As an eighth-generation Buffalonian, Steve Cichon is as thoroughly a proud Buffalonian as you'll find. The former radio news man, historian and author of five books has turned his passion for Buffalo's pop culture history into a career. Aside from running startup Buffalo Stories LLC, Steve's an adjunct professor at Medaille College, a producer at WNED-TV (PBS), writer at, and has recently celebrated 25 years as a bow tie wearer.

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Writing & Public Relations

Simply by listening and using common sense, Steve helps businesses, non-profits and individuals tell their stories. He'll take you by the hand, lead you to the heart of what it is you're really trying to say-- and then figure out the best way to say it. With Steve and Buffalo Stories LLC, you'll transform the feelings in your gut into your polished public image.

You’ve seen Steve’s work on NBC’s Today show, CNN, The Huffington Post, The Buffalo News, Buffalo Spree, Trending Buffalo, WBEN Radio, as well as his own blogs on and

Steve is also the author of The Complete History of Parkside; Irv! Buffalo’s Anchorman: The Irv, Rick, & Tom Story; and Gimme Jimmy! Mayor James D. Griffin in his own Words and Pictures.

Buffalo’s Pop Culture History

A celebration of all the stuff that makes Buffalo... Buffalo. Marrying Steve's unique perspective and his love for uncovering and sharing interesting parts of our shared Western New York experience, will hopefully jog your memory, and fill you with hope for what is next for our city.

Steve is also ready to help Buffalo businesses, non-profits and families find the stories that will make their past part of their future. Reporters, educators, and everyday people looking for answers have come to rely upon Steve as an expert in media, journalism, public relations, Buffalo pop culture history, and the Buffalo mindset. He's waiting to help you find and tell your story.

Talks & Workshops

Steve Cichon is a speaker who won't stop until everyone is smiling and comes away with a slightly new perspective.

In his Communicating Better series, Steve offers the same common sense advice that he's offered to a generation of aspiring journalists and communicators. He'll help you take the tools you already have, mix them with simple advice, and make you better at Public speaking, writing, and reaping the benefits of Public Relations.

Steve's also known as a student of Buffalo pop culture history. His multimedia presentations cover the range from Radio and TV, to Buffalo's great old retailers, to Buffalo's great old neighborhoods. You and your group are bound to remember and smile as Steve captain's a trip down memory lane.

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