UTICA — He hosted "Twist-O-Rama" on WKTV well before Dick Clark's "American Bandstand" became a thing. Longtime Utica broadcaster Hank Brown died at the age of 91 today.
News items related to the Utica TV market. Counties: Herkimer, Oneida-East, Otsego.
CENTRAL NEW YORK — As per tradition here at CNYRadio.com and CNYTVNews.com, New Year's Eve is when we look through a whole bunch of server stats to determine the Top 10 Stories that appeared on this website over the past year. We also asked readers to submit some of your own thoughts on which stories […]
CENTRAL NEW YORK -- As another year comes to a close, it's time to take a look back at all the changes in local broadcasting over the past 364 days. We begin a four-part "Year in Review" series with a look at personnel comings and goings as reported by CNYRadio.com and CNYTVNews.com.
CENTRAL NEW YORK -- Two people at two different stations, who worked at their respective stations for decades, climbing the ladder to upper management... some pioneers in local television... and a few who left us much sooner than expected. In this installment of our four-part "Year in Review," we pause to remember the local […]
CENTRAL NEW YORK -- As the year winds down to a close, it's time to begin our annual look back at 2013. We have a four-part series of Year in Review which stretches from today, right up to New Year's Eve. In part one, we recap the many changes in terms of station ownership (especially in […]
SYRACUSE and UTICA -- Looking to start off the new year with a new job? We've spotted a handful of job openings within local broadcast outlets over the past few days. For your convenience, we've got all the details here in one roundup-style article. Of course, broadcasters, we still continue to accept job postings anytime […]
THE INTERNET -- Before there was CNYRadio.com -- and even after the original CNYRadio.com launched without any commenting features -- it was up to the general radio community to share the latest news and gossip on various message boards. Earlier this month, one of the longest-running message boards to cover local radio suddenly disappeared... but […]
UTICA -- Earlier this evening, we reported WUTR reporter Rachel Polansky is moving to Syracuse sister station WSYR-TV. We just learned she's not the only Eyewitness News staffer whose daily trips up and down Smith Hill are numbered. Anchor Elsa Gillis announced she's also leaving -- for a new job in Louisiana.
SYRACUSE -- Next month, YNN will be rebranded as "Time Warner Cable News." Although it may be common knowledge among local broadcasters that the 24/7 local news channel is owned by and only available on Time Warner Cable, a majority of average customers didn't -- so the cable giant wants to make it unavoidably obvious.