Mickey and Amelia

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Mickey, Amelia & Spiegel
Other names Mickey & Amelia, 98 Rock Morning Show
Genre Hot talk
Country United States
Language(s) English
Home station WIYY
Starring Mickey Cucchiella
Amelia Ryerse
Josh Spiegel
Producer(s) Scott Reardon
Air dates February 17, 2003 to July 5, 2013

Mickey, Amelia & Spiegel was a local radio show that broadcast out of Baltimore, Maryland, on WIYY, 98Rock (97.9 FM). The morning show ran Monday through Friday from 5:30AM-10AM, starring Mickey Cucchiella, Amelia Ryerse and Josh Spiegel with their producer Scott Reardon. Only July 8, 2013 the show was replaced with Justin, Scott, and Speigel.

Staff[edit]

  • Mickey Cucchiella: Co-Host, comedian
  • Amelia Ryerse: Co-Hostess
  • Josh Spiegel: Co-Host, News
  • Scott Reardon: Producer (2004–present)
  • Greg Hood: Assistant Producer
  • Keith Mills: Sports

Broadcast history[edit]

Baltimore comedian Mickey Cucchiella had been a regular guest on 98Rock's morning show when he signed on to co-host the station's evening show in early 2002. He debuted with co-host Jennifer Wagner in March 2002.[1] Wagner left in late 2002 and Mickey continued to host the show with Producer Don Koenig. In February 2003, Amelia Ryerse became the show's new co-host.[2]

Mickey and Amelia took over the afternoon drive time show in early 2004, a move aimed to put 98Rock in direct competition with Don and Mike (carried on Live 105.7). At that time, Producer Don Koenig was dropped.[3]

The show was moved to the mornings in 2003 a renamed the Mickey, Amelia, and Lopez show. The show was later, renamed Mickey, Amelia, and Speigel; as the morning show on October 30, 2006, after Lopez died, and following the departure of Kirk McEwen and Mark Ondayko.[4]

On June 28, 2013, Mickey Cucchiella announced that he was leaving the morning show [5]

July 8, 2013 the new station line-up was revealed. Justin Schlegel joined the morning show team, while Amelia Ryerse moved back to the afternoon drive. Scott Reardon also made a transition from Producer to On-Air Talent, leaving Mike Anderson to back-fill his production position. The new morning show is named after the three on-air personalities - Justin, Scott, and Speigel.[6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Hughes, Dave (2002-02-12). "98 Rock's Meg Replaced". Washington DC & Baltimore Area Radio & Television. Retrieved 2007-07-24. 
  2. ^ Hughes, Dave (2003-02-03). "Mickey Gets New Partner". Washington DC & Baltimore Area Radio & Television. Retrieved 2007-07-24. 
  3. ^ Hughes, Dave (2004-01-09). "Mickey & Amelia To 98Rock's PM Drive". Washington DC & Baltimore Area Radio & Television. Retrieved 2007-07-24. 
  4. ^ Hiaasen, Rob (2006-10-31). "Morning team makes leap from 98 Rock to WHFS-FM". Baltimore Sun. 
  5. ^ "Mickey says goodbye". 
  6. ^ "Justin, Scott, and Speigel".