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Joseph P. Battaglia, President

Prior to forming Renaissance Communications in 1992, Joe was vice-president of Communicom Corp. of America, parent company of WWDJ/New York, WZZD/Philadelphia and KSLT/San Antonio. He was with Communicom for over 18 years, eight as General Manager of WWDJ, the company's flagship station.

Highly active in the religious broadcasting and Christian music industries, Joe was on the board of the Gospel Music Association (GMA) for 19 years, the Eastern Chapter of the National Religious Broadcasters for 10 years, and served 14 years as the chairman of the National Christian Radio Seminar (NCRS). Also, Joe served 5 years on the Christian Music Trade Association Board and continues to serve on the board of the Walter Hoving Home.

Joe attended Boston University, graduating magna cum laude with a Bachelor of Science in Journalism in 1972. He put his background to quick use by starting Alternatives, the first Christian publication for the New York metro market, in 1973. Additionally, Joe is the author of A New Suit for Lazarus, published by Thomas Nelson, Nashville, TN.

Whenever he alights from his frequent travels, Joe lives in Wyckoff, NJ, with his wife LuAnn and their daughter, Alanna.

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Wendy Bucceri, Project Manager/Client Service

Wendy Bucceri, Project Manager/Client Service

A veteran Project Manager, Wendy handles many of the numerous special projects we have undertaken. Among her on-going assignments are coordinating and producing live special events for various clients. She was part of the launch team for Star 99.1 New York and directed their promotions for the for the first three months in addition to creating their logo and collateral materials. In recent years Wendy has successfully produced concerts for the Ocean Grove Camp Meeting Association at the 5,000 seat Great Auditorium in Ocean Grove, NJ. Artists included Third Day, Jaci Velasquez, Jars of Clay, FFH, 4 Him, Newsboys, Audio Adrenaline and Michael W. Smith. She has also produced our live radio concert events in New York City including Amy Grant from the Museum of Television and Radio and Point of Grace from Theatre 321 as well as A Night of Encouragement from Carnegie Hall.

Because she is so together, she is also the main contact for Steve Brown’s radio broadcasts, "Key Life," "Steve Brown, Etc," and "You Think About That" which are heard daily on hundreds of stations across the country. In previous years, Wendy coordinated all the National Christian Radio Alliance (NCRA) functions during Gospel Music Week.

Before Renaissance, Wendy was the Promotions Director for WWDJ/New York. With WWDJ for over fourteen years Wendy started part-time in the music research department, later moving up through the sales ranks to general administration and later to Promotions Director. In this capacity, Wendy coordinated special events and on-air promotions, produced station communications, and the station’s monthly concert series. Perhaps her most demanding assignment was that of producer for WWDJ’s highly successful Christian music festival – Big Splash held annually in Ocean Grove, NJ.

Wendy lives with her daughter, Amanda, in River Edge, NJ.

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Joe Silvey, Production/Design/Syndication Services

Joining Renaissance in 1996, Joe came on board to augment our efforts in radio production, desktop publishing, project management and voice-over work. Prior to his work with the Renaissance team, Joe was a full-time student at Greenville College in southern Illinois. We came to know Joe through the late Bob Briner, noted television executive, author and speaker. In his senior year, Joe worked with Briner as production liaison and co-host for Briner's nationally syndicated radio show, Roaring Lambs — produced by Renaissance Communications. Bob was impressed with Joe ... and so were we. Joe graduated cum laude from Greenville in 1996 with a BA in Mass Communication.

Currently, his work for Renaissance includes desktop design/publishing for all our projects, coordinating on-air promotions for new video releases and special events for Big Idea, overseeing syndication of all other nationally broadcast radio specials, studio production, copy writing, and administration of the office’s computer systems.

Joe resides in North Haledon, NJ with his wife, Naisha and their daughter, Aria.

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Lyn Tetro, Business Manager

With over 30 years of business experience, Lyn began working for Renaissance in April of 1996 to assist with some of the general business needs of the office. Then, in June of 1997 she became a regular member of the Renaissance team as our Business Manager. Her main responsibilities include coordinating company billing, managing our various business accounts, and maintaining our current office files and archives.

To put her exceptional and thorough organizational skills to further use, Lyn has also handled some project management duties, including our past work with the National Institute for Healthcare Research (NIHR).

Lyn graduated from Philadelphia College of Bible (now Philadelphia Biblical University) in 1975 with a Bachelor of Bible degree, and a minor in Christian Education. Her previous experience includes business positions at WWDJ/New York, WZZD,WFIL & WNTP/Philadelphia, and KVOR, KSPZ, & KCMN/Colorado Springs, as well as business positions with Asplundh Tree Expert Company. She now telecommutes in her work for Renaissance from Lansdale, PA where she resides with her husband René (our website manager).

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Telephone & Fax

(201) 847-1292 Telephone
(201) 847-1293 Fax

Postal Mail

To contact us through mail, please write to

Renaissance Communications, Inc.
234 Morse Avenue
P.O. Box 31
Wyckoff, NJ 07508


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