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Cousin Brucie resurfaces at WABC after SiriusXM stint

Radio broadcaster Bruce “Cousin Brucie” Meyerowitz is seen in an undated photograph. (Photo: Facebook/Graphic: The Desk)

Veteran radio broadcaster Bruce Meyerowitz, better known by his on-air moniker Cousin Brucie, has returned to the airwaves.

The former SiriusXM voice talent has found a new home at New York City’s talk station WABC (770 AM), a radio station that is not unfamiliar to the broadcaster.

Meyerowitz spent more than a decade at WABC starting in 1961, spinning rock and roll classics on the powerhouse radio station that serves audiences across three states.

He was hired last month by John Catsimatidis, a supermarket tycoon turned media mogul who purchased WABC from Cumulus last year.

“I grew up with the guy,” Catsimatidis told the New York Times in a phone interview last month.

Meyerowitz’s first show as Cousin Brucie premiered on Saturday. The show, “Cousin Brucie’s Saturday Night Rock & Roll Party,” features popular music from the 1950s to the 1980s.

The show airs on WABC and streams on www.wabcradio.com every Saturday night at 6 p.m. Eastern Time (3 p.m. Pacific Time).

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Matthew Keys is the publisher of The Desk and reports on the business and policy matters involving the broadcast television, streaming video and radio industries. He previously worked for Thomson Reuters, Disney-ABC, Tribune Broadcasting and McNaughton Newspapers. Matthew is based in Northern California, has won numerous awards in the field of journalism, and is a member of IRE (Investigative Reporters and Editors).