Over the years, he’s served as a news anchor, reporter, news director, programer and the on-air partner (for 20 years) of NYS Broadcasters Hall of Famer Don Weeks. I have a very long fuse and rarely, if ever, raise my voice in anger. 20 things you don’t know about me: Chuck Custer, WGY. I’m addicted to documentaries and nonfiction stories. I DO remember the Patriots cheerleaders. 8. The singer Pink went to my high school and would come to town to visit. We always stay in West Dennis. I love animals, but my wife is a certified animal nut. … 5. ... You don’t know what you’re gonna get. I know the resemblance is unbelievable (ha). 15. I was in all my high school plays and musicals. These are just some of the squirrel items in my home. Involves beautiful autumn mountain views 2.) 2. Thank you all for the love. July 9, 2019 Updated: July 9, 2019 8:11 a.m. Facebook Twitter Email. 4. I have 7 birthmarks all over my body. She vacuumed the house every day!!!! You'll see all the posts for that time period. 3. When applying to colleges, I wrote my college essay about the difficulty of being a Giants fan in Eagles territory. 11. 7. 9. I was a competitive dancer and dance major in college for a while. By Kristi Gustafson Barlette on November 23, 2020 at 7:00 AM. I lost my first tooth at 3 years old. Courtesy Show More Show Less 2 of 21. That is very uncommon for a morning radio team. Earlier this month Custer announced he’ll be retiring on December 18. That’s a question I get a lot. What's trending in your life, and in mine. 21. Here are 20 facts you don't know about me! 9. I am a Red Sox and Patriots fan living in Yankees and Giants country. You'll never believe what happened to me when I was a five-year-old, where I work part-time, my two unusual allergies, and more. Where do they get the nerve to proclaim themselves the “ice cream of the future” when they clearly are not???? My obsession started sometime in elementary/middle school. I never intended to stay anywhere for 36-plus years, but I’m so glad I did. When Hayley at Winging It With Boys tagged me in to do a 20 Things You Didn’t Know About Me post I jumped at the chance and although I started off on a roll I kind of struggled towards the end. While my practice habits were pretty good, I realized there is a big difference between playing the notes and “making music”. My adult tooth did not grow in until I was about 12. 20 things you don't know about me: KHOU's Ron Trevino. The Emmy-nominated TV personality was previously at … I also like reading and writing. It was tough hearing the Eagles fight song on the bus and having pep rallies at school on game days. She joined NewsChannel 13 in September 2017, starting as a producer. 17. Keep reading for the scoop! I love reading tag posts as it means that you find out a bit more about the person behind the blog. 20. Chuck Custer is co-host of the popular “Chuck and Kelly” show, with Kelly Lynch, heard weekdays from 5:30 to 9 a.m. on 810 and 103.1 WGY. During my time at college I was able to study abroad in Australia, London, Prague and Germany. 14. My grandpa ran a food stand called Saratoga Chicken. Real life is way more interesting. He has worked at the track for as long as I can remember. My Nana makes the best homemade Italian food and I feel ashamed that I have yet to get cooking lessons from her. But it has definitely shaped who I am today. My secret plan is to retire in a sunny place where I’ll have a little house with a garden close to the … I write … I stood up to get something just before the news conference began and my leg or foot got caught on a bunch of mic cords and loudly, knocked 10-15 mics on the floor. Browse previous blog posts by month and year of entry. These days he co-hosts the morning program with Lynch. I can’t believe it’s legal. My friends and I would create theme nights. Al Torres Photography Show More Show Less 2 of 22 Courtesy Show More Show Less 3 … I am a mail order minister. My mom, her four siblings and my sister. 1. When she’s not working, DeVito loves hanging out with her family and friends, playing with her nieces, walking in The Crossings or spending “too much money on holiday decorations at Target.”. We’re down to one dog now and he doesn’t shed. It was early on and quickly resolved. Kristi Gustafson Barlette. I had a horrendous bob haircut when I was about 10 and I’ll never go back (It was NOT a pretty sight) I never lived that one down. I interviewed Bernie Sanders one-on-one when I worked in Binghamton and he was running for president. Nov. 9, ... Twitter and Instagram - is today's 20 things… 10. What's trending in your life, and in mine. I’m a total night owl. I’m not a list maker. Email kbarlette@timesunion.com. I am not. 14. 