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Saga moves to buy competitor Z95.5 in Ithaca

Saga moves to buy competitor Z95.5 in Ithaca

Updated 11:20am — ITHACA — The parent company of the Cayuga Radio Group, the dominant radio cluster in Ithaca, is looking to grow bigger.  According to documents filed with the FCC last week, Saga Communications wants to buy ROI Broadcasting CHR station Z95.5 (WFIZ) and three translators.  The $715,000 deal is being spurred by a… Continue Reading[More »]

Saga buys another Ithaca-area translator

Saga buys another Ithaca-area translator

ITHACA/CORTLAND — The Cayuga Radio Group is adding another FM translator to its stable of frequencies.  From the “better late than never” file, the group is buying the construction permit for 96.7FM (W244CZ) from Cavalry Chapel of the Finger Lakes, the same group from which Saga purchased 99.7FM (W249CD), which now simulcasts 1470 WNYY, last… Continue Reading[More »]

Q-Country 103.7 seeks afternoon drive host

Q-Country 103.7 seeks afternoon drive host

ITHACA — Q-Country 103.7 (WQNY) is looking for an afternoon drive host.  According to the station’s website, Robbie Owens is currently on-air weekdays from 3-7pm, but that apparently isn’t the station’s long term plan, as it has put the call out for applications.  Here’s the full job description sent to CNYRadio.com: Continue Reading[More »]

CNY stations benefit from Academy of Country Music award nominations

CNY stations benefit from Academy of Country Music award nominations

CENTRAL NEW YORK — Nearly every country music station in the three markets covered by CNYRadio.com has a connection to this year’s Academy of Country Music awards.  Once again, Syracuse’s B104.7 (WBBS) is directly nominated for two ACM awards, while other stations in Syracuse, Utica and Ithaca enjoy nominations for nationally-syndicated talent on their programming… Continue Reading[More »]

Cayuga Radio Group seeks account executive

Cayuga Radio Group seeks account executive

ITHACA — The Cayuga Radio Group, owned by Saga Communications, is looking to add another account executive to its sales department.  General Manager Chet Osadchey sends along the official posting, which summarizes the position as a “commission based job selling and servicing radio advertising accounts” for the cluster’s seven stations, “plus excellent digital products and… Continue Reading[More »]

Cayuga Radio Presents Giant “Get Well” Card to Officer

Cayuga Radio Presents Giant “Get Well” Card to Officer

ITHACA — Nearly a month after Ithaca Police Officer Anthony Augustine was shot in the line of duty, he’s still recuperating.  The seven stations of the Cayuga Radio Group created a larger-than-life “get well” card for Officer Augustine, and had it on display in many locations around the area over the past few weeks, gathering well… Continue Reading[More »]

Ithaca Radio Stations Gather Support for Injured Police Officer

Ithaca Radio Stations Gather Support for Injured Police Officer

ITHACA/CORTLAND — The stations of the Cayuga Radio Group are asking listeners to band together in support of Ithaca Police Officer Anthony Augustine, who was shot while pursuing a suspect earlier this month.  The public is invited to sign a giant “get well” card (it’s over 7 feet tall) that will be presented to Augustine. Continue Reading[More »]