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CNYRadio.com and CNYTVNews.com share a new Picture of the Week every Monday at 7:00am. We’re always looking for reader submissions — radio or TV, current events or blasts from the past. Send those shots to cnyradio@cnyradio.com.

POTW: Barry Leonard’s 1000th Cornell broadcast

POTW: Barry Leonard’s 1000th Cornell broadcast

ITHACA — Longtime Cornell University sports broadcaster Barry Leonard celebrated a notable milestone last month.  Twenty-two years into his tenure as “the Voice of the Big Red,” Leonard was recognized for calling his 1,000th game on the radio.Continue Reading

POTW: Classic WTVH Christmas tree ornament

POTW: Classic WTVH Christmas tree ornament

SYRACUSE — This week, it’s a combination of new and old — the photo is new, but provides a look back at a blast from the past.  And the timing seems appropriate, given some recent changes in the Syracuse TV landscape, and buzz about the future.[More »]Continue Reading

POTW: Josh Grosvent’s new look

POTW: Josh Grosvent’s new look

SYRACUSE — We always wrap up our “Picture of the Week” posts by asking readers to keep the feature going by submitting their own photos.  After working our way through a backlog of submissions for the past few weeks, the queue was empty — until K-Rock (WKRL/WKRH/WKLL) morning co-host Josh Grosvent came to the rescueContinue Reading[More »]Continue Reading

POTW: Remembering former WSYR radio anchor Tara Howard (2001)

POTW: Remembering former WSYR radio anchor Tara Howard (2001)

Updated 12/10 – SYRACUSE — Shortly after former WSYR news anchor Tara Howard lost her battle with cancer in October, one of her former colleagues remembered having a group photo that included Howard from a Syracuse Press Club awards luncheon during her time in Syracuse.  Chris Weidman found that photo and shares it with usContinue Reading[More »]Continue Reading

POTW: Coach Boeheim and the TK99 crew (2013)

POTW: Coach Boeheim and the TK99 crew (2013)

SYRACUSE — The Syracuse University mens’ basketball team is now 8 games into its first season as a member of the Atlantic Athletic Conference.  Before the season started, Syracuse Orange radio network flagship station TK99 (WTKW) invited clients to a cocktail hour where Head Coach Jim Boeheim offered his insights on this season’s team.[More »]Continue Reading

POTW: Sandy Parker at Utica’s WUFM (1967)

POTW: Sandy Parker at Utica’s WUFM (1967)

UTICA-ROME — Since we’ve resumed our “Picture of the Week” feature earlier this month, we’re pleased that we’ve been able to go “around the horn,” featuring a photo from each of the markets we cover.  Not only does this week’s photo take us to Utica-Rome (after last week in Ithaca and the week before inContinue Reading[More »]Continue Reading

POTW: Ithaca College broadcasters reunite (2013)

POTW: Ithaca College broadcasters reunite (2013)

ITHACA — Several broadcasters who learned their trade at Ithaca College got together last month during the college’s reunion weekend.  Longtime WHCU/WYXL General Manager Rudy Paolangeli — also an Ithaca College alumnus and former faculty member — shared a photo from the gathering.[More »]Continue Reading

POTW: TK99 helps young fan meet Donovan McNabb prior to surgery

POTW: TK99 helps young fan meet Donovan McNabb prior to surgery

SYRACUSE — Planning for an operation is no fun for anyone… especially a young child.  But a 12-year-old from Oswego County got a thrill before heading into the for major spinal surgery, when classic rock station TK99 (WTKW) was able to help the boy meet one of his sports heroes.[More »]Continue Reading

POTW: Inside Syracuse TV and radio with Google Maps (2013)

POTW: Inside Syracuse TV and radio with Google Maps (2013)

SYRACUSE — Every week, we wrap up “Picture of the Week” by reminding broadcasters that “we’re always in taking a look at what’s going on inside local radio and TV stations.”  Now, Google Maps is literally giving everyone a virtual tour of some local stations, as part of a new extension to its popular “StreetContinue Reading[More »]Continue Reading

POTW: Lunch with TK99 and Coach Shafer (2013)

POTW: Lunch with TK99 and Coach Shafer (2013)

SYRACUSE — The NBA and NHL finals are dominating the sports headlines this week, and there’s still a few months of baseball left this year.  But some local sports fans are already looking forward to the start of football season — specifically, Syracuse University football.  SU flagship station TK99 (WTKW) recently hosted a luncheon withContinue Reading[More »]Continue Reading