SUNDAY 12p-5p

Charlie Cooper

Charlie has been a radio voice in the Poconos for over 30 years!! Originally from Philadelphia, Charlie came to the Poconos in 1982 to attend East Stroudsburg University. A stint on WESS-FM, the University’s radio station, was all it took for Charlie to find his calling.

Since 1985, Charlie has hosted various radio programs on both 93.5 SBG and 840 WVPO-AM, including Pocono Party Line, Pocono Sports Rap, and Instant Ads. This fall, Charlie will begin his 32nd year as the voice of the East Stroudsburg University Warrior Football team on 840 WVPO-AM, the home of ESU Football for 57 years. In 2009, Charlie received the George Heaslip Award for his coverage of ESU Football. Charlie broadcasts Friday Night Football on 93.5 SBG, and also broadcasts ESU Men’s and Women’s basketball on 840 WVPO-AM. For over 20 years, Charlie broadcast the Pocono Irish American Club’s Annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade on WVPO, but these days he marches in the Parade with the SBG staff. Charlie was also a popular wedding and private event DJ for over 20 years in the Poconos and the surrounding area. He’s appeared on ESPN as a ring announcer for several boxing events that originated in Bushkill, PA at the former Fernwood Resort and Hotel. An award-winning commercial producer, Charlie loves working with his voice in his many hours in the production studio.

Charlie has also been a volunteer for numerous organizations in the Poconos, including A.W.S.O.M, The American Cancer Society, The American Heart Association, Big Brothers/Big Sisters and Women’s Resources of Monroe County. Charlie also served as Chapter Chairman of the American Red Cross of Monroe County during a 6-year term on the Board of Directors.

Charlie lives in Neola with his wife Tracey, and their 3 dogs, Ash, Bella, and Lucky. Their 2 grown children Charlie and Hannah, make their parents proud every day. Charlie enjoys kayaking, golf, and sleeping in on days when he’s off the air, and not doing either of those two things.