Tag: Citadel Broadcasting

ESPN Radio Moving from WNSS to Galaxy Stations

SYRACUSE -- Starting in March, there will be a new home for ESPN Radio.  Galaxy Communications is not only taking over the network affiliation from Citadel's WNSS 1260 -- the company will be offering ESPN's programming on the FM band, and it will bring the Spanish-language programming of ESPN Deportes into the market. Updated at […]

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Regent Re-Threatened with Nasdaq Delisting

CINCINNATI -- Regent Communications, the owner of four Utica-Rome radio stations, is once again facing the prospect of being dropped from the Nasdaq Stock Market.  The company has struggled for more than a year to bring its stock price above Nasdaq's standard minimum of $1.00 per share.

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New Gig For Reggie Jordan

YAKIMA, WA. -- Former Citadel Syracuse GM Reggie Jordan is on the move again.  And this time, he's moving, far, far west.  Specifically, to Yakima, Washington, according to  Jordan has been named VP and Market Manager for a 6-station cluster owned by New Northwest Broadcasters.  Jordan arrived in Syracuse in 2001, and left a […]

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Citadel Headed for Chapter 11?

Citadel Broadcasting could be forced to file for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection early next year, unless it can form a deal with creditors by mid-January.  The owner of more than 200 radio stations -- including four in Syracuse -- admitted that possibility in a quarterly filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission on Friday.

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93Q's Josh Grosvent to Write for SNL

SYRACUSE -- When the new season of Saturday Night Live begins later this week (with a special set to air Thursday, actually), you could be hearing jokes written by local comedian/DJ Josh Grosvent. He's been hired as a contributing writer for the long-running sketch show's "Weekend Update" segment.

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POTW: Syracuse Radio at the State Fair (2009)

SYRACUSE -- It's one of the few places where you can count on seeing plenty of broadcasters together in one place every year: the Great New York State Fair, which opened yesterday in the Town of Geddes, just outside of Syracuse.  In this "Mega Picture of the Week," here are all the stations we found […]

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POTW: On the Block and On TV (2009)

SYRACUSE -- It's been two weeks since Brent Axe's afternoon talk show "On the Block" on ESPN Radio 1260 (WNSS) started simulcasting on Time Warner Cable Sports (channel 26 in most areas).  If you haven't had a chance to catch "The Axeman" on TV yet, here's a look.

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New Imaging Voice at WSEN

SYRACUSE -- Look for a new imaging voice on Classic Hits 92.1 (WSEN).  The station is one of three new clients of V/O talent Rachel Logan of the Imaging Chop Shop, according to

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Axe's "On the Block" to be Simulcast on TV

SYRACUSE -- It's been a big week for Brent Axe: a day after announcing he's joining the Buffalo Bills Radio Network's broadcast team this fall, he revealed his weekday show "On the Block" on ESPN Radio 1260 (WNSS) will be simulcast on television starting next week.

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Local Stations Pay Tribute to Michael Jackson

Stations all over the country have been paying tribute to Michael Jackson, since the news broke of the singer's sudden death at the age of 50 on Thursday.  Several in Central New York were among them, including at least two that threw out their regular formats to play the King of Pop's hits exclusively.

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