SYRACUSE -- Aside from an intense, soaking rain storm that moved along very quickly, it looks like it was a great time for everyone who took part in the 7th annual Bill Leaf Kickball Tournament, on September 22 in Liverpool.
SYRACUSE -- Former WSYR radio news anchor Eric Reinhardt is returning to radio full-time. After spending the last 3 years working for the Central New York Business Journal (and voicing "Business Briefs from the Central New York Business Journal" for WSYR), Reinhardt will join the news team at Buffalo's WBEN this Monday. Earlier this week, […]
SYRACUSE -- When WSYR's news/talk format first started simulcasting at 106.9FM three weeks ago, staffers said it was actually the other way around -- the station moved to 106.9 and was simulcasting on 570. All mentions of 570 disappeared. But, a week after anchors and hosts started calling it "FM Newsradio 106.9 and 570 WSYR," […]
Updated 1/17 -- SYRACUSE -- As national radio news websites like Radio-Info.com report on job cuts at Clear Channel stations across the country, we've heard rumblings that those cuts include two reporters at FM Newsradio 106.9 WSYR. While the cuts have not been confirmed by Clear Channel management, we've heard from multiple readers known to […]
SYRACUSE -- For the fifth year, dozens gathered at Onondaga Lake Park to compete in the Bill Leaf Memorial Kickball Tournament. In addition to the summer league and "civilian" teams that participate every year, various media outlets have formed their own teams to remember the former WSYR reporter who was killed by a drunk driver […]
SYRACUSE -- Public broadcaster WRVO took home First Place in the "Radio Newscast" category at the Syracuse Press Club awards dinner on Saturday night. The Oswego-based NPR affiliate took home four other first-place awards and a second-place title. Syracuse-based NPR affiliate WAER had the second-longest list of awards, and WSYR took home three titles. Updated […]
CENTRAL NEW YORK -- It's awards season for local media! The Radio/Television Digital News Association recently announced its regional winners, and the Syracuse Press Club recently announced its full slate of award winners, recognizing excellence in journalism during 2009.