Renee is on Monday-Friday from 10am-3pm!
HI! I have lived and worked in CT my whole life....I LOVE it here! I grew up listening to WHCN..and it's so cool to be a part of the team now!
I knew in 8th grade at O'Brien School in East Hartford that I wanted to be a DJ!
I also host 2 shows: Celebrity Access, where you'll get great interviews from all the stars & Community Access, a show that provides all kinds of lifestyle information, health tips, family events, public service announcements.....on and on, if it's going on in Connecitut we're on it!
ARTIST SPOTLIGHT! Hear it every day at 10am on The River 105.9! To request your favorite artist, email email@example.com
|State Motto: Qui transtulit sustinet (He who transplanted still sustains)|
|State Flower: Mountain Laurel|
|State Bird: American Robin|
|State Song: "Yankee Doodle"|
|State Tree: White Oak|
|State Mammal: Sperm Whale|
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Favorite color? Navy Blue
Best friend(s)? WELL - my husband Sal and our dogs Daisy Mae & Luke ( and of course a good buddy Sampson who's no longer with us)
Middle name? Elizabeth
Birthday? July 4th!!!
Favorite dessert? ANYthing that is creamy with chocolate.
Dream car? a classic Mustang
Biggest pet peeve? People who don't read their WHOLE e mails!
Favorite past time? LONG drives and playing the piano
Favorite disney movie? ALL the ones with Princesses!
Favorite song? There's a lot - but Here Comes the Sun from the Beatles reminds me of when I got Sampson, my faithful buddy of 15 1/2 yrs.
3 most loved food items? COFFEE, Roasted Peppers and a loaf of bread, DARK CHOCOLATE
Summer or winter? Winter
Brothers and sisters? A sister Jessica - she lives in the UK, married and she just made me an Auntie!
What is your motto in life? Always say what you mean and do what you say.
Hear In the Spotlight every weekday at 10am on The River 105.9 - request your own! email firstname.lastname@example.org - use SPOTLIGHT in the subject line!
2/18: On thisday, 1987, Bon Jovi were at No.1 on the US singles chart with 'Livin' On A Prayer', it made No.4 in the UK.
ALSO on this day:
1929- The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced the winners of the first Academy Awards. The actual awards weren’t given out until May 16, 1929. Best Picture honors went to Wings, the World War I drama directed by William Wellman.
1953- Lucille Ball and Desi Arnaz signed a contract worth $8 million to continue I Love Lucy through 1955. The deal was the richest contract in television at that time.
1993- A week after Michael Jackson told Oprah that he suffered from a disease (vitiligo) that caused a loss of skin pigmentation, Israeli tourism officials invited him to soak in the Dead Sea to help his condition.
1996- Sting ripped Michael Jackson in an interview with a London newspaper. He called Jackson's "Earth Song" a "pile of crap" and accused the pop singer of behaving as if he were God. DJ D.T. also blasted the song, saying the melody was so bad it gave him acid indigestion. Fastforward 14 years and the Grammys paid tribute to MJ with "Earth Song."
1999- George Clooney made his last appearance on ER.
2001- Actress and comedian Kathy Griffin married computer administrator Matthew Moline at a Hollywood restaurant. Brooke Shields was her maid of honor and guests included Bill Maher, Jane Krakowski and Camryn Manheim. The marriage didn’t last, though. They divorced in 2006.
2001- James Taylor married longtime girlfriend Caroline "Kim" Smedvig at a Boston church during a small ceremony. They’re still married.
2006- Character actor Richard Bright (The Godfather) was struck and killed by a bus in New York; he was 68.