When and where did you get your start in professional radio?
The early 90’s working overnights on WWSC 1450 and Classic Rock with a kick, Y96.
What are your interests?
I love doing charity work! I am very active at the Glens Falls Elks Lodge. Ths year I was elected to position of Exalted Ruler. I have volunteered for Prospect Child and Family Center’s Festival of Trees, telethon and during their volleyball tournament. I help Glens Falls Kiwanis during their events. I have been on the committees for the Glens Falls Hospital Cancer Services Program Downtown goes Blue and Greenwich Goes Pink.
What are your favorite movies?
Eddie and the Cruisers, Inherit the Wind, City Slickers 1 and 2, First Knight, GlenGarry GlenRoss, James Bond Movies, Planet of the Apes, The Odd Couple I and II and any of the other Matthau/Lemmon films.
What are your favorite TV shows?
Seinfeld, Cheers, all the CSI’s, Everybody Loves Raymond, Psych.
Who are your favorite recording artists?
Not a fair question! I’ll be leaving some out, but absolute favorites are Bad Company, Dennis DeYoung, REO Speedwagon, Styx, Little River Band, England Dan and John Ford Coley, Firefall.
What are your favorite concerts?
Arch Allies, Live at Riverport!
What are your favorite sports teams?
The New York Yankees and the Green Bay Packers.
What are your favorite foods?
What is your nickname or nicknames?
Vinny in college and was once known as “The Ladies Man” here on WCKM.
What are your pet or pet’s names?
Bethy, Angel, and Lanie.
What is the one thing you shouldn’t tell us about you?
I don’t own enough pairs of socks.
What is the weirdest thing to happen to you while on the air?
I was trying to convince a trainee in the middle of the night someone was lurking outside the station. I kept sneaking outside and banging on the window in the studio he was working in. I forgot to close the door and the last time I came in an actual “STRANGE” listener wandered in. At that point I was the frightened one!
Who were your inspirations to be on the air?
Harry Downy, Don Weeks, Lee Warner and Dick Bartley
What is an unknown fact or two about you?
I was a patient that took experimental Human Growth Hormone for the FDA as a child until I was 17. I have had two heart surgeries as an infant and five or so plastic surgeries as a child. None of it bothers me!
Who would you like to play you in the movie of your life?
Definitely Bruce Willis or Ben Affleck.