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Channel 9 hires new weekend meteorologist

Channel 9 hires new weekend meteorologist

SYRACUSE — The Storm Team at NewsChannel 9 (WSYR-TV) will return to “full strength” by the end of the month.  Kate Thornton will be moving up I-81 from Binghamton to handle the ABC affiliate’s weekend newscasts and to fill-in on other newscasts as needed.Continue Reading

Year in Review 2013: The top 10 stories

Year in Review 2013: The top 10 stories

CENTRAL NEW YORK — As per tradition here at CNYRadio.com and CNYTVNews.com, New Year’s Eve is when we look through a whole bunch of server stats to determine the Top 10 Stories that appeared on this website over the past year.  We also asked readers to submit some of your own thoughts on which storiesContinue Reading[More »]Continue Reading

Channel 9 sports reporter bids farewell

Channel 9 sports reporter bids farewell

SYRACUSE — We now know why NewsChannel 9 (WSYR-TV) recently posted an job opening for a sports reporter/anchor.  One CNYTVNews.com reader reports, just before the end of Sunday night’s 11pm newscast, Lindsay Liquori announced she is leaving the ABC affiliate.  She’s moving to Florida, where her fiancé recently relocated for a new job.  The Capital RegionContinue Reading[More »]

Update: Eichorn and Longley to share evening news duties

Update: Eichorn and Longley to share evening news duties

SYRACUSE — Three weeks since we first reported Dave Eichorn will return to NewsChannel 9 (WSYR-TV) in 2014, the ABC affiliate has finally announced when viewers will be able to see him. The former chief meteorologist will be splitting the station’s evening newscasts with current chief meteorologist Dave Longley.[More »]Continue Reading

Looking for a job in local broadcasting?

Looking for a job in local broadcasting?

SYRACUSE and UTICA — Looking to start off the new year with a new job?  We’ve spotted a handful of job openings within local broadcast outlets over the past few days.  For your convenience, we’ve got all the details here in one roundup-style article.  Of course, broadcasters, we still continue to accept job postings anytimeContinue Reading[More »]Continue Reading

Syracuse’s NewsChannel 9 launches new website

Syracuse’s NewsChannel 9 launches new website

SYRACUSE — For the better part of the past decade, 9WSYR.com has been NewsChannel 9′s home on the web.  But as of today, the ABC affiliate has a new address — LocalSYR.com.  Any attempts to reach the old site automatically redirect to the new site.  We’ve heard through anonymous sources that the changes were handedContinue Reading[More »]

WSYR-TV adding BounceTV on new 9.3 subchannel

WSYR-TV adding BounceTV on new 9.3 subchannel

Updated 11:00pm with cable/satellite info – SYRACUSE — The first-ever broadcast television network geared toward African-American audiences will arrive in Syracuse soon.  WSYR-TV is adding a third channel to its digital signal to make room for “Bounce TV,” starting January 1.[More »]Continue Reading

Another meteorologist leaving NewsChannel 9

Another meteorologist leaving NewsChannel 9

SYRACUSE — Even though Chris Brandolino announced his plans to leave NewsChannel 9 (WSYR-TV) last month, one of his colleagues from the Storm Team has a surprise: she’s going to beat him to the door by a couple of days.  Weekend meteorologist Julia Weiden’s last day on-air with the ABC affiliate will be Sunday, DecemberContinue Reading[More »]Continue Reading

Dave Eichorn returning to NewsChannel 9

Dave Eichorn returning to NewsChannel 9

SYRACUSE — Less than a day after NewsChannel 9 (WSYR-TV) announced a big staffing shuffle, here comes another — one that could arguably be even bigger than the rest.  After five years away from TV, former chief meteorolgist Dave Eichorn will return to the ABC affiliate in 2014.[More »]Continue Reading

Anchor Elsa Gillis leaving Utica’s WUTR

Anchor Elsa Gillis leaving Utica’s WUTR

UTICA — Earlier this evening, we reported WUTR reporter Rachel Polansky is moving to Syracuse sister station WSYR-TV.  We just learned she’s not the only Eyewitness News staffer whose daily trips up and down Smith Hill are numbered.  Anchor Elsa Gillis announced she’s also leaving — for a new job in Louisiana.[More »]Continue Reading