Station Announcement http://wrvo.org en Tell Me More will leave WRVO's midday schedule; Q with Jian Ghomeshi moves in http://wrvo.org/post/tell-me-more-will-leave-wrvos-midday-schedule-q-jian-ghomeshi-moves <p>Earlier this year, <a href="http://www.npr.org/blogs/thetwo-way/2014/05/20/314256024/npr-to-end-tell-me-more-lay-off-28-people">NPR announced it would end production of <em>Tell Me More</em> with Michel Martin</a>. Currently heard each Monday through Friday at 1 p.m. on WRVO, the last episode of <em>Tell Me More</em> will air on Friday, August 1.</p> Wed, 23 Jul 2014 16:47:03 +0000 Leah Landry 59185 at http://wrvo.org Tell Me More will leave WRVO's midday schedule; Q with Jian Ghomeshi moves in Live showing: Sherlock Holmes and the Spider Woman http://wrvo.org/post/live-showing-sherlock-holmes-and-spider-woman <p>Enjoy your favorite old time radio programs on the big screen, once again, with Tuned to Yesterday. We present Tuned to Yesterday: At the Movies with Sherlock Holmes and the Spider Woman, <a href="http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0037303/">the 1944 mystery-thriller</a> starring Basil Rathbone, Nigel Bruce and Gale Sondergaard. Based on the stories of Arthur Conan Doyle, this adventure follows Holmes' investigation of a series of so-called "pajama suicides." The cunning villain is as poisonous as a spider.&nbsp;</p><p></p> Tue, 01 Jul 2014 16:20:12 +0000 Leah Landry 51861 at http://wrvo.org Live showing: Sherlock Holmes and the Spider Woman IQ2US: Does affirmative action do more harm than good? http://wrvo.org/post/iq2us-does-affirmative-action-do-more-harm-good <p>Intelligence Squared U.S. (IQ2US) brings Oxford-style debating to America -- one motion, one moderator, two informed and provocative panelists for the motion, and two against. John Donvan of ABC News 'Nightline' is the moderator. The debate series takes on timely hot-button issues to inform, enlighten and entertain.</p><p></p><p>This <strong>Sunday, June 22 at 7 p.m.</strong> -- Does affirmative action do more harm than good?</p> Thu, 19 Jun 2014 15:41:40 +0000 Leah Landry 57580 at http://wrvo.org IQ2US: Does affirmative action do more harm than good? WRVO News team brings home awards this spring http://wrvo.org/post/wrvo-news-team-brings-home-awards-spring <p>Each spring, news departments across the state are honored for the work they've done in the past year. This year, WRVO entered news stories in several awards competitions across the state and country. The lists that follow indicates which awards the WRVO News team and supporting staff took home for work completed during 2013.</p><p>We would like to thank all of our reporters, past and present, for their hard work and continued success.</p> Tue, 10 Jun 2014 15:48:38 +0000 Leah Landry 54768 at http://wrvo.org WRVO News team brings home awards this spring An evening with David Sedaris http://wrvo.org/post/evening-david-sedaris <p>Join celebrated author and humorist David Sedaris, often heard on NPR, in Syracuse this fall at the Oncenter Crouse Hinds Theater.</p><p></p><p></p> Thu, 29 May 2014 15:29:24 +0000 Leah Landry 56521 at http://wrvo.org An evening with David Sedaris WRVO Discovery Tour: Explore America's capital city http://wrvo.org/post/wrvo-discovery-tour-explore-americas-capital-city <p>This time WRVO Public Media presents <a href="http://www.boyertravel.com/page/19103-2015%20WRVO%20%22Exploring%20America%27s%20Capital%22">an engaging 7-day tour of our nation's capital</a> in April, 2015. Enjoy a guided spring tour of Washington and nearby towns. You'll see the most important landmarks of our capital city and help support WRVO with a tax deductible donation.</p> Mon, 05 May 2014 21:11:31 +0000 Leah Landry 55320 at http://wrvo.org WRVO Discovery Tour: Explore America's capital city On air: Mental health care in upstate New York http://wrvo.org/post/air-mental-health-care-upstate-new-york <p><strong>This health forum broadcast on WRVO Sunday, May 4 at 7:00 p.m.