Introuduction: Music without a doubt is one of the greatest forms of art ever created. It can express pur deepest emotion & thought, creating a picture in seconds. This art has seen many forms, maybe no more constant then the radio station.
For as long as most of us have been a live we have first hand memory of this. Rather you’re an 80’s baby in which artist like Whitney Houston & Michael Jackson ruled the airways or the late 90’s to today with artist like Britney Spears, Taylor Swift or Shawn Mendes. No matter what, the radio station has been here for us. Well here in Philadelphia for well over 20 years these voices & artist have been delivered none better then from the artist known as B101 FM.
B101 radio fm is located at 2400 Market Street in the heart of Center City Philadelphia. This staple of one of the richest cities as far as history & entertainment is concerned embodies its location. Calling such iconic buildings like the Hard Rock Cafe & the Reading Terminal Market its neighbors B101’s multi teared building sound & pageantry shines like the site of the tallest buildings down I-95 on a whimsical 75 degree spring afternoon.
Meet The Voices
Of course you can’t have a radio station without a cast of true talent, charming personalities & entertainment. B101 is complete with that and then some. No matter what time you tune in.
Lets meet the cast:
Jenn & Bill
And of course every station needs a producer, something that B101 has and then some with their producer Nate. https://b101philly.radio.com/
The Impossible Question
According to Americans this percentage of? Infamous words for a segment that has challenged thousands, the B101 impossible question of the day during the B101 morning shows with two of the shows entertaining & charismatic host and personal favorites Jenn & Bill.
Ill never forget where I was the first time I heard this now infamous morning segment. On the bus en route to another day in highschool. This segment challenges viewers with questions based on facts regarding tibids that may include something that only 1 outta every 5 or a certain percentage achieve. If you answer it right you get $101 ( get it for B101) if there is a carry over an extra $101 is added each day until it is answered. Maybe one day I’ll call and give it a try. One thing is for certain, B101 loves to give.
The Charitable Act Of Kindness
Now speaking about giving, this term is really ultized in the most pay it forward & creative ways with B101. Take for example Buzzbee the mascot who goes around all of Philadelphia & the Deleware Valley delivering 101 random acts of kindness to everyone that gets to interact with buzzbee. Truly a way to make someone’s day and then some.
On top of that B101 has been the model of consistency in the world of charity. For over ten years B101 has been an active contributor a long with the CW & CBS 3 in the Change the Luck of a Child Telethon, a telethon that supports children and familes staying in Ronald McDonald Houses all over the Deleware Valley, along with fully providing support towards St. Christopher’s Foundation for Children Ronald McDonald Care Mobile. In 2018 alone B101 helped provide with the 1.1 million dollars raised for the cause. (https://b101philly.radio.com/events/ronald-mcdonald-house-charities-telethon)
Truly capturing The Christmas Spirit
Now speaking of raising spirits, Everyone knows the time of year where everyones spirit is raised the most. We of course are talking about the Christmas season. Not only does B101 provide a beacon for all the sounds of the season, but they also take it one step further with their annual Christmas Choir Completion.
Each holiday season schools from all over the area get the amazing opportunity to showcase their respective chriors in the B101 Christmas Chrior Competition. Out of over 100 plus schools broken down into categories K-8 and 9-12 the top two are then selected and are awarded exquisite prizes & experiences that will truly benefot & never be forgotten.
Conclusion: Rather you tune in at 6am or 6pm there is no denying the enjoyment & impact B101 continues to provide to everyone here in the Delaware Valley and all over. From music that defied generations or raising funds for charitable causes the one constant for sure is that you can always count and tune onto B101 FM.
Reference Page: Radio Personalities:https://b101philly.radio.com
Buzzbee 101 random acts of kindness:(https://b101philly.radio.com/events/buzzbees-101-random-acts-kindness)
B101 events page: Ronald McDonald House Telethon: (https://b101philly.radio.com/events/ronald-mcdonald-house-charities-telethon)
B101 Logo Captian:https://www.rbr.com/wbeb-gets-recap-funds-as-ownership-re-org-okayed/
BuzzBee 101 Random Acts of Kindness:https://b101philly.radio.com/blogs/team-b101/buzzbee-is-back
Morris Tyrone: Ronald McDonald House Celebrates Annual ‘Day of Change’ Event. Ronald McDonald House logo: https://44news.wevv.com/ronald-mcdonald-house-celebrates-annual-day-change-event/amp/