Tag: Regent Communications

Arbitron Lifts Syracuse & Utica-Rome P12+ Embargoes

Sorry we're a few days late on this one -- it's the first time we've had really good internet access during our summer vacation, so we just noticed Arbitron has released the P12+ ratings for the Syracuse and Utica-Rome markets.  It appears Clear Channel's WBBS (B104.7) and Regent's Lite 98.7 (WLZW) are the clear winners in […]

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Two Key Players Leaving Regent Utica

Regent's Utica-Rome cluster is losing two key players.  According to job postings on, longtime Production Director Geoff Storm and Big Frog 104 (WFRG) midday hostess "Meredith McGreen" are both leaving the cluster's River Road studios in Marcy.

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WIBX Announces 2 Big Events

In an e-mail sent to its Listener Club today, Utica's Newsradio 950 WIBX says it will begin a two-week long food drive on Monday, to benefit the Community Food Bank of Greater Utica.  WIBX is also promoting that it is the only radio station with live coverage of this year's Boilermaker Road Race.

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Syndicator: Ingraham to Return Monday

Laura Ingraham's syndicator, Talk Radio Network, tells affiliates she will be back on the air by Monday... after a long absence which -- according to national radio columnist Tom Taylor -- angered many affiliates.  Ingraham's show is carried in Syracuse, Utica and Watertown.

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What's Up With BJAM?

As it gets later and later into June, many observers are watching and wondering: how come there's been no word yet from Clear Channel about B104.7's annual "BJAM" concert?  Has this long-running tradition run its course? 

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Monaski Promoted to ND at WIBX

Longtime WIBX news reporter/anchor Jeff Monaski has been promoted to News Director, according to

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Former CNY News Anchor Heads to KDKA

According to, former local radio news anchor Matt DelSignore has landed an anchor job at the legendary KDKA in Pittsburgh.  DelSignore most recently worked for Clear Channel's WGY in Albany.  Before that, he worked at sister station WSYR in Syracuse and then-Regent's WTNY in Watertown.

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POTW: Lite 98.7's Carnation Caravan (2008)

This was Administrative Professionals Week, a perfect opportunity for AC stations everywhere to reach out to the many office workers who make up a big part of the at-work audience.

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Regent's Former Utica OM becomes Albany OM

From the "Where Are They Now?" file, Thomas "Jake" Jacobsen has been promoted to Operations Manager of Regent's Albany cluster.  Before going to Albany, Jacobsen had programmed WFRG in Utica and WFRY in Watertown.

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POTW: WIBX 2008 Heart Radiothon

We go to Utica for this installment of the Picture of the Week.  Newsradio 950 WIBX spent two days broadcasting live from the Utica College gymnasium during the weekend of March 8-9, to raise more than $17,000 for the American Heart Association, during it's 37th annual Heart Radiothon, a part of America's Greatest Heart Run & Walk.

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