UTICA-ROME -- Last month, Shaun Andrews marked his 15th anniversary at 97.9 and 105.5 Kiss-FM (WSKS/WSKU). Earlier this week, the former intern who worked his way up to program director was recognized with a cake and a personalized plaque.
UTICA-ROME -- It's been a little over a year since Mark Piersma and Frank Elias started co-hosting WUTQ's midday talk show, Talk of the Town. Last week, the station celebrated the milestone with a special edition of the program, featuring plenty of special guests and donations were collected for the Utica Food Bank.
UTICA/ROME -- The locally-owned Roser Communications Network, which operates a cluster of radio stations and an advertising agency in Utica, is looking to hire an on-air personality. But, for the time being, the company isn't specifying which station has the opening.
UTICA-ROME -- If you're a fan of either country music or the Fox TV series "Glee," you're familiar with the Toby Keith song "Red Solo Cup." So it's only appropriate for Bug Country 99.7 and 101.1's Dave Silvers and his wife Sandy to be holding a couple of the famous cups when they met the […]
CENTRAL NEW YORK -- In various ways, radio stations (even some who don't normally play her music) went out of their way to respond to the death of singing superstar Whitney Houston. The winner of six Grammys and one Emmy (and more than 400 other awards) died at the age of 48 on Saturday night, […]
UTICA/ROME -- The three-station simulcast (two AMs and an FM translator) known as B95.5 will be rebranding itself come Monday as "95.5FM WUTQ, your FM local news and talk headquarters." The station, which has combined local talk with "beautiful music," will be focusing more on news and talk programming. As a result, longtime morning host […]
UTICA/ROME -- Some slight confusion between two stations on adjacent frequencies has caused Arbitron to revise its audience estimates for the Utica-Rome market. The revisions, due out Tuesday at 10:00am, are expected to result in higher numbers for adult standards B95.5/WUTQ/WADR.