Pete Cloutier

When and where did you get your start in professional radio?

1965 WWSCAM Saturday nights 6pm-midnight. The first 100% Top 40 Rock & Roll show on AM in the area, outside of Albany.

What are your interests?

Work, Sleep, & Back to Work – I am old. I also enjoy producing concerts & theater shows and photography.

What are your favorite movies?

Hollywood Knights & James Bond Films — I’ve seen ‘em all (except Skyfall, but I’m planning on that one!)

What are your favorite TV shows?

‘Home construction/building shows and how-to/how-its-made style shows and Two and a Half Men. I’ve never seen Friends.

Who are your favorite recording artists?

The Stones, The Beatles, and all the great top 40 artists of the 60’s!

What are your favorite concerts?

Led Zeppelin, The Stones, and Tony DeSare in Vegas

What are your favorite sports teams?

Back in the day, The Brooklyn Dodgers. Nowadays, The Pats!

What are your favorite foods?

Beef and Italian dishes and a nice side salad. Sometimes I enjoy a good bowl of chili.

What is your nickname or nicknames?

Pete…and Dan calls me “The Wheez”

What are your pet or pet’s names?

Bentley & Baxter — “The Boys”

What is the one thing you shouldn’t tell us about you?

I am trying to keep a low profile in the Witness Protection Program

What is the weirdest thing to happen to you while on the air?

The time a crazy sales rep at WWSC decided to “perform” on the counter while I was on the air. That or the time we blew smoke up through Don Metiver’s control board to make him think it was on fire. He was doing sports and tried to put it out with a fire extinguisher.

 Who were your inspirations to be on the air?

Barry Steigers and Dean Parkhurst of WSET AM in Glens Falls in the mid 50’s

 What is an unknown fact or two about you?

Got to keep that a secret!

Who would you like to play you in the movie of your life?

Joe Pesci