The Executive Director of the Partnership TMA, Peggy Schmidt hosts the monthly Transportation Edition of Comment Please by Univest. On the second Thursday of the month between 12:10-1pm, Peggy talks with the experts about expanding transportation options in our regions.
Peggy Schmidt has been the executive director of the Partnership TMA of Montgomery County in Pennsylvania for ten years. Under her leadership the PTMA has implemented a fixed route shuttle bus system, livable community programs, car and van pool programs and travel training assistance for seniors and individuals with disabilities. Ms. Schmidt is a sought after speaker on transportation issues in the United States and Canada. She also writes a biweekly newspaper column on transportation and land use.
In her free time she is part owner of Ghost Tours of America with tours in the Outer Banks and Phoenixville, PA.
Peggy's next show is December 10th
Air Pollution Update with Sean Greene of the Air Quality Partnership and Karl Claus of The Woodburners
Visit Peggy and Partnership TMA on the web at www.www.ptma-mc.org
Premium Coverage with Mike Bruckner
Michael Bruckner, host of “Premium Coverage,” heard at 11 AM on the 3rd Saturday of each month here on 1440 AM, WNPV, has an extensive background in property/casualty insurance including being the owner/operator of Professional Adjustment Corporation in Springhouse, PA, a $6 million property/casualty agency.
A graduate of Montgomery County Community College and Temple University, Michael has been an insurance broker in PA; an insurance and risk management consultant; a public adjuster in PA, NJ, MD, NC, SC, and GA; and is certified as an expert in insurance and construction in municipal, state and federal courts.
Michael’s goal is to help WNPV’s listeners receive the insurance settlements they deserve and so he will bring on special guests to discuss the handling of residential and commercial insurance property claims. “Premium Coverage” is heard on the 3rd Saturday of each month at 11 AM.
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Program Director / Show Host
Darryl joined the WNPV family in 1985 and served as News Director for 9 years before becoming the Program Director in the mid-90’s. He’s done news for and hosted the morning show for more than 21 years, but is perhaps best known as the host of ‘Comment Please by Univest’ which he has done since 1987. “The show isn’t a platform for me to forward my political or personal agenda,” says the usually affable host. “The program provides a daily slice of life for the folks who live in Montgomery and Bucks Counties.”
Darryl has received dozens of broadcast awards for news, sports and talk programming from the Associated Press, Pennsylvania Association of Broadcasters, Philadelphia Press Association and Society of Professional Journalists. He was named Consumer of the Year in 1998 by the Pennsylvania Association of Weights and Measures. Darryl also has received the regional award for public service from the Social Security Administration.
Darryl grew up in Pennsburg and graduated from Upper Perkiomen High School. He attended Drexel University and Montgomery County Community College prior to breaking into radio at a public station in Warminster. There he fell in love with broadcasting in 1981 and Vicki Bailey in 1983. Fortunately both remain in his life, on the radio at AM-1440 and with the now Vicki Berger in Coopersburg, Pa.
Born and raised in Lansdale, PA, Phil began his broadcasting careeras a part-time disc jockey in 1977. Since that time he has held a variety of positions at WNPV, including account executive, sports director, and program director. He has been the General Manager of WNPV since 1986.
Phil is an active board member of the Pennsylvania Association of Broadcasters and currently serves as Vice Chairman for Radio Broadcasting. He is active in many community organizations including his church, the North Penn United Way, and Rotary International. Phil is also on the Board of Directors of the North Penn Community Health Foundation and currently serves as Chairman.
He enjoys playing golf, traveling, and the company of family and friends. He's also an avid John Wayne fan.
Phil lives in Lansdale with his wife Wendy and their daughter Donavan, who is a senior at Penn State.
Show Host / Director of Public Service Annoucements
Originally from Indianapolis, Chuck hosted his first big band program in 1969 and worked as an announcer at Top-40 radio stations in Indianapolis, Ft. Wayne and Muncie. He came to the Philadelphia-region in 1977 for stints at WIBG and WNAR, before joining the staff at WNPV. In addition to his afternoon-drive duties, Chuck is the host of "Echoes of an Era", Sunday nights from 6:20 to 10pm.
Chuck lives in historic Bucks County with his lovely wife Evelyn. Although now "empty nesters", they enjoy spending time with their seven kids and 5 grandchildren. When not at the radio station, you can find Chuck woodworking and record collecting. His other interests include antique radio receivers and playing Ragtime music well into the wee hours of the morning - much to the delight (or chagrin) of his neighbors!
Engineer In Charge
He is arguably the stations "MVP" - chief engineer Dave McCrork, the man who keeps WNPV on the air and all its equipment running smoothly.
Dave is a Wissahickon graduate and has been in the industry for more than five decades, starting at the tender age of 11. He earned his diploma in Broadcast Engineering from the Cleveland Institute in 1967 while later obtaining an F.C.C. General Class Radiotelephone Operators License.
Dave has operated his own business since 1973. In addition to being the chief engineer at WNPV, he retains the same title at suburban radio stations WNAP and WISP, and WCOJ.
Dave's value to the radio station goes well beyond his mechanical abilities. Dave's sense of humor can brighten any-body's day!
He and his wife Joanne live in Souderton.
Visit Dave's website at www.wnar-am.com
Sports Director /Comment Please by Univest Producer / Webmaster
Jeff Nolan’s introduction to the WNPV listening audience began in the year 2000 as host of the Nauticom Sports Network Football Scoreboard Show. Jeff and the scoreboard show, in its current form, became a regular fixture the following year.
While serving as the stations sports director, Jeff's duties also include remote engineer, show producer, fill-in anchor and webmaster.
In addition, Jeff is the radio play-by-play voice of Rider University women’s basketball, the USA Hockey National Championships and handles the television play by play role for the Lehigh Valley Hockey League on Service Electric Television.
Jeff and his wife Joann reside in Perkiomenville and are parents to three children, twins Joshua and Amber (26) and Tanner. (21)