Tag: Alex Silverman

Local broadcasters and the Boston Marathon

Updated 4/16 -- CENTRAL NEW YORK -- In the hours after the Boston Marathon bombings, we're learning how some Central New York broadcasters who were in Boston today are faring.  Thankfully, all of the reports are positive.

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POTW: Z89 Launches New Studio [VIDEO]

SYRACUSE -- It's a moment many broadcasting students at Syracuse University have been eagerly awaiting for nearly two years.  Plans to expand the facilities of Z89 (WJPZ-FM) and CitrusTV were first announced in early 2011.  And just a little over a week ago, Z89 flipped the switch to begin broadcasting from its brand new studio.

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Ex-WSYR Anchor Silverman is NYC-Bound

NEW YORK CITY -- It was just over a year ago that former WSYR morning news anchor Alex Silverman announced he would be leaving WSYR after accepting a position at Seattle's KIRO.  Today, we've learned Silverman is headed back to the east coast -- for a new job in New York City at WCBS Newsradio 880.

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Syracuse Press Club Holds Awards Dinner

SYRACUSE -- Public broadcaster WRVO took home First Place in the "Radio Newscast" category at the Syracuse Press Club awards dinner on Saturday night. The Oswego-based NPR affiliate took home four other first-place awards and a second-place title. Syracuse-based NPR affiliate WAER had the second-longest list of awards, and WSYR took home three titles. Updated […]

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Syracuse Press Club and RTDNA Murrow Award Winners

CENTRAL NEW YORK -- It's awards season for local media!  The Radio/Television Digital News Association recently announced its regional winners, and the Syracuse Press Club recently announced its full slate of award winners, recognizing excellence in journalism during 2009.

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Alex Silverman Leaving WSYR, Headed to Seattle

SYRACUSE -- Today was Alex Silverman's last day at Newsradio 570 WSYR.  After two years as an anchor and reporter for the Clear Channel station, Silverman is making a 70-market jump and a 2,700-mile drive west to Seattle.

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Fox's Todd Starnes Recovering from Stroke

NEW ORLEANS -- According to his own Twitter account, Fox News Radio reporter Todd Starnes is recovering after a stroke while on assignment in New Orleans.  Starnes' reports can often be heard locally on WSYR, the region's lone Fox News Radio affiliate.

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WSYR Tweaks Morning News Format

SYRACUSE -- There are changes in the air at Clear Channel's Newsradio 570 WSYR.  The station is changing the way it delivers news during morning drive, including the addition of a co-anchor.

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POTW: Rubbin' Elbows with El Rushbo (2008)

Rush Limbaugh celebrated 20 years of being syndicated nationwide earlier this year.  And Newsradio 570 WSYR's Alex Silverman had a chance to attend a celebration in Austin, Texas.

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