Tag: State University of New York

WRVO Expands Reach Northward

OSWEGO -- A new full-power repeater for NPR affiliate WRVO has received the final step of approval from the FCC.  Transmitting at 89.3FM from a tower near Clayton, the new WRVH brings WRVO programming to listeners along the Saint Lawrence River, including Alexandria Bay.

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SUNY Oswego Seeks Broadcast Engineer

OSWEGO -- The State University of New York College at Oswego has a job opening for a broadcast/media engineer.  The description doesn't mention WRVO, the powerhouse NPR affiliate located on-campus, but rather, the student-run facilities including WNYO-FM 89.9, cablecast WTOP 10, along with the school's academic audio and video production facilities.

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Touring the Towers (and Studios) of Oswego County

OSWEGO -- Last week, Scott Fybush tipped us off to the mid-January collapse of the tower of WWLF 96.7FM, the Oswego simulcast of New Country WOLF 105.1.  In his latest Tower Site of the Week column on, he's got some photos of the tower from 2011.  During the trip, he also has tower shots […]

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WRVO's "Foneless February" Aims to Minimize On-Air Fundraising

SYRACUSE -- Whether you enjoy public broadcasting on a daily basis, or only once or twice a week, chances are you're not too pleased whenever you tune-in your favorite programs, only to find they've been interrupted, delayed or pre-empted by a pledge drive.  But WRVO says it'll limit its spring on-air fundraising to just one […]

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Mathew Seubert Leaving WRVO

OSWEGO -- After 18 years on staff, Mathew Seubert is leaving WRVO Public Media, station management confirmed Wednesday night.  Seubert, currently the station's Director of Development and Underwriting, is leaving to take a similar position with another non-profit organization outside of broadcasting.

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WRVO Posts 3 Job Openings

Updated 7:20pm with 3rd job opening -- OSWEGO -- Looking to fill some recent vacancies, WRVO Public Media has posted three job openings, including two within the NPR affiliate's news department.  The station is seeking a "Director of Regional Content Development," as well as a technology reporter for the ongoing Innovation Trail program.  The third […]

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POTW: Evolution of a Mic Flag (2011)

OSWEGO -- With so many choices on the radio dial, a clear, memorable logo is an important part of any station's branding strategy.  And anytime a station "updates" its logo, it has to update lots of other things -- from letterhead and vehicles, to billboards, coffee mugs and ... mic flags.  This week, a look […]

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WRVO Announces a Staffing "Reset"

OSWEGO -- You already read here about Dave Bullard's recent move from WRVO to Syracuse ABC affiliate WSYR-TV. Now, we've learned a few others have recently exited the NPR affiliate on the SUNY Oswego campus.  The station's GM confirms at least two others have left in what he's termed a staffing "reset."

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WNYO Announces 2011-12 Live Sports Lineup

OSWEGO -- Student-operated 88.9 WNYO at SUNY Oswego has a "full lineup" of sports set for the upcoming academic year.  Sports Director Scott Glickman tells the station will provide live coverage of Oswego High School home football games, followed by all SUNY Oswego Mens Basketball and Mens Hockey games.  Glickman says has the […]

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Local Stations Win Big at NYSBA Awards

BOLTON LANDING – As announced in April, WSYR-TV anchor team Rod Wood and Carrie Lazarus were inducted into the New York State Broadcasters Hall of Fame last night.  But they weren’t the only Central New Yorkers taking awards home from the NYSBA’s annual Awards for Excellence in Broadcasting.

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