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Ted & Amy celebrating 25 years on 93Q mornings

Ted & Amy celebrating 25 years on 93Q mornings

SYRACUSE – They’ve woken us up for two and a half decades, arriving unannounced with their witty banter blaring through our clock radios.  For 25 years, “Ted and Amy in the Morning” on 93Q (WNTQ) has helped Central New Yorkers start their days.  The station is honoring the pair with a huge party this Saturday at the Sheraton University Hotel in Syracuse.  Recently, Ted and Amy spoke with CNYRadio.com about their jobs.Continue Reading

Nielsen releases Syracuse Summer radio ratings

Nielsen releases Syracuse Summer radio ratings

SYRACUSE — No major surprises at the very top of the latest radio ratings released by Nielsen Audio… but plenty of movement among stations on the rest of the chart.  Nielsen Audio, formerly Arbitron, released its Summer 2013 radio audience estimates this week.[More »]Continue Reading

POTW: Dave Longley serves as parade Grand Marshal (2013)

POTW: Dave Longley serves as parade Grand Marshal (2013)

SYRACUSE — For at least the second year in a row, the Town of Cicero’s Community Festival Parade had a local broadcaster leading the way.  NewsChannel 9 (WSYR-TV) Chief Meteorologist Dave Longley, a resident of the town, served as the Grand Marshal for this year’s parade.[More »]Continue Reading

POTW: Genesis plays the Dome (1992)

POTW: Genesis plays the Dome (1992)

SYRACUSE — Exactly 21 years ago today, Genesis rocked the Carrier Dome during the group’s “We Can’t Dance” World Tour.  It goes without saying that the concert received plenty of attention from the local media, and at least one local broadcaster has held onto some souvenirs from that night in 1992.[More »]Continue Reading

Ron Bee & Dave Laird return to local radio via Syracuse80sOnline.com

Ron Bee & Dave Laird return to local radio via Syracuse80sOnline.com

Updated 5/8 — The stream has been terminated, with no plans to resume.  Click here for separate story with more details. SYRACUSE — Two longtime local radio legends are back in the biz, with help from a third former Syracuse radio talent. Dave Laird and Ron Bee are hosting shifts on Syracuse80sOnline.com, launched over theContinue Reading[More »]Continue Reading

Five acts announced for 93Q’s “Summer Jam” 2013

Five acts announced for 93Q’s “Summer Jam” 2013

SYRACUSE —  Outasight will be back for his second consecutive “93Q Summer Jam on the Island” this June, along with four other national recording acts who will be appearing for their first time at the station’s annual listener appreciation concert in June.  And, as has been the case since the first “Summer Jam,” tickets areContinue Reading[More »]Continue Reading

POTW: Two and two from two with 93Q’s Ted and Amy (2013)

POTW: Two and two from two with 93Q’s Ted and Amy (2013)

SYRACUSE — Our latest Picture of the Week headline has nothing to do with the 2:02 commercial breaks Chuck Woolery used to introduce during TV’s Love Connection back in the 80s.  Rather, we’ve got two local morning radio co-hosts being photographed at two different recent events… and the photos came to us from two different contributors.[More »]Continue Reading

Ted & Amy continue April Fool’s Day tradition

Ted & Amy continue April Fool’s Day tradition

SYRACUSE — Hopefully you remembered today’s date before turning on the radio this morning. Otherwise, you may wondered why 93Q (WNTQ) morning hosts Ted and Amy devoted much of their show today to exposing the potential “hazards” of a substance known as DHMO.[More »]Continue Reading

POTW: Radio represents in St. Patrick’s parades (2013)

POTW: Radio represents in St. Patrick’s parades (2013)

SYRACUSE and UTICA-ROME — Despite the odd selection of March 9 (as opposed to the seemingly more-obvious March 16) for Saint Patrick’s parades in both Syracuse and Utica, crowds turned out in huge numbers. And as always, broadcasters were a big part of those parades. Today, we’ve got three “Pictures of the Week” submitted byContinue Reading[More »]Continue Reading

POTW: Vintage “FM Dial Card” handouts from 1976 Syracuse auto show

POTW: Vintage “FM Dial Card” handouts from 1976 Syracuse auto show

Updated 4:55pm – SYRACUSE — Since Wednesday night and through the weekend, car dealers are showing off the latest and greatest in automotive technology at the 2013 Syracuse AutoExpo.  But today, we’re headed back in time, for a look at some classic “FM Dial Cards” which were given to visitors who attended the same showContinue Reading[More »]Continue Reading