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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

92.7 The Drive is movin’ on up

92.7 The Drive is movin’ on up

UTICA/ROME — Classic rocker 92.7 The Drive (WXUR) is getting ready to move on up… to new studios and offices currently under construction upstairs from the Arjuna Broadcasting station’s current facilities.  That and more from the station tonight, as we catch up on items missed during your editor’s summer hiatus.[More »]Continue Reading

New full-time job for WXUR’s Jerry Kraus

New full-time job for WXUR’s Jerry Kraus

UTICA-ROME — Longtime local radio personality Jerry “The Doctor” Kraus has a new full-time job. Although it’s expected he’ll keep his weekend gig at 92.7 The Drive (WXUR), Kraus has just been named Executive Director of the Stanley Center for the Arts.[More »]Continue Reading

Bob & Tom Show produces song to cheer on the Orange

Bob & Tom Show produces song to cheer on the Orange

SYRACUSE — The crew at the syndicated “Bob and Tom” morning show, heard locally on Cumulus Media’s 105.9 The Rebel (WXTL), has produced a song to cheer on the Syracuse Orange as they continue to advance through the NCAA men’s basketball tournament.[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

Genesee Joe leaves WOUR, moves to 92.7 The Drive

Genesee Joe leaves WOUR, moves to 92.7 The Drive

Updated 5:15pm – UTICA-ROME — After nearly 21 years with 96.9 WOUR, afternoon drive host “Genesee Joe” Trisolino handed in his notice last night.  Today, it was announced he’s joining the staff at 92.7 The Drive (WXUR), effective immediately.[More »]Continue Reading

Utica radio personality Frank McBride dies

Utica radio personality Frank McBride dies

UTICA-ROME — Longtime Mohawk Valley residents might remember him as a car salesman who appeared from a high perch in TV ads, or as a radio personality on a number of local stations. Frank McBride, who most recently worked at 92.7 The Drive (WXUR) has passed away at the age of 54.[More »]Continue Reading

Job Posting: 92.7 The Drive seeking account executives

Job Posting: 92.7 The Drive seeking account executives

UTICA-ROME — It seems as if there’s never any shortage of demand for broadcast salespeople… and this latest item is no exception.  Jack Moran, operations manager at Arjuna Broadcasting’s 92.7 The Drive (WXUR) sends along the following job posting for account executives:[More »]Continue Reading

Bill Keeler Returns to Airwaves via TV Cooking Show

Bill Keeler Returns to Airwaves via TV Cooking Show

UTICA-ROME — Longtime local media personality Bill Keeler is making another comeback.  This time, he’s back on TV, with a cooking show that’ll premiere this Saturday on NBC affiliate WKTV.[More »]Continue Reading

POTW: Independence Day and The Boilermaker (2012)

POTW: Independence Day and The Boilermaker (2012)

CENTRAL NEW YORK — If you enjoy our Picture of the Week (and many who took our recent survey said they do), you’re in luck in this Friday the 13th: we’ve got a “four pack” of photos to share today.  We begin with a radio host in a Syracuse-area Independence Day parade and we continueContinue Reading[More »]Continue Reading