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WHAV Captures Largest Audience, Becomes News Leader During Year of FM

WHAV Captures Largest Audience, Becomes News Leader During Year of FM

ABC’s “Dancing With the Stars” host Tom Bergeron stands before a plaque to his mentor, Edwin V. Johnson, Friday, June 16. (Cindy Driver photographs for WHAV News.) Just Friday night, a downtown business owner marveled at how 97.9 WHAV FM became Greater Haverhill’s top local news source in only a year’s time. While this week

Radio Vet Robin Fancher Joins WHAV as On-Air Talent

Radio veteran Robin Fancher has joined WHAV 97.9 FM, the only Haverhill-based news source, as on-air talent. In her new volunteer role, Fancher will voice Community Spotlight announcements, advertisements and other broadcast news. As Fancher tells WHAV, she first became interested in radio in 1978, when Boston radio station WCOZ played a song on-air that

Today’s Radio Highlights-Monday, Sept. 4

Classic Hits: Favorites from the 60s, 70s and 80s, all day, except as indicated Local News: Every half hour from 6 a.m.- 6 p.m.; 11 p.m. Community Spotlight: News of upcoming cultural and civic events, quarter past every hour Mass Moments: First transcontinental TV broadcast received in Boston in 1951, 6:45 a.m. and 3:45 p.m.

Haverhill Native Allison Corneau Joins WHAV

Haverhill native Allison Corneau has returned to her local roots to join WHAV as an assistant web editor. A 2002 Haverhill High School graduate, Corneau returns to the area after 10 years in New York City, writing for outlets including Us Weekly and TV Guide. She received her journalism degree from Quinnipiac University. “I’m thrilled