SYRACUSE -- Galaxy Media Partners, which owns radio stations in Syracuse and Utica, has named Carrie Veley is new Director of Development - Multi-Platform Strategies. The official press release from Galaxy follows:
SYRACUSE -- As announced moments ago on "The Gomez and Dave Show," baseball's New York Yankees are moving to TK99 and TK105 (WTKW/WTKV) next season. The classic rock stations, simulcasting in Syracuse and Oswego, will air all 162 regular season games as part of a "multi-year" deal, taking the Bronx Bombers away from Clear Channel's […]
Updated 7:10pm -- UTICA-ROME -- The fans spoke, and Galaxy listened. After being fired last Friday, longtime radio sportscaster Ed O'Brien is back on the payroll at Galaxy Communications. That's according to Galaxy CEO/President Ed Levine this morning.
SYRACUSE -- There's going to be a new radio home for Syracuse Crunch hockey when the AHL affiliate of the Tampa Bay Lightning takes to the ice this season. The team is partnering with ESPN Radio 97.7/100.1, owned by Galaxy Communications. The deal ends a three-year run with Cumulus Media-owned The Score 1260 (WSKO).
SYRACUSE -- The search for a new brand manager at TK99/TK105 (WTKW/WTKV) is over. Harvey Kojan -- whose career includes on-air and programming experience across upstate New York, and in major markets like Houston and Baltimore -- will join the classic rock stations early next month.
SYRACUSE -- Recent changes at the Syracuse Post-Standard have resulted in a "stunning" increase in revenue for local radio stations. That's according to Galaxy Communications CEO/President Ed Levine, who says the newspaper's changes have helped not just his own stations, but the entire Syracuse radio market as a whole.
SYRACUSE -- While it's not officially a "done deal" yet, Galaxy Communications is reportedly expected to hold onto the radio rights for Syracuse University football, basketball and lacrosse for at least another five years. Both sides have spoken favorably about each other, and it appears an official deal could be announced sometime this week.
SYRACUSE -- High praise from one of the region's most prominent charitable organizations for Galaxy Communications President/CEO Ed Levine and his wife, Pam, GM of the company's Events division. The couple will be honored as "MVPs" this year at The Jim and Juli Boeheim Foundation's 14th annual Basket Ball Gala.
SYRACUSE -- Yesterday, we reported that the Syracuse Chiefs have a new radio partner: the Internet. It's definitely a notable break from the many years fans could hear the hometown team on traditional broadcast radio. Even though he knew people would be critical, the team's GM tells CNYRadio.com there were plenty of factors behind the […]
SYRACUSE -- For decades, baseball fans have enjoyed hearing their favorite teams on the radio. But this year, an ordinary radio won't cut it for Syracuse Chiefs fans. Today, the team announced it's bypassing radio altogether, streaming all of its games exclusively via the internet.