News Anchor Joins WPRO Weekend Lineup
July 21, 2010 at 10:35 AM (PT)
MEDIA GENERAL NBC affiliate WJAR-TV (NBC10)/PROVIDENCE anchor GENE VALICENTI is adding a weekend talk show at CITADEL Talk WPRO-A-WEAN (NEWS TALK 630WPRO and 99.7 FM)/PROVIDENCE to his schedule. VALICENTI will host 9a-noon (ET) on the station beginning this SATURDAY (7/24).
"I have always received a great response to guest-hosting on WPRO, and that's what convinced me to give my own show a shot," said VALICENTI. "People have been talking back to me on TV for years, and now on the radio I can talk back to them. I am committed to bringing the same 'fair and balanced' approach to radio that has served me well on TV."
"I am delighted that GENE VALICENTI is joining the 630 WPRO and 99.7 FM team," added CITADEL Market Mgr. BARBARA HAYNES. "GENE is both well-informed of all things RHODE ISLAND and he is incredibly entertaining. SATURDAY mornings are going to be great entertainment, I can't wait to listen."
"GENE VALICENTI is extremely well known in RHODE ISLAND," said WPRO PD PAUL GIAMMARCO. "He is charismatic, intelligent and informed and will bring his own unique style and tone to WPRO's microphones."