For nearly 36 years, disc jockey Helen Leicht has been a fixture on Philadelphia radio. She’s known music royalty, such as Sir Paul McCartney, and has introduced local listeners to the music of Tom Petty, Elvis Costello, and Coldplay. She created, hosted and produced an early version of Breakfast with the Beatles on WIOQ in Philadelphia, beginning in 1976 and running through 1989. In 1990, she joined WXPN where she hosted artists such as John Mayer, Patty Griffin, and Amos Lee. She currently hosts WXPN’s Midday on Air and Philly Local House.