Arbitron Releases Syracuse Winter 2012 Ratings

SYRACUSE -- Clear Channel country station B104.7 (WBBS) continues to dominate the Syracuse radio market, according to the latest data released by Arbitron.  It's the first time in nearly four years that the radio ratings giant has released any Syracuse ratings data to the media and the general public, but the information comes with a […]

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Clear Channel Syracuse: AccuWeather In, Weather Channel Out

SYRACUSE -- There are some new voices delivering weather forecasts for four of Clear Channel's six local radio stations.  As of Monday, FM Newsradio 106.9 and 570 WSYR plus two other stations started using meteorologists from, ending a three-year affiliation with The Weather Channel's radio services.

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ACM Awards Overlook B104.7

SYRACUSE -- Foiled again.  Even though B104.7 (WBBS) was nominated in both radio categories for this year's Academy of Country Music Awards, the Clear Channel-owned country station came up short in both categories, losing to stations in Ohio, California and Florida.

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Two ACM Nominations for B104.7

SYRACUSE -- Congratulations again to Clear Channel's B104.7 (WBBS) for showing up twice on the list of nominations for this year's Academy of Country Music Awards.  One nomination is for the station as a whole; the other is for the station's morning show.

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Clear Channel's iHeartRadio to Include Cumulus Stations

SAN ANTONIO, TX -- It's an unprecedented deal between two of the biggest companies in radio: Cumulus Media is joining iHeartRadio, the platform owned by Clear Channel which already provides mobile streaming of more than 800 Clear Channel stations.  By adding the 570 stations owned by Cumulus, iHeartRadio will offer roughly 1400 stations -- many […]

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Syracuse "Radiothon for Kids" Now Through Friday

SYRACUSE -- The 9th annual "Radiothon for Kids" is underway this hour on Clear Channel stations B104.7 (WBBS) and FM Newsradio 106.9 and 570 WSYR.  The radiothon aims to raise money to benefit Upstate Golisano Children's Hospital.  This year, broadcasters will be focusing on helping local children who are battling cancer and blood disorders.

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Clear Channel Syracuse Cuts 4: Reith, Marisay, 2 Producers

SYRACUSE -- Earlier today, we reported Jim Reith has exited WSYR radio, after 27 years at the news/talk station.  It appears Reith's departure is among many nationwide, ordered by WSYR's owner, Clear Channel Communications.  Since this afternoon, the tips have poured in, and we've learned at least three others received pink slips in Syracuse today.

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B104.7 Among CMA Awards Nominees

SYRACUSE -- Clear Channel country station B104.7 (WBBS) is once again among the nominees for the Country Music Association Awards.  This year, the station is in the running for "CMA Radio Station of the Year" in the Medium Market category.  Syndicated personalities carried by stations in Syracuse, Utica and Ithaca are also nominated.

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Mega POTW: Broadcasters at the State Fair (2011)

Updated 12:30pm with two more photos -- SYRACUSE -- The biggest summertime tradition for Central New York is a summertime tradition here at /  We present to you, our annual roundup of photos of local radio and television stations at The Great New York State Fair!  Inside: more than a dozen photos!

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Ten Years of CNYRadio: Our Thoughts and Yours

CENTRAL NEW YORK -- If you've been away for awhile, is celebrating it's 10th anniversary this week.  The site went live on March 1, 2001... and we've been running a series of special articles this week to mark the occasion.  Today, we finish up the series with our reflections and yours, on ten years […]

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