50 Things You Don’t Know About Me (and would do just fine in life never knowing) 1. You'll also learn the story behind my middle name, Victoria, and a talent of mine many aren't aware of. I am in the background of an episode of ‘Say Yes to the Dress’ on TLC. 12. So this is me! My favorite number is 5. I rocked the 1970s-era mustache for far too long. One of my biggest thrills in this business was playing a charity basketball game while working in Providence Rhode Island with Boston Bruins legend Bobby Orr. I grew up in Doylestown, Pennsylvania. It got stuck in a fence at my aunt and uncles in Long Island. Lady Gaga is my favorite artist. I also contradict myself sometimes. 1 of 22 >>> Scroll through to see 20 things you don't know about KPRC's Dominique Sachse. It went well. Gulstan Dart: 20 things you don't know about me KCRA 3 anchor shares some inside scoop. By Kristi Gustafson Barlette on December 14, 2020 at 6:41 AM. You can follow DeVito, who is today’s 20 things, on Twitter. We do the Feast of the Seven Fishes every year. Tom Koch: 20 things you don't know about me After a two-year hiatus from TV, Melton joined the news team at CW39 in October 2018. My family’s favorite vacation spot growing up and to this day is Cape Cod. Print; 0; More; Emily De Vito is … I was in a sorority in college and lived in the sorority house my sophomore year. 6. Christmas Eve is very important to our family. I’m an introvert at heart. Most people think my name is … Became a mom at 22. 13. 2. I became a first-time grandfather last year and it’s been more fun and more rewarding than I’ve ever could imagine. Alot of things but I'll mention the ones you guys dont know about: 1. Have a question for Kristi's "A Reader Asks" feature? I appeared prominently in the first season of “Jersey Shore.” That’s another one, like Menudo, that I like to joke around about with people. I would wear a giant bow with soccer balls on it every game and I believe that’s what made me score a goal every game. My favorite was West Side Story. Answering 20 random questions that you all probably don’t know about me. So here’s 20 things you definitely didn’t know about me and more than likely a lot of people I already know don’t know about me. Among the nicest: Paul Reiser, Louie Anderson, Steve Martin, Martin Short and Sebastian Maniscalco. Being the youngest meant being held over the banister and pranked on … a lot. Not-so-humble brag: My two boys are brilliant and really good people. I was on the debate team for 4 years in high school but I still can’t win an argument against my wife. I’m fairly introverted and prefer spending my free time alone or with close friends and family. Ironically, for someone who has made his career by speaking for a living, my mother says I didn’t really start talking until I was 2 years old. My first job was at Rita’s Water Ice. 18. I am so proud of the great job her parents are doing with her. DeVito has covered everything from breaking news, various elections and human interest stories over the years. You can see our house and we have given answers to a few questions. 16. Especially if it… 1.) At our peak, with had a dog and four cats. Maybe my most embarrassing moment in the business came when I was covering the Capitol in Charleston, West Virginia in the early 1980s. Inspired by this post from Ashley and US magazine, here are 25 things you might not know about me:. Involves a holiday tradition 3.) 1. I love what I do now, but my first love in this business has always been reporting. 20. Since I am a new Odyssey writer I think it's a good idea to tell my audience about myself. We’ve interviewed a lot of comedians on the show. 2. My sister got her wedding dress at Kleinfeld and it was the best experience! 1. 4. 8. Growing up I played clarinet, bass clarinet and tenor sax for quite a few years. Thank you … somebody had to say it. My favorite food is Italian. I’ve been to two of her concerts and have dressed as her for Halloween. "I've broadcasted live from the Nasdaq in New York City and interviewed the founder of … 20… I did a story for WNYT on organ donation last year. … 20 things you don't know about me: Emily DeVito 20 things you don't know about me: Emily DeVito; 20 things you don't know about me: Rayn Boncie 20 things you don't know about me: Rayn Boncie “I’d much rather be going to bed at 2:45 a.m. than getting up at 2:45 a.m. (as I have been now for many years).”. 18. I’m the youngest of four. Last year he was bartending up in the club house. Browse previous blog posts by month and year of entry. 