Tag: Dave Frisina

Mega POTW: Broadcasters at the State Fair (2011)

Updated 12:30pm with two more photos -- SYRACUSE -- The biggest summertime tradition for Central New York is a summertime tradition here at /  We present to you, our annual roundup of photos of local radio and television stations at The Great New York State Fair!  Inside: more than a dozen photos!

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Galaxy & CNY Central to Tip Off for Charity

SYRACUSE -- Radio versus TV... who will win?  You can see for yourself tonight when local broadcasting personalities from CNYCentral (WSTM/WTVH) television take on colleagues from Galaxy Communications radio.  They'll be playing basketball to raise money for Golisano Children's Hospital and for a local school teacher who's battling Lou Gehrig's Disease.

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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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Classic Local Tunes Sunday as "Soundcheck" Turns 30

SYRACUSE/UTICA -- It's been 30 years since Dave Frisina started featuring local musicians on his popular show Soundcheck, and this Sunday night, listeners have a rare chance to hear the very first show from 1979.

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Frisina Profiled by Radio & Records

More ink for TK99/TK105/WOUR middayer Dave Frisina.  A little over four months after making the cover of the Syracuse NewTimes, Frisina's 30-year career in Syracuse radio is being documented by the national trade publication, Radio & Records.

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"Soundcheck" Anniversary Celebration Announced

Syracuse's annual "Chick-N-Wing" festival at the Inner Harbor will be capped off by a special all-day concert called "Soundcheck Live," commemorating Dave Frisina's 30 years in radio and just about as long, his show "Soundcheck," which features local musicians.

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POTW: WSUC's First Management Team (1976)

We've got a 2-for-1 deal on this "Picture of the Week" installment.  It's our first "classic" POTW since was relaunched, and it's our first POTW to represent the Ithaca-Cortland market.  The very first management team at SUNY Cortland's WSUC has some folks who went on to make it big -- in radio and other career […]

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Dave Frisina Profiled in New Times

It's been 30 years since Dave Frisina first came on the Syracuse radio scene.  The man who started the popular show "Soundcheck" on Citadel's 95X (WAQX), later taking it with him over to TK99/105 (WTKW-WTKV), is featured in this week's edition of the Syracuse New Times.

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Dave Frisina exits 95X for TK-99

After spending his entire 25-year radio career at 95X (WAQX), Dave Frisina has decided that it's time for a change.

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