Lois Reitzes is the Director of Arts and Cultural Programming for WABE-FM 90.1, the National Public Radio affiliate in Atlanta. She began working at the station in 1979 as a music programmer and announcer, and became program director in 1992. Weekdays at 11 a.m. she hosts “City Lights,” WABE’s Arts & Culture program. She also presents morning music on WABE’s classical stream, serves as commentator and interviewer for WABE’s Atlanta Symphony Orchestra broadcasts and hosts “Spivey Soirée.” Before coming to Atlanta she worked at WFIU in Bloomington, the National Public Radio Affiliate licensed to Indiana University, where she was a piano student of Felix Ganz.
Ms. Reitzes has been married to Donald Reitzes since 1976. They are the proud parents of Jacqueline (born 1981), Michael (born 1984), and Rex, a Golden non-Retriever. She believes that life began (and should continue) with music. She loves Motown, Broadway and Blues.