Tag: Hobart and William Smith Colleges

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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Broadcasters on the Go

A local radio GM is on his way to a new job on the west coast, and a former Utica news anchor who has enjoyed some national face time on cable is back on broadcast TV in Atlanta. 

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WITC Returns to Air After 2-Week Outage

SYRACUSE -- Cazenovia College's WITC 88.9 is back on the air, following more than two weeks off-air due to a transmitter malfunction.  The station is currently using a transmitter on-loan from WHWS at Hobart and William Smith Colleges in Geneva.

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WEOS One-Day Fundraiser Gets $6,205 in Pledges

GENEVA -- Finger Lakes Public Radio (WEOS) says it raised $6,205 in pledges from listeners, following "One-Day Fundraiser" which lasted 12 hours today.  The station's goal was $7,000, and even though the on-air portion of the fundraiser is over, you can still donate to the NPR affiliate online.

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Busy Weekend for WEOS

GENEVA -- It was a busy weekend for NPR affiliate WEOS. The station hosted a live taping of Says You in Geneva on Friday night and a live broadcast of Whad'ya Know in Ithaca on Saturday. Scott Fybush attended the Ithaca event and posted photos in this week's edition of NorthEast Radio Watch, published today.

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New Ithaca Station WITH Signs On

ITHACA/CORTLAND -- While your editor was away on vacation, the long-awaited debut of new radio station WITH 90.1 took place on Monday.  The joint venture between Hobart and William Smith Colleges in Geneva and WXXI in Rochester also offers an HD2 channel.

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Changes on Ithaca's FM Dial

ITHACA -- Public radio listeners are noticing some recent changes on the FM dial, thanks to the anticipated launch of WITH 90.1. Ithaca's Community Radio at 88.1FM (W201CD), which had been simulcasting Geneva-based WEOS, is now simulcasting a Binghamton-area station's signal instead. Updated 5/19.

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Colleagues Help to Get WITH On-Air Before CP Deadline

ITHACA -- Time's running out for Hobart & William Smith Colleges' construction permit to get new radio station WITH (90.1 FM) on the air. With some help from public broadcasters in Rochester and Binghamton, it looks like WITH will meet the deadline, with plans to sign-on sometime in May.

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Big Mike and NPR's Scott Simon Speak to Schoolchildren

SYRACUSE -- Sunny 102 (WZUN) morning man "Big Mike" Fiss and NPR's Scott Simon recently shared some of their experiences in broadcasting and journalism with students at F-M's Eagle Hill Middle School. Specifically, Simon spoke about the way technology -- specifically social media -- has impacted journalism.

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Power Surge Diminishes WEOS Signal

GENEVA -- If you had trouble receiving WEOS on its main signal at 89.7 in Geneva or translator W201CD at 88.1 in Ithaca last week, don't worry -- it wasn't your radio.  The station suffered a "snowstorm related power surge," according to GM Aaron Read.  The surge resulted in WEOS broadcasting at very low power […]

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