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Retired WRVO General Manager John Krauss dies

OSWEGO -- His voice was the very first to be heard when WRVO debuted in 1969.  John Krauss would stay with the Oswego station for the next 41 years, working his way up the ranks, eventually serving as General Manager from 1996 until his retirement in 2010.  Today, we're sad to report Krauss has died.

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POTW: "Says You!" tapes 4 shows in Syracuse, one airs tomorrow

SYRACUSE -- The nationally-syndicated public radio game show Says You! has been known to visit Central New York from time to time.  The latest trip was last month, when Oswego's WRVO brought the show to Syracuse to tape four episodes.  This week, WRVO learned one of those episodes will air tomorrow, on dozens of affiliate […]

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WRVH Sign-On Brings WRVO to Northern New York

OSWEGO -- Public radio fans who live in or travel through northern New York have a new option to catch programming from WRVO Public Media. The station's newest full-power repeater, WRVH, is now on the air at 89.3FM.

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Court: FCC Can't Ban Political Ads on Public Stations, Local Stations Respond

Updated 4:05pm -- SYRACUSE -- Next time you tune your radio to NPR's All Things Considered or turn on your TV for Nova, will your experience start off with some political campaign ads?  That could be happening someday, thanks to federal court ruling issued yesterday.  Here in Central New York, public broadcasters are considering the possible […]

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New Director of News and Public Affairs at WRVO

OSWEGO -- NPR affiliate WRVO has a new Director of News and Public Affairs. The station says Catherine J. Loper has been appointed to the post, which had been vacant since Dave Bullard exited the station last fall. Loper brings 20 years of broadcast journalism experience to the table.

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WRVO Announces a Staffing "Reset"

OSWEGO -- You already read here about Dave Bullard's recent move from WRVO to Syracuse ABC affiliate WSYR-TV. Now, we've learned a few others have recently exited the NPR affiliate on the SUNY Oswego campus.  The station's GM confirms at least two others have left in what he's termed a staffing "reset."

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WRVO Featured in Business Magazine

OSWEGO -- The past six months have been rather interesting for WRVO.  The NPR affiliate has a new GM, and the station has been watching from afar as  lawmakers in Washington have threatened to cut funding for public broadcasting.  Those issues are among the topics discussed within three "cover story" articles in a local business […]

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House Votes to Cut NPR Funding

The U.S. House of Representatives voted today to cut funding for NPR.  According to the Associated Press, the effort of the GOP-controlled house is not expected to be approved by the Democrat-led Senate.  Even if it does, the White House says President Obama would veto the action.  But WRVO's general manager says he's still worried […]

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SUNY Oswego Names New WRVO General Manager

OSWEGO -- Nearly 7 months after John Krauss retired as GM of the WRVO stations, SUNY Oswego has named his replacement. Dr. Michael S. Ameigh, a longtime professor and assistant provost at the college, has been tapped to become the NPR affiliate's third GM since it debuted in 1969.

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