Ithaca radio history book in the works; authors ask for help

ITHACA -- On the heels of this week's release of a book about the history of TV in Syracuse -- aptly titled "Syracuse Television" -- work is underway for another book about local broadcast history.  This time, Ithaca radio will be in the spotlight and the authors are asking for help in the way of […]

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VIC Radio Students to Stage 50 Hour Benefit Marathon

ITHACA -- Here's hoping Zach Wilkens and Collin Schuck don't get stuck with any surprise pop quizzes in their classes at Ithaca College on Monday morning. The pair are hosting VIC Radio's annual 50 Hour Marathon this weekend. They'll be in the broadcast booth from 4pm Friday until 6pm Sunday, soliciting donations for the Ithaca […]

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iHeartRadio to Stream Ithaca College's WICB

ITHACA/CORTLAND -- At first, it was just Clear Channel's 800 stations.  Then they added 570 more stations owned by Cumulus.  A handful of religious stations were mixed in.  And now, Ithaca College's WICB has the distinction of being among the first college stations streaming on Clear Channel's iHeartRadio platform.

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Ithaca Stations to Mark College Radio Day

ITHACA -- Two college radio stations in Ithaca will be among hundreds nationwide participating in "College Radio Day" on Tuesday.  The plans include airing a special feature program about college radio.

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POTW: Ithaca College Radio Drama (1950s)

ITHACA -- This week, we're heading more than half a century back in time, for another look into the extensive collection of longtime Ithaca broadcaster Rudy Paolangeli.  Although Rudy may be best known for his long-standing connections with WHCU, this photo goes back even further.

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POTW: Ithaca College Radio in the 1950s

Updated 3/6/13 -- ITHACA -- While some sources (like Wikipedia) note that college radio "became commonplace in the 1960s," the folks at Ithaca College have the distinction of being ahead of the curve.  Their campus radio station, WICB, has a history dating back to the late 1940s.  A photo from the Ithaca College Library's website […]

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WICB in Running for mtvU Woodie Award

ITHACA -- Ithaca College's WICB won the very first "College Radio Woodie" at the mtvU Woodie Awards in 2008, and they're hoping to pull it off again this year.  WICB and three other local college stations made it into the top 25, but WICB is the lone local nominee to make it into the final […]

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POTW: Playing in the Snow (2010)

ITHACA/CORTLAND -- While it certainly wasn't the biggest or baddest snowstorm ever (we spotted one report hyping it as a "snow hurricane"), yesterday's snowstorm was the worst we've had so far this season.  We challenged local radio folk to break out their cameras and show us how they're dealing with the snow.

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WICB Lands Chat with Jimmy Fallon

ITHACA -- Fans of Jimmy Fallon are in for a special treat Monday morning... the comedian and late night TV talk show host will be part of the Valentine's Day Special on "Mikey Mike's Monday Morning Madness" this coming Monday on Ithaca College's WICB (91.7 FM).

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Ithaca's WICB "Best" in the Country... Again

ITHACA -- To use a long-standing radio cliché, call it a WICB "doubleshot," both in terms of articles, and in terms of being named the best college radio station in the country.

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