Tag: Keith Kobland

NBC's Today Show Live at Syracuse University

SYRACUSE -- Kathie Lee Gifford and Hoda Kotb, co-hosts of the fourth hour of the Today show, could be spending a day at Syracuse University next month.  The school's status as a finalist for "Kathie Lee and Hoda Go Back to College" was announced on yesterday's broadcast, with a series of live shots from the […]

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Keith Kobland Leaves NewsChannel 9

SYRACUSE -- After 20 years at WTVH and more than three years at NewsChannel 9 (WSYR-TV), Keith Kobland is making the move to a new job outside of broadcasting. Today was Kobland's final day with the ABC affiliate.

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Local Media Responds to Bernie Fine Scandal

Updated 12/1 - SYRACUSE -- While it's not uncommon to see "Syracuse University" mentioned by national networks like ESPN, those mentions had usually been for game highlights and other routine sports coverage typically afforded Division I schools.  That all changed nearly two weeks ago, when ESPN and other networks converged on Syracuse to cover developments […]

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POTW: Keith Kobland Loses a Bet (2011)

SYRACUSE -- A friendly wager between two local broadcasters resulted in some public humilation for NewsChannel 9 (WSYR-TV) reporter Keith Kobland. Kobland, who also provides morning news updates for Classic Hits Sunny 102 (WZUN), lost a bet against Sunny morning show co-host Melissa Midgley.

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Former WFBL Host Tries to Launch Militia

HANNIBAL -- Former WFBL midday talk show host Jon Alvarez wants to start a militia in this small Oswego County village.  The effort, which is getting reactions from both sides of the fence, managed to catch the attention of the local news media today.

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Rumor Mill: Syracuse TV Merger?

SYRACUSE -- Even though it's not related to radio (well, it could be, but we'd have to make some awfully long, historic stretches), it's still a pretty big story.  Trusted sources tell two Syracuse TV stations may be joining forces, in a move that includes one station shutting down its news department.

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