SYRACUSE -- For our latest picture of the week, our congratulations to Bob Brown, the midday host at Classic Hits 92.1 WSEN-FM. Bob and his bride Cathy were among the countless couples worldwide to tie the knot on the memorable date of 11/11/11.
SYRACUSE -- Observant CNYRadio.com readers have noticed that CNY Talk Radio (WFBL/Syracuse, WMCR/Oneida, WUTI/Utica) has recently made some changes to its weekday lineup. The addition of an afternoon news block has pushed some talk hosts to different timeslots.
UTICA/ROME -- A problem with phone service near the Oriskany transmitter site of WUTI is to blame for recent technical difficulties at the talk station. While the station waits for Verizon to fix the problems, management says an alternate programming delivery method is in the works.
SYRACUSE -- Fans of CNYRadio.com have pointed out that WSEN-FM 92.1 traded in its collection of Casey Kasem's American Top 40 shows from the 1970s, instead airing AT40 shows which originally aired during the 1980s. It's part of the station's effort to modernize its overall playlist.
SYRACUSE -- From the "better late than never" file, we're told Dave Smith has exited WSEN(AM) Oldies 1050. A trusted source who wishes to remain anonymous tells CNYRadio.com that Smith -- who doubled as PM driver and as a sales rep -- has left for a non-broadcasting sales job.
CENTRAL NEW YORK -- All this week we're celebrating the 10th anniversary of CNYRadio.com with a series of special reports. Yesterday, several folks who've been in local radio for 10+ years explained why they feel consolidation was "the" biggest story from the past decade. Despite the negative side of consolidation, most radio pros are optimistic for what's […]
CNYRadio.com launched ten years ago -- March 1, 2001. To mark the anniversary, we reached out to dozens of local radio personalities and managers. We sent out a series of questions, figuring it would be interesting to see which ones get responses. And one question certainly did -- when we asked people to name […]
SYRACUSE -- After three years outside of radio, Don Wagner is back in the biz. Wagner, who some may know by the name Don Christi, is the new General Manager for Leatherstocking Media Group's properties in Syracuse, Oneida and Utica. He replaces Judy Kelly, who left for a new gig in Florida last month.
SYRACUSE -- Judy Kelly will soon be on the beach... but in her case, that's good news! The GM of Leatherstocking Media Group's six stations is packing her bags and heading south, to take a new job in Florida. Her last day at Leatherstocking's Baldwinsville studios will be a week from today.