Tag: Joe Lee

WAER names headliner for Jazz Appreciation Month celebration

SYRACUSE -- She has performed with big names like Beyoncé and Nancy Wilson, and soon, modern jazz artist Tia Fuller will be performing in Syracuse.  WAER-FM 88.3 announced today, the acclaimed saxophonist will headline its Jazz Appreciation Month celebration in late April.

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Syracuse University's WAER seeks Broadcast Engineer

SYRACUSE -- Syracuse University public radio station 88.3 WAER is looking to hire a broadcast engineer.  The eventual hire oversee all technical aspects of the NPR affiliate's technical facilities, including the on-air audio chain from the studios to the transmitter, as well as IT-related duties such as computer and network maintenance.

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WAER Sunday Night Blues Host Townsley to Exit

SYRACUSE -- After nearly 26 years of hosting Sunday Night Blues for WAER 88.3FM, local blues musician Tom Townsley has just four shows left. Townsley has a new job lined up, so his last show for WAER will be July 29.

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WAER Launches Hall of Fame, Ted Koppel First Inductee

SYRACUSE -- This spring marks 65 years of broadcasting for Syracuse University's WAER 88.3FM.  To mark the milestone, the NPR affiliate officially announced the opening of the "WAER Hall of Fame."  At a ceremony last week in Washington, DC, legendary newsman Ted Koppel was honored as the Hall of Fame's very first inductee.

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Court: FCC Can't Ban Political Ads on Public Stations, Local Stations Respond

Updated 4:05pm -- SYRACUSE -- Next time you tune your radio to NPR's All Things Considered or turn on your TV for Nova, will your experience start off with some political campaign ads?  That could be happening someday, thanks to federal court ruling issued yesterday.  Here in Central New York, public broadcasters are considering the possible […]

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