Former Syracuse Anchor Gets "CBS Evening News" Sundays

NEW YORK CITY -- Former Syracuse TV news anchor Jeff Glor has been named regular Sunday night anchor for the CBS Evening News.  The 1997 graduate of Syracuse University's Newhouse School worked for NBC affiliate WSTM-TV from 1997 to 2003.  From there, he went to Boston's WHDH-TV before joining CBS News in 2007.

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POTW: Live at the Carrier Dome (2011)

SYRACUSE -- When it comes to local television news, the Carrier Dome is usually the domain of sports reporters and sports anchors.  But ever since the Bernie Fine story broke about two weeks ago, stations have been changing their usual staffing arrangements to cover the developments.

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Local Media Responds to Bernie Fine Scandal

Updated 12/1 - SYRACUSE -- While it's not uncommon to see "Syracuse University" mentioned by national networks like ESPN, those mentions had usually been for game highlights and other routine sports coverage typically afforded Division I schools.  That all changed nearly two weeks ago, when ESPN and other networks converged on Syracuse to cover developments […]

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Photog Brian Erb Marks 40 Years at WSTM

SYRACUSE -- Our congratulations to Brian Erb, who recently marked his 40th anniversary as a news photographer with TV-3.  We're careful not to say he's worked at "WSTM-TV" for the past 40 years -- not just because WSTM, WTVH and WSTQ now collectively call themselves "CNYCentral" -- but because WSTM-TV wasn't known by those call […]

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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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POTW: Jim Kenyon Wades Through Flood (2011)

SYRACUSE -- When areas south and east of Syracuse suffered extreme flooding caused by rainfall from Tropical Storm Lee this week, TV stations sent crews south to document the damage.  At least one local reporter was well-prepared, walking through water a few feet deep to track down flooding victims and get the story.

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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 /  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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Multiple Openings at CNY Central

SYRACUSE -- The CNY Central group of TV stations (NBC-3/WSTM, CBS-5/WTVH and CW6/WSTQ-LP) has multiple newsroom job openings posted online right now. The positions include Director/Operator, Internet Managing Editor, Producer, and Producer/Anchor. There are also openings in the sales department. Visit the Careers Page on for full details and application procedures.

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Former Local Broadcaster Facing Child Porn Charges

ROCHESTER -- A former news manager whose resume includes radio and television jobs in several places across Central New York has been arrested on child pornography charges. The U.S. Department of Justice says Robert Jason Fain -- a.k.a. Rob Jason -- was arrested after investigators say he was using computers at his job to distribute illegal […]

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Wayne Mahar Featured on Magazine Cover

SYRACUSE -- Next time you're at the supermarket, look for CNY Central (WSTM/WTVH/WSTQ-LP) chief meteorologist Wayne Mahar.  You'll find him, most likely, near the checkouts.  He's the cover story for the August/September 2011 issue of 55 Plus magazine.

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