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Utica’s WUSP joins CBS and Yahoo, local show goes network

Utica’s WUSP joins CBS and Yahoo, local show goes network

UTICA-ROME — From the “while we were on hiatus” file, all-sports 95.5 WUSP has become an affiliate of the CBS Sports Radio and Yahoo! Sports Radio networks.  But, in a twist not seen often in Central New York, it’s a two-way connection with Yahoo, as the network has picked up one of WUSP’s locally-produced programs. Continue Reading[More »]

POTW: Tom Coyne & John Ashwell on-location for WIBX (1985)

POTW: Tom Coyne & John Ashwell on-location for WIBX (1985)

UTICA-ROME — With the recent news about WIBX’s locally-produced SportsWatch ending last week, after more than 40 years, it seemed timely and fitting that we happened to receive this photo.  It features former SportsWatch host Tom Coyne, who had moved on to hosting The Talk of Central New York by the time this photo was… Continue Reading[More »]

Former WIBX hosts offer “SportsWatch” post-mortems

Former WIBX hosts offer “SportsWatch” post-mortems

Updated 1/18 with more comments from more former hosts — UTICA-ROME — After a run of more than 40 years, the locally-produced and aptly-named sports talk show SportsWatch ended its run on Townsquare Media news/talk station WIBX 950 last Friday night. We’ve since heard from some of the folks who’ve hosted SportsWatch over the years, including… Continue Reading[More »]

Three Utica Stations Flipping to Sports, WUTQ(AM) to Become WUSP

Three Utica Stations Flipping to Sports, WUTQ(AM) to Become WUSP

Updated 7/23 — UTICA-ROME — Roser Communications Network’s 95.5FM (W238CA), 1550 WUTQ and 1480 WRCK have broken away from simulcasting the news/talk/music format of 100.7 WUTQ-FM. Several signs point to the three stations flipping to a new sports talk format. While 100.7 will keep the WUTQ-FM calls, it appears 1550 WUTQ(AM) will be changing to… Continue Reading[More »]

Tom Coyne Out at WKTV After 17 Years

Updated 12:45pm with station confirmation. UTICA — Most TV program directors usually aren’t “known” to the public, but it’s a safe bet anyone who has ever watched WKTV has at least heard the voice of Tom Coyne, and if you watched enough, you may have actually seen him appearing on-camera.  CNYTVNews.com has learned from multiple… Continue Reading[More »]