WAMO 100’s MIKE DEAN, along with the entire WAMO 100 Staff, will be present at WAMO DAY, June 18 at Stage AE on the North Shore from noon to 5 p.m. Free admission. (Photo by Xavier A. Thomas)

They say he’s a Party Host Phenomenon, the World’s Greatest Party Promoter…

He’s Mike Dean, Pittsburgh’s very own evening on-air radio personality for WAMO 100.

But there’s more to Dean than the parties, the fame, and the spotlight.

Dean discovered his love for the music industry and his natural talent for talking at a young age. Many are surprised to learn that he is an only child.

“I love what I do, but I still feel as though I want to do more,” Dean told the New Pittsburgh Courier. “I love to have fun and crack jokes, but I seriously appreciate where I am and all of the blessings. I stay humble because I realize at any given moment, all of this could be gone.”

MIKE DEAN is serious about his workout routine, at the Camp Transformation Center.

In his early years, Dean attended Perry Traditional Academy, and later pursued his secondary education at Edinboro University. He began cultivating his talent on campus as a radio personality on WFSE-FM 88.9 (the campus radio station). This led him to embark on an opportunity to intern with his hometown radio station, WAMO-FM 106.7, where he was offered an internship during his final semester of college.

After attaining his college degree in 2002, he was officially hired to the WAMO staff as board operator.

The Dean’s work ethic and passion for music quickly landed him a promotion to an on-air talent —this was the official start of his professional career within the media realm.

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