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News items related to the Syracuse radio market. Counties: Madison, Onondaga, Oswego.

“The Dinosaur” launches on 95.3 and 103.9

“The Dinosaur” launches on 95.3 and 103.9

SYRACUSE — After three months of stunting, the new format for 103.9 (WNDR, Mexico) and translator 95.3 (W237AY, DeWitt) has been revealed. Locally-owned Renard Communications launched “95.3 and 103.9 The Dinosaur” at noon today, offering “Classic Top 40,” predominantly from the 60s and 70s. The station brings some well-known names back to the Syracuse airwaves — and they’re looking for more talent to join the team.Continue Reading

Job opportunities at WCNY radio and TV

Job opportunities at WCNY radio and TV

SYRACUSE — Public broadcaster WCNY has announced a total of four job openings at its new facilities in the Near West Side neighborhood of Syracuse.  The jobs include a program director for WCNY-FM, two positions in the television joint master control facility based at WCNY, and an account executive.[More »]Continue Reading

Trailer released for WJPZ history documentary

Trailer released for WJPZ history documentary

SYRACUSE — Providing real-world experience that goes beyond textbooks and quizzes, many alumni of SU’s Newhouse School would argue that student-run WJPZ radio is the “greatest media classroom.”  That’s part of the title for a new documentary due to premiere in March.[More »]Continue Reading

B104.7 retains Syracuse radio ratings lead

B104.7 retains Syracuse radio ratings lead

SYRACUSE — Despite losing more than two whole ratings points, Clear Channel country station B104.7 (WBBS) retained the the top spot in the latest audience estimates for the Syracuse radio market.  Nielsen Audio just released its numbers from the Fall 2013 survey period.[More »]Continue Reading

Joel Delmonico reflects on 30-year radio career

Joel Delmonico reflects on 30-year radio career

SYRACUSE –  Chances are, you’ve never heard his voice, but Joel Delmonico has enjoyed a long and influential career in Syracuse radio.  CNYRadio.com recently chatted with Delmonico just before he retired from the VP/Market Manager post at Clear Channel Media + Entertainment’s Syracuse cluster at the end of December.[More »]Continue Reading

Year in Review 2013: The top 10 stories

Year in Review 2013: The top 10 stories

CENTRAL NEW YORK — As per tradition here at CNYRadio.com and CNYTVNews.com, New Year’s Eve is when we look through a whole bunch of server stats to determine the Top 10 Stories that appeared on this website over the past year.  We also asked readers to submit some of your own thoughts on which storiesContinue Reading[More »]Continue Reading

Diane Wade returns to 92.1 WSEN-FM

Diane Wade returns to 92.1 WSEN-FM

SYRACUSE — Longtime midday host Diane Wade is back in her old shift at Classic Hits 92.1 WSEN-FM. No word on the whereabouts of Bob Brown, who previously held the shift.[More »]Continue Reading

Year in Review 2013: Comings and goings

Year in Review 2013: Comings and goings

CENTRAL NEW YORK — As another year comes to a close, it’s time to take a look back at all the changes in local broadcasting over the past 364 days.  We begin a four-part “Year in Review” series with a look at personnel comings and goings as reported by CNYRadio.com and CNYTVNews.com.[More »]Continue Reading

Year in Review 2013: Remembering those we lost

Year in Review 2013: Remembering those we lost

CENTRAL NEW YORK — Two people at two different stations, who worked at their respective stations for decades, climbing the ladder to upper management… some pioneers in local television… and a few who left us much sooner than expected.   In this installment of our four-part “Year in Review,” we pause to remember the localContinue Reading[More »]Continue Reading

Year in Review 2013: Format flips and station sales

Year in Review 2013: Format flips and station sales

CENTRAL NEW YORK — As the year winds down to a close, it’s time to begin our annual look back at 2013.  We have a four-part series of Year in Review which stretches from today, right up to New Year’s Eve.  In part one, we recap the many changes in terms of station ownership (especially inContinue Reading[More »]Continue Reading