Hi - I'm Mike Luoma, radio guy & science fiction and comic book writer. You can hear me from 10am until 3pm most weekdays on The Point. Check out my Glow-in-the-Dark Radio podcast as I narrate my books each week.
Mike Luoma writes, designs and publishes science fiction novels and comic books, hosts the weekly Glow-in-the-Dark Radio podcast, narrates audiobooks and is the Music Director and midday disc jockey for The Point radio network in Vermont. The novels in his Vatican Assassin Trilogy are enjoyed worldwide. Alibi Jones and the Sunrise of Hur is his latest science fiction adventure novel, dueout in 2012. Mike Luoma's comics include Panthea Obscura, Good Samaritan, Souverain, Red Hot! and The Adventures of Alibi Jones. Get books and details at http://mikeluoma.com or http://glowinthedarkradio.com.
Mike Luoma's Background
Mike Luoma's Experience
Music Director and Midday Host at Montpelier Broadcasting Inc. "The Point" Radio Network
On air Middays from 10a to 3p and Music Director
Writer at Earthbound Comics
Write the books "Souverain" "Introducing... RED HOT!" "The Adventures of Alibi Jones" and more.
Writer at Cosmic Book News
November 2008 - February 2010
Writing Feature Articles, Interviews, Cosmic Spotlights, and the column "Making It Up!"
Drive/Production Director at The Point" Radio Network
December 2006 - February 2009
Responsible for creating and producing radio advertising for a three-signal radio network.
Job duties included creating and producing radio spots, working with clients,
managing the production workload among the staff, and On-Air weekdays, 3pm - 7pm.
Assistant Program Director/Music Director/Copy Writer at WIZN-FM Burlington Broadcasters/Hall Communications
March 2004 - June 2006
Responsible for some of the Programming and Personnel. Job duties included creative work, copy writing and production, developing advertising creative for station clients.
Program Director/Music Director at WIZN
January 2000 - March 2004
Responsible for Programming and Personnel, including Coordinating Promotional Events
and Programming, Creating and Executing station marketing plan, Developing new talent, Maintaining station brand/brand awareness, Interacting with Record Industry for station.
On-Air Host, WIZN 106.7 FM
Professor/Lecturer at Saint Michael's College
January 2000 - June 2000
Adjunct Professor - Responsible for Creating and Executing a Radio Survey Elective Course for SMC's Journalism curriculum.
Contributing Writer at Good Citizen Magazine
January 1998 - January 2000
"History of the Burlington (VT) Music Scene" series was one of
magazine's most popular features.
Assistant Program Director/Music Director at WIZN 106.7 FM
January 1997 - January 2000
Scheduled Music, Worked Promotions, On Air full time, various shifts
Music Director at WIZN 106.7 FM
January 1992 - January 1997
Nominated for Billboard Magazine Music Director of the Year, 1995.
Station Manager at WWPV-FM
January 1986 - January 1987
Ran the Student-run radio station at St. Michael's College
News Director, News Announcer, News Writer and On-Air Host at WWPV-FM
January 1984 - January 1987
Program Director at WWPV-FM
January 1985 - January 1986
Directed student programming
Production Manager at WWPV-FM
January 1984 - January 1985
Did all station production
Mike Luoma's Education
Saint Michael's College
1983 – 1987
Bachelor of Arts
Activities: College Radio Station WWPV-FM, Student Newspaper "The Defender", Student Association
Hudson Catholic High School
1979 – 1983
High School Diploma
Activities: Chess Club, Glee Club, Senior Class President
Mike Luoma's Interests & Activities
Science Fiction, Comic books, Radio, Reading, Writing, Music, Politics, Spirituality