SYRACUSE — From the “better late than never” file, we’ve just received confirmation that 93Q (WNTQ) personality Brandon C. is the Citadel CHR station’s permanent night host. After two years as a part-timer, Brandon tells CNYRadio.com he accepted an offer to take the shift full-time in December.
The position became open in October, when former host Mike Cauchon left to program a new internet-only station in Maine. At that time, we were told existing part-timers would be taking turns filling-in until a permanent replacement was named — but we never received any updates. Until this evening, when we heard from Brandon via email that he was offered and accepted the position on a permanent basis.
Brandon, a 2006 graduate of Cato-Meridian HS and a 2008 graduate of Onondaga Community College, started working at 93Q before he graduated, “filling in any time I could,” he says, reminding your editor of his earliest days in radio. Brandon explains how he, “patched hours together doing on-air, production, promotions, and even a little bit of sales” before he finally got the call he was waiting for — the call to host 93Q’s night show full-time.
“I am a local guy, and I am very fortunate and happy I get to stay in this market and contribute to 93Q. Not many people in broadcasting get to stay in their home town,” Brandon said.
You can hear him weeknights 5-11pm and Saturdays 1-5pm.
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