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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.Continue Reading

Clear Channel names new Syracuse GM

Clear Channel names new Syracuse GM

SYRACUSE — One longtime veteran of local radio will be replaced by another, when Clear Channel Syracuse Market Manager Joel Delmonico calls it a career at the end of the month. The company announced General Sales Manager Rick Yacobush as the heir to the company’s highest-ranking position in Syracuse.[More »]Continue Reading

Yankees baseball moving to TK99

Yankees baseball moving to TK99

SYRACUSE — As announced moments ago on “The Gomez and Dave Show,” baseball’s New York Yankees are moving to TK99 and TK105 (WTKW/WTKV) next season.  The classic rock stations, simulcasting in Syracuse and Oswego, will air all 162 regular season games as part of a “multi-year” deal, taking the Bronx Bombers away from Clear Channel’sContinue Reading[More »]Continue Reading

Y94 and Lite 98.7 flip the all-Christmas switch

Y94 and Lite 98.7 flip the all-Christmas switch

SYRACUSE and UTICA-ROME — The mystery is over as to when Clear Channel’s Y94 (WYYY Syracuse) and Townsquare Media’s Lite 98.7 (WLZW Utica) would trade-in their usual adult contemporary formats to go all-Christmas.  Both stations made the switch on Friday afternoon.[More »]Continue Reading

Clear Channel Syracuse GM Delmonico to retire

Clear Channel Syracuse GM Delmonico to retire

SYRACUSE — After more than 30 years in local radio — the last 21 as VP and General Manager of the market’s Clear Channel cluster of radio stations, Joel Delmonico is ready to call it a career.  He announced his retirement plans today.[More »]Continue Reading

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 CNYRadio.com 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 yearsContinue Reading[More »]Continue Reading

Clear Channel Syracuse gets a new landlord

Clear Channel Syracuse gets a new landlord

SYRACUSE — The building housing Clear Channel’s Syracuse cluster studios and offices has a new owner. Developer Robert Congel sold the Bridgewater Place building at 500 Plum Street last week for $7.09 million to a group of investors identifying themselves as 500 Plum St. LLC.[More »]Continue Reading

WRVO adds two locally-recognizable names

WRVO adds two locally-recognizable names

OSWEGO — NPR news/talk affiliate WRVO is adding some programming which may be familiar to Central New Yorkers.  The first notable name is a show — “HealthLink On Air,” a weekly medical affairs program which formerly aired on WSYR radio.  The second notable name is a person — J. Daniel Pluff, the former longtime producerContinue Reading[More »]Continue Reading

Hot 107.9 transmitter problems resolved

Hot 107.9 transmitter problems resolved

SYRACUSE — After several days of operating at reduced power, it appears Clear Channel CHR Hot 107.9 (WWHT) has resumed broadcasting at its full allotted power of 50,000 watts.  Since our May 10 story about a lack of reception in areas farther from Syracuse, we’ve heard through the grapevine there was an equipment malfunction atContinue Reading[More »]Continue Reading

Former Congresswoman Buerkle to host WSYR talk show

Former Congresswoman Buerkle to host WSYR talk show

SYRACUSE — Ann Marie Buerkle, who served one term as a U.S. Representative from 2011 to 2013, says she’s going to debut a one-hour weekend talk show on Newsradio 570 and 106.9 WSYR.  The new show, which is actually paid programming, begins on May 25.[More »]Continue Reading