UTICA-ROME -- Former Oldiez 96 (WODZ) morning man Bob Cain is back on the radio. He's followed fellow former Townsquare Media personalities Gene Conte and Fred Miller over to the ESPN Radio stations, owned by Syracuse-based Galaxy Communications.
Updated 1/18 with more comments from more former hosts -- UTICA-ROME -- After a run of more than 40 years, the locally-produced and aptly-named sports talk show SportsWatch ended its run on Townsquare Media news/talk station WIBX 950 last Friday night. We've since heard from some of the folks who've hosted SportsWatch over the years, including […]
UTICA-ROME -- After decades as a staple on the weekday schedule at news/talker WIBX 950, the final buzzer has sounded on SportsWatch. CNYRadio.com just got word of the show's cancellation as the final show was ending. Readers who were tuned-in said co-hosts Jeff Monaski and Ray Rich ended the final show -- an abbreviated 30-minute […]
UTICA/ROME -- Starting this fall, radio coverage of Utica College sports will be moving from Townsquare news/talker WIBX to Galaxy's three Utica-Rome ESPN Radio stations. That's according to an announcement from the college this week.
UTICA/ROME -- Minutes after we reported learning that SportsWatch is returning to the WIBX lineup, we've learned the station is now looking for its next News Director / Program Director. Here's the official job posting as provided to CNYRadio.com by Townsquare Ops Manager Bill McAdams:
UTICA/ROME -- After a sudden absence which started nearly two weeks ago, the long-running SportsWatch returns to Townsquare news/talker WIBX 950 tonight. The show will air in less than an hour, resuming its most-recent timeslot of 6-8pm. WIBX News Director Jeff Monaski will share co-host duties with Ray Rich.
UTICA/ROME -- We had first reported this on May 25, but it was quickly retracted by those involved. Now, the news is "official" -- Gene Conte and Fred Miller are moving from Townsquare Media's WIBX to Galaxy Communications' trio of ESPN Radio stations. Conte, who has been serving as PD for WIBX, will become PD […]
UTICA/ROME -- It's another victorious battle in the ongoing war against heart disease. The 40th WIBX Heart Radiothon, which started a week ago today, raised $36,000 toward the "Heart Weekend" total of $1.1 Million to benefit the American Heart Association. As per tradition for the Heart Radiothon, a long list of guests took turns sitting […]
UTICA/ROME -- It's a busy week at Townsquare Media's WIBX. After 76 years as an affiliate of CBS News, the station is now running Fox News Radio at the top of the hour. There's also new imaging, a new station voice, and the staffers are gearing up for the station's 40th annual Heart Radiothon this […]
Updated 5:30pm with a correction - UTICA-ROME -- Sean Hannity is about to get more air time in the Mohawk Valley. Newsradio 950 WIBX, which has carried Hannity's "best of" shows on Sundays, will be adding the conservative talker to its weekday lineup, starting Monday. As a result, Laura Ingraham is out and WIBX is […]