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Adam "The Bull" Heads to Cleveland

CLEVELAND, OH -- Former Utica/Rome sports talk host Adam "The Bull" Gerstenhaber is headed west.  Most recently part of the weekend/fill-in roster at New York's WFAN, Gerstenhaber has been tapped to help launch a brand new sports talk station in Cleveland.  The new station launches later this month.

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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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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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POTW: In the WALY Studios (1960s)

HERKIMER -- Thanks to reader submissions, we're firing up the Picture of the Week time machine for at least the next three weeks in a row!  This week, we're headed 50 years back in time -- and about 50 miles east from CNYRadio.com HQ for a look inside the studios of WALY in Herkimer.  Any […]

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POTW: WIBX's 40th Heart Radiothon (2011)

UTICA/ROME -- It's another victorious battle in the ongoing war against heart disease.  The 40th WIBX Heart Radiothon, which started a week ago today, raised $36,000 toward the "Heart Weekend" total of $1.1 Million to benefit the American Heart Association.  As per tradition for the Heart Radiothon, a long list of guests took turns sitting […]

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New Logo for Utica's WIBX

UTICA/ROME -- You may remember reading here last week about big changes to the on-air branding of news/talker WIBX in Utica.  This week, the station unveiled a brand new logo to support those changes.

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Switch from CBS to Fox Part of WIBX Rebranding

UTICA/ROME -- It's a busy week at Townsquare Media's WIBX. After 76 years as an affiliate of CBS News, the station is now running Fox News Radio at the top of the hour. There's also new imaging, a new station voice, and the staffers are gearing up for the station's 40th annual Heart Radiothon this […]

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