SYRACUSE — Two weeks after Bob Lonsberry took over afternoons at FM Newsradio 106.9 and 570 WSYR, his show has been extended by an extra hour. The Rochester-based host still takes to the airwaves at 3pm, but as of today, his show runs until 6pm rather than 5pm.
Banners on the WSYR website touted the change today. According to the station website, Lonsberry’s extension means an hour-long local news block which aired at 5pm is now running at 6pm.
Updated 2/2: That 6pm news block is co-hosted by news anchor Kevin Schenk and George Kilpatrick, the latter adding the hour to his existing duties hosting his own long-running Sunday morning talk show.
The changes come at the expense of syndicated host Sean Hannity, whose timeslot still ends at 9pm, despite starting an hour later.
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