NextGen TV Debuts On Three Syracuse Stations

WSYR, WTVH and WSTM are now broadcasting with ATSC 3.0 technology.

WSYR Taps Jeff Kulikowsky For Evening Newscasts

DMA 85: SYRACUSE, NY

Former WSYR Anchor Kevin Schenk Dies At 54

DMA 85

WSYR Syracuse Anchor Carrie Lazarus Leaving

DMA 84: SYRACUSE, NY

WSYR Meteorologist Dave Eichorn Leaving TV

DMA 84: SYRACUSE, NY

Jim Campagna Named WSYR News Director

Nexstar promotes him from interim N.D. as its ABC affiliate in Syracuse, N.Y.

DMA 84 (SYRACUSE, NY)

Nexstar Ups William Evans To GM Of WSYR

The broadcast executive with 19 years of sales management experience moves from director of sales to lead the Syracuse ABC affiliate.

Nexstar Ups Underwood To Regional Manager

The station group promotes Theresa Underwood from WSYR Syracuse GM to a newly-created position overseeing Nexstar’s northeast television and digital media operations.

DMA 85

WSYR Syracuse Adds 4 P.M. Newscast

The Nexstar ABC affiliate’s new broadcast will debut on Sept. 15 and be anchored by Carrie Lazarus.

DMA 85 (SYRACUSE, NY)

WSYR Selling One Building While Expanding Other

DMAS 41, 58 & 84,

Newport, FiOS Make Deals In Three Markets

Newport Television-owned stations in Harrisburg, Pa.; Albany, N.Y.; and Syracuse, N.Y., have been restored to local Verizon FiOS systems over the weekend after the two companies reached a new retransmission deal.

RETRANS WARS – DMA 84 (SYRACUSE, NY)

WSYR, FiOs Down To The Wire In Syracuse

The Newport-owned ABC affiliate is telling viewers that view the station via Verizon’s FiOS service that they may not receive the channel after Thursday.The two companies are in the midst of retransmission consent contract negotiations. The current contract expires Thursday.

DMA 84 (SYRACUSE, NY)

WSYR Adds Cartwright As News Director

Rob Cartwright is moving from assistant news director at KDAF Dallas to lead Newport’s Syracuse ABC affiliate’s newsroom.

DMA 82

WSYR News Director James Tortora Resigns

James Tortora has resigned as news director of Newport Television’s ABC affiliate in Syracuse, N.Y., according to the station’s GM Theresa Underwood. Citing company policy, Underwood would not say when Tortora resigned. The station named assignment editor Roger Mirabito interim news director while it conducts a search for Tortora’s replacement.

DMA 82

WSYR Documents Its HD Overhaul With Photos

DMA 82

WSYR Launches Local HD News With JVC Cameras

Newport Television’s ABC affiliate WSYR Syracuse, N.Y. (DMA 82), launched local news broadcasts in high definition using JVC Professional Products Co.’s ProHD cameras both in its studio and for ENG work. The new JVC cameras were part of a major overhaul for the station that included the construction of a new control room, as well […]