</strong></p><p></p><p>The forum explored the current situation for mental health care particularly in upstate New York. What impact does the state government, federal programs like the Affordable Care Act, and non-profits have on mental health care in the community. We discuss the needs and future of mental health care in the region – and how government funding and the social, demographic and economic situation are changing both.</p><p></p><p><strong>Panelists:</strong></p> Mon, 05 May 2014 20:48:29 +0000 Catherine Loper 55315 at http://wrvo.org On air: Mental health care in upstate New York WRVO Discovery Tour: Panama Canal http://wrvo.org/post/wrvo-discovery-tour-panama-canal <p>WRVO Public Media is organizing another spectacular 11-night cruise, this time to the Panama Canal in February, 2015. Mon, 05 May 2014 15:44:04 +0000 Leah Landry 55288 at http://wrvo.org WRVO Discovery Tour: Panama Canal Let's go fly a kite with Mary Poppins at a live performance http://wrvo.org/post/lets-go-fly-kite-mary-poppins-live-performance <p><strong>The deadline to purchase tickets for Mary Poppins at the Merry-Go-Round Playhouse has passed. Thanks to everyone who decided to attend. Enjoy the show!</strong></p><p> Thu, 24 Apr 2014 16:30:18 +0000 Leah Landry 54775 at http://wrvo.org Let's go fly a kite with Mary Poppins at a live performance 'New York in the World' receives regional Edward R. Murrow award http://wrvo.org/post/new-york-world-receives-regional-edward-r-murrow-award <p></p><p><a href="http://wrvo.org/post/full-documentary-new-york-world">“New York in the World,”</a> a documentary produced by WRVO Public Media, has been awarded <a href="http://rtdna.org/content/2014_region_11_murrow_winners#.U1aFc1VdUQo">a 2014 regional Edward R. Murrow Award</a> from the Radio Television Digital News Association (RTDNA). The RTDNA has been honoring outstanding achievements in electronic journalism with the Edward R. Murrow Awards since 1971. Award recipients demonstrate the spirit of excellence that Murrow set as a standard for the profession of electronic journalism.</p> Wed, 23 Apr 2014 20:10:02 +0000 Leah Landry 54735 at http://wrvo.org 'New York in the World' receives regional Edward R. Murrow award Thank you for joining us for another successful movie event http://wrvo.org/post/thank-you-joining-us-another-successful-movie-event <p>On March 22, WRVO Public Media presented Tuned to Yesterday "At the Movies" for the second time with <a href="http://wrvo.org/post/live-showing-sherlock-holmes-and-spider-woman">the 1944 classic "Sherlock Holmes and the Spider Woman</a>." A presentation preceded the film showing, in which host Mark Lavonier took viewers through the history of Holmes on radio (and did a little sleuthing himself).</p> Mon, 24 Mar 2014 14:00:58 +0000 Leah Landry 53162 at http://wrvo.org Thank you for joining us for another successful movie event The Glimmerglass Festival: a live performance of "Carousel" http://wrvo.org/post/glimmerglass-festival-live-performance-carousel <p><strong>Thanks to those of you who purchased tickets for the Glimmerglass Festival trip to Cooperstown -- ticket sales are now closed.</strong></p><p> Thu, 20 Mar 2014 19:03:48 +0000 Leah Landry 52996 at http://wrvo.org The Glimmerglass Festival: a live performance of "Carousel" Snow or not, it's our spring fundraiser http://wrvo.org/post/snow-or-not-its-our-spring-fundraiser <p>First, we want to thank everyone who donated during <a href="http://wrvo.org/post/keep-it-foneless-february">Foneless February</a> and during the first weeks of March. Thanks to these generous contributions, we were able to cut down our spring on-air fundraising to just over two and a half days. You'll only be hearing from us through this Saturday at noon.</p><p>If you've already donated, thank you so much, but if you haven't yet please take the time to make a difference today. Here are just a few reasons to donate:</p> Wed, 12 Mar 2014 00:54:32 +0000 Leah Landry 52542 at http://wrvo.org Snow or not, it's our spring fundraiser There's still time to contribute before our spring fundraiser http://wrvo.org/post/theres-still-time-contribute-our-spring-fundraiser <p>It may not be February any more, but we're still keeping it 'foneless'- for now. You still have time to donate before our spring fundraiser, which starts Thursday, March 13. Here are a few incentives that you shouldn't forget about:</p> Mon, 03 Mar 2014 14:56:10 +0000 Leah Landry 52126 at http://wrvo.org There's still time to contribute before our spring fundraiser New York City trip: plan your spring vacation with WRVO http://wrvo.org/post/new-york-city-trip-plan-your-spring-vacation-wrvo <p><strong>The sign up deadline for our New York City trip has passed. Thank you to everyone who signed up!