SYRACUSE -- Last week, we reported on a morning news anchor job opening at CNY Central. Now, the mystery surrounding that vacancy is explained, as one of morning anchors on NBC3 (WSTM) has announced they are leaving the station.
SYRACUSE -- It used to be unheard of, but it's now happened at least three times within the past year -- iHeart Media's country-formatted B104.7 (WBBS) was not ranked #1 in the latest Nielsen ratings. The once-dominant station, which is now almost completely devoid of locally-based DJs, fell to second place among those stations to […]
SYRACUSE and UTICA-ROME -- The mystery is over as to when Clear Channel's Y94 (WYYY Syracuse) and Townsquare Media's Lite 98.7 (WLZW Utica) would trade-in their usual adult contemporary formats to go all-Christmas. Both stations made the switch on Friday afternoon.
SYRACUSE -- The early October launch of all-Christmas "Holly-FM" was accompanied by some call sign changes for a few local stations. There was some confusion earlier due to the federal government shutdown, but thanks to the FCC's monthly report of call sign changes nationwide, we can report the following:
SYRACUSE -- Holly-FM (WNDR), the station that made national headlines by launching an all-Christmas format on the still-unbelievable date of October 5, is giving Santa and his Elves the day off tomorrow. From midnight to midnight, it'll be "Holly-ween FM" 95.3 and 103.9.
SYRACUSE -- After years of going "all-Christmas" on November 1, classic hits Sunny 102.1 (WZUN) is pushing back the start of its annual flip to holiday mode until mid-November. Co-owned Utica-Rome hot AC station Mix 102.5 (WUMX), which used to also flip on November 1, will be holding off even longer -- until Thanksgiving.
SYRACUSE -- For the past several years, Central New Yorkers have come to expect all-Christmas music to hit the radio on November 1. This year, a new record -- as of late Saturday night, October 5 -- there are two FM frequencies where you can hear holiday hits around the clock. "Holly-FM" is up and […]
SYRACUSE -- Twenty local country music acts hoping to make it big will be performing next weekend, as New Country WOLF 105.1 hosts the Syracuse leg of this year's Texaco Country Showdown. In addition to the competitors, there will be a car show and a performance from national country music duo Walker McGuire.
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