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Clear Channel's iHeartRadio to Include Cumulus Stations

SAN ANTONIO, TX -- It's an unprecedented deal between two of the biggest companies in radio: Cumulus Media is joining iHeartRadio, the platform owned by Clear Channel which already provides mobile streaming of more than 800 Clear Channel stations.  By adding the 570 stations owned by Cumulus, iHeartRadio will offer roughly 1400 stations -- many […]

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Cumulus Manager Among "40 Under 40"

SYRACUSE -- Congratulations to Cumulus Media Syracuse Market Manager Shane Bogardus, who was among this year's "40 Under 40" honorees for the Syracuse region.  The awards were presented during a special luncheon held today in downtown Syracuse.

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While We Were Out

UPDATED 11/21 at 6:00pm -- We're back from a little more than a week "off the grid" (a.k.a. vacation).  Here's a quick recap -- bullet points first, details to follow -- on some of the stories that happened while your editor was away. No More Night Host at 93Q Y94FM Goes All-Christmas Syracuse PD Wins […]

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TV and Radio Among "Best of Syracuse" Winners

SYRACUSE -- Among TV stations, it was a fairly even split between channels 3 and 9 for the 2011 Best of Syracuse awards. On the radio side, 93Q (WNTQ) is the big winner. The awards were announced in today's edition of the weekly Syracuse NewTimes newspaper.

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93Q's Ted Long Returns After Gastric Bypass Surgery

SYRACUSE -- You may have heard on the air (or read on CNYRadio.com's Facebook page), that 93Q (WNTQ) morning co-host Ted Long underwent gastric bypass surgery last week. We're glad to report he returned to work yesterday. According to a report published today, Long has already lost nearly 25 pounds -- and says he wants […]

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Cumulus / Citadel Merger Complete

ATLANTA -- It's been a long time in the works, and now it's official: the merger of Citadel Broadcasting and Cumulus Media is complete.  Cumulus made the announcement this morning.  It's basically more of a takeover, as Citadel is technically a "wholly-owned subsidiary" of Cumulus.  The deal involves four Syracuse market radio stations.

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Cumulus/Citadel Merger Expected to Close Friday

ATLANTA -- The merger between Cumulus and Citadel is all but complete.  Citadel stockholders and the FCC approved the merger today, following the Department of Justice's early termination of an anti-trust "waiting period" on Tuesday.  All that's left is for the official closing of the deal -- and that's expected to happen tomorrow.  Citadel owns […]

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Mega POTW: Broadcasters at the State Fair (2011)

Updated 12:30pm with two more photos -- SYRACUSE -- The biggest summertime tradition for Central New York is a summertime tradition here at CNYRadio.com / CNYTVNews.com.  We present to you, our annual roundup of photos of local radio and television stations at The Great New York State Fair!  Inside: more than a dozen photos!

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93Q's Ted and Amy Chosen as State Fair Voices

SYRACUSE -- When you visit The Great New York State Fair later this summer (in just 36 days, to be exact), you'll hear a pair of familiar voices on the public address speakers throughout the fairgrounds.   Longtime 93Q (WNTQ) morning co-hosts Ted Long and Amy Robbins are the fair's new announcers.

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POTW: Busy Weekend for Syracuse Radio (2011)

SYRACUSE -- This week, we've got not one... not two... but four different Pictures of the Week.  Syracuse radio stations were out in full force at a number of special events last weekend.  It wouldn't be fair to choose just one and make the others wait for another week or two, so we just decided […]

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