Planet Mikey Bio

Mike Adams
Mike Adams was born in Pittsburgh, PA. and raised in Manchester, CT.  During Mike's high school days at Avon Old Farms, he lettered in Baseball and in Track.  After graduation he attended The Connecticut School of Broadcasting, and broke into radio before the age of 19.  Mike started at WINF in Manchester, CT in 1973 but didn't stop there.  Two years later he moved to the big city to work for WPOP in Hartford and WRCQ for the next two years.  After various stints at WMAS, WHYN & WAQY in Springfield, MA, WLOB Portland, ME, and WCCC & WHCN Hartford, Mikey broke into TV. His television debut came in 1985 at WFSB TV Hartford.  His outstanding talent earned him his own show Sports World at Boston's NECN in 1992 til 1998 which earned him 3 Emmy Awards and Boston's Best Sports Anchor two years straight.  Mike also hosted shows for Classic Sports Network in New York City, as well as WFXT Fox 25 Boston.  But starting at WEEI in 1993 is Mike's most memorable accomplishment paving the way to the one and only Planet Mikey program which was launched in December, 2005.  Mike lives in the Greater Boston area with his wife Christine and his two sons Andy and Will.

John Ryder
John Ryder started doing sports flashes in 1998 and now does flashes on a full-time basis on the Planet Mikey show from 6pm to 11pm. Ryder hosts the Planet when Mikey is off and is also the host of Celtics Rewind. The Lakeville, Mass native graduated from Northeastern University. While at Northeastern, Ryder broadcast play-by-play for Huskies basketball and baseball on the college radio station and interned for WEEI at Fenway Park for Red Sox broadcasts. He has also broadcast minor league baseball play-by-play for the Nashua Pride among other teams. Ryder has also worked for Westwood One and numerous other media outlets.

Lenny Megliola
“Lenny Megs” is a longtime sports columnist for the Metrowest Daily News. Megliola is a sportswriter from the old school, bringing you his observations and thoughts on sports without making himself the story. He is a frequent co-host on The Planet Mikey Show, and makes WEEI appearances on the weekend as well. On television, Megliola can be seen regularly on NECN’s Sports Late Night and occasionally on other outlets. Megliola is also passionate about the theater, having written about it in the past, and even having been a member of the Concord Players.

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