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11.02.2006 Posted In: Media

WMMR Presents “Pierre Robert 25 Years in 25 Days"

Legendary On-Air Personality Marks Broadcasting Milestone

Greater Media announces 93.3/ WMMR-FM will celebrate "25 years in 25 days" in recognition of on-air personality Pierre Robert's 25 years of serving Philadelphia radio listeners at the same radio address.

Beginning today through November 25th WMMR is featuring career highlights of Philadelphia's number one citizen, including his archived broadcasts of community events, celebrity interviews, concert coverage, charity support and more.

In addition to hourly remembrances, “WMMR’s 25 Years in 25 Days” includes 2 concert events. Wednesday November 22nd, Philadelphia favorites Beru Revue reunite to play Pierre Robert’s 25th Anniversary Party while commemorating their own 25th Anniversary. They perform at the Theater of Living Arts on South Street. A WMMR Concert Event with international rock stars The Who occurs at the Wachovia Center on the final night of the 25 day celebration, Friday November 25th.

Whether from his studio at WMMR, on the streets, in the clubs, or reporting from the biggest rock and roll events from around the world, Pierre Robert has always broadcast with kindness and conscience. He's aided countless charities, shaken thousands of hands, and shared a million smiles. Pierre Robert has never lost sight of just how good it feels to be moved by the power of music.

“The scope of WMMR’s current ratings, place it as the 2nd most listened to rock station in America. The radio station is regarded as a Philadelphia institution due in large part to the contributions of Pierre Robert. I know of no other radio talent so dedicated to his listeners, his radio home, and the city he serves. Pierre is a treasure- for WMMR and for Philadelphia.” – Bill Weston Program Director WMMR-FM.

Greater Media Philadelphia is a division of Greater Media, Inc., a family-owned business and the ultimate parent company of 19 AM and FM radio stations (not including WJJZ) in the Boston, Detroit, New Jersey and Philadelphia markets. It also owns a modern printing plant and a group of weekly newspapers in central New Jersey as well as several telecommunications towers located throughout the United States.

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