Brief Biography: A 2011 graduate of Waterville High School, Marissa Verdon was born and raised in Upstate New York. As a teenager Marissa became passionate about live music and often traveled all over New York attending concerts. After high school graduation, Marissa headed to Florida where she went to college for event management but eventually found her way back home and at Utica College. She was recruited by WPNR her first day at Utica College and quickly rose through the ranks to Station Manager.
Some of Marissa's favorite artists include Bleachers, Fall Out Boy, and many of the bands she grew up listening to.