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Jay Marvin

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    May 13, 2014

    Gloria Neal's firing marks impending death of progressive AM-760

    At this writing, AM-760, Clear Channel Denver's progressive station, continues to exist -- but that's only because no one's bothered to pull its plug yet. The outlet, which has struggled to make an impact on the radio market for the better part of a decade, is on the way out, and morning-show staple ... More >>

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    September 26, 2013
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    March 30, 2011

    Jay Marvin, longtime AM 760 host, recovering after suicide attempt

    Jay in 2009.​Update below: In 2009, AM 760 host Jay Marvin suffered a health crisis involving a potentially lethal infection and epic back surgery that laid him up for the better part of a year. As a result, David Sirota took over Marvin's slot that December, with Jay formally retiring from ra ... More >>

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    September 14, 2010

    Jay Marvin, ex-KHOW and AM-760 host, retires from radio due to continuing health issues

    Jay Marvin.​Yesterday, Jay Marvin, a mainstay on local talk radio until he was felled by a horrific health crisis beginning in early 2009, marked his 58th birthday yesterday with a decision: to retire from radio. It's a choice he doesn't much like -- and one that he feels was made for him by ... More >>

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    January 22, 2010

    AM-760 lives on despite Air America's death

    David Sirota is now the face -- and the voice -- of AM-760.​Air America, the liberal radio network, has seemed gravebound plenty of times over the past few years -- and now even the folks there admit the project is dead. But AM-760, a Clear Channel Denver outlet originally seen as Colorado's ... More >>

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    December 10, 2009

    David Sirota to permanently replace Jay Marvin on AM 760

    David Sirota is a fill-in no more.​Jay Marvin has been unable to helm the AM 760 morning show since early March due to a life-threatening health crisis we've documented in this space. The recovery process continues -- but syndicated columnist David Sirota, who's been Marvin's primary fill-in, ... More >>

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    December 10, 2009

    Jay Marvin on his wife's possible breast cancer and the decision to pass the torch to David Sirota at AM 760

    Photo by Michael RobertsJay Marvin at home in June, before his epic surgery.​Earlier today, Jay Marvin appeared on the AM 760 program he used to host with David Sirota, who's been named his permanent replacement. And those who missed hearing it may not get another chance to catch him on the ou ... More >>

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    October 21, 2009

    Accident sets back AM 760's Jay Marvin recovery from epic surgery

    Photo by Michael RobertsJay Marvin at home in June, before his epic surgery.​If anyone deserves some good news, it's AM 760 host Jay Marvin, who's been to hell and back since earlier this year, when he began experiencing the first in a series of health problems that resulted in an arduous surg ... More >>

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    August 25, 2009

    Jay Marvin well enough to head home at week's end

    Photo by Michael RobertsJay Marvin at home in June.​ We've been keeping you abreast of developments regarding an epic surgical procedure undergone by AM 760 host Jay Marvin; the operation, which took place in New Jersey several weeks ago, addressed serious medical issues that have kept him fro ... More >>

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    August 21, 2009

    Progress and pain for recuperating AM 760 host Jay Marvin

    The incision surgeons made into Jay Marvin's back.​The last update from Mary Marvin about the condition of her husband, AM 760 host Jay Marvin, who recently underwent an epic surgical procedure to address serious medical issues that have kept him off the air since March, consisted entirely of ... More >>

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    August 19, 2009

    Jay Marvin's kindest cut

    Jay Marvin in the flesh.​This morning, Mary Marvin sent out an update about her husband, AM 760 morning host Jay Marvin, who underwent an epic surgical procedure two weeks ago to address serious health issues that have kept him off the air since March. Instead of e-mailing a description of how ... More >>

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    August 19, 2009

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    Natasha Khan.​Improve your Batting average. Today in Backbeat Online: • Q&A with Natasha Kahn of Bat For Lashes. • Q&A with Bob Crawford of the Avett Brothers. • Q&A with Dalton Rasmussen, co-curator of the Rocky Mountain Low comp. • Flier of the Week: Church of the Snake at Rhinocero ... More >>

