The final total for the 30th Anniversary JM in the AM Fundraising Marathon is $257,000!!! Thank you to everyone who pledged their support and gave their time for another year of great Jewish radio; and Mazal Tov to Nachum and the entire JM in the AM and NSN family!!!
JM in the AM’s 2013 fundraising Marathon has ended! Our annual on-air extravaganza ran from March 4th – 15th, and this year we celebrated Nachum Segal’s 30th Anniversary as JM’s host!
The major focus of Day 2 of the Marathon was the ever expanding programming on the Nachum Segal Network, and the JM in the AM LIVEStream. Ever since the Network launched earlier this year we have added several new programs that cover every aspect of Jewish communal life including Israel, politics, social issues, teen concerns, and more! Nachum welcomed several of the NSN hosts to the Marathon today including General Manager Miriam L. Wallach (Host of That’s Life: Thurs. 2-3p.m. ET) , Meir Weingarten (Host of The Israel Show: Mon. 9-10a.m. ET), Eli Hagler (Host of the OU’s Jewish Reaction: 5-6p.m. ET ), Michael Fragin (Host of Spin Class: Thurs. 8-9p.m. ET), Yossi Zweig (Host of The Z Report, the Wednesday Live Lunch: Wed. 12-2p.m. ET), and Daniel Gordon (one of the Hosts of The Stunt Show: Thurs. 6-7p.m. ET) to read pledges, show their support and discuss their involvement in the Network. Elliot Weiselberg was live in the studio to express his support and to deliver the weekly Yeshiva League Sports Update. Nachum also had the pleasure of welcoming students from Magen David High School in Brooklyn, NY to help answer phones and spread the word to the multi-generational JM in the AM audience that their support is vital to keep the backbone of great Jewish radio going strong. The total at the end of Day 2 of the Marathon is $36,509. Check out more pictures here!
As always, Nachum was joined by an amazing crew of JM staff members this morning including the other members of the “Three Marathon Amigos:” Mark Zomick, Producer of Marathon proceedings and Mattes Weingast. Mayer Fertig (Host of The Stunt Show on the Nachum Segal Network: Thurs. 6-7p.m. ET) , and Randi Wartelsky (Host of Something to Talk About on the NSN: Thurs. 3-4p.m. ET) were also on hand to read pledges and show their unending support to the backbone of great Jewish radio. The First Ladies of the JM in the AM Marathon, who tirelessly make it out every year to every morning of the marathon were at the phones from the opening ring providing a sense of calm to the proceedings; They include Judy Mitrani, Sheila Tannenbaum, and Gail Weintraub, the greatest mother-in-law in the world. Marathon photographer Mr. Shaya Dear was in the house with his trusty camera as was long-time volunteer Mr. Morris Ryback . Nachum welcomed WFMU Station Manager Ken Freedman to Day 1 to deliver the much anticipated, annual State of the Station Address. Nachum unveiled the new JM 30th Anniversary Magnet which features the above logo. The total at the end of Day 1 of the Marathon is $30,185. Check out more pictures here!