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Part of Syracuse’s James Street to be Renamed “Jackie Robinson Way”

Part of Syracuse’s James Street to be Renamed “Jackie Robinson Way”

SYRACUSE — Plenty of accolades this week for longtime channel 3 (WSTM) news anchor Jackie Robinson, who retired in September. Tonight, she’s being honored in New York City as an inductee to the New York State Broadcasters’ Association Hall of Fame. Tomorrow, many will gather for a $75-per-ticket retirement celebration at the Oncenter in Syracuse. And on Friday, part of James Street near the CNY Central studios will be renamed “Jackie Robinson Way.”Continue Reading

Tickets On Sale for Jackie Robinson Retirement Celebration

Tickets On Sale for Jackie Robinson Retirement Celebration

SYRACUSE — Fans of recently-retired longtime WSTM news anchor Jackie Robinson are staging a celebration in her honor.  The celebration will be held later this month at the Oncenter.[More »]Continue Reading

Megan Coleman to Co-Anchor WSTM Newscasts

Megan Coleman to Co-Anchor WSTM Newscasts

SYRACUSE — Sources who tipped-off CNYTVNews.com about Jackie Robinson’s retirement last week were right: late this afternoon, CNY Central officially announced Megan Coleman will be WSTM’s new weeknight evening co-anchor.[More »]Continue Reading

Jackie Robinson Honored on Final Day at WSTM

Jackie Robinson Honored on Final Day at WSTM

Updated 10:20pm with video – SYRACUSE — Looking at the current slate of television news reporters and anchors in Syracuse, we can think of only a couple of people who can say they’ve been at the same station for 34 years.  And tonight, that very select class is smaller by one, as Jackie Robinson retiredContinue Reading[More »]Continue Reading

Jackie Robinson Retiring From CNY Central

Jackie Robinson Retiring From CNY Central

Updated 4:40pm – SYRACUSE — If you’ve noticed Jackie Robinson “off” from CNY Central’s coverage of the New York State Fair the past few days, here’s the reason: she’s exiting from her position as WSTM’s primary evening co-anchor, after more than three decades with the station.[More »]Continue Reading

Broadcasters Hall of Fame to Induct Jackie Robinson

Broadcasters Hall of Fame to Induct Jackie Robinson

SYRACUSE — She grew up in the market and has been with Channel 3 (WSTM) for her entire career, working her way up from secretary to primary anchor.  This fall, Jackie Robinson will receive one of the most prestigious honors in the state — she is going to be inducted to the New York State BroadcastersContinue Reading[More »]Continue Reading

POTW: The Channel 3 News Team (1987)

SYRACUSE — Can you name all the Channel 3 (WSTM) news staffers in this photo from nearly 25 years ago?  It’s just one photo from an entire album of archived photos entitled “CNY Central History,” posted online earlier this week.[More »]Continue Reading

Syracuse Press Club 2011 Award Winners Named

SYRACUSE — Top journalists from Syracuse and surrounding markets gathered for the Syracuse Press Club’s 33rd annual Scholarship and Professional Recognition Awards Dinner last night at Drumlins Country Club in Syracuse.  Public stations WRVO and WAER dominated the radio categories, while there were plenty of ties for winners in the television categories.[More »]Continue Reading