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POTW: Townsquare Dances Gangnam Style (2012)

UTICA-ROME -- You probably won't hear Psy's "Gangnam Style" on any of Townsquare Media's Utica-Rome stations (it would be way out-of-format).  But that doesn't keep the staff from enjoying the breakout hit -- and mimicing the South Korean singer's trademark moves off-the-air.

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Where Are They Now: Promotions for Kevin Keefe and Jeanne Ashley

SYRACUSE -- Congratulations to a pair of former Syracuse radio broadcasters, who are being promoted in their current jobs.  Jeanne Ashley has a promotion in Miami, and Kevin Keefe is getting ready to step-up his managerial duties in the North Country.

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Longtime Utica Radio GM Replaced

UTICA-ROME -- Several CNYRadio.com readers tell us Mary Jo Beach was relieved of her duties as General Manager and Vice President of Townsquare Media's four station cluster today. Multiple sources tell us the new GM will be Karen Carey, who brings GM experience from running Clear Channel's Rochester cluster. Her first day of work at […]

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Arbitron Issues Spring 2012 Utica-Rome Ratings

UTICA-ROME -- The latest audience estimates for radio listenership in the Mohawk Valley have been released by Arbitron.  And just like when we saw the numbers for Syracuse earlier this week, it's difficult to get a "complete" picture of the market.

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POTW: Independence Day and The Boilermaker (2012)

CENTRAL NEW YORK -- If you enjoy our Picture of the Week (and many who took our recent survey said they do), you're in luck in this Friday the 13th: we've got a "four pack" of photos to share today.  We begin with a radio host in a Syracuse-area Independence Day parade and we continue […]

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Stephen Baldwin Broadcasts from WIBX [PHOTOS]

UTICA-ROME -- After actor Stephen Baldwin's appearance at the Boilermaker Expo in Utica on Saturday, he needed access to a studio to co-host his nationally-syndicated "Baldwin / McCullough" radio show.  Much to the surprise of Townsquare Media staff, Baldwin stopped by to set-up shop in the studio of news/talker 950 WIBX.

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Utica Radio Listeners Asked to Pick "Hottest" TV Newsies

UTICA-ROME -- Who are the hottest TV news personalities in the Mohawk Valley?  Two radio stations are asking listeners to cast their votes online.  Classic hits Oldiez 96.1 (WODZ) is tallying votes for the hottest female on the small screen, while the website of AC Lite 98.7 (WLZW) is taking votes on Utica's hottest TV […]

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Townsquare Media Seeks Live Events Manager

UTICA-ROME -- Townsquare Media's four-station cluster is looking to hire someone to serve as the "point person for all aspects of Townsquare Media’s live events business" in the market.  The "Live Events Manager" position includes all aspects of planning concerts, trade shows, expos and other events.

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Davey Jones Promoted to Oldiez 96.1 Brand Manager

UTICA/ROME -- After roughly two months of "filling in" as the morning host on Oldiez 96.1 (WODZ), Davey Jones has been named the station's permanent morning host and brand manager.  Station owner Townsquare Media announced the promotion late last week.  Jones has worked in various capacities within the four-station cluster since late 2009.

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Townsquare Utica Seeks Creative Services Director

UTICA-ROME -- After nearly 16 years with what is now Townsquare Media, Geoff Storm is headed onto a new venture.  His last day with the four-station camp will be June 1.  That leaves the cluster looking for its next production wizard.  Operations manager Bill McAdams sends along the following job posting:

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