Shamus McGroggan

Membership & Development Manager

Raised in the Lehigh Valley,  Shamus came to WDIY with over a decade of experience in public broadcasting. Before joining the WDIY staff in 2014, he spent two years at WXPN in Philadelphia assisting with the station’s fund drives, live recordings, and programming. His background also includes commercial radio experience at Baltimore's 98 Rock where Shamus served his  internship in the marketing and promotions department.

Shamus has a B.A. from York College of Pennsylvania in Mass Communication with a focus on music industry, recording technology, and business administration. His duties include overseeing the station's membership database, outreach campaigns, on-air membership drives, grant writing, and website. He  is a strong believer in public radio and his hometown community in the Lehigh Valley.     

Ways to Connect

On this special local feature of the TED Radio Hour, WDIY's Neil Hever previews TEDxLehighRiver 2016, coming to Miller Symphony Hall on September 17th. Joining Neil are TEDxLehighRiver organizers, Lisa Getzler and David Willard.

This year's theme is: "Where people meet and ideas flow." Speakers include:

Chapel Hill, North Carolina-based bluegrass band Mipso joined Geoff Chambers in the studio to perform songs off of their album Dark Holler Pop and to talk about their Bluegrass Harmonies Onstage show that night at the Mauch Chunk Opera House.

(Original air-date: 1/24/2015)