Category: Utica TV

News items related to the Utica TV market. Counties: Herkimer, Oneida-East, Otsego.

Syracuse Press Club announces award winners

SYRACUSE -- Non-commercial radio stations and Syracuse TV stations dominated in their respective categories in the Syracuse Press Club's annual Professional Recognition Awards competition. The club released the list of winners for the contest, which was open to all media outlets within the SPC's 21-county service area.

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Ghost Hunters visit Sylvan Beach; episode airs on SyFy next week

SYLVAN BEACH -- Could it be possible that the haunts in the "Laffland" ride at Sylvan Beach Amusement Park aren't entirely fake?  The cast and crew of the SyFy series "Ghost Hunters" visited to investigate.  Next week, they'll reveal their findings on national television.

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FCC reminds TV stations of public file deadline

WASHINGTON, DC -- The Federal Communications Commission issued an important reminder to television stations today: the deadline to comply with new public inspection file requirements is approaching. Stations must have all required documents uploaded to the FCC's website by midnight on Monday.

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One week to Syracuse Press Club awards entry deadline

SYRACUSE -- Looking for something to do this weekend?  If you work in news in the markets we cover (or in the surrounding counties), this is your last full weekend to sit down, review your best 2012 material, and submit your entries for the Syracuse Press Club's 2012 Professional Recognition Awards.  The deadline is February […]

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Year in Review 2012: The Year's Top 10 Stories

CENTRAL NEW YORK -- Most New Year's Eve traditions take place later tonight; ours takes place earlier during the day, when we look through a whole bunch of server stats to determine the Top 10 Stories that appeared on and over the past 365 days.

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Year in Review 2012: Remembering Those We Lost

CENTRAL NEW YORK -- A national TV legend who got started in Syracuse, former radio and TV station owners, and a longtime print journalist who was just getting started in a new radio venture were among those we lost during 2012.  In this segment of our Year in Review, we pause more to pay our […]

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Year in Review 2012: Local Broadcasting's Arrivals and Departures

CENTRAL NEW YORK -- Here we are, wrapping another year documenting the happenings of local radio and television in Syracuse, Utica and Ithaca.  Sometimes you don't realize just how much has changed in local broadcasting until you stop to take a look back at the past twelve months.  Today, we begin our annual Year in […]

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TV ratings giant Nielsen to acquire radio ratings giant Arbitron

NEW YORK CITY -- According to press releases issued by both companies, television ratings giant Nielsen "has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Arbitron," the leader in radio ratings data.

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POTW: Bill Worden's Last Night at WKTV (2012)

UTICA -- Even though Bill Worden's retirement from TV news is no surprise -- he announced it earlier this month -- there were plenty of surprises during the "Bill Worden Farewell Celebration" which spanned through most of WKTV's early evening newscasts last night.

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WKTV Likely to Soon be Smith Media's Only Property

Updated 3:30pm with new information from management -- UTICA -- Within the past decade, WKTV parent company Smith Media LLC owned nearly ten television stations, located in Vermont, New York, Alaska and California. Over the past few years, the company has whittled its holdings down to just four stations... and if two recently-announced deals are […]

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