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WQUN AM 1220

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Throughout greater New Haven, WQUN AM 1220 is your source for America’s best music, local community news, events, traffic, weather and CBS news radio.

Listen to WQUN

Great music and local news

Let us brighten your day with a blend of America’s best music. WQUN AM 1220 is "In Touch" with your community with local reporting on civic and community organizations and events; live coverage of Quinnipiac’s men’s and women’s basketball and men's hockey; local traffic and weather. And we keep you up to date with CBS national news hourly and special features throughout your day.

Our Programming


The Morning Show with Ray Andrewsen
Weekdays, 6 - 10 a.m.
For 20 years, Ray Andrewsen and news director Greg Little have been waking you every weekday morning with great music, award-winning news, weather, traffic and interviews with local leaders and community organizations. Laugh, smile and get informed. Start your day on the right side of the bed with the Morning Show with Ray Andrewsen.

Lunch with Landry
Weekdays, noon - 3 p.m.
Veteran radio broadcaster Pam Landry, accompanied by news anchor Bob Mortali, serves up a bounty of lunchtime music, news and community happenings. Email your music order to pam.landry@qu.edu and listen for the extra serving of music, ticket giveaways and more.

The Brian Smith Show
Weekdays, 3 - 6 p.m.
Legendary radio personality Brian Smith takes the wheel for your ride home with Mike Lyle reporting local news, traffic and weather.  Nothing takes a backseat on-air when Brian’s driving. Interviews, events and great music and local news.

WQUN Specialty Programming

Reporter at Large
Saturdays, 7:06 a.m.
Veteran news reporter Greg Little discusses issues on local, state and national matters.

Medical Discovery News
Saturdays, 7:28 a.m.
Join the nationally syndicated Dr. Norbert Herzog and Dr. Tom Niesel '75 as they present the latest biomedical research discoveries.

Dialogue with Steve Kotchko
Saturdays, 7:30 a.m.
Steve Kotchko, news director of the Connecticut Radio Network and dean of the Connecticut Capitol press corps., interviews state lawmakers, officials and national figures every week.

American Standards by the Sea
Saturdays, 8 - 10 a.m.
Broadcast legend Dick Robinson hosts this two-hour broadcast each week from his 70-foot Hatteras motor yacht, "Airwaves." Enjoy the best of standards from the greats including Sinatra, Bennett, Basie, Krall, Damone, Rich, Callaway, Buble, Cole and more.

Radio Deluxe with John Pizzarelli
Saturdays, 10 a.m. - noon

Hosted by John Pizzarelli and his wife, Connecticut native Jessica Molasky, this program features jazz, standards and musical favorites with flair.

Casey Kasem's American Top 40: The 70s
Saturdays, noon - 3 p.m., and Sundays, 6 - 9 a.m.
WQUN AM 1220 brings you back to the Super Seventies with Casey Kasem

Sounds of Ireland
Sundays, 9 - 11 a.m.
Hosted by Sean Canning and his son, Brendan Canning, this program of traditional Irish music and culture has been running for nearly three decades.


Brian Smith, Ray Andrewsen and Pam Landry, from left, in the AM 1220 WQUN studio.

Faces behind the voices

Brian Smith, Ray Andrewsen and Pam Landry, from left, host our local, daily programming.

Who's who in the studio

Who’s who in the studio

Ray Andrewsen
General Manager
Ray Andrewsen is the general manager at WQUN and host of the Morning Show with Ray Andrewsen weekday mornings from 6 to 10 a.m. A 30-year veteran in broadcasting, Ray has been at WQUN since the station's inception in 1997. For two decades, Ray has strived to brighten mornings and improve the sense of community among citizens of greater New Haven County by playing great music and featuring local community leaders and organizations. Ray serves on numerous boards of directors for local community organizations.

Maria Phillips
Sales and Marketing Director
For more than three decades, Maria Phillips has been an advertising and marketing executive. She is proactive and delivers proven results for her clients in radio and other media.

Pam Landry
Operations Manager
Pam Landry is a veteran of Connecticut and New York radio. She has worked at a number of broadcast outlets both on the air and behind the scenes, including Vh1 in New York City and for nearly 20 years at WPLR in New Haven. Pam has been a part of the staff at WQUN since 2009. 

Greg Little
News Director
Greg Little anchors news on the Morning Show with Ray Andrewsen. A seasoned journalist, he has anchored and managed news departments in New Haven, Waterbury, Hartford and Danbury. Greg began working at WQUN in 1998. His reports focus on local news from all over New Haven County.

Brian Smith
The Brian Smith Afternoon Show
Brian Smith has been helping Connecticut residents wake up for the past 20 years as host of an FM radio morning show. Brian went on to have his own talk show, and then worked as a news anchor in New York City. Now he is back in Connecticut, bringing his own brand of comedy and curiosity to the area again at WQUN. Listen to him with news anchor Mike Lyle weekdays from 3 to 6 p.m. They deliver a full show of national and local news, sports and America's best music.

Mary-Kate Bzdyra
Mary-Kate Bzdyra oversees all administrative duties, including the advertising workflow. She’s the friendly face you'll see when you walk in the studio door.

WQUN and You

WQUN and you

You’ve heard from us. Now we want to hear from you. Send us a message or call in with news tips and song requests.

  • WQUN AM 1220 Radio Station
  • Mount Carmel Campus

    WQUN AM 1220 Radio Station

    Quinnipiac University
    275 Mount Carmel Avenue, OF-RAD
    Hamden, CT 06518


Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) Statement

WQUN AM 1220 employs a number of people in various capacities, including in news reporting, sales and marketing, and other aspects of broadcasting. If your organization would like to know if there is a job opening at WQUN, please send your email address and fax number to:

Ray Andrewsen, General Manager, WQUN AM 1220
Quinnipiac University
275 Mount Carmel Avenue, OF-RAD
Hamden, Connecticut 06518

WQUN will then send a notice to your organization or group every time there is a full-time job opening. You may also visit the Quinnipiac careers page. Quinnipiac University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.