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Year in Review 2013: The top 10 stories

Year in Review 2013: The top 10 stories

CENTRAL NEW YORK — As per tradition here at CNYRadio.com and CNYTVNews.com, New Year’s Eve is when we look through a whole bunch of server stats to determine the Top 10 Stories that appeared on this website over the past year.  We also asked readers to submit some of your own thoughts on which stories are the “biggest” in terms of importance, even if not by numbers alone.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

Anchor Elsa Gillis leaving Utica’s WUTR

Anchor Elsa Gillis leaving Utica’s WUTR

UTICA — Earlier this evening, we reported WUTR reporter Rachel Polansky is moving to Syracuse sister station WSYR-TV.  We just learned she’s not the only Eyewitness News staffer whose daily trips up and down Smith Hill are numbered.  Anchor Elsa Gillis announced she’s also leaving — for a new job in Louisiana.[More »]Continue Reading

NewsChannel 9 reveals new morning plans

NewsChannel 9 reveals new morning plans

SYRACUSE — Tomorrow is Tanja Babich’s last day co-anchoring The Morning News on NewsChannel 9 (WSYR-TV), and in just a little over a month, meteorologist Chris Brandolino will be leaving the same two-and-a-half-hour newscast.  Today, the ABC affiliate announced who will take their places, along with a few other staffing moves.[More »]Continue Reading

Nexstar CEO Sook and former WTVH GM Ransom to join Hall of Fame

Nexstar CEO Sook and former WTVH GM Ransom to join Hall of Fame

ALBANY — Two broadcasters with ties to Central New York are among the five men named as this year’s inductees to the New York Broadcasters Hall of Fame.  Former WTVH General Manager Bill Ransom, Nexstar Broadcasting CEO/President/Founder Perry Sook and three others will be honored at a special ceremony next month in New York City.[More »]Continue Reading

WUTR taps Don Dudley to run newsroom

WUTR taps Don Dudley to run newsroom

UTICA — The WUTR/WFXV Eyewitness News HD newsroom has a new leader. Veteran journalist Don Dudley will fill the position that’s been vacant since Joe Parker exited the operation a few months ago.[More »]Continue Reading

Joe Parker exits ND post at WUTR/WFXV

Joe Parker exits ND post at WUTR/WFXV

Updated 11:50pm – UTICA-ROME — Management confirms Joe Parker has exited his post as news director and anchor at the Eyewitness News operation at ABC affiliate WUTR and Fox affiliate WFXV.  Parker’s bio has disappeared from the stations’ website and co-anchor Elsa Gillis reportedly anchored tonight’s early newscast alone.[More »]Continue Reading

POTW: The hub with all its spokes (2011)

POTW: The hub with all its spokes (2011)

SYRACUSE — Even though our latest Picture of the Week was taken just a little under two years ago, it’s already got some upstate New York broadcast history in there.  It’s a shot of the regional master control facility inside of NewsChannel 9 (WSYR-TV).  Take a close look at the photo, and see if youContinue Reading[More »]Continue Reading

WUTR reporter leaves for new job in Virginia

WUTR reporter leaves for new job in Virginia

Updated 2:10pm – UTICA — One of the original reporters from the 2011 launch of Eyewitness News on WUTR (ABC-20) and WFXV (Fox-33) is moving on.  Chelsea Rarrick announced yesterday was her last day on the job in Utica.  She’s got a new job lined up at the CBS affiliate in Richmond, Virginia.[More »]Continue Reading

POTW: Utica media personalities unite in wake of Herkimer shootings

POTW: Utica media personalities unite in wake of Herkimer shootings

UTICA-ROME — Just a little over a week since the Mohawk Valley was jolted by a deadly shooting rampage, an unprecedented effort by local broadcasters.  Journalists and disc jockeys set competition aside to help raise money for community organizations that are helping victims of the horrific events of March 13.[More »]Continue Reading