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Gene Valicenti is a RI broadcasting legend whom functions as the 6 oвЂ™clock newscast anchor on the marketвЂ™s tv frontrunner, NBC10 WJAR, as well as the early morning drive host regarding the regionвЂ™s leading news/talk radio section, WPRO.
During a current interview, вЂњMr. 401вЂќ reached back again to 1992 to explain their experience entering the Providence-New Bedford market with a flood of imagination, and how he never ever seemed back as he built his title recognition.
Gene Valicenti: I came up for a working job interview and ended up beingnвЂ™t certain that IвЂ™d be right here for 26 days. Plus it happens to be 28 years.
So Rhode IslandвЂ™s been good if you ask me.
Bill Bartholomew (Motif): Did the dynamics are understood by you of the Providence market whenever you joined into it? It was a time that is volatile 1992. Was it a baptism by fire?
GV: Well, not because we had worked in New London, Connecticut, which really is a neighboring community simply later on. Therefore, we adopted the Rhode Island news, and I also spent my youth in North Jersey, and Rhode IslandвЂ™s a lot like one Bergen that is big County nj-new Jersey.
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