Tag: Saga Communications

Saga Seeks Ithaca Chief Engineer

ITHACA -- Saga Communications has posted an opening for Chief Engineer of its 5-station Ithaca cluster.  We're told the current CE is heading south to accept a similar position in warmer climes.

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FCC Denies Challenge to Saga's Ithaca Acquisitions

ITHACA -- The 5-station cluster operated by Saga Communications will be allowed to stand, after the FCC denied an "Application for Review" filed by the Finger Lakes Alliance for Independent Media. But two FCC commissioners called their agreement "reluctant" in a separate statement.

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Ithaca's I-100 Seeks PM Drive Personality

ITHACA - Something you don't see too often these days: a radio job opening!  Ithaca's I-100 (WIII) is looking for a someone to rock afternoon drive.

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More Hannity, More Often in 2009

Affiliates of The Sean Hannity Show are being asked to meet some lofty demands when they renew their affiliation contracts for 2009, including the carriage of a new 3-hour "best-of" show on weekends.

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Glenn Beck in CNY November 15th

Talk show host Glenn Beck will be in the Syracuse suburb of DeWitt on November 15th, as part of his "Helicopter Tour" to visit 50 cities in six weeks.  He'll be signing copies of his newest book, The Christmas Sweater.

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Calm Before the Storm

It's been a pretty slow week, but it may not be quiet for much longer.  Mark your calendars for November 6th -- that's the day Citadel and Regent are both planning to release their Third Quarter earnings reports.  As of this writing, stocks for both companies are valued below 50¢ a share.

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Frequent Limbaugh Fill-In Gets Own National Show

Former San Diego mayor Roger Hedgecock, a frequent substitute for Rush Limbaugh, will have his own nationally-syndicated weekday talkshow starting just after the new year.

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Correction on Ithaca's Hits Frequency

Saga's Chris Allinger points out an error we made in a story last week about the CHR Battle Brewing in Ithaca.  Saga's Hits 103.3 is actually simulcasting on the HD2 signal of Lite Rock 97.3 WYXL.  We had quoted another observer who said Hits was simulcasting on the HD2 of another Saga station.  We apologize […]

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CHR Battle Brewing in Ithaca

Less than two weeks after WFLR-FM changed its frequency, call letters and format to bring CHR to the long-CHR-deprived Ithaca market, it suddenly has a new competitor.

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"All Things Equal" on WHCU

Ithaca news/talker WHCU (870 AM) debuts a brand new program this morning.  "All Things Equal" is described by the station as a "new weekly radio show on community conversations over race, class and diversity."

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