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Originally Broadcasting Live!
from the
Dome of Distinction
in Ghent, Norfolk, Virginia

John Stevens (John Laboranti)

john laborantiIn November, 2013, Stevens, gave up his announcer's mic and headphones for the last time, after a long, successful career in radio, most of it at WMGK in Philly, where he has been since leaving WOWI.

About his time at WOWI, Stevens said, "The freedom to mix various styles and genres was exhilarating, and the deejays in house were masterful at doing just that. I fondly recall driving around listening to Art Williamsom put together sets that just blew me away.

I've never had a creative outlet that could rival WOWI and shudder to think what the music scene in Norfolk would have been like had WOWI not existed, for sure poorer for its absence.

(John died on December 16, 2016 in New Jersey after 45 years on the air)