Tag: Clear Channel Media + Entertainment

WSYR radio sporting new logo and on-air branding

SYRACUSE -- It's no longer "News/Talk 106.9 and 570 WSYR."  Although the Clear Channel-owned station still runs the news/talk format, news anchors and traffic reporters now end their reports "...on Newsradio 570 WSYR, now on 106.9 FM."  A new logo on WSYR's website and social media feeds reflects the new phrasing.

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Clear Channel stations raise $78k for children's hospital

SYRACUSE -- Clear Channel's six-station Syracuse cluster helped raise more than $78,000 for the Upstate Golisano Children's Hospital last month.  That's the final total from the tenth annual "Radiothon for Kids," which was held over a three-day stretch last month.

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Former WSYR-TV meteorologist Eichorn lands new media gig

SYRACUSE -- Longtime local broadcast meteorologist Dave Eichorn has a new job.  Today, the Syracuse Media Group announced it has hired Eichorn to create forecasts and provide analysis of local weather conditions for and the Post-Standard newspaper.  Eichorn tells he'll also continue to provide forecasts on the radio every weekday on Y94 (WYYY).

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95X adds Robinson for mornings

SYRACUSE -- It's a new but familiar voice on mornings at 95X (WAQX), as the Cumulus-owned active rocker debuted The Robinson Show today.  The new wake-up host worked for 95X once before, as the station's night host in 2003.  In between, he's been working at Rochester stations WCMF and WBZA.

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Arbitron releases Fall 2012 radio ratings for Syracuse

Updated 4:40pm -- SYRACUSE -- Arbitron has released its Fall 2012 ratings for the Syracuse radio market. At first glance, it appears Clear Channel has captured four of the top five spots in the rankings, but then there's the disclaimer: Arbitron continues to omit non-subscribing stations from the data it releases to the general public. […]

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Don Imus out, Jim Rome in at The Score 1260

SYRACUSE -- There won't be any more "Imus in the Morning" on The Score 1260 (WSKO). The sports talk station is revamping its program schedule, effective Monday.  The new lineup reflects its affiliation with the newly-launched CBS Sports Radio network. Part of that lineup includes a sports talk host who started his career in Utica.

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WSYR sharing new program director with Rochester stations

SYRACUSE -- Insiders tell there's a new program director at News/Talk 106.9 and 570 WSYR.  Aaron Trimmer, who has several years of experience programming news/talk radio stations, replaces Jason Furst, who left in October.  And just as Furst did in the past, we hear Trimmer is also programming Rochester news/talker 1180 WHAM and sports talk […]

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Where are they now? New job for the first Furst to program WSYR

SYRACUSE -- Alan Furst, who once oversaw programming at Y94 (WYYY), 570 WSYR and B104.7 (WBBS) when the Clear Channel stations were owned by NewCity Communications, is on the move once again.  After nearly three years in Indianapolis, Furst has lined up a new programming gig in Houston.

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WSYR Radio, WSPX-TV to Air 12.12.12 Hurricane Relief Benefit Concert

SYRACUSE -- There's been plenty of press about this Wednesday's star-studded "12.12.12 Concert" to benefit for Hurricane Sandy victims.  The big show is taking place at Madison Square Garden in New York City.  Supporters in Syracuse will be able to enjoy the concert on radio or TV for free... but those in other parts of […]

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Brent Axe Leaving The Score 1260

SYRACUSE -- Brent Axe has been talking sports as host of On the Block every weekday afternoon for most of the past decade -- first at the former SportsRadio 620 (WHEN) for Clear Channel, and since 2008, at Cumulus Media's The Score 1260 (WSKO). But in less than two weeks, Axe will be stepping off […]

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