Jim Keeler, remembered as host of early Philadelphia Orchestra radio broadcasts
Keeler, was the announcer on Philadelphia Orchestra radio concerts in the 1960s and 1970s. This series was heard in national syndication weekly. "From the historic Academy of Music in Philadelphia, "This is James W. Keeler welcoming you to a broadcast concert by the Philadelphia Orchestra." He was program director for Philadelphia's WFLN Radio and the production credit on those broadcasts went to the "Magnetic Recorder Reproducer Corporation" a division of the classical station. Following many years at WQRS the Detroit classical station he retired to Traverse City, MI. James wrote reviews in the Record-Eagle for the Traverse Symphony Orchestra. He was also involved with the cities public radio station WNMC.