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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

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

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

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

Al Roker recalls “First Big Break” at Syracuse’s channel 5 [VIDEO]

Al Roker recalls “First Big Break” at Syracuse’s channel 5 [VIDEO]

NEW YORK CITY — Many Central New Yorkers know the Today show’s Al Roker got his start at WTVH, while attending classes at SUNY Oswego.  But did you know he’s got “the C-word” to thank, in part, for boosting his career?  Yep, that C-word, the one you can’t say on TV.  One night, somebody elseContinue Reading[More »]Continue Reading

WRVO posts pair of news department job openings

WRVO posts pair of news department job openings

OSWEGO — WRVO Public Media has a pair of job openings within its news department.  The NPR affiliate is taking applications for a Morning News Producer/Reporter based at WRVO’s studios at SUNY Oswego, and for a part-time reporter based in the Mohawk Valley, to cover news in Oneida and Madison Counties.  Here are the fullContinue Reading[More »]Continue Reading

POTW: “Says You!” tapes 4 shows in Syracuse, one airs tomorrow

POTW: “Says You!” tapes 4 shows in Syracuse, one airs tomorrow

SYRACUSE — The nationally-syndicated public radio game show Says You! has been known to visit Central New York from time to time.  The latest trip was last month, when Oswego’s WRVO brought the show to Syracuse to tape four episodes.  This week, WRVO learned one of those episodes will air tomorrow, on dozens of affiliateContinue Reading[More »]Continue Reading