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EG's John DePetro Wins Best Talk Show in RI Monthly Contest

The East Greenwich resident's WPRO talk show was named "best talk show" by readers of Rhode Island Monthly.

Photo Courtesy: John DePetro via www.depetro.com
Photo Courtesy: John DePetro via www.depetro.com
Love him or hate him, there's no doubt John DePetro knows how to stir and engage his audience.

The East Greenwich resident also has earned the distinction of hosting the best talk show in Rhode Island, according to Rhode Island Monthly in their annual Best of Rhode Island contest.

"I am honored the people have chosen me, voted for me, and continue to support the work I do on WPRO, " DePetro said. " I have always wanted to do a talk show that was entertaining and informative, and it is rewarding that so many people enjoy my work, and took the time to vote me 'best talk show.'"

The award follows DePetro's winning the 2014 Associated Press award for Best Talk Show and he has been filling in for Michael Savage on Savage's nationally syndicated show.
HappyDad July 10, 2014 at 09:29 AM
And we wonder why our society is filled with bullies...
John Sullivan July 10, 2014 at 09:48 AM
I wonder how many ballots his wife Kristen filled out in order for him to win.
bmf July 10, 2014 at 10:05 AM
Unbelievable....The man is evil
Beverly S July 13, 2014 at 08:57 AM
I didn't realize he had been filling in for Savage as well. They are BOTH evil. Perhaps some find his show entertaining, but I am not one of them. After all of the transgressions he's made and been temporarily suspended from his job, I think his station should fire him permanently. But I suppose his brand of nastiness and negativity is profitable.
Dave Park July 16, 2014 at 09:18 AM
What? He should work for NPR, where NO ONE would here him?

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