By John Montone, 1010 WINS
If you’re one of the millions of listeners who wakes up each morning to 1010 WINS, you’re likely familiar with the voice, and tone, of the station’s intrepid reporter John Montone.
Best known for his no holds barred, man on the street reporting, Montone has been getting in the faces — and ears — of New Yorkers for what seems like an eternity.
Montone has added to his repertoire by bringing his unique reporting style to print.
So please take a look and listen to John’s new venture: Radio Free Montone — a weekly blog where Montone takes you behind the scenes of news radio in New York City, and gives his observations on reporting in the greatest city in the world.
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Unlike many news organization which fill their pages and air with politicians, public officials and self-serving lawyers, 1010 WINS has always gone out of its way to give voice to the people of the metropolitan area.
This week alone I talked to folks in Tribeca about a K-Mart commercial warning us that it wasn’t too early to begin holiday shopping…right. A week after Labor Day and we should be singing, “Deck the halls.”
On Tuesday I was mingling with the wee hour riders on the platform at the Time Square subway station, asking them about a new app called “Metro Nap” that vibrates as a train reaches the user’s destination to wake them up from a subway snooze. Some riders claimed to possess an internal app that prevented them from sleeping past their station, but a young lady admitted that she once woke up in Canarsie instead of the Bronx.