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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 stories are the “biggest” in terms of importance, even if not by numbers alone.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

Morning anchor Jenel Boston exits WKTV

Morning anchor Jenel Boston exits WKTV

UTICA — Jenel Boston is no longer on staff with NewsChannel 2 (WKTV), station officials have confirmed for CNYTVNews.com.  Boston had been co-anchoring the NBC affiliate’s morning newscasts for the past year and a half.[More »]Continue Reading

Looking for a job in local broadcasting?

Looking for a job in local broadcasting?

SYRACUSE and UTICA — Looking to start off the new year with a new job?  We’ve spotted a handful of job openings within local broadcast outlets over the past few days.  For your convenience, we’ve got all the details here in one roundup-style article.  Of course, broadcasters, we still continue to accept job postings anytimeContinue Reading[More »]Continue Reading

New radio message board created to fill void

New radio message board created to fill void

THE INTERNET — Before there was CNYRadio.com — and even after the original CNYRadio.com launched without any commenting features — it was up to the general radio community to share the latest news and gossip on various message boards.  Earlier this month, one of the longest-running message boards to cover local radio suddenly disappeared… butContinue Reading[More »]Continue Reading

Anchor Elsa Gillis leaving Utica’s WUTR

Anchor Elsa Gillis leaving Utica’s WUTR

UTICA — Earlier this evening, we reported WUTR reporter Rachel Polansky is moving to Syracuse sister station WSYR-TV.  We just learned she’s not the only Eyewitness News staffer whose daily trips up and down Smith Hill are numbered.  Anchor Elsa Gillis announced she’s also leaving — for a new job in Louisiana.[More »]Continue Reading

YNN rebranding as “Time Warner Cable News”

YNN rebranding as “Time Warner Cable News”

SYRACUSE — Next month, YNN will be rebranded as “Time Warner Cable News.”  Although it may be common knowledge among local broadcasters that the 24/7 local news channel is owned by and only available on Time Warner Cable, a majority of average customers didn’t — so the cable giant wants to make it unavoidably obvious.[More »]Continue Reading

YNN celebrating 10th anniversary

YNN celebrating 10th anniversary

SYRACUSE — Your News Now, or YNN, is celebrating ten years on Time Warner Cable.  The 24/7 local news channel, which started out as “News 10 Now,” still has 17 of its original staff members on board, including GM Ron Lombard.  Today on syracuse.com, Katrina Tulloch interviewed Lombard about his reflections on the past decade.[More »]