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Richie Phillips

WGNA Morning Show Co-host for 23 years.  Former high school Social Studies teacher who traded blackboard for a keyboard.  Has been resident rhymer ever since.  Co-recipient of 2000 CMA Award for Best Morning Show and NYS Broadcasters Awards for same.    Two time winner of New York State Broadcasters Award for "Reading, Writing, and Rhyming" school program.
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The Ashley Madison Song -Live in WGNA Studio [VIDEO]

This is a song parody about the Ashley Madison Website scandal that I performed live on the air and we recorded video of this incident as it happened.   It features Dave Scriven on guitar.   I thought it might be interesting to show what it's like in the studio as it happens, so here goes.

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Center For Disease Control Reports Highest Number Of Measles Cases In 20 Years
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Medicare Just Turned 50 Years Old. Be Glad It’s Still Around

I don't think I have to remind people that WGNA has a huge audience of all ages.   And you may be saying to yourself – what do I care about Medicare?  Well, all ages should pay attention to this. Medicare has reached a milestone.

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Richie Creates Song For Facebookers Who Posted Storm Shots [VIDEO]

I wanted to do this just to give credit for all of the people who  responded to my request for photos of the storm this past weekend.   My old neighbor is included in this song. Their tree came dangerously close to both of our houses (mostly his - thank God they're alright!)

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They’re Widening The Rexford Bridge. Yay!

I have a publication that I read often.  Yes, it's an actual newspaper.  Ever heard of it?  It's made of deceased trees.  But seriously, they had a great article about an expansion project that will make everyone in the Niskayuna area jump for joy. 

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Dan DiNicola Memorial Little Italy Film Festival Coming to Schenectady

I'm sure if you've lived in the Capital Region for years you'll remember movie reviewer Dan Di'Nicola.  He was an integral part of CBS 6 Albany. Actually flick watching and critiquing was only one facet of his career.  He also found inspiring stories from everyday people.  Well his memory lives on with this series of events coming to Little Italy in Schenectady

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