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POTW: Congratulations, Bob Ausfeld (2003)

ALBANY -- Not many people have the honor of saying they were the General Manager of two prominent radio stations before turning 30, especially in a top-75 market.  But Robert Ausfeld did just that, and after nearly four decades in radio, he's set to retire at month's end.  Although Ausfeld was based in Albany, he […]

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Lite 98.7 Seeking Part-Timers

UTICA/ROME -- If you've got on-air experience and want to "back" into the biz on a part-time basis, this one could be for you.  Lite 98.7 (WLZW) is looking to expand its part-time roster.  Here's the official announcement from PD Eric Meier:

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Lite 98.7 Raises $29,000 for Children's Miracle Network

UTICA/ROME -- It's one of the many ways local broadcast radio gives back to the community.  The 11th annual Children's Miracle Network radiothon on Lite 98.7 (WLZW) raised $29,000 over a two-day period this week.  Every single dollar raised will directly benefit pediatric and maternity services at Faxton-St. Luke's Healthcare in Utica.

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WIBX Taps Jules Thompson to Run Newsroom

UTICA/ROME -- After a few years away from radio, former Syracuse news anchor Jules Thompson will be returning to the airwaves later this month.  He's just been hired as News Director for Townsquare news/talker WIBX 950.  And Thompson's arrival will allow the current ND to move down the hall into a new role of his […]

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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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Former WLZW Weekenders Launch Podcast

ALBANY -- Even though Rich Lawrence and Kim Dunne are no longer part of the weekend on-air lineup for Utica's Lite 98.7 (WLZW), the duo haven't completely walked away from the microphone. Earlier this week, they debuted their brand new podcast, The Kim & Rich Show.

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FrogFest Draws Thousands to Herkimer

UTICA/ROME -- There were some big changes to Big Frog 104's (WFRG) annual FrogFest this year, but the changes didn't keep crowds away.  After several years at Verona Beach State Park, the concert was held at the Herkimer County Fairgrounds -- and admission was charged.  The concert also included a rodeo.

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WIBX Seeks News Director / Program Director

UTICA/ROME -- Minutes after we reported learning that SportsWatch is returning to the WIBX lineup, we've learned the station is now looking for its next News Director / Program Director.  Here's the official job posting as provided to CNYRadio.com by Townsquare Ops Manager Bill McAdams:

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SportsWatch Returns to WIBX Tonight with New Hosts

UTICA/ROME -- After a sudden absence which started nearly two weeks ago, the long-running SportsWatch returns to Townsquare news/talker WIBX 950 tonight. The show will air in less than an hour, resuming its most-recent timeslot of 6-8pm. WIBX News Director Jeff Monaski will share co-host duties with Ray Rich.

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Now It's Official -- Conte and Miller Move to ESPN Radio

UTICA/ROME -- We had first reported this on May 25, but it was quickly retracted by those involved.  Now, the news is "official" -- Gene Conte and Fred Miller are moving from Townsquare Media's WIBX to Galaxy Communications' trio of ESPN Radio stations.  Conte, who has been serving as PD for WIBX, will become PD […]

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