Sound the trumpets … CHARGE! The Charger is on the air on 98.1 WOGL! Born and raised in South Philadelphia, Bob began his career when he was a teenager on a small radio station in South Jersey. After graduating from South Philadelphia High, his career began to blossom. Bob wrote a music column for 3 area newspapers, and hosted a weekly entertainment show on cable television. Moving from station to station, he landed at the legendary “Wibbage” WIBG Radio 99, another Philly giant 610 WIP (when they were the #1 music station) and eventually became a “Boss Jock” on Famous 56 WFIL. Bob also served as Music Director, and Program Director for several stations, including 1380 WAMS, in Wilmington, Delaware.
Expanding to full time television in the South, Bob performed as a weather man, magazine co-host, morning show host for a local CBS affiliate, and produced and hosted several game shows including “Music Mania.” Over the years, Bob has lent his voice to several local and national commercials and infomercials. From acting in radio and television commercials, he progressed to acting in films, and he is a proud member of the Screen Actors Guild. His credits include: “Rocky III”, “Rocky V”, “Mannequin”, “Mannequin on the Move,” and “Philadelphia” to name a few.
For over 17 years, Bob Charger has been entertaining the Philly radio audience right here on 98.1 WOGL. Listen to Bob weeknights from 7pm-12mid. Tune in on Wednesday nights for the “Top 20 Countdown,” at 9pm, and on Sunday mornings from 10am-12noon for the highly successful ”Brunch with the Beatles” program.