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Ted Bilodeau leaves Galaxy to head east

Ted Bilodeau leaves Galaxy to head east

SYRACUSE — After nearly a decade with Galaxy Communications, production director and on-air personality Ted Bilodeau won’t be returning to the company’s Walton Street headquarters for work on Monday.  He’s moving east to take a new radio job in his native New Hampshire.Continue Reading

Veteran broadcaster Harvey Kojan to join TK99

Veteran broadcaster Harvey Kojan to join TK99

SYRACUSE — The search for a new brand manager at TK99/TK105 (WTKW/WTKV) is over. Harvey Kojan — whose career includes on-air and programming experience across upstate New York, and in major markets like Houston and Baltimore — will join the classic rock stations early next month.[More »]Continue Reading

Gary Michaels out, Alexis to middays at TK99 as PD search continues

Gary Michaels out, Alexis to middays at TK99 as PD search continues

SYRACUSE — Gary Michaels and Galaxy Communications have parted ways, as the company continues its search for a permanent new PD / Brand Manager for classic rockers TK 99 and TK 105 (WTKW/WTKV).  Michaels, who had been serving as midday host and Interim PD for the past few months, was relieved of his duties onContinue Reading[More »]Continue Reading

Mimi Griswold un-retires for WOUR afternoons

Mimi Griswold un-retires for WOUR afternoons

UTICA-ROME — Less than three months after her retirement from Galaxy Communications, Mimi Griswold is returning to local radio, six days a week.  The former VP of Programming for Galaxy is returning to host afternoons on 96.9 WOUR.[More »]Continue Reading

Genesee Joe leaves WOUR, moves to 92.7 The Drive

Genesee Joe leaves WOUR, moves to 92.7 The Drive

Updated 5:15pm – UTICA-ROME — After nearly 21 years with 96.9 WOUR, afternoon drive host “Genesee Joe” Trisolino handed in his notice last night.  Today, it was announced he’s joining the staff at 92.7 The Drive (WXUR), effective immediately.[More »]Continue Reading

TK99 and TK105 hires former 95X jock Alexis for nights

TK99 and TK105 hires former 95X jock Alexis for nights

SYRACUSE — Veteran local rock jock Alexis, who fell victim to budget cuts in 2009 after more than 15 years at 95X (WAQX) is making a return to the airwaves.  She’s taking over the 7pm to midnight shift at Galaxy classic rock stations TK99 and TK 105 (WTKW/WTKV), the shift formerly held by Mimi Griswold,Continue Reading[More »]Continue Reading

POTW: Benny Mardones visits TK99 (2012)

POTW: Benny Mardones visits TK99 (2012)

SYRACUSE — Earlier this month, acclaimed singer and songwriter Benny Mardones tweeted that he had plans to visit Syracuse.  And last week, he made good on that promise, stopping by a few radio stations for live interviews.  Galaxy classic rocker TK99 (WTKW) was on the itinerary, and the singer posed for a photo with theContinue Reading[More »]Continue Reading

Today is “Mimi Griswold Day” in Onondaga County

Today is “Mimi Griswold Day” in Onondaga County

SYRACUSE — As Mimi Griswold prepares to retire after 20 years with Galaxy Communications — starting as the program director for K-Rock in 1992, and serving as VP of Programming for the entire company since 1998 — the programmer received a very special honor today.  Onondaga County Executive Joanie Mahoney issued a proclamation declaring todayContinue Reading[More »]Continue Reading

Housecleaning at KROCK: Three Jocks Gone

Housecleaning at KROCK: Three Jocks Gone

SYRACUSE — In what appears to be the next step in a potential local radio coup, Galaxy’s KROCK dismissed three on-air personalities today. Trusted sources tell CNYRadio.com that morning host Dex Mitchell, midday host / program director Nixon, and night host Candace Curby are no longer employed by Galaxy. The purge comes less than 48Continue Reading[More »]Continue Reading

Mimi Griswold to Retire from Galaxy

Mimi Griswold to Retire from Galaxy

SYRACUSE — Citing some recent events in her personal life, Mimi Griswold announced plans to retire from her duties as Vice President of Programming for Syracuse-based radio operator Galaxy Communications at the end of this year. Griswold will continue to host Blue Moon Cafe, and she’ll serve as a programming consultant.[More »]Continue Reading