Tag: Citadel Broadcasting

Former 95X PD Launches Own Concert Company

DES MOINES, IA -- Former 95X (WAQX) Program Director Steve Brill is leaving radio, according to multiple national trade outlets. Brill, who will end a 30-year radio career when he wraps up a 3-year run as Ops Manager for Citadel's Des Moines cluster next month, is forming his own company. But rather than leave radio […]

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POTW: Busy Weekend for Syracuse Radio (2011)

SYRACUSE -- This week, we've got not one... not two... but four different Pictures of the Week.  Syracuse radio stations were out in full force at a number of special events last weekend.  It wouldn't be fair to choose just one and make the others wait for another week or two, so we just decided […]

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POTW: Zombie Prom (2011)

SYRACUSE -- Why should you have to wait all year for Halloween to dress up like a zombie?  Citadel rocker 95X (WAQX) hosted its annual "Zombie Prom" this past weekend in Armory Square.  Listeners were invited to dress up like a zombie -- and members of the on-air staff unquestionably led by example.

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Two Receive Promotions at 95X

SYRACUSE -- Two staff members at Citadel rocker 95X (WAQX) were recently promoted.  Big Smoothie tells he is now the afternoon drive host and night guy Joe D adds APD stripes.  Big Smoothie says the announcement is "kinda late" and apologizes for his delay in informing us.  (No problem... we're a little behind on […]

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Gary Nolan: Today's My Final Show in Syracuse

SYRACUSE -- At the start of his self-titled talk show today, Gary Nolan announced today is his last day at Citadel's 105.9 The Big Talker (WXTL).  Just a little over a year since Nolan returned to Syracuse, he's heading back to Columbia, Missouri to launch a nationally-syndicated show.

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Mike Lindsley to Host Noon-2p on WSKO

SYRACUSE -- After a variety of hosts have shared fill-in duties following the departure of Danny Parkins, we've learned Mike Lindsley will be taking over as permanent host for the midday show at sports-talk The Score 1260 (WSKO).  He'll officially begin as host on May 2.

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Stephanie Miller Bringing Comedy Tour to Syracuse

SYRACUSE -- Nationally-syndicated progressive talk show host Stephanie Miller is bringing her "Sexy Liberal Comedy Tour" to Syracuse next month.  Tickets for the show, which include comedians Hal Sparks and John Fugelsang, went on-sale this past Saturday at 10am.  Miller's show is heard in Syracuse on 105.9 The Big Talker (WXTL) and in Ithaca on […]

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POTW: Another Ted Long 90s Flashback

SYRACUSE -- When marked its 10th anniversary last month, we asked many longtime local radio personalities and managers where they see radio headed in the next ten years.  Near the end of that article, we had a quote from 93Q (WNTQ) morning host Ted Long, who suggested we “feature more ‘Picture Of The Week’ flashbacks to […]

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WSKO's Danny Parkins Heading West

Updated 3/30: Parkins has Tweeted his new home is Kansas City and he starts his new show there on Monday.  His new home is "610 Sports" (KCSP) and his timeslot is weekdays, 9-11am Central. SYRACUSE -- He already left Syracuse once in 2009, after graduating from Syracuse University.  Today, Danny Parkins surprised listeners by announcing he's […]

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Brandon C. Promoted to Full-Time at 93Q

SYRACUSE -- From the "better late than never" file, we've just received confirmation that 93Q (WNTQ) personality Brandon C. is the Citadel CHR station's permanent night host.  After two years as a part-timer, Brandon tells he accepted an offer to take the shift full-time in December.

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