A former real estate agent, stand-up comedian, and high school English teacher, Anna finally found her true calling, radio. She has been entertaining audiences for over a decade and partnered with co-host Jay Raven in 2015 to launch The Anna and Raven Show. Together, they've received numerous awards and accolades.
Anna is first generation American and is proud of her parent's Italian roots. She earned her undergraduate bachelor's degree from Pace University in New York and her master's degree from Sacred Heart University in Connecticut.
She married her college sweetheart, Paul, and they have two daughters that you can often hear on the air.
Her biggest passion, besides naps, pizza and ‘90s hip hop, is helping to raise awareness and funds for the many charities that she works with such as Make-A-Wish, the American Cancer Society, the Center for Family Justice, as well as her strong support for animal rescues.
If you’ve spent anytime listening to the radio the last twenty five years you’ve probably heard Raven.
He started at nineteen and worked all hours of the day and night. Oh, and he also dealt cards in Vegas, poured concrete in Mass., and had a bit too much fun in Cancun.
Raven is married and you can hear his wife every week grading his husbandry for the week. He loves animals and does anything he can to help rescue dogs.
He’s handy around the house but also resistant to taking down the holiday lights until Memorial Day. He remains deeply resentful of his parents for giving him a birthday so close to Christmas and ripping him out of good gifts his entire existence.
Raven also knows more about pop culture than any person should, and is seldom humble about it during “Can’t Beat Raven”.
While he and Anna certainly argue, and sometimes he even storms out of the room, Raven loves working with her and is excited to be on with his radio partner in crime.
Eric Little serves as News Director of Seven Ranges Radio.
When he’s not on the air co-hosting the More Music Morning Show with Jack, Eric’s morning news updates can be heard on sister station Lite Rock 93R.
He’s been associated with the company since 2007 primarily through Play-by-Play duties for high school football, basketball and baseball broadcasts on Lite Rock 93R and WXCR-FM.
In addition, Eric created “Countdown to Kickoff”, a weekly high school football preview show he’s hosted since 2009 on Lite Rock 93R and WXCR-FM. Since 2011, Eric has been lead Play-by-Play voice for High School Football on V96.9.
For five years, Eric worked in Minor League Baseball as a Play-By-Play broadcaster for the Asheville Tourists and Augusta GreenJackets, spending four of those summers in Augusta. In 2010 and 2012, Eric participated in the radio broadcast of the South Atlantic League’s All-Star Game. All told, Eric has broadcast nearly 650 professionalbaseball games.
Eric is a 2007 graduate of West Virginia University and a HUGE fan of the Mountaineers. He currently serves on an alumni advisory board for the University’s popular Mountaineer Manaics student fan club. He’s also a big baseball fan and co-hosts a weekly Minor League Baseball podcast – The Minor League Report (www.theminorleaguereport.com) – with three of his friends from the baseball broadcast world. In 2007, Eric was named Sportscaster of the Year by his student radio station, WWVU-FM (U92-FM).
Jack Horton is home grown from here in Parkersburg. With over 29 years experience, Jack is one of the most recognized radio voices in the valley.
When Jack is not on the radio, he is working in his home studio.
Jack is a big Vikings fan and enjoys hanging out with the stars.
In his radio career Jack has met artists like Elton John, Bob Seger, Styx, Eddie Money, Doobie Brothers, and most recently, Nightranger, plus many others.
Jack is married and has four children. Jack, Mary, Savannah and Luke.
Randy Brooks is originally from Missouri and is a married father of three lovely girls.
He’s been working over 25 years in radio, but is also a trained musician and plays many instruments. He has played as a performing and studio musician for most of his life as a side-gig while working in radio.
He is also a practitioner of the Okinawan martial art of Kobayashi Shorin-Ryu, having studied it since childhood, and holds a fifth-degree black belt and title of Shihan in that style. “Everyone at my house does karate,” he says. “It makes for interesting family disputes!”
Randy is an avid fan of music and loves that he gets to focus on his main passion everyday at work. “I’d probably do this for free if they didn’t pay me, but you’ll never get me to admit that…..hey wait a minute, you’re not gonna use that are you….HEY!”
Ryan Watson accompanies you through the evening on V96.9!
A lifelong resident of the Mid-Ohio Valley, Ryan was born and raised in Jackson County, and moved to Parkersburg in 2007.
Ryan’s been in radio for over a decade, but according to him, he’s been at it since age 8, when he and his friends would do “radio shows” on an old tape recorder. He was instantly hooked. He found further inspiration to pursue radio in high school, in the form of being an in-house announcer for his schools basketball team.
When he’s not hanging out with you via the radio, he enjoys spending time with his kids, watching the news, keeping up with politics, memes, researching random subjects, and “outdoorsy-stuff”.
Ryan’s overjoyed to be delivering you the most Variety in the MOV, every weekday from 7p-10p!
Ryan’s also overjoyed by email. You can reach him at firstname.lastname@example.org.
After more than 15 years working in broadcasting on radio stations, Tony Lorino now hosts Throwback Nation Radio Saturday nights! Just like you, Tony grew up on a diet of great music from the 80s, and ’90s, and no matter where you listen – or when you listen – Tony is committed to making your evening sound the best it possibly can with your requests.
A Midwest native, Tony grew up in a BIG Italian family with lots of noise, so don’t be afraid to call or text your Throwback request to 877-909-1989. He’s not shy, and he’s not afraid to dig in the vault for your favorite song!
Outside of work, Tony is married to Kate (who is way out of his league). When he’s not juggling Throwbacks, he’s juggling life with his almost four-year old old twins, Andrew and Charlotte, and his rescue dogs Zoe and Buddy.
Join Tony Lorino on Throwback Nation Radio and reach out to GET YOUR THROWBACK ON anytime!
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