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.
- CBS legal analyst Jack Ford talked with Joan about a judge's decision to order a retrial for Kennedy nephew Michael Skakel's conviction for the 1975 murder of Martha Moxley. Click here to read more.
- Ching He-Huang talked with Joan about her new show "Restaurant Redemption" which premieres 10/29 on the Cooking Channel. Click here to learn more.
- Emmy Award winning actress Linda Dano talked with Joan about the 10/26 episode of LMN's "Celebrity Ghost Stories." Click here to learn more.
- Dr. Larry Norton, Deputy Physician-in-Chief for Breast Cancer Programs at Memorial Sloan-Kettering in NYC, talked with Joan about the latest on treatments and prevention of breast cancer. Click here to learn more.
- Deborah Norville talked with Joan about the 25th anniversary of "Inside Edition." Click here to learn more.
- Steve Jenkins and Mitchel London from Fairway Market joined Joan for "At The Table with Fairway." Click here to learn more.
- Carol Aebersold and Chanda Bell, creators of The Elf on the Shelf, talked with Joan about the release of the first sequel to the original title. Click here to learn more.
- Steve Adubato talked with Joan about his new book "What Were They Thinking? Crisis Communication: The Good, the Bad and the Totally Clueless." Click here to learn more.
- Dr. Angela M. Christiano talked with Joan about a new way to grow hair that may lead to better treatments for baldness. Click here to read more.
- Bonnie Fuller of HollywoodLife.com talked with Joan about Kim Kardashian and Kanye West's engagement. Click here to read more.
- Jeff Greenfield talked with Joan about his new book, "If Kennedy Lived," which looks at what might have happened if JFK did not die. Click here to learn more.
- Jack Willoughby, senior editor with Barron's, talked with Joan about how some money managers expect stocks to rise 7% from now through the middle of next year. Click here to learn more.
- President Obama is bringing in experts to attempt to fix the technical issues with the health care rollout's website. Click here to read more.
- Patricia Wells talked with Joan about her cookbook, "The French Kitchen Cookbook." Click here to learn more.
- Gov. Christie withdrew his appeal against the legalization of same-sex marriage in NJ. Click here to read more.
- The parents of bullies who are accused of driving a 12-year-old to committing suicide could be charged. Click here to read more.
- Dr. Sara Keim talked with Joan about tainted breast milk and buying breast milk online. Click here to read more.
- President Obama signed the budget deal, ending the government shutdown and raising the debt ceiling. Click here to read more.
- Vanessa O'Connell talked with Joan about her new book, "Wheelmen: Lance Armstrong, The Tour De France and the Greatest Sports Conspiracy Ever." Click here to learn more.
- Cory Booker defeated Steve Lonegan in the special U.S. Senate election. Click here to read more.
- Laurel M. Sturt talked wtih Joan about her new book "Davonte's Inferno: Ten Years in the New York Public School." Click here to learn more.
- Joy Bauer, nutrition and health expert for the "TODAY" show, talked about whether or not the same things work for everyone. Click here to learn more.
- Richard Johnson talked with Joan about his new column with the NY Post. Click here to read more.
*Hilarie Barsky filled in for Joan Hamburg
- WOR News Director Joe Bartlett talked with Hilarie about the government shutdown. *The Senate announced they reached a deal to end the government shutdown during the show. Click here to read more.
- Joe Lhota and Bill de Blasio participated in their first NYC mayoral debate together Tuesday evening. Does Lhota have any chance of winning? Click here to read more.
- Fairway Market's Mitchel London stopped by with Halloween cupcakes! Does this cupcake resemble Mithcel? Click here to see the photo.
- A 12-year-old girl from Queens allegedly killed a kitten by tossing it in front of a car. Click here to read more.
- There are now new video games that will supposedly teach empathy. Click here to read more.