Tag: Fred Vigeant

WRVO's Vigeant Moving to Pennsylvania's WITF

Updated 6/14 with additional information -- OSWEGO -- It's a classic example of climbing the professional ladder: Fred Vigeant started with WRVO in 2000 as an undergrad at SUNY Oswego.  Over the next 12 years, he'd progress from being a producer to Operations Director, and eventually to Program Director in 2006.  Next week, Vigeant will […]

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Lineup Changes Aplenty for WRVO

OSWEGO -- Responding to audience ratings and listener requests, WRVO Public Media has announced a flurry of changes to its program schedule, set to take effect two weeks from Monday.  Two new programs each from NPR and CBC will be added, while some existing programs will be shifted to new timeslots.

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POTW: NPR's Michel Martin Visits Syracuse (2012)

SYRACUSE -- Michel Martin, the host of NPR's Tell Me More, visited Syracuse last month.  She gave a lecture at Syracuse University on her first evening in town, and she enjoyed a luncheon with community leaders along with members and staff of NPR affiliate WRVO the following day.

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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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Mathew Seubert Leaving WRVO

OSWEGO -- After 18 years on staff, Mathew Seubert is leaving WRVO Public Media, station management confirmed Wednesday night.  Seubert, currently the station's Director of Development and Underwriting, is leaving to take a similar position with another non-profit organization outside of broadcasting.

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WRVO Overhauls Website

OSWEGO -- NPR affiliate WRVO has a brand new website.  In an email to listeners today, Fred Vigeant said "we're in the process of getting a number of items into the new site from the old system," including a number of podcasts.  You can check out the site's new look at  The old domain, […]

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Lineup Changes Aplenty As WRVO to Launch 3rd Channel

OSWEGO -- If you've got a particularly favorite program on WRVO, you may need to adjust your listening habits. Later this month, the NPR affiliate will be launching a third program stream. The added capacity gives the station some new opportunities to group certain types of programming together, meaning some programs will be moving to […]

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Several New Reporters Bolster WRVO Newsgathering

OSWEGO -- The award-winning newsroom at the WRVO Stations is growing. The station welcomes "Innovation Trail" reporter Emma Jacobs, who held the same title at Binghamton's WSKG. In addition, the NPR affiliate is employing several freelance reporters to increase coverage throughout the WRVO coverage area.

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NPR Program Puts Utica in National Spotlight

UTICA/ROME -- The City of Utica is in line for some pretty positive attention in the national spotlight this summer. Interestingly, some might credit the well-publicized controversy over plans for a new mosque near Ground Zero in New York City earlier this year. Utica's the focus of an upcoming episode of State of the Re:Union, […]

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WRVO Seeks Technology/Innovation Reporter

OSWEGO -- NPR affiliate WRVO is putting out the call for applications for a Technology/Innovation Reporter. Ryan Morden, who currently occupies the post, is leaving early next month, so the clock is ticking to find a replacement.

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