Tag: YNN

Former YNN Reporter Lands Big Apple Gig

NEW YORK CITY -- Former YNN Syracuse reporter Narmeen Choudhury, in just two job hops, has landed in the nation's biggest TV market.  Four years after leaving Syracuse to work in Hartford, Connecticut, Choudhury has accepted a reporting position at New York City's WPIX.

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Former News 10 Now Reporter Gets Boston Anchor Gig

PITTSBURGH -- Former News 10 Now reporter Jim Lokay is headed back east.  But he's going further east than Syracuse... he'll continue right along Interstate 90's eastern terminus, where he's set to take over as the morning co-anchor at Boston ABC affiliate WCVB.

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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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NewsChannel 9 Removed from Distant Cable Lineups

SYRACUSE -- Certain customers of Time Warner Cable have not been able to view Syracuse's NewsChannel 9 (WSYR-TV) since late last month. One reader tells us he's unhappy that the ABC affiliate was removed from his lineup on June 29th. Time Warner Cable tells that the change was requested by WSYR-TV's owners.

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WIBX Taps Jules Thompson to Run Newsroom

UTICA/ROME -- After a few years away from radio, former Syracuse news anchor Jules Thompson will be returning to the airwaves later this month.  He's just been hired as News Director for Townsquare news/talker WIBX 950.  And Thompson's arrival will allow the current ND to move down the hall into a new role of his […]

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Ex-YNN Anchor Tammy Palmer Resurfaces at WSYR-TV

SYRACUSE -- The newest face on the news team at NewsChannel 9 is actually a familiar face, both to the ABC affiliate and to local viewers. Tammy Palmer recently made the jump back to broadcast television, after a few years anchoring at Time Warner Cable's YNN.

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YNN Seeks Web Producer

SYRACUSE -- Time Warner Cable's 24/7 local news channel, YNN, has an opening for a web producer.  Much like another job posting from ABC affiliate WSYR-TV earlier this week, the job entails repurposing broadcast news stories and video for the station website.

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Syracuse, Utica TV Stations Cooperate for Funeral Coverage

UTICA -- Television news outlets from Syracuse and Utica set their competitive differences aside yesterday, pooling their resources to provide live coverage of the funeral services for Oneida County Sheriff's Deputy Kurt Wyman. Staffers, cameras, live trucks and other resources from WKTV, YNN, WSTM, WTVH and WSYR were combined as a single unit for yesterday's […]

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WRVO Hauls and TV Falls at New York AP Awards

SARATOGA -- With nine first-place awards, Oswego-based NPR affiliate WRVO was the big winner among radio stations -- both locally and statewide -- at the New York State Associated Press Broadcast Association Awards over the weekend.  On the other hand, all but two of the nominations for local TV stations did not materialize into first-place […]

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Syracuse Press Club 2011 Award Winners Named

SYRACUSE -- Top journalists from Syracuse and surrounding markets gathered for the Syracuse Press Club's 33rd annual Scholarship and Professional Recognition Awards Dinner last night at Drumlins Country Club in Syracuse.  Public stations WRVO and WAER dominated the radio categories, while there were plenty of ties for winners in the television categories.

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