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Poland Central School SABA Career Day – ‘So You Wanna Be A Radio DJ?’

The School and Business Alliance puts on career days across the Mohawk Valley in order to help young students to hone in on possible career choices and I was excited to be asked to present my take to the middle school kids at Poland Central on what it's like to host the morning show on Oldiez 96!

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Tonight Is The 75th Anniversary Of Orson Welles’ Broadcast Of ‘The War Of The Worlds’

Back in the 30's people gathered around their radios for evening entertainment because the advent of the TV was still a couple of decades out. During one such evening back in 1938, listeners tuned in their radios to listen to a young 23 year-old radio broadcaster by the name of Orson Welles who was about to trip into fame forever

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Hear Audio Of The Fired Atlanta Radio Hosts Mocking Steve Gleason’s ALS

Three Atlanta radio hosts, Nick Cellini, Chris Dimino, and Steak Shapiro of '790 the Zone'  were fired after they mocked former NFL player Steve Gleason who suffers from Lou Gehrig's Disease

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Gino Geruntino, WIBX
Gino Geruntino, WIBX
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WIBX 950 – This Day In The History Of Our Radio Station

It was 66 years ago (May 2, 1947) that the FCC granted WIBX a move from 1230 am to 950 am, and with it an upgraded signal from 500 watts to 5,000.

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Ground Zero with Clyde Lewis Plays Creepy WKCR Signal Hijacking Incident [AUDIO]

When Clyde Lewis says the audio he's about to play is the creepiest he's ever heard, that's saying something.  The recording is from the mid 1990s and is from a late night broadcast on Columbia University's WKCR in New York City.

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The First Transistor Radio Made In Salina Is Now Headed For The Smithsonian

Let's head back to the early years of the 1950s. The War just ended, and new technology was emerging all over the world. Here in America it was 1953. The cutting edge of technology was the transistor radio. That cutting edge of technology was created right here in Central New York.

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Watching TV Is Killing You By The Hour- So Listen To Radio

Every now and then we get these studies released that TV is unhealthy for you. How unhealthy is it? According to a new study, every hour of television you watch after the age of 25 reduces your life expectancy by 22 minutes. It's that serious. 

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Backflip With Chip, Nov 6 1955 – The Very First Stereo Broadcast Was Heard

Nov 6,  1955, the very first stereo broadcast was heard.

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Backflip With Chip, Oct 5 1921 – World Series Broadcast On Radio For First Time

Oct 5, 1921 - The World Series was broadcast on the radio for the first time. The game was between the New York Giants and the New York Yankees. 

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Backflip With Chip – Aug 28, 1922 First Radio Commercial

Aug 28, 1922 - The first radio commercial aired on WEAF in New York City.

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Radio Makes You Happy
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Listening To The Radio Makes People Happy!

There is nothing like hearing a great song on the radio. Every song brings back a flood of memories of what was happening in our lives when that song was playing on the radio. Now new research shows that radio has a higher "happiness" rating than t

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