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Retired WRVO General Manager John Krauss dies

Retired WRVO General Manager John Krauss dies

OSWEGO — His voice was the very first to be heard when WRVO debuted in 1969.  John Krauss would stay with the Oswego station for the next 41 years, working his way up the ranks, eventually serving as General Manager from 1996 until his retirement in 2010.  Today, we’re sad to report Krauss has died.Continue Reading

WRVO begins 3-day spring on-air fundraiser

WRVO begins 3-day spring on-air fundraiser

OSWEGO — Today was the first day of WRVO’s spring on-air fundraiser.  While some stations devote an entire week to soliciting listener support on-air, WRVO said it was able to reduce its on-air fundraising efforts to just three days this year, thanks to the success of last month’s “Foneless February” campaign.[More »]Continue Reading

WAER names headliner for Jazz Appreciation Month celebration

WAER names headliner for Jazz Appreciation Month celebration

SYRACUSE — She has performed with big names like Beyoncé and Nancy Wilson, and soon, modern jazz artist Tia Fuller will be performing in Syracuse.  WAER-FM 88.3 announced today, the acclaimed saxophonist will headline its Jazz Appreciation Month celebration in late April.[More »]Continue Reading

Syracuse University’s WAER seeks Broadcast Engineer

Syracuse University’s WAER seeks Broadcast Engineer

SYRACUSE — Syracuse University public radio station 88.3 WAER is looking to hire a broadcast engineer.  The eventual hire oversee all technical aspects of the NPR affiliate’s technical facilities, including the on-air audio chain from the studios to the transmitter, as well as IT-related duties such as computer and network maintenance.[More »]Continue Reading

WRVO posts pair of news department job openings

WRVO posts pair of news department job openings

OSWEGO — WRVO Public Media has a pair of job openings within its news department.  The NPR affiliate is taking applications for a Morning News Producer/Reporter based at WRVO’s studios at SUNY Oswego, and for a part-time reporter based in the Mohawk Valley, to cover news in Oneida and Madison Counties.  Here are the fullContinue Reading[More »]Continue Reading

WRVO Announces Lineup Changes for 2013

WRVO Announces Lineup Changes for 2013

OSWEGO — Many people use a new year as a turning point to make changes, and NPR news/talk affiliate WRVO is no exception.  The station announced several programming lineup changes today, which will take effect as of the first of the year.[More »]Continue Reading

POTW: Galaxy CEO Ed Levine Added to Newhouse Gallery (2012)

POTW: Galaxy CEO Ed Levine Added to Newhouse Gallery (2012)

SYRACUSE — For new students visiting the S.I. Newhouse School of Communications for the first time, one of the most impressive sights is the school’s Professional Gallery.  This year, the school inducted forty people to the gallery, including Ed Levine, CEO and President of Galaxy Communications, the Syracuse-based owner of 14 radio stations in theContinue Reading[More »]Continue Reading

WRVO’s Vigeant Moving to Pennsylvania’s WITF

WRVO’s Vigeant Moving to Pennsylvania’s WITF

Updated 6/14 with additional information – OSWEGO — It’s a classic example of climbing the professional ladder: Fred Vigeant started with WRVO in 2000 as an undergrad at SUNY Oswego.  Over the next 12 years, he’d progress from being a producer to Operations Director, and eventually to Program Director in 2006.  Next week, Vigeant willContinue Reading[More »]Continue Reading

NPR’s “Car Talk” Hosts to Retire This Fall

NPR’s “Car Talk” Hosts to Retire This Fall

Updated 6/10 – CAMBRIDGE, MA — For a quarter-century, listeners nationwide have enjoyed listening to brothers Tom and Ray Magliozzi, known as “Click and Clack,” every Saturday morning on NPR’s Car Talk.  Today, the duo announced plans to retire this fall, but fans need not worry — shows will continue to air every weekend intoContinue Reading[More »]Continue Reading

Lineup Changes Aplenty for WRVO

Lineup Changes Aplenty for WRVO

OSWEGO — Responding to audience ratings and listener requests, WRVO Public Media has announced a flurry of changes to its program schedule, set to take effect two weeks from Monday.  Two new programs each from NPR and CBC will be added, while some existing programs will be shifted to new timeslots.[More »]Continue Reading