Mose Persico, long time CTV contributor and one of the most trusted and beloved English chroniclers of the Montreal cultural scene, will make his 105.1 MIKE FM radio debut on Monday, February 11th, with daily appearances on Tasso Patsikakis’ popular drive home, leading up to Mose’s World, Persico’s own 30 minutes culture and entertainment show, airing each Friday at 6pm.
From 2001 to 2008, Mose became the cultural voice of CTV as co-host of Entertainment Spotlight, a half-hour television show, covering a potpourri of entertainment related news, from lifestyle to fashion, leisure, music and food. Viewers will still be able to follow Mose at the Movies, Persico’s popular weekly film capsules, as well as his Sunday night movie segment on CTV.
Persico’s new MIKE FM show and drive-home segments will keep listeners at the forefront of local and international entertainment news, with his trademark mix of blockbuster events and intimate, yet equally relevant, Montreal stories.
Born in Sorrento, Naples, Persico immigrated to Canada in 1965 aboard the ship Cristoforo Colombo with his parents and two sisters. He is a graduate of Cardinal Newman High School, Champlain Regional College, and Concordia University, where he received a BA in Communication Studies with a minor in Broadcast Journalism.
MIKE FM, is recognized for an extremely entertaining style of radio, which skillfully blends music and culture. Multiculturalism at its best! It promises to continue to delight all Montrealers looking for a musical alternative on their FM dial.