Tag: Picture Of the Week

POTW: I Once Caught a Fish THIS Big... (2011)

PULASKI --  If you know anyone who enjoys fishing, chances are they've told you the stories about "the big one" they claim to have caught, or nearly caught... and you wonder if they're really telling the truth or spinning a tall tale.  Well, for one fisherman who used to forecast the weather for Central New […]

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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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POTW: Broadcasters in Syracuse Sports Hall of Fame (2011)

SYRACUSE -- There's plenty of sports history here in Syracuse, and anywhere you find sports, you'll also find broadcasters.  For this latest installment of Picture of the Week, your editor snapped a few shots of broadcaster-related memorabilia on display during a recent visit to the Greater Syracuse Sports Hall of Fame.

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POTW: Going Live with WCML (2005)

UTICA/ROME -- Ever heard of a radio station called WCML?  Well, there's a WCML-FM in Michigan, but we're talking about the one on the AM dial, here in Central New York.  Well... if you ask the FCC, it doesn't exist, but the Children's Museum of History, Natural History, Science and Technology in Utica would beg […]

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POTW: Taste of Syracuse... from Space (2011)

SYRACUSE -- There's no doubt the Taste of Syracuse is hard to miss every June -- the festival closes several blocks of downtown streets to make way for dozens of vendors and concert stages.  But beyond Syracuse, is the event really noticeable?  Apparently the answer is yes -- at least for one camera watching from more […]

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POTW: Radio/TV Chat in Utica (2011)

UTICA/ROME -- As reported here earlier this week, staffers at ABC affiliate WUTR and Fox affiliate WFXV are feverishly preparing for the September 12 launch of "Eyewitness News."  Aside from learning how to use all their spiffy new HD gear, reporters and anchors have been logging plenty of miles around the area, getting themselves familiar […]

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POTW: RJ Jordan's New Digs (2011)

SELINSGROVE, PA -- It's another "where are they now" edtion of Picture of the Week, as former local radio programmer and personality Rick "RJ" Jordan checks in. Since last September, he's been working as PD for country station B98.3 (WWBE Mifflinburg), which has been trimulcasting on 92.3 WLGL and 100.5 WYGL-FM. This week, Jordan has […]

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POTW: Ithaca College Radio in the 1950s

Updated 3/6/13 -- ITHACA -- While some sources (like Wikipedia) note that college radio "became commonplace in the 1960s," the folks at Ithaca College have the distinction of being ahead of the curve.  Their campus radio station, WICB, has a history dating back to the late 1940s.  A photo from the Ithaca College Library's website […]

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POTW: Kevin Torres Wins an Emmy (2011)

SYRACUSE -- Rome native Kevin Torres is doing very well at his current job in Denver.  But you don't have to take his word for it -- Torres was recently nominated for three Emmy Awards, and took one home when the Heartland Chapter of NATAS announced winners this past Saturday.

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POTW: Eric Reinhardt Moving to Buffalo (2011)

SYRACUSE -- Former WSYR radio news anchor Eric Reinhardt is returning to radio full-time. After spending the last 3 years working for the Central New York Business Journal (and voicing "Business Briefs from the Central New York Business Journal" for WSYR), Reinhardt will join the news team at Buffalo's WBEN this Monday. Earlier this week, […]

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