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Broadcasters follow SU men’s basketball team to Atlanta

Broadcasters follow SU men’s basketball team to Atlanta

Updated 4/5ATLANTA — For the first time since 2003, the Syracuse University men’s basketball team has reached the Final Four of the NCAA tournament. Several local radio and TV stations have dispatched crews to Atlanta to cover the team’s next game on Saturday… and hopefully they’ll have a reason to stick around for the championship game on Monday.Continue Reading

Brent Axe Reveals Plans for Life After Radio

Brent Axe Reveals Plans for Life After Radio

SYRACUSE — Last week, Brent Axe revealed that today would be his final day hosting his afternoon sports talk show, On the Block, on The Score 1260 (WSKO). Originally mum about his plans, Axe has revealed he has accepted a new position as “Community Sports Engagement Specialist” with syracuse.com.[More »]Continue Reading

Brent Axe Leaving The Score 1260

Brent Axe Leaving The Score 1260

SYRACUSE — Brent Axe has been talking sports as host of On the Block every weekday afternoon for most of the past decade — first at the former SportsRadio 620 (WHEN) for Clear Channel, and since 2008, at Cumulus Media’s The Score 1260 (WSKO). But in less than two weeks, Axe will be stepping offContinue Reading[More »]Continue Reading

New Roles for Logan and Franklin-King

New Roles for Logan and Franklin-King

SYRACUSE — Doug Logan isn’t leaving his job as Director of Time Warner Cable Sports, but he’s adding a new role to help shape the future of a local hospital. Meantime, Karin Franklin-King, one of Logan’s former co-workers, has a new job of her own.[More »]Continue Reading

POTW: Independence Day and The Boilermaker (2012)

POTW: Independence Day and The Boilermaker (2012)

CENTRAL NEW YORK — If you enjoy our Picture of the Week (and many who took our recent survey said they do), you’re in luck in this Friday the 13th: we’ve got a “four pack” of photos to share today.  We begin with a radio host in a Syracuse-area Independence Day parade and we continueContinue Reading[More »]Continue Reading

Syracuse Sportscaster Benetti Gets Newspaper Cover

Syracuse Sportscaster Benetti Gets Newspaper Cover

SYRACUSE — Jason Benetti logs most of his on-air hours as play-by-play announcer for the Syracuse Chiefs. If you’re not a baseball fan, you might know his name from televised local high-school and college sports. You might not have known much else about Benetti until now — he’s this week’s Syracuse NewTimes cover story.[More »]Continue Reading

Utica Sports Blogger Profiles Brent Axe’s Career

Utica Sports Blogger Profiles Brent Axe’s Career

SYRACUSE — We first told you last week of Utica Observer-Dispatch blogger Don Laible’s series of “where are they now” type interviews with sports broadcasters who got their start in Utica. Little did we know then, that the series wasn’t over: Liable started off this week with a two-part series about The Score 1260 (WSKO)Continue Reading[More »]Continue Reading

Syracuse Crunch Broadcaster Lockhart Leaving Team

Syracuse Crunch Broadcaster Lockhart Leaving Team

SYRACUSE — As the Syracuse Crunch’s playoff bid ended on Friday at the hands of the Ice Caps in St. John’s, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada, so did Jason Lockhart’s two-season run as the AHL team’s broadcaster.  Next season, Lockhart will be on the west coast, calling games for a different team in a different league.[More »]Continue Reading

Local Media Responds to Bernie Fine Scandal

Updated 12/1 – SYRACUSE — While it’s not uncommon to see “Syracuse University” mentioned by national networks like ESPN, those mentions had usually been for game highlights and other routine sports coverage typically afforded Division I schools.  That all changed nearly two weeks ago, when ESPN and other networks converged on Syracuse to cover developmentsContinue Reading[More »]Continue Reading

Mega POTW: Broadcasters at the State Fair (2011)

Updated 12:30pm with two more photos — SYRACUSE — The biggest summertime tradition for Central New York is a summertime tradition here at CNYRadio.com / CNYTVNews.com.  We present to you, our annual roundup of photos of local radio and television stations at The Great New York State Fair!  Inside: more than a dozen photos![More »]Continue Reading