Li’l John Nalevanko started his radio career on Sunday November 7th, 1976 at radio station WTRA 14.80 AM. After WTRA was sold it was called WCNS . John was on WTRA & WCNS throughout the period of it’s three owners but left for WBCW in Jeannette, when it was sold by the Calisti’s. John continued to work for WBCW for awhile, then later went to WQTW 15.70 AM in Latrobe for over 12 years . In May of 2017 he left WQTW for WAVL 910 AM 98.7 FM. John was inducted into “The Broadcasters Hall Of Fame” in November 2011. You can hear his Polka Show weekly here on WAVL Pa Talk. John is also the drummer in his band “Lil John and the ATM Band”. The band was established in 1999, with John’s intention of wanting to create a band that would please all types of people by playing all types of music.
Check out a clip below of the band’s performance, and remember to tune in to Lil’ John’s Polka Show Saturdays from 10 AM to 1 PM.