WMTV stopped by Tom Bolger’s home studio just before his first show in 65 years to chat about his plan to get into the Guinness Book of World Records as the world’s oldest regularly scheduled DJ. We’re not sure why Tom got on their radar although it might have had something to do with him […]
Radio 5 invited Casey and Deke back for a look back at 2020 and also a look ahead to what Deke and WLHA have in store for the new year. When it comes to American radio there is no question that the BBC counts on WLHA to “be there” when they call. Listen to the […]
WLHA is proud to welcome to our air staff Wisconsin Broadcasters Hall of Famer Tom Bolger. Tom is a broadcast leader whose career with Wisconsin based Forward Communications Corporation, parent of six television and ten radio stations, spanned 30 years. He was President and General Manager of WMTV, Madison, 1963-1980, Forward’s Chief Operating Officer, 1980-84 […]
Casey the K writes: Dan Breenan is the host of the afternoon show on BBC 5 radio. Dan had us on his show a few months ago as one of the first BBC interviews focused on Deke Duncan joining WLHA. This was a couple of days ahead of the BBC Breakfast TV show. I sent him […]
WLHA has one of the most advanced Alexa Skills of any radio station on earth. In addition to asking which song is playing you can now ask WLHA to play your request just by saying the following to your Alexa device: “Alexa ask WLHA to play (name of song). An instant notification will be sent […]
Deke was profiled by Access Hollywood just before we landed him here at WLHA so we’re not mentioned but this is a great report anyway!
You can set a reminder on Alexa to listen to the Deke Duncan show every Sunday on the Big 64 WLHA. Watch the video below to see how it’s done! Only one problem. Alexa has never heard of anyone named Deke. But the reminder will still work.
One of the drawbacks of Alexa is that even on display enabled devices like the Show or the Spot Alexa will not display “now playing” metadata. But the new WLHA Alexa Skill has a neat work around. You can ask Alexa which song is playing. Phrasing is somewhat important here. You need to “ask WLHA”. […]
We’ve updated the WLHA Alexa Skill to make it better (and make it work!)
To enable WLHA on your Echo devices or other Alexa enabled devices like the Voiz AIR Radio just say “Alexa enable WLHA”. That’s it. After that you can just say “Alexa play WLHA”. Send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org if you run into any difficulties.
Manchester news site picks up themanc.com picks up the story of local boy made good Deke Duncan and his arrival at WLHA. Read the story here.