A highly nationally and internationally respected grass-roots leader, community activist, patriot, motivator, and "role model for real life," Curtis Sliwa is founder and leader of The Guardian Angels and host of The Curtis Sliwa Show on AM 970 The Apple. A charismatic and sought-after communicator, he has addressed Super Bowl crowds, corporate teams, media professionals, senior executives, non-profit associations, and educators. His powerful, uplifting messages of overcoming fear and adversity to achieve self-reliance and contribute to one's community take on important new relevance in corporate and institutional environments.
Frank Morano is the Executive Producer of the Curtis Sliwa show and Staten Island's favorite son. Prior to coming to the Apple in December of 2009, he was a long time employee of 77WABC, where amongst his responsibilities, he helmed the award winning "Curtis and Kuby" show. His on-air coverage of all four trials of John Gotti Junior was wildly popular both in terms of ratings and critical acclaim. He is a talk radio addict, with a passion for local NYC talk. In addition to his radio work, he's hosted a Variety/Talk TV show called "Morano Vision", which earned him a spot in the Guinness Book of World Records for longest live TV talk show marathon. He's a protégé of TV/Radio talk legend Joe Franklin, whose influence can be observed in Morano's inimitable method of story telling. He's also been a leader in the independent political movement in New York State and is one of the foremost experts on third party and independent politics in NY. His other areas of interest include gin, anything related to William Shatner, bocce and the New York Mets.
|KEITH H. SPAULDING
Keith from "Bed-Stuy they'll punch you in the eye" started on The Curtis Sliwa Show as a videographer (live streaming the show) and slowly worked his way onto the microphone as a valued addition to the morning team. Keith has had an extensive background in the music industry as a artist and producer. He is currently on loan from LocateStock.com and UbaTV.com.
Al Gattullo has been engineering/producing and yacking away on various sports talk and music shows on radio for more than 19 years. Getting his start in music radio at the place where rock lived WNEW-FM, Gattullo was an associate producer of some of the morning shows in the early to mid 1990's. He was also a sportscaster on the short lived but popular morning program Radio Free New York playing Alternative music in NYC before major stations caught the wave.
In the late 90's Gattullo became involved in one of the first major ventures into internet radio. Eyada Dot com was billed as "Talk Radio for the Internet". Gattullo produced some of the most popular sports shows at Eyada.
In the summer of 2001 Gattullo was hired by ESPN Radio to produce some of their first talk shows in the NY market. Gattullo moved onto Sirius Satellite Radio in 2004, assisting the sports department with producing numerous sports talk shows, along with providing them with voiceovers and hosting some specialty sports programming.
In late 2008 Gattullo began working for 77WABC as an engineer for a variety of talk programming for before becoming the technical engineer for the nationally syndicated Curtis Sliwa show till December of 2009.
Currently Gattullo is the technical engineer/sportscaster for the Curtis Sliwa show. He also works as a fill in sports anchor for WCBS-AM, works for Fox News Radio as an audio newsgatherer. He is also a reporter at the network level for ESPN Radio's NFL on ESPN Radio during the football season covering both the NY Giants and Jets' home games. And when he actually has a few moments of free time he spends it with his wife Jennifer and son Jack.