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Joel Delmonico reflects on 30-year radio career

Joel Delmonico reflects on 30-year radio career

SYRACUSE –  Chances are, you’ve never heard his voice, but Joel Delmonico has enjoyed a long and influential career in Syracuse radio.  CNYRadio.com recently chatted with Delmonico just before he retired from the VP/Market Manager post at Clear Channel Media + Entertainment’s Syracuse cluster at the end of December.Continue Reading

Clear Channel names new Syracuse GM

Clear Channel names new Syracuse GM

SYRACUSE — One longtime veteran of local radio will be replaced by another, when Clear Channel Syracuse Market Manager Joel Delmonico calls it a career at the end of the month. The company announced General Sales Manager Rick Yacobush as the heir to the company’s highest-ranking position in Syracuse.[More »]Continue Reading

Y94 and Lite 98.7 flip the all-Christmas switch

Y94 and Lite 98.7 flip the all-Christmas switch

SYRACUSE and UTICA-ROME — The mystery is over as to when Clear Channel’s Y94 (WYYY Syracuse) and Townsquare Media’s Lite 98.7 (WLZW Utica) would trade-in their usual adult contemporary formats to go all-Christmas.  Both stations made the switch on Friday afternoon.[More »]Continue Reading

Clear Channel Syracuse GM Delmonico to retire

Clear Channel Syracuse GM Delmonico to retire

SYRACUSE — After more than 30 years in local radio — the last 21 as VP and General Manager of the market’s Clear Channel cluster of radio stations, Joel Delmonico is ready to call it a career.  He announced his retirement plans today.[More »]Continue Reading

Nielsen releases Syracuse Summer radio ratings

Nielsen releases Syracuse Summer radio ratings

SYRACUSE — No major surprises at the very top of the latest radio ratings released by Nielsen Audio… but plenty of movement among stations on the rest of the chart.  Nielsen Audio, formerly Arbitron, released its Summer 2013 radio audience estimates this week.[More »]Continue Reading

Clear Channel Syracuse gets a new landlord

Clear Channel Syracuse gets a new landlord

SYRACUSE — The building housing Clear Channel’s Syracuse cluster studios and offices has a new owner. Developer Robert Congel sold the Bridgewater Place building at 500 Plum Street last week for $7.09 million to a group of investors identifying themselves as 500 Plum St. LLC.[More »]Continue Reading

Ron Bee & Dave Laird return to local radio via Syracuse80sOnline.com

Ron Bee & Dave Laird return to local radio via Syracuse80sOnline.com

Updated 5/8 — The stream has been terminated, with no plans to resume.  Click here for separate story with more details. SYRACUSE — Two longtime local radio legends are back in the biz, with help from a third former Syracuse radio talent. Dave Laird and Ron Bee are hosting shifts on Syracuse80sOnline.com, launched over theContinue Reading[More »]Continue Reading

Kathy Denman’s idea selected for 2013 NYS Fair theme

Kathy Denman’s idea selected for 2013 NYS Fair theme

SYRACUSE — Local radio traffic anchor Kathy Denman is being honored today for helping set the theme for this year’s New York State Fair. Officials at the Fair announced her idea, “Sharing the Bounty and Pride of NY,” was the winner in a recent online poll among fairgoers.[More »]Continue Reading

Clear Channel stations raise $78k for children’s hospital

Clear Channel stations raise $78k for children’s hospital

SYRACUSE — Clear Channel’s six-station Syracuse cluster helped raise more than $78,000 for the Upstate Golisano Children’s Hospital last month.  That’s the final total from the tenth annual “Radiothon for Kids,” which was held over a three-day stretch last month.[More »]Continue Reading

Former WSYR-TV meteorologist Eichorn lands new media gig

Former WSYR-TV meteorologist Eichorn lands new media gig

SYRACUSE — Longtime local broadcast meteorologist Dave Eichorn has a new job.  Today, the Syracuse Media Group announced it has hired Eichorn to create forecasts and provide analysis of local weather conditions for syracuse.com and the Post-Standard newspaper.  Eichorn tells CNYRadio.com he’ll also continue to provide forecasts on the radio every weekday on Y94 (WYYY).[More »]Continue Reading