</strong></p><p> Wed, 12 Feb 2014 20:24:16 +0000 Leah Landry 51279 at http://wrvo.org New York City trip: plan your spring vacation with WRVO Keep it 'Foneless' this February http://wrvo.org/post/keep-it-foneless-february <p>When you think of the month of February, do thoughts of the Super Bowl, Groundhog Day, the Winter Olympics or Valentine's Day come to mind? Here at WRVO, it's all about Foneless February.</p><p>It's been a hit so far, so we're keeping it 'foneless' this February. This month, WRVO Public Media is making a silent request for contributions. No interruptions and no ringing phones. We call it 'Foneless February.' Our spring fundraiser is just around the corner and you can help make it shorter by <a href="http://bit.ly/1eDgimE">donating now</a>.</p> Sat, 01 Feb 2014 12:54:24 +0000 Leah Landry 50352 at http://wrvo.org Keep it 'Foneless' this February Maintenance: WRVO off the air early Thursday morning http://wrvo.org/post/maintenance-wrvo-air-early-thursday-morning <p><strong>Update:</strong> WRVO went off the air at 12:00 a.m. and returned to service at 2:00 a.m. Thank you for your patience.</p><p>WRVO will be off the air on all transmitters and repeaters beginning at Midnight tonight.&nbsp; The outage is expected to take no more than a few hours. Engineering is working to fix a wiring problem. Thank you for your patience.</p><p>If you have any questions, please call (315) 312-3690.</p> Wed, 29 Jan 2014 17:48:48 +0000 Leah Landry 50583 at http://wrvo.org Maintenance: WRVO off the air early Thursday morning Tour the American Southwest with WRVO http://wrvo.org/post/tour-american-southwest-wrvo <p>Our Canyon Country tour is <strong>sold out</strong>! Thank you for supporting the station and traveling with us.</p> Wed, 01 Jan 2014 15:59:14 +0000 Leah Landry 48339 at http://wrvo.org Tour the American Southwest with WRVO Enjoy holiday specials on air this season http://wrvo.org/post/enjoy-holiday-specials-air-season <p>This holiday season we're bringing you some specials from NPR and other producers. They're sure to make you think, laugh, tear up or even sing. Holiday programs air Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, and New Years Day. A complete list, along with air times, is below:</p><p> Thu, 19 Dec 2013 19:33:24 +0000 Leah Landry 48824 at http://wrvo.org Enjoy holiday specials on air this season On air: health care for veterans & the military http://wrvo.org/post/air-health-care-veterans-military <p><strong>This health forum broadcast on WRVO Sunday, November 17 at 7 p.m.</strong></p><p></p><p></p> Thu, 19 Sep 2013 17:20:27 +0000 Catherine Loper 44276 at http://wrvo.org On air: health care for veterans & the military Public Forum: journalists weigh pros and cons of open data http://wrvo.org/post/public-forum-journalists-weigh-pros-and-cons-open-data <p>In this open panel discussion, journalists weighed the pros and cons of open data. Featured in this discussion is: Dan Pacheco, professor and chair of Journalism Innovation (<a href="http://journovation.syr.edu/">Journovation</a>) at the S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications; Matt Bernius, <a href="http://hackshackers.com/">Hacks/Hackers</a> of Rochester; Catherine Loper, news and public affairs director at <a href="http://wrvo.org">WRVO Public Media</a>; and Matthew Leonard (off screen), editor of <a href="http://innovationtrail.org">the Innovation Trail</a> journalism collaboration.</p><p> Tue, 02 Jul 2013 14:51:36 +0000 WRVO 40440 at http://wrvo.org Health forum: government funding of health care in upstate New York http://wrvo.org/post/health-forum-government-funding-health-care-upstate-new-york <p><strong>Join us for the first in a series of community forums on health care.