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POTW: Syracuse Television legends gather for autographs (2013)

POTW: Syracuse Television legends gather for autographs (2013)

SYRACUSE — It’s not very often that you get the chance to see more than a dozen past and present top names from Syracuse television — from different stations — all together, in the same place. But that happened last weekend, when this group gathered to sign copies of Syracuse Television, the book chronicling the history of its namesake. Continue Reading

CNY Journalists Travel to Rome for Canonization of Marianne Cope

CNY Journalists Travel to Rome for Canonization of Marianne Cope

Updated 10/20 — ROME, ITALY — She was born in Utica in 1838 and, after joining the Sisters of Saint Francis, she helped establish hospitals which still stand today there, and in Syracuse. This weekend, Mother Marianne Cope will be officially canonized as a Saint by the Roman Catholic Church. Several local TV journalists have… Continue Reading[More »]

POTW: Flashback With WTVH Newscenter 5 (Undated)

SYRACUSE — It’s a blast from the past in this latest installment of “Picture of the Week.”  NewsChannel 9 (WSYR-TV) anchor and Syracuse broadcast historian Rod Wood recently sent over several photos from his extensive collection.  This week, we look back at a WTVH publicity photo from the late 1980s or early 90s.  Can you… Continue Reading[More »]

Big Weekend for WCNY-TV

SYRACUSE and UTICA — Plenty of news to share this weekend from local PBS affiliate WCNY-TV. The station is set to debut three brand new locally-produced series tomorrow.  Construction is now underway for the station’s future home in Syracuse.  And observant readers say the new digital repeater in Utica appears to be up and… Continue Reading[More »]

Where’s TelAuc? WCNY-TV Moves Auction to June

SYRACUSE — One of the biggest, most prominent fundraisers for public broadcaster WCNY was notably absent in April. TelAuc, the station’s annual televised auction, usually happens during April. Fans may have noticed this year, April came and went… no TelAuc. But fans need not worry: the station simply decided to postpone the auction until June. Continue Reading[More »]

Syracuse Press Club 2011 Award Winners Named

SYRACUSE — Top journalists from Syracuse and surrounding markets gathered for the Syracuse Press Club’s 33rd annual Scholarship and Professional Recognition Awards Dinner last night at Drumlins Country Club in Syracuse.  Public stations WRVO and WAER dominated the radio categories, while there were plenty of ties for winners in the television categories. Continue Reading[More »]

WCNY Nets Area’s Only Regional Murrow

SYRACUSE — The Radio Television Digital News Association (RTDNA) 2011 Regional Edward R. Murrow Award Winners have been announced.  Between radio, television and online, WCNY-TV is the only local station to appear on the list.  “Our Veterans and Their Families: 21st Century Challenges” took home the regional Murrow in the Video News Documentary category. Continue Reading[More »]