Sam Alex has worked for country stations across the nation and never misses his favorite acts when they come to town. He's been on red carpets for many different awards shows and interviewed some of your favorite celebrities, like Will Ferrell and Taylor Swift. Originally from Chicago, Sam now lives in Nashville, where he hosts the Taste of Country Nights radio show, a syndicated night show which airs on more than 75 stations nationwide. If you ever see him on lower Broadway, get him a pina colada and some BBQ chicken pizza
Sean is a veteran broadcaster of over 20 years. He is the proud father of three boys. Sean is committed to charity and community service and has raised hundreds of thousands of dollars for St. Jude, victims of Katrina, and many more. He created “Pennies from Heaven,” an exclusive charity of WGNA that raised and distributed money for Capital Region children, and was a creator of "Blue Friday" a New York State recognized holiday that honors police officers who have died in the line of duty
Bethany and her husband and two kids are transplants to the Capital Region and they love it! Bethany grew up in western New York and got her Communications and Film degrees from the University of Tampa, in Florida. Bethany spent time as the morning show co-host for WPIG, The Big Pig, in Olean, NY, WPCV in Lakeland, FL, and on the morning show team at WQYK in Tampa, FL. Bethany has a TV and Film background and has worked for ESPN, CMT, and the Home Shopping Network
One of newest members of the 'GNA crew, Matty grew up in northern New Jersey (we won't hold that against him) and graduated from Rutgers University. His radio journey has taken him from NJ to Manchester, NH to Portland, ME and now Albany! Matty's been married to his better half Stacy for four years and they have a three-year-old daughter and a recently welcomed a son. His passions? Music, music and music. Matty has been playing guitar since he was 10 and loves everything country music has to offer: great songs, great musicians and great times
Capital Region born and bred. Have fond memories as a child riding on dirt roads listening to 'GNA. Country has been a love of mine ever since. Graduated from Lansingburgh and attended the New School of Radio and Television. Favorite artists include Randy Houser, Kenny Chesney and Justin Moore.
Marissa is the new girl you're hearing in the midday on WGNA! She was born and raised right here in the Capital Region, studied Fine Arts at HVCC and has a degree in Broadcast from the New School Center for Media. In love with her hometown, most of her radio career has been spent locally. She loves hanging with her family and friends, writing music, playing softball and being outdoors with all the beauty nature has to offer! A fan of all music, Sam Hunt and Carrie Underwood are her favorite country stars