Tag: Taughannock Media

ESPN Radio Ithaca adds FM simulcast

ITHACA/CORTLAND -- A new FM translator is making it easier for sports talk fans to find ESPN Radio 1160 (WPIE), especially at night.  The station is now simulcasting on 107.1 FM (W296CP), after clearing up some unexpected complications that delayed the "official" FM launch by a few months.

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ESPN Radio 1160 Ithaca to add FM simulcast

ITHACA -- ESPN Radio 1160 (WPIE) will soon be expanding to the FM band.  According to FCC documents filed last week, WPIE owner Taughannock Media has agreed to pay $50,000 to take over the construction permit for an as-yet-unbuilt FM translator.  The seller is the same religious outfit that has recently sold two other FM […]

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Ithaca's ESPN Radio seeks new on-air OM/PD

ITHACA -- ESPN Radio 1160 (WPIE) has an opening for an operations manager and program director.  The position also includes some on-air responsibilities, including some play-by-play of local sports, and hosting the station's hour-long "Between the Lines" show every weekday afternoon.  We've got the full job description from GM Todd Mallinson:

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Gomez and Dave place friendly NCAA tourney wager with Seth Davis

SYRACUSE -- Basketball expert Seth Davis of Sports Illustrated and CBS Sports thinks 13-seed Montana will upset 4-seed Syracuse in the first round of the NCAA men's basketball tournament.  Local morning radio hosts Gomez and Dave are hoping Davis is wrong -- they'll be "out in the cold," so to speak, if Syracuse loses tonight.

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I-100 Bringing Giants Football to Ithaca Radio

ITHACA/CORTLAND -- There will be plenty of radio options for football fans in Ithaca this fall. Saga rocker I-100 (WIII) announced today it has inked a deal to carry New York Giants games this season. Less than a month earlier, the cluster revealed sister station Progressive Talk 1470 WNYY will carry Buffalo Bills games.

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Eight CNY Stations Win NYS Broadcasters Association Awards

BOLTON LANDING -- It's a night of congratulations for stations throughout all three markets covered by and  Five stations in Syracuse, two in Utica and one in Ithaca are winners at the New York State Broadcasters Association's 46th annual "Excellence in Broadcasting Awards."

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POTW: Windy Day for Lax Quarterfinals (2011)

ITHACA -- It's always exciting when the home team wins, even better when it's a comeback victory.  But for the broadcast team from ESPN Radio 1160 (WPIE), strong winds created a bit of an annoyance during Wednesday's Class A boys lacrosse quarterfinal between West Genesee and Ithaca.

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Delaney Jumps from Print to WPIE

ITHACA -- Former Ithaca Journal sports editor Brian Delaney has traded in print for electronic media, joining the staff at Taughannock Media's ESPN Radio 1160 (WPIE).  His official title of Reporter and Account Manager includes duties co-hosting the station's afternoon talk show, Between the Lines.

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POTW: March Enters Like a Lion (2011)

ITHACA/CORTLAND -- Central New York enjoyed beautiful weather yesterday -- the warmest we've seen in quite some time.  With a high of 59º observed yesterday in Ithaca -- it's tough to believe the battle Jim MacKay had to wage just to get to work at ESPN 1160 (WPIE) just a week earlier.

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Want to Watch SU? Better Know Your Channel Lineups!

Updated -- truTV is now available in HD on both FiOS and Time Warner. A new deal between the NCAA, the CBS television network and three different cable channels means you may have to do a little hunting to find Syracuse University mens basketball on your television this year.  Inside, where to find the games […]

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