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FCC approves new WRVO translators

OSWEGO — The WRVO Stations are looking to expand their reach in the Ithaca and Cortland areas. This week, the FCC approved application permits for two new FM translators that would simulcast the WRVO signal from SUNY Oswego.Continue Reading

Feds OK new Rome translator for WRVO

Feds OK new Rome translator for WRVO

UTICA-ROME — NPR news/talk fans in the Copper City could soon have another option for tuning-in the NPR affiliate from the Port City.  The FCC has granted a construction permit for a new FM translator in Rome to simulcast Oswego’s WRVO.  When construction is complete, the signal at 92.3FM is expected to cover the city’sContinue Reading[More »]Continue Reading

Funeral arrangements announced for John Krauss

Funeral arrangements announced for John Krauss

OSWEGO — Funeral arrangements for John Krauss, the retired WRVO General Manager who died on Monday, have been announced. Calling hours will be offered tomorrow and Saturday in Oswego, with a memorial service to immediately follow Saturday’s calling hours.[More »]Continue Reading

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.[More »]Continue Reading

Cortland’s WSUC-FM increases power, expands reach

Cortland’s WSUC-FM increases power, expands reach

CORTLAND — The fiery breath of “90.5 The Dragon” (WSUC-FM) will soon cover more territory beyond the SUNY Cortland campus.  The station — which also serves as a part-time repeater of Oswego-based NPR news/talk affiliate WRVO — is well on its way to gaining final FCC approval for an increase in transmission power.[More »]Continue Reading

WRVO adds two locally-recognizable names

WRVO adds two locally-recognizable names

OSWEGO — NPR news/talk affiliate WRVO is adding some programming which may be familiar to Central New Yorkers.  The first notable name is a show — “HealthLink On Air,” a weekly medical affairs program which formerly aired on WSYR radio.  The second notable name is a person — J. Daniel Pluff, the former longtime producerContinue Reading[More »]Continue Reading

WRVO wins only Regional Murrow Award in CNY

WRVO wins only Regional Murrow Award in CNY

OSWEGO — The Radio Television Digital News Association (RTDNA) announced the winners of its 2013 Regional Edward R. Murrow Awards today.  This year, Oswego-based NPR affiliate WRVO was the only radio or television outlet in Central New York to win an award and move on to the national level of competition.[More »]Continue Reading

Lorraine Rapp and Linda Lowen reunite to talk health on WRVO

Lorraine Rapp and Linda Lowen reunite to talk health on WRVO

SYRACUSE — A pair of familiar local talk show co-hosts are back together, for the first time in several years, with a new program set to debut this weekend on WRVO Public Media.  Lorraine Rapp and Linda Lowen will discuss health and wellness on “Take Care,” every Sunday at 6:30pm.[More »]Continue Reading

Dave Bullard exits NewsChannel 9 for State Fair job

Dave Bullard exits NewsChannel 9 for State Fair job

SYRACUSE — Congratulations to longtime local broadcast journalist Dave Bullard, who has exited his position as dayside assignment editor at ABC affiliate NewsChannel 9 (WSYR-TV) for a new venture.  He won’t be working for any local media outlets, but he’ll be working with them — all of them — at the New York State Fair.[More »]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