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All-Christmas “Holly-FM” stunting changes to all-Beatles format

All-Christmas “Holly-FM” stunting changes to all-Beatles format

Updated 11pm– SYRACUSE — As expected, two radio stations that launched an all-Christmas format on the unusually early date of October 5 have changed their tune.  The former “Holly-FM” stations 103.9 (WNDR Mexico) and 95.3 (W237AY DeWitt) are now playing non-stop Beatles tunes.  And it looks WMBO 1340 Auburn is joining the two FMs in stunting for whatever’s coming next. Continue Reading

WOLF-FM’s Smith Awarded Free Ride to Country Radio Seminar

WOLF-FM’s Smith Awarded Free Ride to Country Radio Seminar

SYRACUSE — New Country WOLF 105.1 midday hostess and promotions director Courtney Taylor Smith won’t have to pay a dime to attend the 2013 Country Radio Seminar this coming February. She’s one of three nationwide winners of the Rusty Walker Scholarship, which covers her registration for the seminar, along with travel to and from Nashville. Continue Reading[More »]

Palmer Exiting WOLF, Brandon C. Promoted at MOViN’

SYRACUSE — There’s been a trio of changes within the West Kirkpatrick Street studios of MOViN’ 100.3/96.5 (WMVN) and New Country WOLF 105.1.  Station Manager Sam Furco tells CNYRadio.com that WOLF-FM middayer Chili Palmer is leaving for a new job.  MOViN’ afternoon man Brandon C. is getting a promotion.  And the latter station is adding… Continue Reading[More »]

Wright: Radio “at a fork in the road”

SYRACUSE — Longtime local radio personality and Syracuse University associate broadcasting professor Dr. Roosevelt “Rick” Wright says radio is “at a fork in the road,” reflecting on the many recent format changes in the market. He also calls out larger corporate owners for buying too many “overvalued” stations too quickly, racking up painful debt. Continue Reading[More »]