Bobb Angel, born and raised in the Newport area, has been with WADK since 1967. He performs a variety of roles including Operations Manager, Production Director, and Sports Director. Bobb is a 2010 inductee into the R.I. Radio Hall of Fame, one of the 6 Halls-of-Fame for which he has been selected . He is a 7-time R.I. Sporrtscaster of the Year. Bobb co-anchors WADK's Morning Report every weekday. He helps provide extensive broadcast coverage and handles play-by-play for local high school sporting events as well as Salve Regina University contests
Art Berluti, a Middletown native, has been with WADK since 1981. He hosts an hour-long show weekday mornings at 11. The hour focuses on our community as Art brings in a steady stream of guests representing countless public-service and charitable organizations to talk about their respective efforts and to publicize their wide variety of events and fund-raisers. Art's 11 o'clock hour often includes contests and giveaways not to mention a few laughs along the way.
DAVE ROGERS has been hosting WADK's Open Forum since
January of 2010. This lifelong Newporter brings a wealth of experience to our
midday talk tradition. A former Navy SEAL and combat veteran, Dave entered the
political arena as the Republican nominee for the U.S. House of Representatives
against Congressman Patrick Kennedy in 2002 and 2004. His political career continued
as he worked in Rhode Island Governor Don Carcieri's administration in 2005 and 2006.
Dave has also held several positions in the energy industry.
His interests range from local, state and national politics to entertainment and
sports. Dave's talk shows offer the consistent theme: "..we're all in this together."
RICK KELLY Rick Kelly is the host of WADK's The Irish Hours. A lifelong Newporter, graduate of the former DeLaSalle Academy and Providence College, a Vietnam Veteran, and retired Middletown, RI, school teacher, Rick has been bringing the sounds of Irish music over the air waves on WADK for over 25 years. The Irish Hours is a mix of traditional and contemporary Irish and Irish influenced music heard Saturdays from noon to 2:00pm. Over the years , in addition to recorded music, Rick has had in studio guest performances by Riobard O'Dwyer, Jerry O'Sullivan, Jim McCann, Tom Kennedy, and Fishing with Finnegan as well as over the phone interviews with performers such as Derek Warfield, Tony Kenny, Martin Hayes, Andy Cooney, Frank Patterson, David Munnelly, Davey Arthur, and many others. In 2006 Rick was asked to emcee the opening show "Irish Night at the Newport Folk Festival" that featured tenor Ronan Tynan and Irish super group Cherish the Ladies. The Irish Hours is one of the longest running commercial Irish radio shows in New England.
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