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Utica’s Hank Brown to retire at year’s end

Utica’s Hank Brown to retire at year’s end

UTICA-ROME — After 55 years of broadcasting in the Mohawk Valley, Hank Brown is ready to hang up his headphones for good.  His final broadcast on 95.5FM WUSP will be New Year’s Eve, Tuesday, December 31.  This, according to a press release from WUSP’s Tom Coyne today.Continue Reading

Matt Herkimer to join Bug Country

Matt Herkimer to join Bug Country

Updated 12/10 – UTICA-ROME — Just a couple weeks after his exit from Big Frog 104 (WFRG), morning man Matt Herkimer will be back on the air… across town at Bug Country 99.7/101.1 (WBGK/WBUG).[More »]Continue Reading

WUTQ’s “Talk of the Town” to celebrate anniversary

WUTQ’s “Talk of the Town” to celebrate anniversary

UTICA-ROME — The hosts of 100.7 WUTQ’s “Talk of the Town” are getting ready to celebrate another year in the studio together.  Mark Piersma and Frank Elias are opening the doors to the WUTQ studios to the public for an extended “2nd Anniversary Show” tomorrow morning.  Guests will enjoy “music, food… and more” according toContinue Reading[More »]Continue Reading

Brandon C moves to Utica’s Kiss-FM; changes at WUTQ

Brandon C moves to Utica’s Kiss-FM; changes at WUTQ

UTICA-ROME — Catching-up on happenings from the “summer hiatus,” there are some notable changes at two Roser Communications Network stations in the Mohawk Valley.  Former Syracuse on-air personality Brandon C. joins the lineup at Kiss-FM (WSKS/WSKU), while news/talk/music hybrid 100.7FM WUTQ shuffles the schedule to make room for more music.[More »]Continue Reading

POTW: Shaun Andrews celebrates milestone (2013)

POTW: Shaun Andrews celebrates milestone (2013)

UTICA-ROME — Last month, Shaun Andrews marked his 15th anniversary at 97.9 and 105.5 Kiss-FM (WSKS/WSKU).  Earlier this week, the former intern who worked his way up to program director was recognized with a cake and a personalized plaque.[More »]Continue Reading

Shaun Andrews marks 15 years at Utica-Rome’s Kiss FM

Shaun Andrews marks 15 years at Utica-Rome’s Kiss FM

UTICA-ROME — Congratulations to Kiss-FM (WSKS/WSKU) middayer and program director Shaun Andrews, who marks his 15th anniversary with the CHR-formatted station today.  Andrews says he was just 17 years old when he walked into the station for the first time, back when Kiss was on-air at 102.5FM, while the station’s present-day 97.9 and 105.5 frequenciesContinue Reading[More »]Continue Reading

POTW: Utica media personalities unite in wake of Herkimer shootings

POTW: Utica media personalities unite in wake of Herkimer shootings

UTICA-ROME — Just a little over a week since the Mohawk Valley was jolted by a deadly shooting rampage, an unprecedented effort by local broadcasters.  Journalists and disc jockeys set competition aside to help raise money for community organizations that are helping victims of the horrific events of March 13.[More »]Continue Reading

Job opening at 100.7 WUTQ

Job opening at 100.7 WUTQ

UTICA-ROME — Roser Communications Group operations manager Dave Silvers tells CNYRadio.com he’s looking to fill a vacancy at news/talk/music station 100.7FM WUTQ.  Here’s the description Silvers provided:[More »]Continue Reading

Utica-Rome Arbitron ratings update adds Townsquare stations

Utica-Rome Arbitron ratings update adds Townsquare stations

UTICA-ROME — Earlier this week, we were surprised by the absence of ratings data for Townsquare Media’s four radio stations in the latest update from Arbitron.  But we’ve since heard that Townsquare still subscribes to “the book” in this market.  We checked, and it appears Arbitron has updated the “topline” data to include the cluster,Continue Reading[More »]Continue Reading

Roser cluster solo in public view of latest Utica-Rome Arbitron ratings

Roser cluster solo in public view of latest Utica-Rome Arbitron ratings

JAN 11th UPDATE — Arbitron has revised its “topline” ratings to include Townsquare Media’s four stations.  As a result, we have revised our chart, and we have posted a new story to recap the ratings, in light of the new information.  The story which follows was posted a few days earlier, when the original “topline”Continue Reading[More »]Continue Reading