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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

Feds OK new Rome translator for WRVO

Feds OK new Rome translator for WRVO

UTICA-ROME — NPR news/talk fans in the Copper City could soon have another option for tuning-in the NPR affiliate from the Port City.  The FCC has granted a construction permit for a new FM translator in Rome to simulcast Oswego’s WRVO.  When construction is complete, the signal at 92.3FM is expected to cover the city’sContinue Reading[More »]Continue Reading

Syracuse radio ratings update: WRVO leads public stations

Syracuse radio ratings update: WRVO leads public stations

SYRACUSE — Earlier this week, Arbitron released its Winter 2013 “topline” audience estimates for subscribing commercial radio stations in the Syracuse market.  The initial report skips non-commercial stations, but Arbitron allows those numbers to be released — a few days later — by the Radio Research Consortium.  And for this latest “book,” Oswego-based WRVO wasContinue 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

Host of NPR’s “Tell Me More” to Speak in Syracuse

SYRACUSE — Michel Martin, host of NPR’s weekday talk show Tell Me More, is coming to Syracuse next Wednesday. Her appearance is part of the “Leaders in Communication” series at Syracuse University’s S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications. The talk will be free and open to the public.[More »]Continue Reading

WRVO’s “Foneless February” Aims to Minimize On-Air Fundraising

SYRACUSE — Whether you enjoy public broadcasting on a daily basis, or only once or twice a week, chances are you’re not too pleased whenever you tune-in your favorite programs, only to find they’ve been interrupted, delayed or pre-empted by a pledge drive.  But WRVO says it’ll limit its spring on-air fundraising to just oneContinue Reading[More »]Continue Reading

House Votes to Cut NPR Funding

The U.S. House of Representatives voted today to cut funding for NPR.  According to the Associated Press, the effort of the GOP-controlled house is not expected to be approved by the Democrat-led Senate.  Even if it does, the White House says President Obama would veto the action.  But WRVO’s general manager says he’s still worriedContinue Reading[More »]Continue Reading

Garrison Keillor to Retire in 2013

Garrison Keillor, creator and longtime host of A Prairie Home Companion says he’s only planning to tell the tales of Lake Wobegon for another two years. Keillor announced he plans to retire in 2013 — he’ll be 70 years old.[More »]Continue Reading

Many Weekend Changes at WRVO

OSWEGO — NPR affiliate WRVO has a slew of weekend lineup changes taking effect later this month. Some shows will be moving timeslots, while others will be replaced with new programming. Among the more notable changes, The WRVO Playhouse will soon have a consistent 9pm start time, seven nights a week, rather than starting an hour earlierContinue Reading[More »]Continue Reading