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Shamus McGroggan

Development Director

Shamus is a Pennsylvania native who was raised in the Lehigh Valley. He first became involved with radio in 2002 while attending York College of Pennsylvania where he worked at the school's student-run radio station, WVYC, for college credit.

Since earning a B.A. in mass communication, Shamus has gone on to host shows for WXPN in Philadelphia (Y-Rock on XPN) and WMUH in Allentown. He began his WDIY tenure as an on-air volunteer in 2007 and became part of the station's staff in 2014.

As WDIY's Development Director, his duties include overseeing the station's membership activities, grant writing, public relations, and online activities. In his spare time, Shamus currently produces and hosts Tape Swap Radio.

  • Contributors to this year's Spring Membership Drive will be entered into drawings for four prizes: a pair of tickets to see James Taylor at the PPL Center, a pair of passes to the 2022 Briggs Farm Blues Festival, a pair of tickets to A Chorus Line at the 2022 PA Shakespeare Festival, and a membership to the Civic Theatre of Allentown.
  • The Pennsylvania Association of Broadcasters recently announced that WDIY has won five 2022 Excellence in Broadcasting awards. The station's wins are the highest total for a single radio station across the Commonwealth, only matched by KYW in Philadelphia.
  • WDIY's Studio Sessions for Musikfest 2021 continue with Lehigh Valley reggae/hip-hop group Space Kamp. The group performs three songs live and talks with WDIY's Shamus McGroggan about their upcoming fest set.
  • WDIY's Studio Sessions for Musikfest 2021 continue with headlining folk band The Wood Brothers. The band performs live for WDIY from their studio in Nashville, and Oliver Wood talks with WDIY's Shamus McGroggan about the band; their latest album, Kingdom in My Mind; and their upcoming fest set.
  • WDIY's Studio Sessions for Musikfest 2021 continue with Bethlehem indie folk band Service Dog. Leo Motolese and Christina Giacoletti from the band play three songs live and talk with WDIY's Shamus McGroggan.
  • WDIY's Studio Sessions for Musikfest 2021 continue with Michigan indie rock band Mike Mains & The Branches. Mike and Shannon Mains from the band play three songs live and talk with WDIY's Shamus McGroggan.
  • WDIY's Studio Sessions for Musikfest 2021 continue with Allentown-based band Reservoir Hill. The band performs three stripped-down songs live and talks about their new album, Desperate Times, and their upcoming sets at Musikfest.
  • WDIY's Studio Sessions for Musikfest 2021 continue with Mindy Murray, guitarist and vocalist for Bristol, PA-based band The River Drivers. Mindy performs three songs live and talks about the band, her love for Woody Guthrie, and her upcoming Musikfest performance.
  • Laid-back Bethlehem indie folk artist William H. Travis along with his band talks with host Shamus McGroggan about their music and group dynamic, as well as their upcoming show to benefit Lehigh Valley Girls Rock.
  • Lehigh Valley guitarists and songwriters Steve Brosky and Jimmy Meyer join WDIY's Shamus McGroggan in the studio for a live interview and performance.