ITHACA/CORTLAND -- Listeners of News-Talk 870 WHCU will notice a few changes to the station's weekend programming schedule starting this weekend. A longtime local real-estate show is leaving the lineup, and a Sunday gardening show is being replaced.
ALBANY -- He worked primarily in print media, referred to as "the dean" of State Capitol journalists by the Albany Times-Union... but he was also a frequent contributor to WHCU's Morning Newswatch. Former Gannett Albany bureau chief Jay Gallagher passed away Monday evening in an Albany hospital after battling pancreatic cancer for nearly a year. Today, […]
ITHACA -- If you've been reading CNYRadio.com for awhile, you might remember last May, when we had a "Name that Studio" Picture of the Week -- the "mystery studio" was the home studio of Ithaca's Rudy Paolangeli. This week, Rudy has an impressive collection of vintage microphones... see how many you can identify by make […]
ITHACA/CORTLAND -- There are three more HD Radio offerings in the market now, thanks to the recent addition of multicasting equipment at Saga's Q-Country 103.7 (WQNY). The market's perennial ratings leader is now available in HD, and its subchannels are helping to improve the coverage of its two AM sister stations in the Cayuga Radio […]
ITHACA/CORTLAND -- Stations owned by Saga Communications hold four of the top five spots in the latest public ratings data released by Arbitron. Leading the pack, Q-Country 103.7 (WQNY), posting more than a full-point gain since last spring, going from a 13.8 to a 14.9 among persons age 12+ in the Fall 2009 survey.
Rush Limbaugh will return to the airwaves on Wednesday, according to his syndicator, Premiere Radio Networks. The conservative talk host, heard in all 4 CNYRadio.com markets, had a brief scare last week when he was rushed to the hospital after complaining of chest pain.
ITHACA -- There's been no shortage of big stories for journalists this year, both on the national/world level and on the state/local level. For the next two weekends, News/Talk 870 WHCU will take some time to recall the biggest stories and some of the most interesting interviews from 2009.
ITHACA -- There's been an unusual lack of snowfall so far this season in the Central New York region... and while many folks might enjoy that fact, at least one local radio journalist is reminiscing to the way the weather probably should be this time of year.
Less than a week after Citadel Broadcasting announced it may soon be exploring "the possibility of seeking relief through a Chapter 11 filing," one prominent online columnist explains why he thinks Regent could be in a similar situation. Both companies own stations in Central New York.