Forstmann Little has purchased Citadel Communications for $2 billion. With the deal, which works out to $26 a share, Citadel moves from a publicly traded to a privately held company.
Hot 107-9 morning man Dakota likes to have a good time in the morning.Whether it's an on-air prank at a local Wegmans or a live broadcastfrom a tattoo parlor, Dakota may be Syracuse's closest thing to the nationally syndicated 'The Howard Stern Show'.
Ted Long and Amy Robbins have signed a new contract that will keep them on the air at 93Q through December, 2004. 93Q Operations Manager Tom Mitchell says, 'the Ted & Amy Show has been the cornerstone of 93Q for over 12 years. I'm very glad to report that they'll continue their successful run here […]
Classic FM has hired two new on-air hosts, both with extensive classical music backgrounds. Bill Shedden, most recently and announcer at WWFM-FM in Trenton, NJ takes over as morning host. Rayna Schneider, a former flutist with the Catskill Symphony Orchestra, is the new midday host.
Eighteen-year WCNY-FM veteran Bonnie Beth Derby is leaving her position as midday host at Classic FM. She has accepted a position as full-time organist and music director at St. James Church in Syracuse. Derby plans to continue producing and hosting 'Choral Traditions' and 'Orgelwerke'.
Classic FM's morning host Chuck Klaus is leaving his full-time position at WCNY to take a position with the Syracuse Opera Company as director of development. In his new role, he will be responsible for all individual and corporate financial support. Klaus, who has been with WCNY since 1982, will continue to host that station's […]