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Yankees baseball moving to TK99

Yankees baseball moving to TK99

SYRACUSE — As announced moments ago on “The Gomez and Dave Show,” baseball’s New York Yankees are moving to TK99 and TK105 (WTKW/WTKV) next season.  The classic rock stations, simulcasting in Syracuse and Oswego, will air all 162 regular season games as part of a “multi-year” deal, taking the Bronx Bombers away from Clear Channel’s NewsRadio 570 WSYR.Continue Reading

POTW: TK99 helps young fan meet Donovan McNabb prior to surgery

POTW: TK99 helps young fan meet Donovan McNabb prior to surgery

SYRACUSE — Planning for an operation is no fun for anyone… especially a young child.  But a 12-year-old from Oswego County got a thrill before heading into the for major spinal surgery, when classic rock station TK99 (WTKW) was able to help the boy meet one of his sports heroes.[More »]Continue Reading

FCC approves Galaxy app for new Chittenango signal

FCC approves Galaxy app for new Chittenango signal

SYRACUSE — A decade-old backlog of applications for new FM translators is finally getting action at the FCC.  This week, the Commission announced it has given Galaxy Communications approval to add a new signal in Chittenango.  Interestingly, the transmission tower for the translator’s parent FM station is located only a few miles away.[More »]Continue Reading

POTW: Inside Syracuse TV and radio with Google Maps (2013)

POTW: Inside Syracuse TV and radio with Google Maps (2013)

SYRACUSE — Every week, we wrap up “Picture of the Week” by reminding broadcasters that “we’re always in taking a look at what’s going on inside local radio and TV stations.”  Now, Google Maps is literally giving everyone a virtual tour of some local stations, as part of a new extension to its popular “StreetContinue Reading[More »]Continue Reading

POTW: Lunch with TK99 and Coach Shafer (2013)

POTW: Lunch with TK99 and Coach Shafer (2013)

SYRACUSE — The NBA and NHL finals are dominating the sports headlines this week, and there’s still a few months of baseball left this year.  But some local sports fans are already looking forward to the start of football season — specifically, Syracuse University football.  SU flagship station TK99 (WTKW) recently hosted a luncheon withContinue Reading[More »]Continue Reading

Veteran broadcaster Harvey Kojan to join TK99

Veteran broadcaster Harvey Kojan to join TK99

SYRACUSE — The search for a new brand manager at TK99/TK105 (WTKW/WTKV) is over. Harvey Kojan — whose career includes on-air and programming experience across upstate New York, and in major markets like Houston and Baltimore — will join the classic rock stations early next month.[More »]Continue Reading

POTW: Radio and TV Pregame with the Syracuse Crunch (2013)

POTW: Radio and TV Pregame with the Syracuse Crunch (2013)

SYRACUSE — There’s plenty of excitement these days about the Syracuse Crunch, the AHL affiliate of the NHL’s Tampa Bay Lightning.  The team has been undefeated so far, through the first two rounds of the Calder Cup Playoffs.  Last Friday, a “Pregame in the Plaza” was offered to fans getting ready for the game inContinue Reading[More »]Continue Reading

Gary Michaels out, Alexis to middays at TK99 as PD search continues

Gary Michaels out, Alexis to middays at TK99 as PD search continues

SYRACUSE — Gary Michaels and Galaxy Communications have parted ways, as the company continues its search for a permanent new PD / Brand Manager for classic rockers TK 99 and TK 105 (WTKW/WTKV).  Michaels, who had been serving as midday host and Interim PD for the past few months, was relieved of his duties onContinue Reading[More »]Continue Reading

Broadcasters follow SU men’s basketball team to Atlanta

Broadcasters follow SU men’s basketball team to Atlanta

Updated 4/5 — ATLANTA — For the first time since 2003, the Syracuse University men’s basketball team has reached the Final Four of the NCAA tournament. Several local radio and TV stations have dispatched crews to Atlanta to cover the team’s next game on Saturday… and hopefully they’ll have a reason to stick around for theContinue Reading[More »]Continue Reading

Gomez & Dave release SU basketball-themed song

Gomez & Dave release SU basketball-themed song

SYRACUSE — Less than a week after a crosstown competitor released a song about the Syracuse University men’s basketball team, morning hosts Gomez and Dave from TK99/TK105 (WTKW/WTKV) and 96.9 WOUR have their own. They debuted the song this morning on their show, which simulcasts in Syracuse and Utica.[More »]Continue Reading