Wired This Way with Andrew Porter
Wired This Way with Andrew Porter
From 94WIP in Philadelphia it’s Wired This Way with Andrew Porter: Life stories about the people in sports, the choices they’ve made, and how they’ve achieved their success.
Adam Caplan
NFL Insider Adam Caplan, who grew up in Cheltenham, has blossomed into one of the preeminent voices in pro football. But his success didn't come easy. In this conversation, Caplan sits down with Andrew Porter to talk about his childhood, career path, and of course, some thoughts on the upcoming 2019 season. 
Aug 7, 2019
20 min
Rhea Hughes
Rhea Hughes has been a part of the 94WIP Morning Show for 22 years. She grew up in a Southwest Philadelphia household with eight siblings! In this episode of Wired This Way, Rhea talks with Andrew Porter about her childhood, her path, her career, and the challenges she has faced from being a woman working in the sports media. 
Jul 30, 2019
22 min
John Clark
John Clark aka Johnny Airport has become famous in Philadelphia for his airport interviews. But, the thing is, JC has always been bursting through people's doors looking for the next opportunity. In this episode of Wired This Way, John Clarks talks with Andrew Porter about his upbringing, his challenges in school, his airport interviews, his love for Philly, and more. 
Jul 23, 2019
28 min
Spike Eskin
Spike Eskin has spent his entire career in radio and is now one of the top sports radio program directors in the country, running SportsRadio94WIP in Philadelphia. Spike sits down with Andrew Porter to talk about his career path, his college selection process, his father, his earthquake experience, his popular Rights To Ricky Sanchez Sixers' podcast, and more. 
Jul 16, 2019
42 min
Glen Macnow
Glen Macnow was born in Buffalo, went to college in Boston, and began his journalism career in Florida. Eventually, his path lead him to Philadelphia, where he became one of the top sports personalities in the city. Macnow is known for his wide range of "jobs" from writer, to sports radio host, to food sampler, to movie critic, to professor, to Conshohocken Brewing Company investor, to actor.  This episode was first published on December 6th, 2018 - Macnow's 25th anniversary at WIP. 
Dec 6, 2018
43 min
Al Morganti
Al Morganti is, unassumingly, one of the more hard-working guys in the Philly sports media industry. Al is up early as a co-host of the 94WIP Morning Show and up late as a TV analyst for the Flyers. The dichotomy of radio Al vs. TV Al is stark...and fun to experience. (Recorded: July 17th, 2018). 
Jul 30, 2018
28 min
Keith Jones
Former Flyer Keith Jones is all about hockey, horses, and jokes. Jonesy, a former Capitals, Avalanche, and Flyers forward had a successful NHL tenure from 1993-2001, before knee injuries got the best of him. Jonesy had the opportunity to share the ice with some of the greats like Joe Sakic, Peter Forsberg, Patrick Roy, John LeClair, and Eric Lindros. Now, Jonesy is a TV studio hockey analyst for NBC Sports Network and a co-host on the 94WIP Morning Show. (Recorded June 26th, 2018)
Jul 16, 2018
38 min
Ike Reese
Ike Reese, 44, spent seven seasons as a Philadelphia Eagle (1998-2004) and two as an Atlanta Falcon (2005-2006), earning himself Pro Bowl and All-Pro honors in 2004 during Philadelphia's NFC Championship season. Ike is one of the all-time greatest players to ever play for Michigan State. Now, he has transitioned into one of the more prominent media personalities in Philly, as a co-host of the 94WIP Marks & Reese show (Mon-Fri, 2-6pm). But all of Ike's success did not come without a bit of turmoil. Ike talks about the time he dropped out of high school, when he almost quit playing college football as a freshman, and how becoming a father at age 18 changed everything on this episode of Wired This Way. (Recorded on June 14th, 2018). 
Jul 9, 2018
45 min
Merrill Reese
Merrill Reese's voice and the Eagles are synonymous in Philadelphia. Merrill was given a flare for show business at a young age thanks to his mother. Did you know: he nearly made the Overbook High School team and was an excellent tennis player, to the point where he gave lessons? Merrill Reese has been the voice of the Eagles since 1977.  (Recorded on June 5th, 2018). 
Jul 2, 2018
33 min
Chris Wheeler
Chris Wheeler, 72, was able to live his dream for 38 years as a Phillies broadcaster. His relationship with the Philadelphia fan base soured towards the end of his tenure, but over the past few years many folks have discovered a new found respect for Wheels, who is as genuine, honest, and humble as they come. (Recorded on May 23rd, 2018). 
Jun 25, 2018
44 min
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