NPR affiliate WRVO Oswego has changed the frequency of its Geneva translator, to avoid interference with a commercial station in Syracuse.
Reliable sources tell CNYRadio.com that Newsradio 570 WSYR anchor Jason Smith is moving to the WRVO Stations in Oswego. Smith joined WSYR a little over two years ago, working his way from overnights to assignment editor and morning drive anchor. We're told Smith's last day at WSYR is today, but no word on when he'll […]
OSWEGO -- WRVO FM 90 has been awarded a $139,593 grant from the federal government to improve the station's studio equipment. The funding approved by Congress is a matching grant which means WRVO will be upping its fund-raising efforts beginning in January. Look for dinners, theater performances, and direct mail campaigns in addition to normal on-air […]
Thanks to a quiet off-air fundraising campaign in Februrary which raised $90,000, public radio station WRVO was able to shorten the length of its on-air pitches last week. The station met its goal of $130,000 on Saturday morning shortly after Car Talk ended. The fund drive resulted in 400 new contributing members.
It's called 'Foneless February', and for years the silent fundraising campaign has been a hit with listeners of public radio station WRVO. The end result of the low-key effort is less hours of on-air fundraising in March. This year, the spring fundraiser will be shortened by five days thanks to over $90,000 in early contributions.
All Things Considered co-host Noah Adams begins a year-long leave of absence this week to write a book about Orville and Wilbur Wright. The 100th anniversary of the brothers' first flight is in 2003. National Public Radio's All Things Considered airs afternoons on WRVO FM 90 and Jazz 88 WAER.