Robin Quivers was a registered nurse who joined the United States Air Force in 1975 and made captain before being discharged in 1978. She returned to her home state in 1979 to study at the Broadcasting Institute of Maryland. Her first radio job was as a newscaster at WIOO in Carlisle, Pennsylvania. She worked at various radio stations in the mid-Atlantic region until 1981.
That year would mark the beginning of her radio broadcast legacy. She was approached by the program director at rock station WWDC-FM, DC-101. She thought Quivers would be the perfect partner for morning personality Howard Stern. Quivers was made on-air news director and on March 2, 1981, she and Stern made their debut as a team. For more than three decades, the witty, dynamic, outspoken co-host with her trademark laugh has earned the respect of both listeners and broadcasters worldwide.
Quivers is also an accomplished author who penned The New York Times bestsellers Quivers: A Life and The Vegucation of Robin: How Real Food Saved My Life. Additionally, she’s a founder of 15 Foundation, a non-profit dedicated to aiding the endeavors of organizations such as the United Nations’ Girl Fund, Boys and Girls Club of Miami Beach, and many more.
Robin Quivers was inducted into the National Radio Hall of Fame in 2017.