13. I’d pick … 17. I did not have the gift. These days, she reports for the morning shift, waking at 3 a.m. each weekday. My first 4 years in the radio business I worked in five cities/four states (Massachusetts, New York, West Virginia, Rhode Island and back to New York). All too often, egos, pressure, deadlines and simply spending too much time together leave broadcast teams hating each other. Copy {copyShortcut} to copy Link copied! Have a question for Kristi's "A Reader Asks" feature? A lot of people think I’m from the Capital Region because I have so much family here. I imagine it got lost in the mail but I’m sure it’ll be here soon. You can follow Boncie, who is today's 20 things, on Facebook. 10. 2. We went on to play in a corn hole league for winter. Emily De Vito is a general assignment reporter at WNYT. 16. 5. I'm sharing ten things most people don't know about me. I worked at the Saratoga Race Course one summer. Email kbarlette@timesunion.com. I actually don’t have a throne yet. One has a big job in Washington and is wrapping up his MBA. Sometimes it’s hard for me to watch a drama. By Kristi Gustafson Barlette on October 19, 2020 at 7:00 AM. 1. Give me a good book, a pad of paper (or my laptop) and I’m a happy camper. I love how still and quiet things are. People would be surprised to know that I’m allergic to scallops. … Although I rarely get the credit I feel I so richly deserve, I believe I am the true creator of Jazzercise. Pfffffffft. I thought I was mature. I converted my wife to a Pats fan so much so, she insisted we name our golden retriever “Brady” in honor of now FORMER Patriot, Tom Brady. #mtv #mtvfloribamashore. You'll see all the posts for that time period. I love squirrels. 11. Hope you will enjoy this video. 20 things you don’t know about me: Mercedes Williams, Spectrum News reporter ... Twitter and Instagram — is today’s 20 things. Machine Gun Kelly: 25 Things You Don’t Know About Me (‘I Once Hooked Up With Someone in the Back of a Cop Car’) By Sophie Dweck. 1 of 21 >> To find out 20 things you don't know about Chita Craft, scroll through. I met my some of my best friends in Albany all because my mom told me to get out and go join a kickball league when I moved here. ... DeRosa, who you can follow on Facebook, is today’s 20 things… I got married at 20. 11. See above for 20 things you don't know about KPRC's Britta Merwin. In a business with a lot of egos (broadcasting), I don’t take myself particularly seriously (as you can tell from items 1,2 and 17). 20 things you don’t know about me: Leanne DeRosa. #1. My mom is from Loudonville and my dad from Mechanicville. 20 things you don’t know about me: Emily DeVito. 7. Custer joined the radio station in May of 1984. 20. I don’t remember having Matt Lauer on the team. He asked if I was related to Danny DeVito. Marcy de Luna, Houston Chronicle. 19. Stodghill is this week's 20 things Joe Putrock Scroll through the slideshow for 20 things you don't know about Cecil F. Stodghill, Jr. — is the head of The Doane Stuart School in Rensselaer, 3. 12. And I also see this as “my work,” albeit a definite labor of love. I’m also what you might call a selective perfectionist, but not the kind that beats himself up … 19. Comments. They can often be miserable and difficult, but we’ve had good luck. I played soccer when I was in kindergarten and first grade. You can follow Custer, who is today’s 20 things, on Facebook. 3. 25. I was an original member of Menudo, or so I like to say. 15. The other just took a great job at Duke University after getting his PhD from Dartmouth. I was in a big conference room awaiting a news conference by then-Governor Jay Rockefeller. I’ve performed one ceremony. Share Shares Copy Link. I do my best work late at night. 20 things you don’t know about me: Havidán Rodríguez, UAlbany president 20 things you don’t know about me: Kevin Rush from 99.5 The River 20 things you don’t know about me… BUT I can let small, insignificant matters upset me. The reporter and her husband are expecting a boy and a girl in January. 6. 20 things you don't know about me: Mercedes Williams, Spectrum News. I am left handed and if I try eating food with my right hand,I drop the spoon because I have no control. All of my articles will be about myself or thing I like or my opinions. Six people in my family have had kidney transplants. We may have had one major disagreement over the decade. I was shocked when my voice turned up on the HBO series on NVIVM, “”The Vow.” I had no idea they were going to use anything from our show. The wedding of my son Scott and daughter-law Meghan. Kelly and I have rarely had any arguments over our 10 years on the air together. ... (Try some nitro cold brew if you haven’t yet!) “I’m a night owl working an early morning shift,” Custer says. I was reading a bunch of Odyssey articles the other night and someone wrote 20 things you should know about me and I thought the idea that article was amazing. As if that call time wouldn’t be tough for just about anyone, DeVito is doing it while pregnant with twins. Custer announced he’ll be retiring on December 18. 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