Tag: "Big Mike" Fiss

POTW: All Snowed Out (2010)

SYRACUSE -- It's no surprise -- especially after national coverage on Good Morning America and in the New York Times -- Syracuse and its neighbors have received plenty of snow this year.  There were a few days recently where snow was falling as fast as 2 inches an hour, and one local morning man appears […]

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Big Mike Unveils 2010 Christmas Show Lineup

SYRACUSE -- Sunny 102 (WZUN) morning host "Big Mike" Fiss says he's ready for his 29th Annual Live Christmas Show Broadcast, featuring more than a dozen professional vocalists, plus live performances from more than a dozen choruses from local schools and other community organizations. The broadcast is set to take place this Friday.

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Tommy Nast Back in CNY as Galaxy Enters SAMMY Hall of Fame

SYRACUSE -- Tommy Nast of the former 94 Rock (present-day Y94FM / WYYY) was back in town last night, recounting some of the battles he waged against 95X (WAQX) back when the two stations were bitter rivals. Nast spoke at the Syracuse Area Music Awards (SAMMYs) Hall of Fame induction ceremony last night.

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POTW: And the Nominees Are... (2010)

SYRACUSE -- Nominees and Hall of Fame inductees for the Syracuse Area Music Awards (a.k.a. "the SAMMYs") were announced yesterday during a press conference at the Dinosaur Bar-B-Que.  Sunny 102 (WZUN) morning man "Big Mike" Fiss had the honor of announcing the list of SAMMY nominees.

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POTW: Big Mike Meets Charlie Daniels (1980)

SYRACUSE -- Put your seat belts on and hang on tight, as our latest Picture of the Week takes us back in time to 1980.  Sunny 102's Big Mike, working for the former 94 Rock at the time, had the chance to meet Charlie Daniels.  We wonder if he'll wear the same outfit when Charlie […]

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Big Mike Featured on "55 Plus" Cover

SYRACUSE -- Anytime you head to the supermarket over the next several weeks, check out the magazine racks and chances are good you'll see Sunny 102 (WZUN) "Big" Mike Fiss smiling at you.  He's on the cover of the April/May edition of "55 Plus" magazine.

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Big Mike and NPR's Scott Simon Speak to Schoolchildren

SYRACUSE -- Sunny 102 (WZUN) morning man "Big Mike" Fiss and NPR's Scott Simon recently shared some of their experiences in broadcasting and journalism with students at F-M's Eagle Hill Middle School. Specifically, Simon spoke about the way technology -- specifically social media -- has impacted journalism.

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Big Mike Unveils 2009 Christmas Broadcast Lineup

SYRACUSE -- Plenty of local musicians will have the chance to spread some holiday cheer over the airwaves during Big Mike's "28th Annual Live Christmas Broadcast" this Tuesday morning.  You can attend the show in person at Driver's Village in Cicero (admission and breakfast are free) or listen on Sunny 102.1 (WZUN).

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Big Mike Launches 15th "Christmastime" CD

SYRACUSE -- Believe it or not, it's been 20 years since Sunny 102 (WZUN) morning host "Big Mike" Fiss presented his very first collection of holiday favorites performed by local musicians.  So why is this year's "Christmastime in Syracuse" being labeled as Volume 15?

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POTW: The Boys from Syracuse (2009)

SYRACUSE -- They're competitors on the radio -- battling for the same pool of listeners and advertising dollars.  But off-air, you won't see a re-enactment of the fight scene from Anchorman.  Instead, you're more likely to catch these guys huddling up to smile for the camera.

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