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.
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 […]
Phil Stern, a talk host who had shows on WIBX and WTLB several years ago, has published his first book. Stern says The Bull Years is about a radio talk show host. The new book is offered as a digital download for Amazon Kindle owners, or anyone who has the Kindle app on their smartphone. […]
UTICA/ROME -- The four stations owned by Connecticut-based Townsquare Media have brand new websites. The company says it's part of an initiative to "re-launch all its local radio stations' digital properties" -- for 171 radio stations in 36 markets -- by the end of the first quarter of 2011.
UTICA/ROME -- News/talker WIBX 950 turns 85 years old on Sunday. We hadn't realized the big milestone was approaching until CNYRadio.com reader Jerry Reed sent in a picture from the very early days of the station -- along with a history of the station he compiled in 1991. So we have not only a picture, but […]
SAN FRANCISCO -- Several local radio stations may need to look for new programming, after the widely-syndicated Dr. Dean Edell announced yesterday that he's retiring from his medical advice show at the end of the year. The show has local affiliates in Syracuse, Utica-Rome and Ithaca/Cortland, among others.
SYRACUSE -- Fans of computer whiz Kim Komando's weekend talk show will have to flip the dial from AM to FM starting this weekend. They'll also get to sleep in a bit later. She's moving from Leatherstocking's trio of "CNY Talk Radio" stations over Citadel's 105.9FM The Big Talker (WXTL).
Updated 9/21 at 7:30pm - UTICA/ROME -- The endless stream of music on WUTI 1150 is coming to an end. Owner Bud Williamson told CNYRadio.com late this evening that "1150 will be programmed by Leatherstocking [Media Group] starting tomorrow." We presume WUTI will carry the same "CNY Talk Radio" lineup as Leatherstocking stations WFBL/Syracuse and […]
Updated 5:30pm with a correction - UTICA-ROME -- Sean Hannity is about to get more air time in the Mohawk Valley. Newsradio 950 WIBX, which has carried Hannity's "best of" shows on Sundays, will be adding the conservative talker to its weekday lineup, starting Monday. As a result, Laura Ingraham is out and WIBX is […]