Bruce Johnson



Bruce Johnson
Sports and News 


Bruce is a Central Jerseyan through and through.  He’s a native of Spotswood, a 1971 graduate of South River High School and a long-time resident of East Brunswick along with his wife Patty and their two sons Brent and Brian.

After graduating from Ohio University in 1975, Bruce began his professional career in suburban Cleveland radio for five years before heading back to Central Jersey to join the highly-regarded WCTC News Department.  Bruce then became News Director in 1987, a position he still holds, along with the station’s title of Sports Director.  Bruce also is News Director for Greater Media New Jersey, the parent company of WCTC and six other radio stations in the Garden State.  You can hear him twice a weekday on the statewide “Greater Media New Jersey Newsminute.”  He also anchors the news and sports on the Jack Ellery Show, weekday mornings from six-to-ten on WCTC.

Bruce also is well-known for his 23-year stint as the Voice of Rutgers Scarlet Knight football, men’s basketball and women’s basketball.

Bruce's Blog

What a way for the Rutgers women's basketball team to enter the Big Ten!
Posted 4/5/2014 5:45:00 PM

      A Rutgers University sports team hadn't won a national championship in 32 years...until Saturday afternoon.  That's when the Scarlet Knight women's basketball team captured the WNIT title in its first appearance in the tournament, winning at UTEP 56-54 on freshman point guard Tyler Scaife's runner with two-seconds left in a game played in Texas, El Paso and heard on the new talk radio, 1450 WCTC and, the Voice of the Scarlet Knights.  So, congratulations to Hall of Fame head coach Vivian Stringer and her young RU team on winning the university's first team sports title since 1982 when Theresa Grentz and her Scarlet Knights' women's basketball team knocked off Texas in the AIAW national championship game at the Palestra in Philadelphia.  What a way for Stringer and Company to enter the Big Ten next season!  After a couple of seasons of irrelevancy, the Scarlet Knights have ...

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