As Paul Harvey would say, “and now, the rest of the story." Earlier this week, we told you Citadel's Syracuse cluster has a new GM... and today, we know what's happening to the old one. David Calabrese is headed west.
Brent Axe and his sports talk show "On the Block" returned to the Syracuse airwaves this afternoon. As we reported earlier, Axe is on the air weekdays from 3-6pm. His show is on Citadel's ESPN Radio 1260 (WNSS). He originally told us today's launch was not set-in-stone, but any uncertainty is now gone, with the […]
The current edition of the Syracuse New-Times has an article about 93Q (WNTQ) morning show hosts Ted Long and Amy Robbins. Among the factoids in the article: Ted never graduated from OCC (even though the school uses him in advertising) and Amy originally aimed for radio news, but thought she "was not aggressive enough."
Industry trade FMQB reports Citadel Broadcasting is looking to divest itself of various properties, as a condition for its recent acquisition of ABC Radio Networks. Citadel hasn't yet named specific markets up for sale, but the article mentions Syracuse as a possibility. Citadel owns four stations in Syracuse: WNTQ (93Q), WAQX (95X), WLTI (Lite Rock 105.9) […]
SYRACUSE - More than a dozen local bands have signed on to perform live on stage and on the radio during "Ted & Amy's Christmas Spectacular," marking it's 16th year on Christmas Eve morning. In addition to the tunes, visitors can enjoy breakfast for $1.93, and the kids can meet Santa Claus. Click the headline for the complete schedule.
After two months without a morning show, Syracuse active rock station 95X (WAQX) welcomes a new local morning team to replace Howard Stern's syndicated show which the station dropped in late December. Guy "Beaner" Patton and Ken Heron, who were last paired together on the air in Birmingham, Alabama, aren't looking to duplicate Stern's show, […]