Young Pete

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Nicknames: Pita Bread, Re-Pete, Pistol Pete and Young Pete.

Where did you graduate high school? Queensbury High.

Back in your high school days, what groups/organizations or teams did you belong to? Earth Club, YMCA Leaders, Queensbury Track and Field team.

Who were your radio influences? DJ Dread, Jenny Lewis and Elvis Duran.

How did you get into the radio business? A college internship.

How long have you been with WCKM/HITS/WWSC? 9 months.

What has been the best moment you’ve had while on the air? Hosting the morning show with Dan and Pete during snow storm Stella.

What would you be doing if you weren’t in radio? A forrest ranger.

What do you like to do on your day off? Max relax, hike, DJ, snowboard and listen to music.

Interests: Where to start? I love being outside. You can find me hiking, camping, boating, longboarding, and a lot more. I also enjoy listening to music and DJ’ing. In addition, I love my dog Bella and spending time with my friends and family!

What is something not a lot of people know about you? I like to DJ on air and in bars and clubs.

What is something that would surprise the listeners about you? I’m only 20 and I’m not related to the Wilhelm’s who owned the car dealership.

What was your favorite concert you’ve attended at CIA/GFCC: Phish in 2013.

What was your favorite concert you’ve attended at SPAC? Phish in 2015.

If you could pick where you could go locally on vacation, where would you go? The Adirondack Park.

Favorite TV shows: Bob’s Burger’s and Shameless

What is your karaoke song? Don’t Stop Believing by Journey.

If you could be anyone else on staff, who would it be and why? 1) Old Pete because is commission checks would be nice. 2) Matt because I like creating promos, PSA’s and liners.

Name three of your ‘must watch’ movies. Stepbrothers, Pulp Fiction and White Chicks.

Favorite places in hang out on the interwebs: Google and Instagram

Do you have any pets? Bella, a Husky/Rottweiler mix, Sadie, a Jack Russel Terrier and Lill, a Beagle/Terrier mix.

If there was movie about your life, who would you like to play you? Mark Walburg.

Favorite and least favorite Foods: I have a lot of favorites and I’m always adding to the list, so the best answer would be I dislike seafood, canned ham and deviled eggs.

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Where is your favorite local place to go? Panera, SPAC and Shelving Rock.

If you won the lottery, what would be your first purchase? A Ferrari TEF

Favorite Games:  Call of Duty Zombies, Guitar Hero, and Need for Speed Underground 2

What is your favorite thing about the community? They support our radio stations!

What advice do you have for future aspiring radio DJs? Know your audience!

Final Thoughts: Life is short, so do what you love. For me that’s playing your favorite song. I want you to dance, sing, and enjoy life, because if you do, I know I will! Join me weeknights from 7p to Midnight and we’ll laugh, have fun, and listen to your favorite music. Most importantly, Do Greatness!

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