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Nexstar CEO Sook and former WTVH GM Ransom to join Hall of Fame

Nexstar CEO Sook and former WTVH GM Ransom to join Hall of Fame

ALBANY — Two broadcasters with ties to Central New York are among the five men named as this year’s inductees to the New York Broadcasters Hall of Fame.  Former WTVH General Manager Bill Ransom, Nexstar Broadcasting CEO/President/Founder Perry Sook and three others will be honored at a special ceremony next month in New York City.Continue Reading

Several area stations win NYS Broadcasters Association Awards

Several area stations win NYS Broadcasters Association Awards

BOLTON LANDING — Several radio and television stations from the Syracuse, Utica-Rome and Ithaca/Cortland markets were recognized for their efforts at the New York State Broadcasters Association’s 47th “Awards for Excellence in Broadcasting” on Monday evening.  As has been the tradition for as long as your editor can remember, winners were announced and awards wereContinue Reading[More »]Continue Reading

Cayuga Radio Group offers paid summer internship

Cayuga Radio Group offers paid summer internship

ITHACA — Know any students considering a career in radio?  The Cayuga Radio Group and the New York State Broadcasters Association are teaming up to offer a paid internship at the cluster this summer.  The cluster, owned by Saga Communications, is now accepting applications.[More »]Continue Reading

Former Syracuse Radio Station Owner “Bud” Wertheimer Dies

Former Syracuse Radio Station Owner “Bud” Wertheimer Dies

SYRACUSE — New York State Broadcasters Association Hall of Famer Albert “Bud” Wertheimer, who founded The Lincoln Group, which once owned at least one radio station in Syracuse, has died.  Wertheimer passed away on Friday at the age of 75 in Syracuse.[More »]Continue Reading

Broadcasters Hall of Fame to Induct Jackie Robinson

Broadcasters Hall of Fame to Induct Jackie Robinson

SYRACUSE — She grew up in the market and has been with Channel 3 (WSTM) for her entire career, working her way up from secretary to primary anchor.  This fall, Jackie Robinson will receive one of the most prestigious honors in the state — she is going to be inducted to the New York State BroadcastersContinue Reading[More »]Continue Reading

Eight CNY Stations Win NYS Broadcasters Association Awards

Eight CNY Stations Win NYS Broadcasters Association Awards

BOLTON LANDING — It’s a night of congratulations for stations throughout all three markets covered by CNYRadio.com and CNYTVNews.com.  Five stations in Syracuse, two in Utica and one in Ithaca are winners at the New York State Broadcasters Association’s 46th annual “Excellence in Broadcasting Awards.”[More »]Continue Reading

POTW: Hall of Famers (2011)

BOLTON LANDING — Earlier this week, we reported that Central New York TV and radio stations fared well at the New York State Broadcasters Association’s annual awards banquet.  Today, we look back at an evening that was especially memorable for longtime NewsChannel 9 co-anchors Rod Wood and Carrie Lazarus.[More »]Continue Reading

Local Stations Win Big at NYSBA Awards

BOLTON LANDING – As announced in April, WSYR-TV anchor team Rod Wood and Carrie Lazarus were inducted into the New York State Broadcasters Hall of Fame last night.  But they weren’t the only Central New Yorkers taking awards home from the NYSBA’s annual Awards for Excellence in Broadcasting.[More »]Continue Reading

Rod Wood & Carrie Lazarus to be Inducted to Hall of Fame

SYRACUSE — Congratulations tonight to NewsChannel 9 (WSYR-TV) co-anchors Rod Wood and Carrie Lazarus.  They’ll soon be regarded among the likes of nationally-known journalists like Walter Cronkite and Barbara Walters.  They’re in the 2011 class being inducted into the New York State Broadcasters Association Hall of Fame this June.[More »]Continue Reading

NYSBA Formally Announces Reilly’s Retirement

ALBANY — It’s been almost a month since we caught word of the pending retirement of New York State Broadcasters Association President Joe Reilly.  Today, the NYSBA finally got around to rolling out a formal announcement about Reilly’s departure and details about the search for a replacement.[More »]Continue Reading