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105.9 The Rebel ups Frisina to PD, adds McCue middays

105.9 The Rebel ups Frisina to PD, adds McCue middays

SYRACUSE — Two major announcements from Cumulus Media classic rocker 105.9 The Rebel (WXTL) today. Just two days shy of the station’s first anniversary, afternoon host Dave Frisina has been promoted to Program Director. And at the start of his on-air shift today, he introduced the station’s new midday personality: veteran Syracuse classic rock jock… Continue Reading[More »]

“Irish Power Hour” Changes Syracuse Stations, Expands to Utica-Rome

SYRACUSE — After a few weeks off, The Irish Power Hour has a new radio home in Syracuse… and a chance to pick up some new fans in the Utica market.  Starting this Sunday, co-hosts Sean Johnston and Cabrina Gilbert bring their weekly hour-long show to Galaxy’s TK99/105 (WTKW/WTKV).  It’ll be simulcast on Utica’s 96.9… Continue Reading[More »]

105.9 The Rebel Hires Dave Frisina

SYRACUSE — Recently-unemployed rock jock Dave Frisina and his show “Soundcheck” will be back on the radio again within a few weeks. Today, Cumulus Media announced Frisina will be joining 105.9 The Rebel (WXTL). Cumulus ditched “The Big Talker” to launch the classic rock format earlier this month, not long after Frisina was suddenly dismissed… Continue Reading[More »]

Dave Frisina Fired From TK99 and WOUR

Updated 12/31 — SYRACUSE — Longtime local rock radio personality Dave Frisina was fired by Galaxy Communications after his airshifts today on Syracuse’s TK99/TK105 (WTKW/WTKV) and Utica’s 96.9 WOUR.  After he broke the news on his own Twitter feed, local media outlets quickly picked up the story.  Frisina started his radio career over 33 years… Continue Reading[More »]

Mega POTW: Broadcasters at the State Fair (2011)

Updated 12:30pm with two more photos — SYRACUSE — The biggest summertime tradition for Central New York is a summertime tradition here at /  We present to you, our annual roundup of photos of local radio and television stations at The Great New York State Fair!  Inside: more than a dozen photos! Continue Reading[More »]