OSWEGO -- The WRVO Stations are looking to expand their reach in the Ithaca and Cortland areas. This week, the FCC approved application permits for two new FM translators that would simulcast the WRVO signal from SUNY Oswego.
UTICA-ROME -- NPR news/talk fans in the Copper City could soon have another option for tuning-in the NPR affiliate from the Port City. The FCC has granted a construction permit for a new FM translator in Rome to simulcast Oswego's WRVO. When construction is complete, the signal at 92.3FM is expected to cover the city's […]
SYRACUSE -- Earlier this week, Arbitron released its Winter 2013 "topline" audience estimates for subscribing commercial radio stations in the Syracuse market. The initial report skips non-commercial stations, but Arbitron allows those numbers to be released -- a few days later -- by the Radio Research Consortium. And for this latest "book," Oswego-based WRVO was […]
OSWEGO -- WRVO Public Media has a pair of job openings within its news department. The NPR affiliate is taking applications for a Morning News Producer/Reporter based at WRVO's studios at SUNY Oswego, and for a part-time reporter based in the Mohawk Valley, to cover news in Oneida and Madison Counties. Here are the full […]
SYRACUSE -- The nationally-syndicated public radio game show Says You! has been known to visit Central New York from time to time. The latest trip was last month, when Oswego's WRVO brought the show to Syracuse to tape four episodes. This week, WRVO learned one of those episodes will air tomorrow, on dozens of affiliate […]
SYRACUSE -- Michel Martin, host of NPR's weekday talk show Tell Me More, is coming to Syracuse next Wednesday. Her appearance is part of the "Leaders in Communication" series at Syracuse University's S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications. The talk will be free and open to the public.
SYRACUSE -- Whether you enjoy public broadcasting on a daily basis, or only once or twice a week, chances are you're not too pleased whenever you tune-in your favorite programs, only to find they've been interrupted, delayed or pre-empted by a pledge drive. But WRVO says it'll limit its spring on-air fundraising to just one […]
The U.S. House of Representatives voted today to cut funding for NPR. According to the Associated Press, the effort of the GOP-controlled house is not expected to be approved by the Democrat-led Senate. Even if it does, the White House says President Obama would veto the action. But WRVO's general manager says he's still worried […]
OSWEGO -- NPR affiliate WRVO has a slew of weekend lineup changes taking effect later this month. Some shows will be moving timeslots, while others will be replaced with new programming. Among the more notable changes, The WRVO Playhouse will soon have a consistent 9pm start time, seven nights a week, rather than starting an hour earlier […]