SYRACUSE -- There's no more Buckley Radio in Central New York. The Connecticut-based company's sale of its three-station Syracuse cluster to Leatherstocking Media Group has officially closed.
Updated 8/19 @ 6:15PM with Buckley Press Release - SYRACUSE -- Buckley's three-station Syracuse cluster will soon have a new owner, pending FCC approval: James Johnson's Leatherstocking Media Group, the same outfit that recently purchased the WMCR AM/FM duo in Oneida.
Buckley Broadcasting has purchased WDCW 1390 AM from Crawford Broadcasting for $1.2 million. The 5,000 watt frequency in Syracuse was home to WFBL for much of its history; Buckley acquired the WFBL call letters several years ago for its adult standards station at 1050 AM. WFBL switched to news-talk last year. Will the WFBL call […]
Buckley Radio president Rick Buckley will be honored by the Broadcaster's Foundation with a 2003 Broadcast Pioneer Award to be presented at an April ceremony in Las Vegas. Buckley Radio, based in Connecticut, owns 18 radio stations nationwide including Oldies 92.1 (WSEN) and TalkRadio 1050 (WFBL) in Syracuse, and the WOR Radio Network. Rick Buckley […]
It's called the 'Four Corners Tour', and for motorcycle enthusiasts around the United States, it's a great way to see the country. WSEN/WFBL chief engineer Al Jenner left earlier this week for the month-long trek that will take him and a fellow biker to the four corners of the country and many states in-between.
Yesterday, Buckley Radio switched its four Hartford-area AM stations from an adult standards format to news-talk. The new lineup includes WDRC morning host Brad Davis, Dr. Joy Browne, and the Dolans.
SARATOGA SPRINGS -- Oswego-based NPR affiliate WRVO took home seven first-place awards from the New York State Associated Press Broadcasters Association over the weekend, more first-place finishes than any other radio station in the state. Among local television stations, Utica NBC affiliate NewsChannel 2 (WKTV) was the top winner, with four first-place titles. And Syracuse […]