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Sources: Nia Carter exits WSYR radio newsroom

Sources: Nia Carter exits WSYR radio newsroom

Updated 10/13 — SYRACUSE — Multiple trusted sources, speaking on a condition of anonymity, tell that midday news anchor Nia Carter has exited Newsradio 570 and 106.9 (WSYR / WSYR-FM).  By our count, that leaves the Clear Channel-owned newsroom with just three staff members — a marked contrast from staffing levels just a few years earlier. Continue Reading

New WSYR Radio Morning Anchor: Big Jim Donovan

SYRACUSE — He’s been filling in most mornings since Chris Barnes left for Washington in January… and now “Big Jim” Donovan has been officially named morning news anchor at Clear Channel’s FM Newsradio 106.9 and 570 WSYR.  The title also comes with a promotion from part-time to full-time status for the veteran Syracuse radio personality. Continue Reading[More »]

Mega POTW: Broadcasters at the State Fair (2011)

Updated 12:30pm with two more photos — SYRACUSE — The biggest summertime tradition for Central New York is a summertime tradition here at /  We present to you, our annual roundup of photos of local radio and television stations at The Great New York State Fair!  Inside: more than a dozen photos! Continue Reading[More »]

Where’s TelAuc? WCNY-TV Moves Auction to June

SYRACUSE — One of the biggest, most prominent fundraisers for public broadcaster WCNY was notably absent in April. TelAuc, the station’s annual televised auction, usually happens during April. Fans may have noticed this year, April came and went… no TelAuc. But fans need not worry: the station simply decided to postpone the auction until June. Continue Reading[More »]

93Q Drops Big Jim Donovan

SYRACUSE – Just a few days after 93Q (WNTQ) spent a week celebrating the 20th anniversary of “Ted & Amy in the Morning,” the station has taken longtime midday jock Big Jim Donovan off the air.  Management hopes it’s a “temporary situation.”  UPDATE 11/19 – Big Jim doesn’t seem to think it’s temporary. Continue Reading[More »]