Housecleaning at KROCK: Three Jocks Gone

SYRACUSE -- In what appears to be the next step in a potential local radio coup, Galaxy's KROCK dismissed three on-air personalities today. Trusted sources tell that morning host Dex Mitchell, midday host / program director Nixon, and night host Candace Curby are no longer employed by Galaxy. The purge comes less than 48 […]

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95X Morning Hosts Resign After "Zombie Attack"

SYRACUSE -- With Halloween just around the corner, many listeners likely suspected it was just a comedy bit on the 95X (WAQX) morning show yesterday morning. But the "zombie attack" on co-hosts Hunter Scott and Josh Grosvent was more than just a gag -- after their shift ended, the pair submitted their resignations to management.

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Where Are They Now: Promotions for Kevin Keefe and Jeanne Ashley

SYRACUSE -- Congratulations to a pair of former Syracuse radio broadcasters, who are being promoted in their current jobs.  Jeanne Ashley has a promotion in Miami, and Kevin Keefe is getting ready to step-up his managerial duties in the North Country.

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Morning Broadcasters Named "Best of Syracuse"

SYRACUSE -- The competition to be named among the "Best of Syracuse" was considerably intense for local broadcasters this year.  For whatever reason, the Syracuse New Times drastically cut back on the number of broadcast-related categories for its annual contest.  This year's awards, based on reader-submitted votes, include only one category each for TV and […]

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Where Are They Now: Ex-95X Manager Joins Clear Channel

ROCHESTER -- Former 95X (WAQX) manager Bob Morgan is returning to radio.  He's been tapped to run Clear Channel's Rochester cluster, according to Inside Radio.  Morgan ran 95X from 1987 to 1990.  For the past 13 years, he was Senior VP of broadcast services for American Tower.  Immediately prior, he spent five years running the […]

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POTW: 90s in the Garden (2012)

SYRACUSE -- A fake screen shot from "Back to the Future Part II" had everyone thinking this past Wednesday was the day Marty McFly visited in the DeLorean... and (thankfully) fans were quick to point out the hoax: McFly warped to 2015.  But it was the real deal last night, when "DJ Sticky Fingaz" and "MC […]

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Dixon Returns to Radio as 95X Night Host

SYRACUSE -- A familar voice has returned to local rock radio, after nearly six years off the air.  Scott Dixon recently took the night shift at Cumulus rocker 95X (WAQX), a position that has him hosting shifts seven days a week.  You might remember him from Clear Channel's relatively-short entry to the local rock station […]

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"Irish Power Hour" Changes Syracuse Stations, Expands to Utica-Rome

SYRACUSE -- After a few weeks off, The Irish Power Hour has a new radio home in Syracuse... and a chance to pick up some new fans in the Utica market.  Starting this Sunday, co-hosts Sean Johnston and Cabrina Gilbert bring their weekly hour-long show to Galaxy's TK99/105 (WTKW/WTKV).  It'll be simulcast on Utica's 96.9 […]

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105.9 The Rebel Hires Dave Frisina

SYRACUSE -- Recently-unemployed rock jock Dave Frisina and his show "Soundcheck" will be back on the radio again within a few weeks. Today, Cumulus Media announced Frisina will be joining 105.9 The Rebel (WXTL). Cumulus ditched "The Big Talker" to launch the classic rock format earlier this month, not long after Frisina was suddenly dismissed […]

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Ryno Takes Over TK99 Nights

SYRACUSE -- There's a new but familiar voice on the night shift at TK99 and TK105 (WTKW/WTKV).  Ryno, who has been doing mornings for Galaxy Communications sister station modern rock KRock (WKRL/WKRH), is pulling double duty as TK's new night jock.  He just made his debut on the classic rocker within the hour.

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