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Update: Sinclair closes on channels 3 and 6

Update: Sinclair closes on channels 3 and 6

SYRACUSE — It appears Sinclair Broadcast Group has officially closed on its purchase of NBC3 (WSTM-TV) and CW6 (WSTQ-LP).  Although the change hasn’t been made on the FCC’s own website just yet, the new ownership became on-air official at the close of tonight’s 6pm news on NBC3.Continue Reading

POTW: Bill Worden recieves Career Achievement Award (2013)

POTW: Bill Worden recieves Career Achievement Award (2013)

SYRACUSE — Longtime NewsChannel 2 (WKTV) anchor Bill Worden, who retired last November after 35 years with the Utica NBC affiliate, received the Syracuse Press Club’s Career Achievement Award this past weekend.  Thanks to one of his former co-workers, we’ve got a few photos to share.[More »]Continue Reading

Niko Tamurian pops question; Farah Jadran says yes

Niko Tamurian pops question; Farah Jadran says yes

SYRACUSE — Congratulations are in order for CNY Central Sports Director Niko Tamurian and Syracuse Woman Magazine Managing Editor Farah Jadran. Tamurian “popped the question” on stage during a packed charity fundraiser last week, and Jadran accepted his proposal.[More »]Continue Reading

POTW: National Hug a News Anchor Day (2013)

POTW: National Hug a News Anchor Day (2013)

SYRACUSE — Did you hug a news anchor yesterday?  If not, you may have to wait until “National Hug a News Anchor Day” comes around again next year.  A couple of local stations observed the “holiday” and shared video online.[More »]Continue Reading

POTW: CNY Central offers Syracuse version of Harlem Shake [VIDEO]

POTW: CNY Central offers Syracuse version of Harlem Shake [VIDEO]

SYRACUSE — Given the sudden popularity of the “Harlem Shake” — more than 93,000 videos on YouTube in less than a month — it was only a matter of time until a local television station got in on the action.  And “first” bragging rights go to the crew at CNY Central.  Adding to the flavor,Continue Reading[More »]Continue Reading

Multi-station “Protecting Our Children” special nominated for Emmy Award

Multi-station “Protecting Our Children” special nominated for Emmy Award

SYRACUSE — When you see several TV stations airing the same thing at the same time, you know it’s a big deal.  It doesn’t happen often.  But last spring, several local stations turned their competition into cooperation.  Together, they produced and simulcast “Protecting Our Children,” a one-hour special to raise awareness of child abuse.  AlmostContinue Reading[More »]Continue Reading

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.Continue Reading[More »]Continue Reading

CNY Journalists Travel to Rome for Canonization of Marianne Cope

CNY Journalists Travel to Rome for Canonization of Marianne Cope

Updated 10/20 – ROME, ITALY — She was born in Utica in 1838 and, after joining the Sisters of Saint Francis, she helped establish hospitals which still stand today there, and in Syracuse. This weekend, Mother Marianne Cope will be officially canonized as a Saint by the Roman Catholic Church. Several local TV journalists haveContinue Reading[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