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Job opportunities at WCNY radio and TV

Job opportunities at WCNY radio and TV

SYRACUSE — Public broadcaster WCNY has announced a total of four job openings at its new facilities in the Near West Side neighborhood of Syracuse.  The jobs include a program director for WCNY-FM, two positions in the television joint master control facility based at WCNY, and an account executive.Continue Reading

WCNY to unveil new facilities October 30

WCNY to unveil new facilities October 30

SYRACUSE — An effort that started in 2007 will “officially” come to fruition later this month, as WCNY hosts a day-long grand opening for its brand new facilities on Syracuse’s near west side.  The general public is invited to stop by 415 West Fayette Street, anytime between 9am and 5pm on Wednesday, October 30.  AContinue Reading[More »]Continue Reading

WCNY wins Emmy Award for “Insight”

WCNY wins Emmy Award for “Insight”

SYRACUSE — When the regional Emmy Awards were handed out this past weekend, only one Central New York station took home a trophy.  Congratulations to public broadcaster WCNY-TV on taking home the award for best public affairs program for “Insight,” which airs every Friday at 9pm.[More »]Continue Reading

WCNY hosting radio/TV job fair April 17

WCNY hosting radio/TV job fair April 17

SYRACUSE — If you’re looking for jobs in radio or television, WCNY and sister company Joint Master Control Operating Company (JMCO) have a variety of open positions.  The public broadcasting operation is hosting a job fair on April 17, at its brand new facilities on West Fayette Street in Syracuse.[More »]Continue Reading

WCNY to broadcast TelAuc from new Near Westside studios

WCNY to broadcast TelAuc from new Near Westside studios

SYRACUSE — When WCNY-TV’s TelAuc hits the air in April, it’ll be the very first time the annual fundraiser originates from WCNY’s new facilities on Syracuse’s Near Westside.  That’s according to a press release which appeared on WCNY’s website.[More »]Continue Reading

Peter McElvein retires from Classic FM

Peter McElvein retires from Classic FM

SYRACUSE — Come Monday, there will be a new voice in the morning at Classic FM (WCNY-FM). Peter McElvein, who has worked at the station for 15 years tells CNYRadio.com today was his last day. He’s retiring after 15 years with the public station.[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: CNBC’s David Faber visits Syracuse, appears on WCNY-TV (2012)

POTW: CNBC’s David Faber visits Syracuse, appears on WCNY-TV (2012)

SYRACUSE — From the “better late than never” file, when CNBC anchor and reporter David Faber visited Syracuse in October, a speaking engagement at the CenterState Business Showcase wasn’t his only public appearance.  The award winning journalist, perhaps best known as co-anchor of CNBC’s daily Squawk on the Street, also appeared as a guest onContinue Reading[More »]Continue Reading

Report: WCNY Releases Talk Host Jim Reith

Report: WCNY Releases Talk Host Jim Reith

Updated 12/6 at 7:30am with management comment – SYRACUSE — When WCNY announced it had hired Jim Reith earlier this year, the public broadcaster laid out grand plans for the longtime local talk host: podcasts, a blog, social media, television and radio.  But tonight, there’s word that the public broadcasting outlet has released Reith fromContinue Reading[More »]Continue Reading

All-Christmas Jazz on WCNY-HD3 to Begin Next Week

All-Christmas Jazz on WCNY-HD3 to Begin Next Week

SYRACUSE — There’s a date for one more local station to flip on the “All-Christmas” switch.  Classic FM (WCNY-FM) will be offering wall-to-wall holiday jazz music on its HD-3 subchannel starting next Wednesday, November 21.[More »]Continue Reading