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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 anytime — and we’ll publish them here for free.  Details on how to submit are inside this article.Continue Reading

Update: Sinclair closes on channels 3 and 6

Update: Sinclair closes on channels 3 and 6

SYRACUSE — It appears Sinclair Broadcast Group has officially closed on its purchase of NBC3 (WSTM-TV) and CW6 (WSTQ-LP).  Although the change hasn’t been made on the FCC’s own website just yet, the new ownership became on-air official at the close of tonight’s 6pm news on NBC3.[More »]Continue Reading

FCC approves sales of three Syracuse TV stations

FCC approves sales of three Syracuse TV stations

SYRACUSE — Three local television stations will soon have new owners, after the Federal Communications Commission approved two separate deals which were initially announced in February. Barrington Broadcasting is selling all of its stations — including Syracuse’s NBC3 (WSTM-TV) and CW6 (WSTQ-LP) to Sinclair Broadcast Group, owner of Fox 68 (WSYT). But because FCC ownershipContinue Reading[More »]Continue Reading

SPC: Three staffers exiting Syracuse TV newsrooms

SPC: Three staffers exiting Syracuse TV newsrooms

Updated 5/10/13 – SYRACUSE — The Syracuse Press Club reports three people are leaving local television newsrooms for new jobs. Two will be moving out-of-state for TV news positions in larger markets, while another will remain local, with a new job outside of broadcasting.[More »]Continue Reading

Niko Tamurian pops question; Farah Jadran says yes

Niko Tamurian pops question; Farah Jadran says yes

SYRACUSE — Congratulations are in order for CNY Central Sports Director Niko Tamurian and Syracuse Woman Magazine Managing Editor Farah Jadran. Tamurian “popped the question” on stage during a packed charity fundraiser last week, and Jadran accepted his proposal.[More »]Continue Reading

Syracuse Press Club reveals “Best News Source” winners

Syracuse Press Club reveals “Best News Source” winners

SYRACUSE — Three people will share the honor of being named the “Best News Source” at the Syracuse Press Club’s annual awards dinner this Saturday. Additionally, the Press Club officially confirmed the previously-leaked winner of the Best Newcomer Award.[More »]Continue Reading

POTW: National Hug a News Anchor Day (2013)

POTW: National Hug a News Anchor Day (2013)

SYRACUSE — Did you hug a news anchor yesterday?  If not, you may have to wait until “National Hug a News Anchor Day” comes around again next year.  A couple of local stations observed the “holiday” and shared video online.[More »]Continue Reading

WTVH transmitter back in service after outage from Sunday

WTVH transmitter back in service after outage from Sunday

Updated 3/27  with new details throughout — SYRACUSE — Good news for viewers who watch CBS5 (WTVH) over-the-air with an antenna.  The station’s transmitter returned to service today, following a transmitter failure that took the station off-the-air near the end of a close NCAA men’s basketball tournament game on Sunday.[More »]Continue Reading

WTVH transmitter fails during close NCAA tournament game

WTVH transmitter fails during close NCAA tournament game

Update 3/26 — The WTVH transmitter has returned to service.  Here’s a newer story. Updated 3/25 at 5:00pm — WTVH transmitter still out, programming remains available on WSTM 3.3 over-the-air.  SYRACUSE — Many local viewers are voicing their frustration tonight, as CNY Central says it’s “having problems” with the CBS5 (WTVH) transmitter.  While susbcribers ofContinue Reading[More »]Continue Reading

Sneak Peek: Syracuse TV history book loaded with photos, memories

Sneak Peek: Syracuse TV history book loaded with photos, memories

SYRACUSE — Did you know Syracuse’s first TV station set a new record the moment it signed-on?  Or that the very same cameras which captured The Beatles’ historic appearance on The Ed Sullivan Show would eventually be bought and used by one local station?  These tidbits and many more are part of a new bookContinue Reading[More »]Continue Reading