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John Lemley


John Lemley


John Lemley is the host and producer of John Lemley’s City Café on AM 1690 WMLB, The Voice of the Arts. The three-hour program of classical music airs Sundays at 3 p.m. High Tea is another of John’s radio shows on AM 1690, a program that features adult standards weekday afternoons from 4 until 6. John also serves as an anchor on News Radio 106.7 (WYAY-FM Atlanta).

From 1997-2015, John was an on-air host, producer and assistant program director at 90.1 FM WABE, Atlanta’s NPR station. He created and hosted numerous news and music programs, including The Stargazer’s Journal, Bach’s Lunch and All Things Considered.

In 2008, Lemley was named “Best Drive-Time DJ” by the staff of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution for his work as host of All Things Considered. In 2010, Atlanta Magazine picked Lemley and City Café as “Best of the Dial.” In 2012, Lemley received a GLAAD media award.

John Lemley has become a fixture in the Atlanta arts community, serving as a narrator and emcee for performances and fundraisers.

John lives in Decatur, GA with his husband, Mike Selk.

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