SYRACUSE -- Vinny Lopez, Director of Engineering at Fox 68 (WSYT) and My43 (WNYS) has been re-elected as President for the Society of Broadcast Engineers. The new one-year term begins next month at SBE's annual membership meeting.
News items related to the Syracuse TV market. Counties: Cayuga, Cortland, Madison, Oneida-West (including Rome), Onondaga, Oswego, Seneca, Tompkins.
SYRACUSE -- One of the biggest syndicated lineup changes in Syracuse TV already took place last month, when Channel 5 (WTVH-DT) managed to snatch Live! with Regis and Kelly away from Channel 9 (WSYR-DT). But a few more changes are set to take place, specifically during the 7pm "access hour."
New info added 9/1 - SYRACUSE -- Clear Channel country station B104.7 (WBBS) and "a Syracuse-area television weatherman" are mentioned in a report by the New York State Inspector General's Office regarding allegations of corruption against former New York State Fair Director Peter Cappuccilli, Jr. and other past and present Fair officials.
SYRACUSE -- The money CBS affiliate WTVH-TV saved by shutting down its newsroom and moving in with channel 3 has apparently been piling up -- enough for Channel 5 to take over the market's affiliation contract for Live! With Regis and Kelly away from longtime affiliate NewsChannel 9 (WSYR-TV).
SYRACUSE -- While he never worked in local radio, many will recognize his name nonetheless: former WTVH weatherman Jack Slater has passed away. Slater, who worked for the CBS affiliate during it's era of market dominance under the "NewsCenter 5" branding, was 76.
SYRACUSE -- One last time... it's not radio, but it's been an historic week for Syracuse broadcasting. Earlier this week, WTVH (Channel 5) fired about 40 people without warning, after announcing it would be entering a shared-services agreement with WSTM (Channel 3). In this installment of the POTW, a look back at better times for […]
SYRACUSE -- Even though it's not related to radio (well, it could be, but we'd have to make some awfully long, historic stretches), it's still a pretty big story. Trusted sources tell CNYRadio.com two Syracuse TV stations may be joining forces, in a move that includes one station shutting down its news department.