Kiss 108’s Matt Siegel pays a visit to Radio Perkins

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On Wednesday, KISS 108’s Matt Siegel (right) shared the air on Radio Perkins, the accessible Internet radio station staffed by students at Perkins School for the Blind. Siegel shared behind-the-scenes broadcasting secrets with students from teacher Jeff Migliozzi’s communications classes. The budding DJs wanted to know everything from “Why do you interrupt Billy Costa’s celebrity news reports?” to “How often do you have to test the Emergency Alert System?” Matty’s answers? Reached later by the Globe, the host insisted that he does not interrupt Costa’s news report, but does break in to his entertainment dispatches. “Those are what we call ‘mock’ reports,” Siegel said. “We find it hard to believe anyone takes this stuff seriously.”

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