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CNY Central seeking morning news producer

CNY Central seeking morning news producer

SYRACUSE — CNY Central, the combination of NBC3 (WSTM-TV), CBS5 (WTVH) and CW6 (WSTQ-LP) is searching for its next producer for “Today in Central New York,” the three-hour morning show which airs on NBC3.  We’ve got the details on this and other recent job openings at CNY Central.Continue Reading

WTVH transmitter out “for several days”

WTVH transmitter out “for several days”

SYRACUSE — While many of us see a new year as a clean slate, a New Year’s Eve transmitter outage at CBS5 (WTVH) will continue “for several days” into 2014, the station announced today.  Until the main 5.1 transmitter returns to service, over-the-air viewers can catch CBS programming on WSTM digital subchannel 3.3.[More »]Continue Reading

POTW: Classic WTVH Christmas tree ornament

POTW: Classic WTVH Christmas tree ornament

SYRACUSE — This week, it’s a combination of new and old — the photo is new, but provides a look back at a blast from the past.  And the timing seems appropriate, given some recent changes in the Syracuse TV landscape, and buzz about the future.[More »]Continue Reading

Looking for a job in local broadcasting?

Looking for a job in local broadcasting?

SYRACUSE and UTICA — Looking to start off the new year with a new job?  We’ve spotted a handful of job openings within local broadcast outlets over the past few days.  For your convenience, we’ve got all the details here in one roundup-style article.  Of course, broadcasters, we still continue to accept job postings anytimeContinue Reading[More »]Continue Reading

Buffalo report sparks speculation of channel 5 sale

Buffalo report sparks speculation of channel 5 sale

SYRACUSE — For at least a few years, Granite Broadcasting has been looking to sell off its portfolio of 8 television stations, including CBS 5 (WTVH).  Now, it looks like there could finally be some serious interest in the chain — but insiders are saying it might still be a bit too early to seriouslyContinue Reading[More »]Continue Reading

New WSTM owner: We’re not renewing with WTVH

New WSTM owner: We’re not renewing with WTVH

SYRACUSE — The “shared services agreement” that brought CBS5 (WTVH) under the same roof as NBC3 (WSTM-TV) and CW6 (WSTQ-LP) could be ending in 2017.  Sinclair Broadcast Group, which recently closed on its purchase of former WSTM/WSTQ parent Barrington Broadcasting, says it’s not interested in renewing the deal Barrington had with WTVH’s owner.[More »]Continue Reading

Update: Sinclair closes on channels 3 and 6

Update: Sinclair closes on channels 3 and 6

SYRACUSE — It appears Sinclair Broadcast Group has officially closed on its purchase of NBC3 (WSTM-TV) and CW6 (WSTQ-LP).  Although the change hasn’t been made on the FCC’s own website just yet, the new ownership became on-air official at the close of tonight’s 6pm news on NBC3.[More »]Continue Reading

FCC approves sales of three Syracuse TV stations

FCC approves sales of three Syracuse TV stations

SYRACUSE — Three local television stations will soon have new owners, after the Federal Communications Commission approved two separate deals which were initially announced in February. Barrington Broadcasting is selling all of its stations — including Syracuse’s NBC3 (WSTM-TV) and CW6 (WSTQ-LP) to Sinclair Broadcast Group, owner of Fox 68 (WSYT). But because FCC ownershipContinue Reading[More »]Continue Reading

Broadcasters unite to aid CNY flood victims

Broadcasters unite to aid CNY flood victims

UTICA-ROME and SYRACUSE — Radio and television broadcasters in both of these Central New York markets are asking viewers to help neighbors who’ve been devastated by unprecedented flooding over the last several days.  A joint effort between multiple Utica-area stations is planned for tomorrow, and some Syracuse TV stations have been running a telethon allContinue Reading[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