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    August 14, 2009

    Jay Marvin battles setbacks after epic surgery

    Photo by Michael RobertsJay Marvin at home in June.​AM 760 host Jay Marvin came through life-threatening surgery on Monday in New Jersey -- a ten-hour operation during which physicians removed two vertebrae from his back destroyed by an aggressive infection that's kept him off the air since Ma ... More >>

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    August 14, 2009

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    Photo by Tom MurphyThe Sunn O))) will come out tomorrow....​Getting your weekend off on the right note.... Today in Backbeat Online: • Last night: Sunn O))) at the Bluebird. • Hearsay bits: Van Morrison, Yonder Mountain String Band, Tyler Despres Band, Pictureplane. • Freaky Friday - "P ... More >>

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    August 11, 2009

    Mary Marvin's surgery-day updates about AM 760's Jay Marvin

    Photo by Michael RobertsMary and Jay Marvin at home in June.​Yesterday morning, we shared a note from Mary Marvin, wife of AM 760 host Jay Marvin, who's been off the air since March due to a series of serious medical issues. In it, she described the details of surgery he was to undergo that da ... More >>

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    August 10, 2009

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    Breathe, Carolina, breathe!​Prepare for the jump to Warped speed. Today in Backbeat Online: • Over the Weekend: Warped Tour at Invesco Field at Mile High. • Over the Weekend: Kings of Leon at Red Rocks. • Over the Weekend: Houses at the Meadowlark. • Dialed In: This week's local music ... More >>

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    August 4, 2009

    Jay Marvin readies for epic surgical procedure

    Photo by Michael RobertsA photo of Jay Marvin at home, taken in early June.​In a June interview at his home, AM 760 radio host Jay Marvin talked in detail about a serious illness that's kept him off the airwaves since early March. At that time, Mary Marvin, Jay's wife, said doctors had ordered ... More >>

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    August 4, 2009

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    The Diamond Boiz.​Diamonds in the rough? Today in Backbeat Online: • Update: Diamond Boiz crew ready to bust through. • Over the weekend: Phish at Red Rocks, 8/02/09. • Flobots check in from the Blasting Room to hype the Bowling Ball. • Dialed In: This week's local music radio playlis ... More >>

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    June 23, 2009

    Ailing but improving Jay Marvin makes an appearance on AM-760

    Photo by Michael RobertsJay Marvin in a photo taken earlier in June. AM 760 morning-personality Jay Marvin has spent months battling a series of serious medical challenges that have kept him off the air -- until yesterday, when he spoke by phone to John Turk, his longtime producer, who's been manni ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 12, 2009

    John Turk to fill in for Jay Marvin on AM 760 next week

    John Turk. With AM 760 morning host Jay Marvin still battling a serious health crisis and his main fill-in, David Sirota, in China for several weeks and uncertain if he'll be taking to the station's airwaves again upon his return, some listeners have worried that Clear Channel Denver, the outlet's ... More >>

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    June 9, 2009

    Jay Marvin talks about his health crisis

    Photo by Michael RobertsJay Marvin in his Denver home. AM 760 morning talk-show host Jay Marvin has spent the last several months fighting for his life. He's been in and out of the hospital for a variety of serious health concerns since early March, and aside from occasional updates provided by his ... More >>

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    June 9, 2009

    No guarantee that David Sirota will be returning to AM 760

    David Sirota. In today's blog about AM 760 morning-show host Jay Marvin's continuing health crisis, I note that syndicated columnist David Sirota, who's been filling in for Marvin on most days, will be gone for several weeks on a trip to China. When he returns, however, he's not certain if he'll st ... More >>

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    June 9, 2009

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    Photo by Lori MidsonDo the martinis at Vesta Dipping Grill come with fuses? May we see some I.D.? Today in Cafe Society: • Vesta Dipping Grill gets happy with its Colorado cocktails. • Feast tonight at Feast on the Fax. • Zanzibar Billiards gets ready to break on Larimer. • A sign of the t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 7, 2009

