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: email@example.com
July’s Hometown Hero is Hardworking EMT x 3
Beau Dushane from Catskill is July's Hometown Hero. He holds down not one or two, but three different jobs for ambulance companies down in the Catskills!
104.5 The Team Honors Mom & Son Dynamic Duo
Laurie Barrett and her 17-year-old son Brandon from Mechanicville are June's 2020 Hometown Heroes. What an absolute pleasure it was getting to know these two very philanthropic, caring people. It's nice to know that during these trying times, people are using their ex…
Mechanicville Hero Turning Dreams into Reality
May's Hometown Hero sounds like one of the most generous and kind men you'll want to know. His name is Jim Welch and he's from Mechanicville. Jim does something truly unique for children in need by offering up the gift of a comfortable place to sleep...
April Hometown Hero Makes Miracles For Our Military
Join us in celebrating Melody, the Director of Veterans Miracle Center. When we called about the award, she was busy doing a million things for our Vets.
Rivers and Saratoga Casinos To Close Temporarily
In press releases sent out today from both Rivers Casino in Schenectady and the Saratoga Casino in Saratoga Springs, the rippling local and global effects of the coronovirus will temporarily suspend their operations.
Our March Hometown Hero Cares for Kids with Kindness (and a Cart)
Christopher Fain from Albany is our March 2020 Hometown Hero for the volunteer work he does at Albany Medical Center.
Meet Captain Mom-Erica, Our February Hometown Hero
Erica Debie is an amazing mom, volunteer and captain of the Ballston Lake Fire Department. She's also is our February Hometown Hero!
This Latham Woman is a True Hero for Helping a Friend with Cancer
Nichole Naccarato from Latham is the Hometown Hero for the month of January.
December’s Hometown Hero: House Full of Love
The Benoits built their enormous family on love, kindness and compassion. They have five biological children and seven children they adopted.
November Hometown Hero Is 9-Yr-Old Grappling Cancer
Cody Alessi from Stuyvesant has created TAP Cancer Out and he hustles to raise thousands of dollars while competing in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu tournaments.
God Bless Homer: 88-Year-Old Hometown Hero
Homer LaVoie from Schodak is an 88-year-old Navy Vet and is our Hometown Hero for October.
Proud Teen Nominates Dad As September’s Hometown Hero (VIDEO)
15-year-old Aiden from Guilderland wrote into WGNA asking that his father, Matthew, be our Hometown Hero for Septemeber. We were happy to call and speak with Matthew on his day off to tell him the great news, which he humbly accepted.