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Former WIBX reporter files discrimination suit

Former WIBX reporter files discrimination suit

UTICA-ROME — Former WIBX 950 news anchor Jeanette Lenoir is reportedly suing WIBX parent Townsquare Media, after obtaining a “Notice of Right to Sue” from the U. S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission.  Lenoir alleges she was paid less than white colleagues, overlooked for promotional opportunities and was fired without explanation in 2012. Continue Reading

WIBX news team gets national ink for Herkimer shooting coverage

WIBX news team gets national ink for Herkimer shooting coverage

UTICA-ROME — One week ago: six people shot, four fatally, at two locations in Herkimer in Mohawk.  For several hours, the suspect remains at large.  Utica newsrooms scramble to cover the unfolding situation.  Even news crews from Albany, Syracuse and Rochester hightailed it to Thruway Exit 30.  A week later, one newsroom is getting some… Continue Reading[More »]

Former WIBX hosts offer “SportsWatch” post-mortems

Former WIBX hosts offer “SportsWatch” post-mortems

Updated 1/18 with more comments from more former hosts — UTICA-ROME — After a run of more than 40 years, the locally-produced and aptly-named sports talk show SportsWatch ended its run on Townsquare Media news/talk station WIBX 950 last Friday night. We’ve since heard from some of the folks who’ve hosted SportsWatch over the years, including… Continue Reading[More »]

WIBX ends long-running local “SportsWatch” program

WIBX ends long-running local “SportsWatch” program

UTICA-ROME — After decades as a staple on the weekday schedule at news/talker WIBX 950, the final buzzer has sounded on SportsWatch.  CNYRadio.com just got word of the show’s cancellation as the final show was ending.  Readers who were tuned-in said co-hosts Jeff Monaski and Ray Rich ended the final show — an abbreviated 30-minute… Continue Reading[More »]

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 CNYRadio.com, it appears Limbaugh’s future is… Continue Reading[More »]