</strong></p> Fri, 31 May 2013 18:53:14 +0000 Catherine Loper 38772 at http://wrvo.org Health forum: government funding of health care in upstate New York Honors and awards for 2012 http://wrvo.org/post/honors-and-awards-2012 <p>Recently, the WRVO news team has been recognized for their achievements by press organizations in Syracuse and statewide. Saturday, May 4, awards were presented by the <a href="http://syracusepressclub.org">Syracuse Press Club</a> (SPC) for the best central New York journalism in 2012.</p><p> Tue, 07 May 2013 15:31:25 +0000 Leah Landry 37393 at http://wrvo.org Honors and awards for 2012 Upcoming topics: Berries and hazards in your home http://wrvo.org/post/upcoming-topics-berries-and-hazards-your-home <p>In the coming weeks on Take Care, we'll feature an interview on prostate cancer. Every man who's diagnosed faces unique challenges, often around the question of treatment. An oncologist will join us to explain why watchful waiting may be the preferred option for many. Plus, the latest super fruit.</p><p> Tue, 23 Apr 2013 14:07:49 +0000 Leah Landry 36407 at http://wrvo.org Upcoming topics: Berries and hazards in your home Randy Wenner wins Regional Murrow Award http://wrvo.org/post/randy-wenner-wins-regional-murrow-award <p>In November, we featured a story by <a href="http://newhouse.syr.edu/Faculty_Staff/Bio/index.cfm?id=146">Randy Wenner</a> about a GE prototype from central New York that was sent to the Smithsonian Institution in Washington, D.C. for preservation. It was <a href="http://www.rtdna.org/content/2013_regional_edward_r_murrow_award_winners">announced today</a> by the Radio Television Digital News Association (RTDNA) that Wenner won a 2013 Regional Edward R. Murrow Award.</p><p> Thu, 18 Apr 2013 18:11:38 +0000 Leah Landry 36443 at http://wrvo.org Randy Wenner wins Regional Murrow Award Take Care debuts this Sunday evening http://wrvo.org/post/take-care-debuts-sunday-evening <p>WRVO Public Media is adding a new half-hour program to its Sunday evening broadcast schedule. "Take Care," a conversation on health and wellness, will be co-hosted and produced by Lorraine Rapp and Linda Lowen.</p><p> Wed, 10 Apr 2013 16:48:23 +0000 Leah Landry 36025 at http://wrvo.org Take Care debuts this Sunday evening Wait, Wait... Don't Tell Me! Live http://wrvo.org/post/wait-wait-dont-tell-me-live <p><strong>Please join us this May for a live <em>Wait, Wait... Don't Tell Me!</em> cinema event!</strong></p> Mon, 01 Apr 2013 13:08:19 +0000 Leah Landry 35494 at http://wrvo.org Wait, Wait... Don't Tell Me! Live Foneless February http://wrvo.org/post/foneless-february <p><strong>This month, WRVO Public Media is making a silent request for a contribution to keep the phones quiet. We call it 'Foneless February.'</strong></p><p> Fri, 01 Feb 2013 18:00:19 +0000 Leah Landry 32735 at http://wrvo.org Foneless February Campbell Debate: Is Religion Hurting Our Politics? http://wrvo.org/post/campbell-debate-religion-hurting-our-politics <p>The Campbell Institute of Public Affairs at the Maxwell School of Syracuse University presents the second in a series of debates on timely issues of public importance, with a fresh, provocative format.</p><p> Mon, 06 Aug 2012 13:54:16 +0000 Grant Reeher 17868 at http://wrvo.org Campbell Debate: Is Religion Hurting Our Politics? WRVO earns top honor at AP awards http://wrvo.org/post/wrvo-earns-top-honor-ap-awards <p>WRVO received the lion&#39;s share of first-place awards this past weekend at the New York State Associated Press Broadcasters Association&#39;s annual news awards competition.&nbsp; For the second year in a row, WRVO received the NYSAPBA&#39;s <em>Steve Flanders Award</em> presented to the radio station with the largest number of first-place awards in the annual competition.&nbsp; WRVO News Director Catherine Loper and Innovation Trail reporter Ryan Delaney represented WRVO at the awards presentation.</p><p><em>Below is the complete list of awards presented to WRVO:</em></p> Tue, 05 Jun 2012 18:48:21 +0000 Leah Landry 20437 at http://wrvo.org WRVO earns top honor at AP awards