Tag: Jay Fishman

Where Are they Now: Ex-WSYR Host Named VP of Detroit PR Firm

DETROIT -- Former WSYR news reporter, anchor and talk show host Ryan Fishman -- who used the name Jay Fishman on-air in Syracuse -- has a new job.  An anonymous reader passes along word that Fishman has been named Vice President of Strategic Consultation with a Detroit-area business development consulting and PR firm.

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Jay Fishman Leaving WSYR... Sort Of

SYRACUSE -- After three years as a news reporter/anchor and show host at Newsradio 570 WSYR, Jay Fishman announced on-air this morning that he's ending his full-time employment with the station. He's going to focus the bulk of his time on pursuing a law degree, but he'll still be involved with the station on a […]

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Ex-93Q Jock Makes Jump to News/Talk on WSYR

SYRACUSE -- It's a pretty common occurrence for The Sean Hannity Show to get pre-empted on WSYR, but usually it's because the Clear Channel news/talker is carrying live coverage of Yankees baseball.  Tonight, the first hour of Hannity was bumped for a full hour of news --  hosted by former 93Q personality "Big" Jim Donovan.

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Syracuse Press Club Holds Awards Dinner

SYRACUSE -- Public broadcaster WRVO took home First Place in the "Radio Newscast" category at the Syracuse Press Club awards dinner on Saturday night. The Oswego-based NPR affiliate took home four other first-place awards and a second-place title. Syracuse-based NPR affiliate WAER had the second-longest list of awards, and WSYR took home three titles. Updated […]

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Syracuse Press Club and RTDNA Murrow Award Winners

CENTRAL NEW YORK -- It's awards season for local media!  The Radio/Television Digital News Association recently announced its regional winners, and the Syracuse Press Club recently announced its full slate of award winners, recognizing excellence in journalism during 2009.

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Dick Purtan to Retire; Detroit Host Started Career in CNY

DETROIT -- After 45 years on the air in the Motor City, Buffalo native and SU graduate Dick Purtan is getting ready to call it a career.  Purtan -- who used some other names on-air in Syracuse -- announced his retirement plans on his morning radio show this week.  Updated 2/14 with comment from Jay […]

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POTW: Going Once, Going Twice... (2009)

SYRACUSE -- Even if you're not a big fan of public TV, chances are good you've heard one way or another that WCNY-TV's big televised auction, "TelAuc" for short, has been going on the past few weekends.  And throughout the auctions, some local radio personalities have stopped in to help drum up support.

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