DJs

At Townsquare Media Utica, we do our best to support our local community in the most impactful ways possible. All of the content creators you see below live, work and play in the same places as you and your families -- and we know that what happens right here matters to you most. We hope you find that our original local content (found on our website and free mobile app) informs and entertains you as much as we enjoy creating it. Get to know each of us a little more by checking out our "behind the byline" facts below:

Uncle Joe Benson

Uncle Joe brings his passion and knowledge of Classic Rock to you every night on Ultimate Classic Rock. Living Classic Rock from its very beginning — both on stage and on air since 1968 — music has been Joe Benson's life. Whether …

Mimi Griswold

Coffee lover and fierce Yankee fan, even though I grew up outside of Boston. CNY has been my home since college. I prefer the outdoors and have a long standing love affair with The Adirondacks. Hiking boots are always in my car. I…

Andrew Derminio

I love hanging out at work with you every weekday. I was born and raised here in Central New York and am a graduate of Le Moyne College in Syracuse, NY. I have a degree in Communications. I love NFL Football, NCAA Basketball (GO O…

Cindy McMullen

I really love going 4-wheeling, fishing, hiking, and just being outdoors. It's good for the soul. I have two great kids, Shelby and Shane, and two spoiled dogs, Lexi and Bella. Sometimes Lexi comes to the studio with me, and you m…

Dave "Wheels" Wheeler

I've grown up in Central New York my entire life, and I've been all over the radio dial. I've graduated from Westmoreland High School in 2009, and currently live in Utica with my wife Sarah. We got married on June 14th of 2014. We…

Free Beer and Hot Wings

Hosted by Gregg “Free Beer” Daniels, Chris “Hot Wings” Michaels, Joe, Steve and Kelly, the Free Beer & Hot Wings Morning Show brings you five hours of entertainment every Monday - Saturday beginning at 5am.

Jen Austin

When I'm not working, I'm usually running. I try to run between 6 and 9 miles a day because I love that runners high! I try to eat clean too. I love shopping, going out for salmon and wine, seeing live music and comedy, and listen…