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News items related to the Ithaca/Cortland radio market. Counties: Cayuga, Cortland, Tompkins. Arbitron issued its final ratings report for this market in early 2010 (for Fall 2009) and the market has been unrated since that time.

Several area stations win NYS Broadcasters Association Awards

Several area stations win NYS Broadcasters Association Awards

BOLTON LANDING — Several radio and television stations from the Syracuse, Utica-Rome and Ithaca/Cortland markets were recognized for their efforts at the New York State Broadcasters Association’s 47th “Awards for Excellence in Broadcasting” on Monday evening.  As has been the tradition for as long as your editor can remember, winners were announced and awards were… Continue Reading[More »]

Saga buys another Ithaca-area translator

Saga buys another Ithaca-area translator

ITHACA/CORTLAND — The Cayuga Radio Group is adding another FM translator to its stable of frequencies.  From the “better late than never” file, the group is buying the construction permit for 96.7FM (W244CZ) from Cavalry Chapel of the Finger Lakes, the same group from which Saga purchased 99.7FM (W249CD), which now simulcasts 1470 WNYY, last… Continue Reading[More »]

Ithaca’s ESPN Radio seeks new on-air OM/PD

Ithaca’s ESPN Radio seeks new on-air OM/PD

ITHACA — ESPN Radio 1160 (WPIE) has an opening for an operations manager and program director.  The position also includes some on-air responsibilities, including some play-by-play of local sports, and hosting the station’s hour-long “Between the Lines” show every weekday afternoon.  We’ve got the full job description from GM Todd Mallinson: Continue Reading[More »]

Ithaca’s Progressive Talk 1470 expands to 97.7FM

Ithaca’s Progressive Talk 1470 expands to 97.7FM

ITHACA/CORTLAND — There’s a new way to listen to progressive talk radio in the Ithaca area.  The Cayuga Radio Group announced Progressive Talk 1470 WNYY is now being simulcast at 97.7FM.  Group head Chet Osadchey says the new signal “adds greater coverage into downtown Ithaca, and on both the Cornell and Ithaca College campuses.” Continue Reading[More »]

POTW: Remembering a date with Annette Funicello (1959)

POTW: Remembering a date with Annette Funicello (1959)

ALBANY — Sad news for fans this week, learning of the passing of Annette Funicello.  The singer, dancer and actress who grew up in Utica lost a long battle with multiple sclerosis on Monday, at the age of 70.  This week, an Ithaca radio personality remembers one special evening decades ago, when the former Mousketeer… Continue Reading[More »]

Q-Country 103.7 seeks afternoon drive host

Q-Country 103.7 seeks afternoon drive host

ITHACA — Q-Country 103.7 (WQNY) is looking for an afternoon drive host.  According to the station’s website, Robbie Owens is currently on-air weekdays from 3-7pm, but that apparently isn’t the station’s long term plan, as it has put the call out for applications.  Here’s the full job description sent to CNYRadio.com: Continue Reading[More »]