Business Briefs

Greater Media New Jersey announced that Anita Bonita recently joined “The Jersey Shore Morning Show” on Oldies 100, WJRZ-FM, as the newsperson and co-host from 5-10 a.m. weekdays with Jay Sorensen.

“I’m thrilled to be working side by side with my friend Jay Sorensen in giving the Jersey Shore the quality morning show it deserves and to be part of this incredible staff both on-air and off,” said Bonita.

Bonita served as a member of the original team at Z-100 in New York City in 1983 and also worked at WNEW-AM and WWOR-TV. Following six years covering Major League Baseball, she worked as creative services director at SJS/ProMedia, where she wrote, voiced and produced comedy, features, and imaging for stations across America.

Born in New York City and raised in North Jersey, Bonita received a bachelor of arts degree in linguistics from the State University of New York, Albany.

“Anita completes an all-star staff,” said Jeff Rafter, program director at WJRZ-FM. “I am thrilled to have her on the team.”

WJRZ-FM is owned and operated by Greater Media New Jersey, a subsidiary of Greater Media Inc. It is the parent company of 19 AM and FM radio stations in the Boston, Detroit, New Jersey and Philadelphia markets. It also owns a modern printing plant and a group of weekly newspapers in central New Jersey as well as several telecommunications towers throughout the United States.

Frank Lucia of Allentown has joined The Macerich Co. as senior manager, property management at Freehold Raceway Mall in Freehold Township. The Macerich Co. is headquartered in Santa Monica, Calif.

Lucia comes to Macerich from Lord & Taylor, where he served as general manager of the company’s store at Freehold Raceway Mall since 2001. He joined Lord & Taylor in 1989 as operations manager at the company’s Bridgewater store and was named a divisional sales manager based in Freehold Township in 2000. He was the recipient of the Lord & Taylor 2003 CEO Cup for surpassing sales, service and earnings objectives.

He began his career in 1985 with Abraham & Straus in Woodbridge as an operations trainee/assistant operations manger. In 1989, he joined Hahn’s in Lawrenceville as a human resources/operations manager.

Lucia is a gradate of St. Joseph’s University, Philadelphia, with a degree in business administration.