SYRACUSE -- Longtime Cumulus Syracuse Operations Manager Tom Mitchell has left the building. The announcement comes via a Facebook profile update.
SYRACUSE -- Every year, the "40 Under 40" awards honor local professionals for "their accomplishments in business and in our community." The 2022 class includes two women from the Salt City's television newsrooms.
SYRACUSE -- Between anchoring CBS5 (WTVH) from 5-6:30, the NBC3 (WSTM) News at 7, and then being back on CBS5 at 11pm, you'd think Michael Benny's evenings were already pretty busy. But for a little over a year, he's been moonlighting in Buffalo, anchoring the Fox 29 (WUTV) News at Ten -- joined by a meteorologist and a sports anchor from Rochester's WHAM-TV. It's all possible through modern technology and the fact that all of these stations are owned by the same company.
UTICA/ROME -- Big Frog 104 (WFRG) is looking to replace an impending hole in its Sunday morning lineup. Lon Helton's "Country Countdown USA" program is being cancelled by its syndicator, Cumulus-owned Westwood One. The show's final episode will air on July 31.
SYRACUSE -- Sinclair Broadcast Group, owner of Syracuse's NBC-3 (WSTM), has recently announced job openings for an assignment editor and for a news producer. And, given a recent announcement, it looks like they'll soon be posting for a new morning show co-anchor, as well.