Category: Syracuse TV

News items related to the Syracuse TV market. Counties: Cayuga, Cortland, Madison, Oneida-West (including Rome), Onondaga, Oswego, Seneca, Tompkins.

Syracuse Broadcast Legend Mike Price Retiring

He's known mostly for his 46 years working at NewsChannel 9 (WSYR-TV) in Syracuse.  Mike Price is retiring from full-time work as of this Thursday.  Why are we reporting on the retirement of a TV personality?  You may not remember it, but he does have ties to local radio as well.

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Lite 105.9 raises over $27,000

Lite 105.9 (WLTI) and WSTM-TV 3 teamed up this week to raise money for a worthy cause. Tuesday's Lite Loves Kids Radiothon raised $27,182.24 for the Ronald McDonald House Charities of CNY. Special guests during the broadcast included Syracuse Mayor Matt Driscoll, Onondaga County Executive Nick Pirro, SU Chancellor Nancy Cantor, Ronald McDonald House staff, […]

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WIXT to become WSYR-TV

Radio station 570 WSYR and WIXT TV 9 have been cooperating partners in local news and sports coverage since shortly after Clear Channel Communications purchased the television station more than two years ago. Beginning in April they'll also be sharing the same call-letters: WSYR. The heritage call-letters on the television side were mothballed 25 years […]

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Bridge Street expands to one hour

Is Rick Gary the Regis Philbin of Syracuse? Gary, a veteran radio and television broadcaster who holds down the fort each morning with Kathy Rowe on Y94FM (WYYY), is upping his television air time beginning this week. Bridge Street with Rick & Julie, a local talk show that Gary hosts with Julie Abbott on WIXT […]

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Sarah Buynovsky moves to television

570 WSYR's Sarah Buynovsky said goodbye to listeners Friday afternoon as she transitions to her new position in television news at Time Warner's New 10 Now. Buynovsky, a reporter and afternoon news anchor for the news-talk station, received on-air well wishes from co-anchor Jules Thompson and Bill Leaf who put together a brief retrospective of […]

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Rick Gary returns to radio

Y94FM (WYYY) has a new morning team. Station management confirmed yesterday that Rick Gary will pair up with Kathy Rowe for the 5-9 a.m. shift beginning next Monday. Gary, who has a long history in Syracuse radio, recently gave up his morning television duties at WIXT channel 9 where he still plans to unveil a […]

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Rick Gary to host new show

Longtime radio jock turned longtime morning television personality Rick Gary has a new gig at WIXT Channel 9. The former WOLF and WSYR morning man is slated to host a new half-hour show weekdays at 12:30 p.m. No official launch date has been announced for the show which is still in the planning stages. Gary, […]

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Doug Logan to manage local sports channel

When Doug Logan announced last October that he was stepping down as sports director at WIXT TV 9, he said that he wasn't going away for good. Well, he's back. On Friday, Time Warner Cable announced that it has hired Logan to manage its local sports channel, Time Warner Sports 26. Logan's broadcasting resume includes […]

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Bill Colley leaves WSYR for WFBL

Buckley Broadcasting is after a bigger chunk of the news/talk radio audience in Central New York and has looked down the dial for help. On the heels of moving its talk programming from 1050 AM to the stronger 1390 AM frequency it recently acquired from Crawford Broadcasting, WFBL has hired Bill Colley to be the […]

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Dave Bullard joins WSYR's news staff

After a 15-year break from radio, former 62 WHEN newsman Dave Bullard has joined the news staff at 570 WSYR, handling midday anchor duties during the week. Bullard, who also worked for WTVH TV 5 and has been the managing editor for online daily local news sites for Fulton, Oswego, and Baldwinsville, says, "After five […]

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