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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.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

POTW: Sneak peek at new WTVH news set and graphics (2013)

POTW: Sneak peek at new WTVH news set and graphics (2013)

SYRACUSE — Out with the deep reds and in with some brighter blues!  Starting Monday, there will be a whole new look for local newscasts on CBS5 (WTVH).  Earlier this week, WTVH anchor and managing editor Michael Benny shared a couple of “sneak peeks” of the new graphics and news set.[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

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

Reminder: “Protecting Our Children” on Several Syracuse Stations Tomorrow

Reminder: “Protecting Our Children” on Several Syracuse Stations Tomorrow

SYRACUSE — As reported right here earlier this month, several local television stations will be putting aside competition for one hour tomorrow night, joining forces to raise awareness about child abuse in Central New York.  Protecting Our Children will air in three different timeslots tomorrow night — the most-prominent being at 7:00pm, when six TV stationsContinue Reading[More »]Continue Reading

POTW: Orange Ties to Support the Orange (2012)

SYRACUSE — With the Syracuse University mens basketball team starting the NCAA tournament yesterday as a #1 seed, it’s no surprise that everyone’s literally been seeing orange all over the place this week.  And that includes the wardrobes of local television newscasters.[More »]Continue Reading

93Q’s Ted Long Talking Weight Loss on CBS5 Tonight

SYRACUSE — Subway spokesman Jared Fogel?  He’s yesterday’s news.  93Q (WNTQ) morning co-host Ted Long has lost more than 100 pounds since September, and he’s going to show off the giant jeans he used to wear, tonight on CBS 5 News at 5:30.[More »]Continue Reading

Jim Kenyon’s Close Call with Skin Cancer

SYRACUSE — Jim Kenyon doesn’t have skin cancer, but the reporter’s recent close call with the disease was the basis for a two-part series which concluded on NBC3 (WSTM-TV) this evening .  Kenyon says it all started with three tiny blemishes which wouldn’t go away.[More »]Continue Reading