Jay Fink  (Afternoons 2-7pm)
Big Jay takes you through your work day playing the mountaintop's best music mix, on "Midday in The Mountains" Jay's Bio
Joe Loverro (Mornings 6-9am)
RIP 97.9 welcomes Joe Loverro - long recognized for his community leadership and integrity - from our sister station WQQQ in Northwest CT. A new voice for the mountaintop, but a long time member of the RIP broadcast family. Joe starts waking up the Great Northern Catskills starting in May 2011.
Joe's Bio
John Harper  (Middays 9-2pm)
John’s warm and friendly voice keeps everyone company for the ride home! John plays more of today’s hits and yesterday’s favorites along with hourly AP News updates. John's Bio
Ed Kostek  (Evenings 7p-Mid; Sat. 9-2pm)
Catch Ed as he takes you through the evening hours with music to unwind and relax with after a busy day. You can also hear Ed on the “Mountain Weekend” every Saturday from 9 til 2pm on RIP 97.9!

Ed's Bio   Ed's Website
Bill Jacquemin
Master Prognosticator in the RIP 97.9 Mountain Weather Center, the only radio voice bringing you specified weather forecasting for the unique Great Northern Catskills climate.
Allen Hale  (Sundays 5-7pm)
Allen brings his life-long passion for “good jazz” to RIP 97.9 - live - Sunday afternoons from 5 to 7pm. He features classic jazz sounds from the Golden Era right through today. Allen’s tasty mix of Jazz is timeless and is a popular favorite on the station.
Sonny Rock (Tuesdays 6-9pm)
Sonny brings the local music scene to RIP 97.9 every week on Local Licks, featuring artists and bands from the Catskills & the Hudson Valley.
M.A. Tarpinian  (Thursdays 2-7pm, Sundays 7pm-Midnight)
Join M.A. Tarpinian every week here on RIP 97.9 & 97.5, as she joins Jay Fink every Thursday afternoon to keep you company on your ride home from work. M.A. is also the new host of our popular Sunday Night Nice 'n Easy program, featuring the best of American Pop Standards. M.A.'s Bio
Deb Scofield
(Commercial voice talent & sales)
Bill Lawrence  (Saturday 8pm-Midnight)
Bill plays the greatest Rock ‘N’ Roll hits of the 50s, 60s and early 70s. Plus, you’ll always hear “rare and tasty” tunes from the Lawrence Library – songs you will ONLY hear on the Rip Retro Saturday Night.
Andy Mack  (Weekends Mid-6am)
Catch Andy on the overnights, where he's been known to play just about anything that's not in our normal format!
Guy Patrick Garraghan
Our Founder