John Semple

  Radio Voice Track Talent

John has had a love for radio his entire life. Ever since constructing a "radio studio" at the age of 8 complete with a microphone, tape player and phone, he cemented a lifetime desire to be a radio DJ.

In 2016 John began his broadcasting career in Northwestern Pennsylvania. He has also been the host of the classic rock show "The Big Rock" that is aired on stations globally since 2019. 

John is a true music man with a wide and varied knowledge in music and artists. He does complete market research and prep that will make the show sound local. John will tailor his show for your specific needs, for your clients success and your listeners enjoyment.

On the personal side John has been married for nearly 25 years and has three adult kids. He's has a love for sports (especially hockey), fishing and boating. He has been in the public safety sector since 1989 with a career in 911/Communications as well as volunteering for his community as a firefighter. John has also been active in his community by coaching local youth & high school hockey and baseball teams. John is also a member of his church's production/broadcast team. For more information on John and to hear audio demos scroll down. 

Contact John today to join your station's family and be your next voice track talent! Thanks for visiting the site and your consideration.


Classic Rock

Classic Hits

Adult Hits / AAA

Variety Hits


Adult Contemporary

Rock: Modern / Active / Alternative



Availability: Immediately

Fees: As negotiated with station
as per region

Extra Fees: Dry reads for commercials

Easy to work with | Diligent & dedicated
Takes a lot of pride in job performance

On Air Name: Normally "Johnny J"
Other names can be utilized if necessary

Very knowledgeable in
Classic Rock | Classic Hits (70s, 80s 90s)
Classic Country (90's early 2000's)

Social Media friendly and knowledgeable


WFSN | Variety
Voice Tracked On Air Talent
April 2016 - January 2018

WWUC | Classic Hits
Voiced Tracked On Air Talent
January 2018 - August 2019

The Big Rock
Host & Producer
2019 - Present

Best New DJ
WFSN | 2017

Edinboro University of Pennsylvania 


Mike Sheffield
Operations Manager / On Air & Programming
Cumulus Media

Doug Lauzon*
Current Host / Operator of
Hall of Fame Music Radio

Brian Silvis
Owner WUUK & WHYP 

 * - John has worked with

All references are longtime radio veterans  

Contact information for references
given upon request


Home Studio (acoustically treated)

Shure SM7B Microphone
DBX 286s Processor
Focusrite Interface
Yamaha Mixer/Interface

Audio Technica Headphones

HP & Dell Computers
Audacity DAW
Spectrum High Speed Internet

Audio Technica AT2020 Microphone
(available as a back up) 


Please contact John at

Phone number provided by request 

Traditional resume available upon request

The Big Rock



Classic Rock / Classic Hits Demo

Classic Country

The Big Rock Demo

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