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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

Funeral arrangements announced for John Krauss

Funeral arrangements announced for John Krauss

OSWEGO — Funeral arrangements for John Krauss, the retired WRVO General Manager who died on Monday, have been announced. Calling hours will be offered tomorrow and Saturday in Oswego, with a memorial service to immediately follow Saturday’s calling hours.[More »]Continue Reading

Retired WRVO General Manager John Krauss dies

Retired WRVO General Manager John Krauss dies

OSWEGO — His voice was the very first to be heard when WRVO debuted in 1969.  John Krauss would stay with the Oswego station for the next 41 years, working his way up the ranks, eventually serving as General Manager from 1996 until his retirement in 2010.  Today, we’re sad to report Krauss has died.[More »]Continue Reading

WIBX seeking reporter, Geruntino moving to WRVO

WIBX seeking reporter, Geruntino moving to WRVO

UTICA/ROME — The newsroom at Townsquare Media’s 950 WIBX is a bit shorthanded this week, following the departure of Gino Geruntino.  He has accepted a new position with Oswego NPR affiliate WRVO, leaving WIBX on the search for a replacement.[More »]Continue Reading

Local broadcast journalists shine at Associated Press awards

Local broadcast journalists shine at Associated Press awards

SARATOGA SPRINGS — Many local broadcast journalists were honored by their peers at the New York State Associated Press Broadcasters Association’s annual news awards competition last week.  From the “better late than never” file, we’ve got the full list of local winners.  Thanks to a guest contributor, we’ve also got some “bonus coverage” from the collegeContinue Reading[More »]Continue Reading

WRVO adds two locally-recognizable names

WRVO adds two locally-recognizable names

OSWEGO — NPR news/talk affiliate WRVO is adding some programming which may be familiar to Central New Yorkers.  The first notable name is a show — “HealthLink On Air,” a weekly medical affairs program which formerly aired on WSYR radio.  The second notable name is a person — J. Daniel Pluff, the former longtime producerContinue 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 wins only Regional Murrow Award in CNY

WRVO wins only Regional Murrow Award in CNY

OSWEGO — The Radio Television Digital News Association (RTDNA) announced the winners of its 2013 Regional Edward R. Murrow Awards today.  This year, Oswego-based NPR affiliate WRVO was the only radio or television outlet in Central New York to win an award and move on to the national level of competition.[More »]Continue Reading

Lorraine Rapp and Linda Lowen reunite to talk health on WRVO

Lorraine Rapp and Linda Lowen reunite to talk health on WRVO

SYRACUSE — A pair of familiar local talk show co-hosts are back together, for the first time in several years, with a new program set to debut this weekend on WRVO Public Media.  Lorraine Rapp and Linda Lowen will discuss health and wellness on “Take Care,” every Sunday at 6:30pm.[More »]Continue Reading