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Sunny 102 announces annual Christmas special lineup

Sunny 102 announces annual Christmas special lineup

SYRACUSE — Sunny 102 (WZUN) has announced the lineup of local musicians scheduled to perform at “Big Mike’s 32nd Annual Live Hometown Christmas Broadcast.”  Nearly 20 groups will be performing next Friday, December 13.  You can listen live on Sunny 102, or you can enjoy free admission and breakfast treats while you watch the performances in-person at Driver’s Village in Cicero.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

Galaxy’s Sunny 102.1 and Mix 102.5 delay going All-Christmas

Galaxy’s Sunny 102.1 and Mix 102.5 delay going All-Christmas

SYRACUSE — After years of going “all-Christmas” on November 1, classic hits Sunny 102.1 (WZUN) is pushing back the start of its annual flip to holiday mode until mid-November.   Co-owned Utica-Rome hot AC station Mix 102.5 (WUMX), which used to also flip on November 1, will be holding off even longer — until Thanksgiving.[More »]Continue Reading

Ted Bilodeau leaves Galaxy to head east

Ted Bilodeau leaves Galaxy to head east

SYRACUSE — After nearly a decade with Galaxy Communications, production director and on-air personality Ted Bilodeau won’t be returning to the company’s Walton Street headquarters for work on Monday.  He’s moving east to take a new radio job in his native New Hampshire.[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

Sunny 102 welcomes new voice, familiar name

Sunny 102 welcomes new voice, familiar name

SYRACUSE — A family name familiar to longtime Syracuse residents is back on the air.  While Sunny 102 (WZUN) morning meteorologist Mike Ellis is out for the next 5 weeks, Jamie DeLine will be filling in.  The recent NYU graduate is the daughter of the late Dick DeLine, and grand-daughter of Jim DeLine, who wasContinue Reading[More »]Continue Reading

POTW: Two and two from two with 93Q’s Ted and Amy (2013)

POTW: Two and two from two with 93Q’s Ted and Amy (2013)

SYRACUSE — Our latest Picture of the Week headline has nothing to do with the 2:02 commercial breaks Chuck Woolery used to introduce during TV’s Love Connection back in the 80s.  Rather, we’ve got two local morning radio co-hosts being photographed at two different recent events… and the photos came to us from two different contributors.[More »]Continue Reading

Sunny 102 and the Dome Ranger cheer SU hoops team

Sunny 102 and the Dome Ranger cheer SU hoops team

SYRACUSE — For the second time in a week, Sunny 102.1 (WZUN) morning man “Big Mike” Fiss has had the pleasure of debuting a new twist on a classic hit.  This time, he has teamed up with Dennis Brogan — or as he’s more popularly known among fans — The Dome Ranger.  In case youContinue Reading[More »]Continue Reading

Sunny 102 adds John Tesh, debuts SU Final Four song

Sunny 102 adds John Tesh, debuts SU Final Four song

SYRACUSE — It’s a busy week at Classic Hits Sunny 102.1 (WZUN).  The Galaxy-owned station is the newest affiliate of syndicated host John Tesh, airing seven nights a week.  And the station becomes at least the third in the market to roll out its own “Orange version” of a popular song, to help cheer onContinue Reading[More »]Continue Reading

Melissa Midgley leaves Sunny 102 morning show

Melissa Midgley leaves Sunny 102 morning show

SYRACUSE — “Big Mike” Fiss has a new but familiar co-host on the morning show at Sunny 102.1 (WZUN) this week.  ”After doing a great job for four years,” Fiss says Melissa Midgley “decided to leave” the station.  Fiss says WZUN weekend personality Cindy Humble is now serving as co-host.[More »]Continue Reading