Retro Radio: WSNY 94.7 Sunny 95

The first song to launch the adult contemporary format of WSNY 94.7 Sunny 95 in 1982 was “Here Comes the Sun” by the Beatles. How fitting! This FM station was founded in the late 1940s and has had it’s fair share of broadcast personalities come in and out of its doors. Chuck Martin, Bob Simpson, Bob Lewis, Bob Nunley, Tony Michaels, and Perry Joos. (Wow, that’s a lot of Bobs!)

Two big names that currently call Sunny 95 home are the Morning Show hosts Dino Tripodis and Stacy McKay. Click here to read our exclusive interview with Dino and Stacy!

An old promotional shirt from Sunny95 c.1982 via rickyxxx on eBay. Who will be the lucky owner of this piece of radio history?


Look at the size of that check! It’s got a big number on it, too! Traci Murphy was the Sunny95 Dash for Cash winner on April, 17 1992. She took home $12,911! (left to right): an unnamed Huntington Bank employee, Michelle Hurley (Sunny 95 Marketing & Promotion Director) Traci Murphy (winner), Bob Nunnally (Sunny 95’s Afternoon Drive DJ), Traci’s husband, Dennis Cametti (Sunny 95’s Midday DJ), an unnamed Huntington Bank employee, and an unnamed Huntington Bank employee. Taken on April, 17 1992 in the bank vault of the Huntington Main Branch downtown. Image courtesy of Andrea Stevenson.


A photo from the finale of the 1999 Dino & Stacy Radiothon for Nationwide Children’s Hospital. They raised an amazing $232,561! (left to right): Mark Buckingham (Sunny 95 Promotion Director), Dino Tripodis, Stacy McKay (Morning Show Co-Hosts), Michelle Hurley (Sunny 95 Marketing Director) Merlin (The Dino & Stacy Morning Show Producer) Taken on November 19, 1999 at Easton Town Center. Image courtesy of Andrea Stevenson.

Gotta love the 90s hairdos! What did you think of that old T-shirt? Were you the lucky first person to make a bid? Comment below or tweet at us @CbusNavigator.

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