    An update on Jay Marvin's health crisis

    The serious health issues AM 760 morning-show host Jay Marvin has been battling since late February aren't getting any simpler for doctors to tackle according to Mary Marvin, Jay's wife, who updated David Sirota, his most-frequent fill-in, during an appearance on the station yesterday. As first rep ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 7, 2009

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    This means Juarez! Bite this. Today in Cafe Society: • Jack-n-Grill's Juarez burger gets a top 50 nod from Food Network magazine. • What's cooking? Events at cooking schools. • Colorado, Italian-style: How the West was undone. • The Recovery Room has recovered! • Veggie Girl: The Melting ... More >>

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    April 29, 2009

    Mike Rosen, David Sirota debate Barack Obama's first 100 days in KOA/AM-760 simulcast

    David Sirota. As every political pundit acknowledges, assessing a new president after his first 100 days in office is artificial and unfair -- but if Barack Obama is embracing the notion (he's holding a primetime news conference tonight), what the hell? Hence, a plan for KOA conservative Mike Rosen ... More >>

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    April 22, 2009

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    We've got the music in us. Today in Backbeat Online: • 2009 Westword Music Showcase revealed. • Rowboat on the radio today. • The mysterious reappearance of John Baxter. Today in Cafe Society: • Breaking ground on Earth Day. • Mix it up at Trios Enoteca on Sunday. • Ask the Readers: Ch ... More >>

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    March 17, 2009

    David Sirota carries no water on AM 760

    Jay Marvin, the morning host for AM 760, Clear Channel Denver's progressive talk outlet, has been out of commission of late, after undergoing gall bladder surgery. He's on the mend and expected to be back at the microphone next Monday. In the meantime, however, his most frequent fill-in, syndicated ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 10, 2008

    Jay Marvin's anti-Mark Udall rant makes the rounds

    Jay Marvin was once the fieriest of radio talk-show hosts, as is made clear in our 1998 feature article, "Double Trouble." By the time of a 2007 Message column, "Progress?," which profiled him in the context of his current station, AM 760, he'd mellowed considerably. But the combative Marvin resurfa ... More >>

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    December 10, 2008

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    It's beginning to feel a lot like blog roundup time. Today in Backbeat Online: • Twelve things every Wu-Tang Clan fan should own. • Mile High Makeout: Dreaming of me. • An extremely entertaining Q&A with Ryan Hendrix of Colourmusic. • Rap Up: Whygee and Sunken State unite for a free EP. • ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 26, 2008

    Jilted by Jay Marvin

    Jay Marvin (to the left, as usual). Another occupant of radio row at the Pepsi Center during DNC week is Jay Marvin, morning host at AM 760, whose slogan -- "Boulder's Progressive Talk" -- marks it as the Clear Channel outlet least likely to say nasty things about Democrats in general. Westword ha ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 4, 2008

    AM 760's Jay Marvin Signs New Contract

    Launched in 2004, AM 760, the local Clear Channel branch's foray into progressive talk, has never earned especially robust ratings. But the company has stuck with the format far longer than many radio observers expected, and the station will be around for quite a while more if morning host Jay Marvi ... More >>

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    May 11, 2007
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    March 22, 2007

    Progress?

    With troubles at Air America and sluggish ratings, AM 760 struggles to convince liberals that they have a place on talk radio.

  • People & Places

    March 24, 2005

    Best Radio-Host Return

    Jay Marvin
    AM 760

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    March 24, 2005
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    February 17, 2005

    The Message

    Road Show

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    September 9, 1999
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    August 26, 1999

    The Man You Hate to Love

    The toughest executive in Denver radio pleads his case.

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    August 19, 1999

    Back-to-School Special

    The media go on a Columbine rampage.

  • Music

    April 22, 1999
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    March 25, 1999
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    October 1, 1998
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    September 17, 1998
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    April 9, 1998
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    April 2, 1998
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    March 26, 1998

    Double Trouble

    Meet Jay Marvin, Denver's only one-man radio team.

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    February 5, 1998
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    December 4, 1997

    Obscene and Heard

    What can you get in trouble for saying on the radio these days? Not much.

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    July 10, 1997
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