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.
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.
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.
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 […]
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.
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.