Tag: Aaron Read

Broadcasters on the Go

A local radio GM is on his way to a new job on the west coast, and a former Utica news anchor who has enjoyed some national face time on cable is back on broadcast TV in Atlanta. 

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WITC Returns to Air After 2-Week Outage

SYRACUSE -- Cazenovia College's WITC 88.9 is back on the air, following more than two weeks off-air due to a transmitter malfunction.  The station is currently using a transmitter on-loan from WHWS at Hobart and William Smith Colleges in Geneva.

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WEOS One-Day Fundraiser Gets $6,205 in Pledges

GENEVA -- Finger Lakes Public Radio (WEOS) says it raised $6,205 in pledges from listeners, following "One-Day Fundraiser" which lasted 12 hours today.  The station's goal was $7,000, and even though the on-air portion of the fundraiser is over, you can still donate to the NPR affiliate online.

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Power Surge Diminishes WEOS Signal

GENEVA -- If you had trouble receiving WEOS on its main signal at 89.7 in Geneva or translator W201CD at 88.1 in Ithaca last week, don't worry -- it wasn't your radio.  The station suffered a "snowstorm related power surge," according to GM Aaron Read.  The surge resulted in WEOS broadcasting at very low power […]

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WEOS Releases Calendar of Listener-Submitted Photos

GENEVA -- NPR affiliate WEOS has unveiled the winning photos from its "2010 Listener Calendar" contest.  The challenge: showcase the beauty of the Finger Lakes region -- but no waterfalls allowed!  In addition to revealing the winners, WEOS is now also selling the calendars.  Proceeds benefit the station.

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Plenty of Special Events Planned at WEOS

GENEVA -- After seeing Tuesday's article about the mug contest at fellow NPR affiliate WRVO, General Manager Aaron Read at WEOS writes to tell us his station's also been asking for listeners to lend their creativity to a similar project for a little over a week now.  And he says WEOS has some other big […]

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WEOS Translator Sign-Off Possible Tomorrow

GENEVA -- Tower work on the campus of Hobart and William Smith Colleges could force WEOS' translator on 90.3 FM (W212BA) to shut down for awhile on Friday.  The station's primary signal at 89.7FM and all other frequencies will not be impacted.

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