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Q&A: How did ESPN Radio CNY offer two games at once?

Q&A: How did ESPN Radio CNY offer two games at once?

SYRACUSE — When an all-sports radio station has the rights to both baseball’s World Series and NFL football, which game wins in a scheduling conflict?  For ESPN Radio CNY, which is heard at 1200AM and 97.7FM in Syracuse, and 1440AM and 100.7FM in Oswego, the answer was a matter of splitting-up the usual simulcast.  But the FMs are just translators — legally, they are not able to originate their own programming.  So, how did Galaxy Communications do it without breaking FCC rules?Continue Reading

POTW: Lunch with TK99 and Coach Shafer (2013)

POTW: Lunch with TK99 and Coach Shafer (2013)

SYRACUSE — The NBA and NHL finals are dominating the sports headlines this week, and there’s still a few months of baseball left this year.  But some local sports fans are already looking forward to the start of football season — specifically, Syracuse University football.  SU flagship station TK99 (WTKW) recently hosted a luncheon with…Continue Reading[More »]

Ithaca’s ESPN Radio seeks new on-air OM/PD

Ithaca’s ESPN Radio seeks new on-air OM/PD

ITHACA — ESPN Radio 1160 (WPIE) has an opening for an operations manager and program director.  The position also includes some on-air responsibilities, including some play-by-play of local sports, and hosting the station’s hour-long “Between the Lines” show every weekday afternoon.  We’ve got the full job description from GM Todd Mallinson:Continue Reading[More »]

POTW: Live from ESPN Headquarters (2012)

POTW: Live from ESPN Headquarters (2012)

SYRACUSE — Out of the dozens of ESPN Radio affiliates nationwide, only 16 were invited to the network’s Connecticut headquarters for its second annual “Audio Avenue” event on Wednesday.  Among those 16: Syracuse’s ESPN Radio CNY 97.1 and 100.1 (WSGO/WTLA/W247BC/W259AX).  The locally-produced Upon Further Review broadcast live from the event that afternoon.Continue Reading[More »]

McManus and Infanti to Broadcast From ESPN HQ Next Week

McManus and Infanti to Broadcast From ESPN HQ Next Week

Updated 5/23 with guest appearance schedule — SYRACUSE — Next Wednesday will be a special day for ESPN Radio CNY’s locally-produced show, Upon Further Review. Rather than hosting the afternoon drive gabfest from the East Syracuse studios of NewsChannel 9, hosts Chris McManus and Steve Infanti are hitting the road to host the show from…Continue Reading[More »]