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Dunn Leaving WHCU; Station Seeks News Director

Dunn Leaving WHCU; Station Seeks News Director

Updated 12/2 with email address for applicants.  ITHACA — After seven years overseeing news and programming for News/Talk 95.9 and 870 WHCU and Progressive Talk WNYY 1440, Geoff Dunn is leaving radio. Dunn has accepted a new position with Tompkins County, prompting the Cayuga Radio Group to begin accepting applications for News Director candidates at WHCU. We’ve got more about Dunn’s accomplishments, plus the official job posting within this story.Continue Reading

WHCU’s “All Things Equal” Celebrates 200th Episode

WHCU’s “All Things Equal” Celebrates 200th Episode

ITHACA — The weekly “All Things Equal” segment on News/Talk 870 and 95.5 (WHCU) recently marked two notable milestones: it was the end of the segment’s fourth season and it was the segment’s 200th broadcast.[More »]Continue Reading

Local Affiliates Support Limbaugh Amid Controversy

CENTRAL NEW YORK — Dozens of national-level advertisers and two radio stations — one in Hawaii and one in Massachusetts — have severed ties with The Rush Limbaugh Show, over some well-publicized remarks Limbaugh made on-air recently.  But when it comes to affiliates in the three markets covered by, it appears Limbaugh’s future isContinue Reading[More »]Continue Reading

Ithaca’s Q-Country 103.7 Seeks Afternoon Host

ITHACA/CORTLAND — The search is on for a new afternoon host at Q-Country 103.7 (WQNY), after Marty Brandon exited the station this week for new job outside of radio.  That leaves Chris Allinger juggling existing talent while he screens candidates for Brandon’s position and one other key vacancy in the Cayuga Radio Group cluster.[More »]Continue Reading

Dave Vieser Resigns From Ithaca’s WHCU

ITHACA/CORTLAND — Dave Vieser has resigned from his post as APD and co-host of the Morning News Watch on Ithaca news/talker WHCU.  Although some fans were displeased with the brief announcement made by the station on Friday morning, possibly fearing Vieser was laid off, GM Susan Johnston tells that Vieser resigned on his own accord.[More »]Continue Reading

Cayuga Radio Group’s 9/11 Plans Include Live NYC Broadcast

ITHACA — A live broadcast this Friday from the Freedom Tower in New York City is just one of several ways the stations of the Cayuga Radio Group will be reflecting on the 10th anniversary of the terrorist attacks. On-air personalities will also be blanketing their listening areas on what the cluster is calling “AContinue Reading[More »]Continue Reading

WHCU Among New “Wall Street Journal This Morning” Affiliates

ITHACA/CORTLAND — WHCU is among several new affiliates airing “The Wall Street Journal this Morning with Gordon Deal,” according to a report published Wednesday.  The news/talk station, owned by Saga Communications, is one of ten new affiliates for the 30-minute show, which airs locally at 5:30 weekday mornings.[More »]Continue Reading

WHCU Seeks Evening News Anchor

ITHACA — Plenty of good news at the end of 2010 for WHCU evening news anchor Syl Kacapyr is not-so-good news for the Saga-owned news/talker. Syl got engaged and got a new job, so now the station is looking to hire a replacement.[More »]Continue Reading

WHCU Looking for News Staffers

ITHACA — News-Talk 870/95.9 (WHCU) is putting out the call for applications “for future openings in the Cayuga Radio Group news department,” says Assistant PD Dave Veiser.[More »]Continue Reading

WHCU to Air 2-Part Recap of 2009′s Top Stories

ITHACA — There’s been no shortage of big stories for journalists this year, both on the national/world level and on the state/local level.  For the next two weekends, News/Talk 870 WHCU will take some time to recall the biggest stories and some of the most interesting interviews from 2009.[More »]Continue Reading