Notable WSOU-FM Alumni

For more than 65 years, WSOU has been mentoring and graduating students who go on successful careers in the news, broadcast, music, and entertainment industries. 

Established in 1988, the WSOU Hall of Fame honors distinguished alumni who have made significant contributions to their professions and recognizes their involvement with Seton Hall University’s student-run radio station. Inductees are chosen based on their professional accomplishments, WSOU student career activities, service to WSOU and Seton Hall University after graduation, support of current students, personal examples of servant leadership and involvement with alumni activities.  The current members of the WSOU Hall of Fame are:


 Hall of Fame
Bill Rock
Class of 1969
Jim Malespina
Class of 1971
Bob Ley
Class of 1976
Msgt. Thomas Gillhooly
Founding Director
Thomas Parnham
Founding Engineer
Steve Nenno
Vice President
ABC Television Network
Part Parson
Class of 1960
 Rev. James Pindar
Station Director
 Robert Wussler
Class of 1957
 Glenn Schuck
Class of 1985
 Robert Winderdrem
Class of 1968
 Bernie Wagenblast
Class of 1978
Bob Picozzi
Class of 1972

Matt Loughlin
Class of 1979

Pete Tauriello
Class of 1976



The following is a sampling of more of the many noteworthy station alumni.  This list is by no means meant to be exhaustive or inclusive of WSOU’s many wonderful and successful alumni.



Anthony Colombo      
Reference Data Analyst, Nielsen Music
Bernie Wagenblast     
1010 WINS/Metro Networks Traffic Reporter

Bill Rock        
Promotional voice of NBC Nightly News, Sirius XM host and former WNBC/WYNY DJ

Bob Ley        
ESPN Sports Center Anchor

Bob Picozzi,        
Sports Anchor on ESPN's Mike & Mike National Radio Program

Bob Salter        

Bob Windrem        
Senior Producer (Investigations Unit), NBC Nightly News  

Bob Wussler        
Former President, CBS Television Network; Co-founder of CNN (deceased)

Bryan DeNovellis    
Weekend Sports Anchor, News 12 New Jersey

Christina Deyo        
TV Producer (Martha Stewart Show, Rosie O'Donnel Show)

Christina Stoffo        
Traffic Reporter for Fox 5, WDHA, Z100, KTU, and Q104 

Dan Blackman        
Host, Lite FM NYC, Former Afternoon Drive Host, Philadelphia’s B101

Dave Packer        
ABC Radio News, former morning host on NYC’s Fresh 102.7 FM

Donna Fiducia        
Former Fox News Channel Anchor and NYC Television Personality

Ed Lucas        
Sportswriter and broadcaster

Frank Garrity        
1010Wins Sports Anchor

George Meade        
News Anchor/Reporter WOR-AM (retired)

Glenn Schuck        
1010Wins Reporter/Anchor

Jackie Kajzer        
Host of nationally syndicated program Full Metal Jackie

Jeff Regan        
Host and Program Director of Alt Nation channel on SiriusXM

Jen Ursillo         
Midday News Anchor NJ on 101.5 FM

Jim Hunter        
Play-by-Play Announcer, Baltimore Orioles

Joe Guzik        
Red Bull Records

Joe Nolan        
WABC-TV and WPLJ Traffic Reporter

Joey Wahler        
WFAN Sports Anchor

John Brickley        
ESPN Radio Anchor, College Sports Reports

Linda Fowler        
Former Arts & Entertainment Editor, Newark Star-Ledger

Marc Rivieccio         
Director of Marketing NYC, and National Event Brand Manager at Clear Channel Media + Entertainment, iHeartRadio

Mark St. Germain    

Matt DeVoti
Sales Manager at News 12 NJ

Matt Loughlin        
NJ Devils radio Play-by-Play Announcer

Mike DePippa        
Republic Records

Missi Callazzo         
Vice President, Megaforce Records

Pat Parson         
Former WCBS-AM News Anchor (deceased)

Pete Tauriello
1010 WINS/Metro Networks Traffic Reporter

Richard Oppenheimer    
Retired Radio Station Group Owner

Robert Longo        

Rob Moorhead        
WNNJ-FM DJ, former host of the "Big Greasy Breakfast" show WDHA

Sal Petruzzi        
Senior Vice President, Public Relations, Turner Broadcasting 

WSOU alumni wishing to stay connected to the station are encouraged to provided their contact information below, as well as to join WSOU’s Alumni Facebook Group by emailing Bernie Wagenblast.


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