Radio Hosts

The Breakfast Club with Matty B

Monday-Friday  5 am-10 am

Matt Boutwell, aka “Matty B”, has been the host of The Breakfast Club (Maine’s Big Z's daily morning show) since the station's inception in March of 2014. Whether it's Patrick Dempsey, Senator Collins, Senator King, Governor LePage, or the many local business owners, officials, CEO’s and personalities who've shared their stories, Matty is comfortable talking to anyone about anything, and creates the same level of comfort for his guests.

He began his career in sports radio in Southern Maine, and his love for sports led to a commitment to broadcasting high school sports throughout the state of Maine on Maine’s Big Z, The OX, Sportstime 780, and MBR.ORG.  The “Breakfast Club with Matty B” is live Monday-Friday 5am-10am on Maine’s Big Z, and he can be heard talking sports on “The B-List” Saturdays from 8a-9am and online at  Matt's the Program Director for Gleason Media, and when he is not working he enjoys spending time with his four children.

The Midday with George

Monday-Friday  10 am-2 pm

George Bulmer was born in Whittier, California and raised in Halifax, Nova Scotia.  He knew at a very young age that he wanted a career in radio.  He interned at local radio stations during his school years and then attended broadcasting school in Canada. In his early 20’s he moved to Bangor where he worked at a Top 40 station and Adult Contemporary station.

From 2000 to 2015, he was “Greg Michaels” at 92 Moose. In 2015 George joined the Gleason Media family, which is the largest locally owned and operated group in Maine. He is on air 10am-2pm and does a LIVE “Lunch Run” call in request hour from 12-1pm.  In addition to his on-air work he is also the Operations Manager for Maine’s Big Z (92.7 & 105.5) and The OX (96.9 & 100.7).  George lives in Auburn with his wife Lynn and their three children.

The Z Ride Home with Dave Dean

Monday-Friday  2 pm-6 pm

Dave Dean is a 50 Year Maine Radio Veteran and “On Air” with a broadcasting  career spanning Radio Stations from Waterville/Skowhegan/Bangor  to Lewiston/Auburn and Portland Markets.  (Including US Army Radio) Dave Dean has also owned Radio Stations WXGL AM & FM in Lewiston.

He has held positions that have included Program Director, Music Director, Production Director, Operations Manager, General Sales Manager, General Manager and Sales and Programming Radio Consultant. Dave is currently employed as a Sales and Programming Consultant for Gleason Media as well as “On Air” Personality Monday Through Friday from 2 – 6 PM on Maine’s Big Z

Mark After Dark with Mark Turcotte

Monday-Friday 6 pm-12 pm

Whether it be radio, event announcing, voice-over, or stand-up comedy, Mark Turcotte has been behind a microphone since 1999.  It’s a good thing, too, as he’s not really qualified to do anything else.

A comedian who works throughout New England, Mark has also performed in New York City, Boston, Cleveland and Sarasota, Florida.  He runs “Maine Event Comedy”, producing shows at a variety of venues throughout the state to sold-out audiences.

Mark is also the morning host on Gleason Media’s Country Station, The OX weekdays from 5am-10am.  When he is not working, he enjoys not working and spending time with his wife, Sherri and their two children. |

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