Ali Castellini got her 97X gig by accident, when a fellow Miami student phoned her early one Friday morning and asked her to do the weather forecast on the Breakfast Club. She wound up spending a few years on the air at 97X in the early-to-mid 90s before moving on to a station in Virginia Beach, VA, then hosting the nationally syndicated radio show "Todays Women" and later working as an on-air host and producer for World Cafe at WXPN in Philly. Now she's "corrupting minds" (her words) as a comms professor at Temple. We chat with Ali about all the lessons she learned during her radio days... as well as Matchbox cars, Dick Clark and Lenny Kravitz.
June 6, 2020