ITHACA -- When Greg Fry left Saga news/talker WHCU more than four years ago, he was the assistant news director. Today, station management announced he's coming back -- but this time, he'll be omitting the word "assistant" from his old title.
ITHACA -- Longtime WHCU talk radio host and former GM Don Martin died on Monday near Seattle, WA. He was 88 years old. An Air Force veteran who served during World War II, Martin joined the station in 1947. He retired in 1979, but continued hosting his "Column Comment" feature for many years afterward.
ITHACA -- On January 23, 1923, radio station WEAI signed on for the first time. Two weeks from now, that station will reach its 90th anniversary... but it hasn't been called WEAI in decades. Today, that station is News-Talk 870 WHCU. Over the next couple of weeks, WHCU will be sharing plenty of memories from […]
ITHACA -- The Cayuga Radio Group, owned by Saga Communications, is looking to add another account executive to its sales department. General Manager Chet Osadchey sends along the official posting, which summarizes the position as a "commission based job selling and servicing radio advertising accounts" for the cluster's seven stations, "plus excellent digital products and […]
Updated 12/2 with email address for applicants. ITHACA -- After seven years overseeing news and programming for News/Talk 95.9 and 870 WHCU and Progressive Talk WNYY 1440, Geoff Dunn is leaving radio. Dunn has accepted a new position with Tompkins County, prompting the Cayuga Radio Group to begin accepting applications for News Director candidates at […]
ITHACA -- Nearly a month after Ithaca Police Officer Anthony Augustine was shot in the line of duty, he's still recuperating. The seven stations of the Cayuga Radio Group created a larger-than-life "get well" card for Officer Augustine, and had it on display in many locations around the area over the past few weeks, gathering well […]
ITHACA/CORTLAND -- The stations of the Cayuga Radio Group are asking listeners to band together in support of Ithaca Police Officer Anthony Augustine, who was shot while pursuing a suspect earlier this month. The public is invited to sign a giant "get well" card (it's over 7 feet tall) that will be presented to Augustine.
LODI -- Aside from his daughter getting married, Glenn Beck has another reason to remember his trip to the Finger Lakes this past weekend. The nationally-syndicated radio host's SUV slid down a slippery hill, just moments after his wife and son got out of the car.
ITHACA -- The conference room at the Cayuga Radio Group has a shiny new nameplate on the door. Last week, the Saga-owned cluster dedicated that conference room to Rudy Paolangeli, who has served at various capacities with news/talk WHCU for more than half a century.
ITHACA -- The weekly "All Things Equal" segment on News/Talk 870 and 95.5 (WHCU) recently marked two notable milestones: it was the end of the segment's fourth season and it was the segment's 200th broadcast.