SIRIUS.
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