Tag: Syracuse University

Host of NPR's "Tell Me More" to Speak in Syracuse

SYRACUSE -- Michel Martin, host of NPR's weekday talk show Tell Me More, is coming to Syracuse next Wednesday. Her appearance is part of the "Leaders in Communication" series at Syracuse University's S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications. The talk will be free and open to the public.

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WJPZ Alumni Plan 27th Annual Banquet

SYRACUSE -- There's still time, but not much, for alumni of Syracuse University student-operated WJPZ-FM to RSVP for the station's 27th Annual Birthday Banquet.  The dinner is slated for March 3 at the SU Sheraton, and includes this year's inductions into the WJPZ Hall of Fame.

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Dr. Rick Wright Seeking Input for Syracuse Radio History Book

SYRACUSE -- Longtime local radio personality and Syracuse University professor Dr. Roosevelt "Rick" Wright tells he's got a publishing deal for a book about the history of Syracuse radio.  But he says he can't do it alone -- he's looking for help in putting together "the total package" of photos, posters, promotional materials, DJ […]

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Local Media Responds to Bernie Fine Scandal

Updated 12/1 - SYRACUSE -- While it's not uncommon to see "Syracuse University" mentioned by national networks like ESPN, those mentions had usually been for game highlights and other routine sports coverage typically afforded Division I schools.  That all changed nearly two weeks ago, when ESPN and other networks converged on Syracuse to cover developments […]

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New Show Follows SU Football Training Camp

SYRACUSE -- Citadel sports-talker The Score 1260 (WSKO) launched a brand new show earlier this evening, giving Syracuse Orange football fans a chance to track the team's preparations for the upcoming season.  SU Football Training Camp Tonight will continue to air every weeknight at 6pm through the end of August.

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Syracuse Press Club 2011 Award Winners Named

SYRACUSE -- Top journalists from Syracuse and surrounding markets gathered for the Syracuse Press Club's 33rd annual Scholarship and Professional Recognition Awards Dinner last night at Drumlins Country Club in Syracuse.  Public stations WRVO and WAER dominated the radio categories, while there were plenty of ties for winners in the television categories.

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Where Are They Now: Dan Hoard Joins NFL's Bengals

CINCINNATI -- Former WSYR570 sports director and WTVH-5 sportscaster Dan Hoard has been tapped by the NFL's Cincinnati Bengals for radio play-by-play duties starting with the team's preseason games this summer.  He'll be joining fellow SU grad Dave Lapham, who will be entering his 26th season providing color commentary.

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Syracuse Press Club Award Winners Announced

SYRACUSE -- The winners for this year's Syracuse Press Club awards have been announced.  On the radio side, public broadcasters led the pack.  In TV, it's a neck-and-neck race between WSYR-TV and WSTM-TV.  And we're also very happy to report appears on the award list as well.

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WSKO's Danny Parkins Heading West

Updated 3/30: Parkins has Tweeted his new home is Kansas City and he starts his new show there on Monday.  His new home is "610 Sports" (KCSP) and his timeslot is weekdays, 9-11am Central. SYRACUSE -- He already left Syracuse once in 2009, after graduating from Syracuse University.  Today, Danny Parkins surprised listeners by announcing he's […]

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Time Warner Cable WILL Have Friday's SU Game in HD

Updated 6pm: SYRACUSE -- Time Warner Cable has announced late this afternoon (via Twitter) that it will be adding the HD version of truTV (formerly CourtTV) to its lineups in time for Syracuse University's first appearance in the NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament on Friday night.

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