Jonathan Palevsky

Host - Jonathan Palevsky

Jonathan plays guitar and rides a bicycle, but not at the same time.

Greetings, I’m Jonathan Palevsky, Program Director here at WBJC. I have had the pleasure of working for the station since 1986 when I became a part-time announcer. I have been the station’s Program Director since 1990. I am originally from Montreal and came to Baltimore in 1982 to study classical guitar at the Peabody Institute of the Johns Hopkins University. I have hosted just about every conceivable time slot at WBJC, but can regularly be heard hosting the WBJC Operafest, our music review program Face the Music and the CD reissue program Past Masters.

My current off-air obsessions include skiing,  playing guitar and  and being the host of Cinema Sundays at the Charles Theatre.

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recent posts:

  • 3-5-15 Word On Wine Chardonnay Apologists!

    Mary and I are definitely Chardonnay Apologists!  This noble grape has been maligned for little or no reason by people who seem to have no idea how amazingly versatile it is.  Take That!  Check out our show which discusses the many uses of Chardonnay all around the wine making world. Related posts: 11-19-12 Word On […]

  • 3-2-15 Word On Wine Monte & Duke

    This week Mary and I review two reds we are both fond of.   Mary reviewed the 2012 DaMa Montepulciano D’abruzzo.  $12.  Nice Cherries and rustic in all the right places.  I reviewed the 2012 Molly Duker Shiraz.  $19.  I had heard about this wine from Kati and decided to pick up a bottle.  16% […]

  • 2-26-15 Word On Wine Myths 2!

    We all have ideas about wine…some are true and some not so much.  Mary and I take a second week to discuss some common wine myths.  We are having fun taping new shows…hope you like this one. Related posts: 5/3/12 Word On Wine First Time! 8-11-14 Word On Wine Cloudy Bordeaux 7-10-14 Word On Wine […]