With my first official week coming to a close, and no sign of anyone asking me not to return (yet), I figured it was time for a formal introduction. I’m Ralphie Aversa, and I’m the new host of “Trending Now” at Yahoo!
I’m originally from Niagara Falls, NY. Don’t believe the press: Western New York is a great area to live in, and I enjoyed growing up there. I experienced all four seasons, ate some amazing food (not to mention my mom’s homemade sauce) and had a number of travel options at my fingertips if I so desired.
The Bills and Sabres are hard to root for but because I grew up with them, the heartache they cause almost serves as a kinship between myself and other Western New Yorkers. Oh, and I call them chicken wings – not buffalo wings. I also cheer for the Yankees, and yes I think we should have resigned Cano but not for that much money!
Syracuse University is my alma mater. I dual majored in broadcast journalism and marketing. I’m still on the fence about attending the SU/DukeRead More »from Say Hello to Trending Now's New Host: Ralphie Aversa