Local radio icon Mitchell to sign off Friday
SARATOGA SPRINGS Longtime local radio personality Ric Mitchell will call his last broadcast audibles Friday.
Mitchell will close out his radio career after Friday morning’s edition of “Ric Mitchell and the Star Morning Crew” on Star 101.3 FM.
The Brooklyn native began working at WCGR in Canandaigua in 1970. He came to the Capital Region in 1973 and has worked at many stations, including WTRY, WKLI, WGY and WGFM. He’s been with Star 101.3 since August 2010 and is currently heard from 5:30 to 10 a.m. with Michelle Adams.
For Friday’s final show, Mitchell said he plans to play his 1969 audition tape and some classic bits from his past.