Tag: Becky Palmer

Longtime B104.7 Host Becky Palmer Dies at 68

SYRACUSE -- Longtime local radio personality Becky Palmer passed away over the weekend, according to various media reports. She was best known for 22 years co-hosting mornings on iHeart's country-formatted B104.7 (WBBS), ending with her retirement in 2019.

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Academy of Country Music snubs local nominee B104.7

ENCINO, CA -- For at least the sixth year in a row, Syracuse's B104.7 (WBBS) appeared on the nominee list for the Academy of Country Music Awards.  And for at least the sixth year in a row, the judges chose to go with other nominees.  But for the market's other country station, there's some good […]

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CNY stations benefit from Academy of Country Music award nominations

CENTRAL NEW YORK -- Nearly every country music station in the three markets covered by has a connection to this year's Academy of Country Music awards.  Once again, Syracuse's B104.7 (WBBS) is directly nominated for two ACM awards, while other stations in Syracuse, Utica and Ithaca enjoy nominations for nationally-syndicated talent on their programming […]

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ACM Awards Overlook B104.7

SYRACUSE -- Foiled again.  Even though B104.7 (WBBS) was nominated in both radio categories for this year's Academy of Country Music Awards, the Clear Channel-owned country station came up short in both categories, losing to stations in Ohio, California and Florida.

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Two ACM Nominations for B104.7

SYRACUSE -- Congratulations again to Clear Channel's B104.7 (WBBS) for showing up twice on the list of nominations for this year's Academy of Country Music Awards.  One nomination is for the station as a whole; the other is for the station's morning show.

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Mega POTW: Broadcasters at the State Fair (2011)

Updated 12:30pm with two more photos -- SYRACUSE -- The biggest summertime tradition for Central New York is a summertime tradition here at /  We present to you, our annual roundup of photos of local radio and television stations at The Great New York State Fair!  Inside: more than a dozen photos!

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CMA Nominations Don't Convert to Wins for B104.7

SYRACUSE -- Two CMA nominations announced in September for Clear Channel country station B104.7 (WBBS) did not materialize into awards.  Winners in the broadcast categories were announced yesterday, and B104.7 wasn't on the list.

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B104.7 and AM Co-Hosts Nominated for CMA Awards

SYRACUSE -- Clear Channel country station B104.7 (WBBS) is nominated for medium market Station of the Year; and morning show co-hosts Tom Owens and Becky Palmer are nominated for medium market Personalities of the Year in the 44th annual Country Music Association Awards.

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ACM Radio Awards Snub B104.7 Again

SYRACUSE -- They've been nominated time and time again for the Academy of Country Music (ACM) Awards, but still no prize for B104.7 (WBBS) morning co-hosts Tom Owens and Becky Palmer.  Meantime, New Country WOLF 105.1 night host Cody Alan is named "Personality of the Year" on the national level.

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Another ACM Nod for Tom & Becky

SYRACUSE -- For at least the third year in a row, the B104.7 (WBBS) morning show has been nominated for an Academy of Country Music (ACM) award.  And once again, a programmer who used to work in Utica and Watertown gets a nomination for his current station in Albany.

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