Joan Hamburg has been part of the WOR, 710 AM, family in New York since the early 1970s. She grew up on Long Island and attended Barnard College before beginning her advertising career. Hamburg started her radio broadcasting with small consumer segments on the "Rambling with Gambling" morning show. It wasn't long before Hamburg got her very own show. Joan can be heard on WOR weekdays noon to 2pm with topics including the day's news, food, restaurant features, and celebrity interviews. In November of 2012, Joan was inducted into the NYSE Broadcast Hall of Fame.
Senior Executive Producer of The Joan Hamburg Show:
Natalie Batos Vacca has been with WOR radio since 1997. For nine years, she was the Producer of WOR’s Morning Show. In March 2006, Natalie was promoted to Senior Producer at WOR and Producer of The Joan Hamburg Show. She has received several prestigious awards for her work including the New York Press Club Byline Award for Best Spot News coverage for the Swiss Air Flight 111 crash, best Station Event for their live St. Patrick’s Day show from the New York State Broadcasters Association and was part of the WOR News award for "Best Spot News Coverage" of the events of September 11 from the New York State Broadcaster's Association. Prior to WOR, she was the producer for several nationally-syndicated programs, including the legendary Barry Farber and Alan Colmes. Natalie grew up in Staten Island, New York, and graduated from Seton Hall University, where she majored in Broadcast Communications. She currently lives in New Jersey with her husband Chris and their two children.
To find a story Joan Hamburg discussed on the air today (Tuesday, August 13) just check below!
- A judge tossed out a race discrimination lawsuit against Paula Deen. Click here to read the story.
- Oprah is "sorry" for Switzerland racism controversy. Click here to read the story.
- Are you having an emotional affair? Here a few possible signs. Click here to read the story.
- In a new interview, Anthony Weiner talked about being roomates with comedian Jon Stewart, going to therapy, and the Clintons. Click here to read the story.
- A new poll from Siena College shows that New Yorkers are embarrassed by Eliot Spitzer and Anthony Weiner. Click here to read the story.
- Get the stories behind the Johnson & Johnson family tragedies. Click here to read the story.
- Study links speech problems and being bullied to watching too much television. Click here to read the story.
- Tips on how you can save money on your healthcare. Click here to read the story.
- How to build up your bones without wearing them down. Click here to read the story.
- Researchers have discovered an unexpected link between Autism and a Cancer gene. Click here to read the story.