Brian was born and raised in the Capital Region and currently lives in Albany. He's the co-host of the GNA Morning Show with Brian and Chrissy. When he’s not watching sports, eating fro-yo, playing poker, or trying to get in a quick nap, he’s hanging out with Brody; his ridiculously talented and handsome son. “Radio is my passion and I’m living out my dream! Every day we get the chance to change someone’s mood, perhaps their perspective, and hopefully make them laugh! What’s better than that?” E-Mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
March Hometown Hero Cares with Kindness
When we called to speak to Christopher Fain from Albany, immediately we knew that he was someone passionate about the volunteer work he does for sick kids at Albany Medical Center. He got a little choked up when we told him he was nominated to be a GNA Hometown Hero by a friend who admires his hear…
Love Cowboy Helps Out Heartbroken Young Buck
Larry in Poestenkill emailed the show, heartbroken after he found out that his girlfriend of many years was cheating on him with her boss at work. Down and out on his luck, Love Cowboy took a gentle approach to handling this young man's heartache, but was he effective?
Love Cowboy: Help MY BF Hates Country Music
Trina in Troy emailed the show asking for help in turning her boyfriend into a fan of country music. Trina feels like they're missing out on some key bonding moments together because of his lack of interest in her two of her favorite things: Country music and of course, GNA.
Local Idol: Katy Perry Smells Like Cotton Candy and Heaven
Julia Gargano is the St. Rose senior who auditioned on American Idol Sunday night and blew the judges away. Following her stirring performance of an original song she wrote called 'Growing Pains', Idol judge Katy Perry ran up to her and gave her the biggest hug. Gargano, originally from Staten Is…
Million Dollar Scratch-Off Sold At Gloversville Stewart’s
A scratch-off from the New York Lottery sold at a local Stewarts Shop and paid off for one area resident in a big way. The scratch-off ticket called "Make My Month" hit for a cool million bucks recently and while the resident has yet to be announced, things are about to chang…
Proctors Announces Star-Studded Theatre Lineup for 20-21
Proctors in Schenectady had their annual announcement of hit shows that will be taking the stage for the during the 2020-2021 season. Among the many highlights are Hadestown, Pretty Woman, and the return of The Lion King.
1000’s of Inspirational Notes Appear On Local HS Lockers
Teens today are under so much pressure sometimes it's just the most subtle act of kindness that can really turn someone's day around. A local school welcomed students back from winter break with thousands of anonymous, handwritten notes posted to their lockers...
GNA Setting Up Live Broadcasts for “First Responder Friday”
We want to honor you and your fellow heroes and we need places to go. Tell us where to go and Brian and Chrissy will set up a live GNA broadcast during First Responder Fridays.
Local Student Earns “Big Time” Praise on American Idol
Season 18 of American Idol is just a few episodes in and we already have some local rooting interest. A senior at a local college impressed the judges so much during her audition last night on American Idol, she earned raves from judges Luke Bryan and Lionel Richie while receiving an emo…
Police Respond To Albany JCC After Widespread Bomb Threats
18 facilities, including the Albany Jewish Community Center received a bomb threat via email on Sunday morning prompting a swift shutdown and search by K-9 Units.
Schalmont Student Overdose Investigated By State Police
A series of social media posts over the weekend from the Superintendent of Schalmont Central Schools has many in the community offering prayers and support while trying to come to grips with the reality and sadness of unexpected loss.
Kids On Kindness: “My Mom and Dad Saw a Bear Once”
I had a chance to sit down with my son and his classmates last week at school to get their thoughts on kindness and friendship. Many people loved this segment. It showed the true purity and innocence of 4 and 5-year-old's and perhaps there was something for us adults to learn here. Plus, it was f…