"The Stand" Visits Dr. Rick Wright In-Studio

SYRACUSE -- Enter the studios of Clear Channel's Syracuse cluster on a Sunday afternoon and you'll find most of the studios are unmanned.  "That's not radio," said Dr. Rick Wright, in a recent interview with The Stand newspaper.  As the only live DJ in the building on Sundays, the longtime host of Old Skool Sundays on Power […]

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WSYR-FM Calls Officially Back in Syracuse

SYRACUSE -- The recently-rebranded "FM Newsradio 106.9 WSYR" really is WSYR-FM now, according to the FCC's FM Query database.  Although Clear Channel had filed last month to swap the old WPHR calls with the former WSYR-FM in Florida, 106.9 had to keep WPHR as its legal ID until the FCC OK'd the changes.  A clip of the "WPHR Solvay, WSYR-AM Syracuse" ID was […]

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WSYR Simulcast on 106.9 FM Begins

Minor updates 1/3 at 5:00pm. SYRACUSE -- It's been expected for quite some time now, and at 7:00 this evening, it happened: Clear Channel heritage news/talker 570 WSYR is now being simulcast on the FM dial.  But you'd almost think it was the other way around -- with new liners and a new logo branding […]

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CC & Aloha File to Swap WSYR-FM / WPHR-FM Calls

SYRACUSE -- Another sign that helps confirm the still-unconfirmed buzz that Clear Channel is transitioning 106.9FM from the urban-AC "Power" to a simulcast of sister station NewsRadio 570 WSYR.  The FCC's call sign database shows an application was filed yesterday to bring the WSYR-FM calls back to Syracuse.

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WSYR to Begin FM Simulcast?

SYRACUSE -- There's no confirmation yet from Clear Channel, but signs point toward a possible FM simulcast for news/talker WSYR in the near future.  One national radio industry website says it found registrations for five -- count 'em, five -- new internet domain names that suggest that WSYR could be moving to the FM dial, […]

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No Local Word on Clear Channel Layoffs

SYRACUSE -- You may have read about layoffs at various Clear Channel clusters across the country recently. According to multiple reports on some of the national trade websites, the company axed dozens of positions, mostly "back-office" jobs, last Thursday. Here in Syracuse, management is keeping mum.

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Clear Channel Cluster Sidelined by Burst Pipe

SYRACUSE -- The WSYR newsroom was flooded and all six Clear Channel stations in Syracuse were knocked off the air for a brief period this morning, due to a burst water pipe.

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Michael Baisden Comes to Syracuse

SYRACUSE -- Syndicated host Michael Baisden, whose show is carried during afternoon drive on Clear Channel's Power 106.9 (WPHR) was in Syracuse last night.  The appearance at the Crouse-Hinds Theater was part of Baisden's "One Million Mentors" tour of the country.

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Mark Mays to Leave CEO Seat at Clear Channel

SAN ANTONIO, TX -- Nearly a year after his brother Randy gave up the presidency of Clear Channel, Mark Mays has announced he's resigning as the company's CEO.  Clear Channel owns six stations in the Syracuse market, including three of the top five stations according to the latest publicly-available ratings P12+.

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Mediaguide Now Monitoring Syracuse

SYRACUSE -- Even though automation systems in place at virtually every radio station in the region allow for easy and accurate documentation of every single song and advertisement that hits the air, many stations are now being watched by at least one "external" observer around the clock. Mediaguide is now monitoring several stations in the […]

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