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93Q’s Ted Long Returns After Gastric Bypass Surgery

SYRACUSE — You may have heard on the air (or read on CNYRadio.com’s Facebook page), that 93Q (WNTQ) morning co-host Ted Long underwent gastric bypass surgery last week. We’re glad to report he returned to work yesterday. According to a report published today, Long has already lost nearly 25 pounds — and says he wants to shed another 125. Continue Reading

Cumulus / Citadel Merger Complete

ATLANTA — It’s been a long time in the works, and now it’s official: the merger of Citadel Broadcasting and Cumulus Media is complete.  Cumulus made the announcement this morning.  It’s basically more of a takeover, as Citadel is technically a “wholly-owned subsidiary” of Cumulus.  The deal involves four Syracuse market radio stations. Continue Reading[More »]

Cumulus/Citadel Merger Expected to Close Friday

ATLANTA — The merger between Cumulus and Citadel is all but complete.  Citadel stockholders and the FCC approved the merger today, following the Department of Justice’s early termination of an anti-trust “waiting period” on Tuesday.  All that’s left is for the official closing of the deal — and that’s expected to happen tomorrow.  Citadel owns… Continue Reading[More »]

Big Talker Seeks Local Host

SYRACUSE — Almost four months after Gary Nolan left the only locally-hosted weekday timeslot at 105.9 The Big Talker (WXTL), the Citadel station is putting out the call for a replacement. “We’re searching for someone who knows how to immerse him-or-herself in local issues and converse with local newsmakers and callers,” Ops Manager Tom Mitchell says. Continue Reading[More »]