John began his career at WOR as a Staff Announcer in 1978 and that same year became host of WOR Weekend (1978-1981). His other shows on WOR included: Host, Good Afternoon NY (1981-1985), Co-host Rambling with Gambling (with his father, John A. Gambling, 1985-1990), and Host, Rambling with Gambling 1990-2000. From 2001-2008, John was host of The John Gambling Show on WABC/New York, where he welcomed New York City Mayors Rudy Giuliani and Michael Bloomberg to the show every Friday. After graduating from Boston University with a BS in Communications, John began his career in 1973 as a Research and Promotion Director at WROR in Boston. He was Program Director of WAXY/Ft. Lauderdale (1974-1976), Operation Director/Program Director of WHPN-WHVW/Hyde Park, NY and Morning Host at WHVW (1976-1978). John lives on Long Island with his wife, Wendy. He has three children: twins Andrew and Bradley, age 27 and William, age 23.
Joe brings warmth and personality while delivering the news with credibility and authority. He has won numerous awards for his reporting. Among the awards are: the 1999 Associated Press Best Feature Award, the New York State Broadcasters Best Feature Award for ‘New York Noise’, The New York Press Club Gold Typewriter Award, and the Society of Professional Journalists Deadline Award for public service. He has also won Best Newscast and Best Spot News Coverage awards from both the Associated Press and New York State Broadcasters Association.
JJ got her start as a radio DJ at WBLS-FM in the hey day of disco before hosting at NY Country Kick FM, WNEW AM...the "Big W" spinning big band and standards. For 19 years, she was host of “Lite at Nite” at New York’s LiteFM. JJ is also a licensed NY State Marriage and Family Therapist with a thriving practice. She is married to Charlie, a retired Metro North Train Engineer. Her proudest achievement is her son, Matthew, who graduated from St. Lawrence University in 2008.
Joe Neumaier, film critic and film editor at the New York Daily News, has been a journalist and critic in New York for over 20 years. His writing on movies and Hollywood has appeared in Entertainment Weekly, the New York Times, the New York Post, the London Observer, the Washington Post, USA Today Weekend, Hamptons magazine and the Financial Times.com, among others. He's appeared on MSNBC, Channel 2's Sunday Morning, Fox 5's Good Day New York, WPIX-11, CNN, VH1, CNBC, A&E Biography and Access Hollywood.
Two airplanes carrying skydivers crashed in midair over the weekend and amazingly all 11 people aboard the two planes survived. John Gambling mentioned on 710 WOR how NBC News paid over $100,000 for the exclusive rights to the photos and video from the skydivers.
You can watch the video below as a part of Brian Williams' "NBC Nightly News" report.
New York City Health Commissioner Dr. Thomas Farley joined Mayor Bloomberg for his weekly radio show on WOR 710's "The John Gambling Show." Dr. Farley and Mayor Bloomberg wanted to remind everyone to get their flu shots, so Bloomberg received his flu shot in-studio. Bloomberg wasn't the only one; however, as Dr. Farley also gave a flu shot to John Gambling. Check out the photos.
Republican mayoral candidate Joe Lhota joined "The John Gambling Show" on Tuesday and continued to warn voters what might happen if Bill de Blasio is elected mayor.
Lhota said that de Blasio's plan to tax the rich to fund universal pre-kindergarten education won't just affect the rich, instead it will be felt throughout the middle class. "I've told the middle class in this city over and over again, hold onto your wallets, if this guy becomes mayor he's coming after you." You can listen to Joe Lhota on "The John Gambling Show" below.
De Blasio continues to hold leads of 40 percent and higher over Lhota in recent mayoral polls. The two will square off in their final debate on Wednesday night, which can be heard on WOR 710, starting at 7pm. Election day is Nov. 5.
Viewers of Fox News have probably noticed that the network is employing a number of very attractive women. This is no coincidence, as executives clearly are hoping that featuring beautiful women on their news channel can lead to higher ratings.
Country singer Austin Cunningham picked up on this and released a very entertaining song called "The Girls On Fox News Song," which John Gambling played on the air Tuesday. You can check out the video below.
It's hard to believe we are coming up on one year after Superstorm Sandy hit the tri-state area and left thousands without homes. Despite tremendous amounts of progress made in NYC, the damage done by Sandy is still seen and felt by families in the area.
To make matters worse, new flood insurance rules that went into effect on Oct. 1, are burdening some Sandy victims even more with skyrocketing flood insurance costs.
Mayor Bloomberg and Deputy Mayor Cas Holloway were on "The John Gambling Show" on Friday to discuss the state of the city one year after Superstorm Sandy. Listen below.