Patty Steele Joins WABC
September 20, 2011 at 10:58 AM (PT)
Former WPLJ and WHTZ (Z100)/NEW YORK personality PATTY STEELE has been named Producer and on-air sidekick for JOE CRUMMEY's 10a-noon show at CUMULUS Talk WABC-A/NEW YORK. STEELE, most recently News Director and part of SCOTT SHANNON and TODD PETTENGILL's morning show at sister Hot AC WPLJ, starts her new assignment alongside CRUMMEY and news anchor NOAM LADEN on MONDAY (9/26).
PD LAURIE CANTILLO said, "PATTY is smart, warm, and funny, and she gets what our listeners care about. We're thrilled about the strong news background and big ideas that she'll bring to 77 WABC."
STEELE added, "I'm delighted to join this legendary radio station and connect with listeners in my home town. JOE is the real deal; he's creative, wildly brilliant, and enough of a character to keep me on my toes."
For his part, CRUMMEY said, "I hope she knows what she's getting into."