Leah Landry

Swing Producer/Graphic Designer, WRVO Public Media

Leah serves as local program host afternoons and weekends on WRVO. She works on a variety of projects at WRVO including graphic design, public relations, marketing and promotion.

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Thank you to everyone who joined us for this live film showing! Stay tuned for the next Tuned to Yesterday movie presentation.

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On March 22, WRVO Public Media presented Tuned to Yesterday "At the Movies" for the second time with the 1944 classic "Sherlock Holmes and the Spider Woman." 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).

The Glimmerglass Festival

Thanks to those of you who purchased tickets for the Glimmerglass Festival trip to Cooperstown -- ticket sales are now closed.

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First, we want to thank everyone who donated during Foneless February 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.

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:

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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:

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The sign up deadline for our New York City trip has passed. Thank you to everyone who signed up!

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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.

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 donating now.

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Our Canyon Country tour is sold out! Thank you for supporting the station and traveling with us.

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:

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 Syracuse Press Club (SPC) for the best central New York journalism in 2012.

Foneless February

Feb 1, 2013

This month, WRVO Public Media is making a silent request for a contribution to keep the phones quiet. We call it 'Foneless February.'

Headlines and Links

Nov 1, 2012
Ann Marie Buerkle for Congress / buerkleforcongress.com

Here's a roundup of regional news from WRVO:

Former Congressman Michael Arcuri has endorsed Representative Richard Hanna in the 22nd congressional district

Ursula Rozum, the Green Party candidate for Congress in the 24th district, is running her first campaign ad

Both the U.S. Chamber of Commerce and the Manufacturing Association endorsed Ann Marie Buerkle yesterday

The Sierra Club endorses Dan Maffei

Headlines and Links

Nov 1, 2012
Ann Marie Buerkle for Congress / buerkleforcongress.com

Here's a roundup of regional news from WRVO:

Former Congressman Michael Arcuri has endorsed Representative Richard Hanna in the 22nd congressional district

Ursula Rozum, the Green Party candidate for Congress in the 24th district, is running her first campaign ad

Both the U.S. Chamber of Commerce and the Manufacturing Association endorsed Ann Marie Buerkle yesterday

The Sierra Club endorses Dan Maffei

Richard Hanna for Congress

Congressman Richard Hanna has been widely cited as a vanishing breed in Congress - a moderate Republican. The freshman is running for re-election in New York’s 22nd district, against Democratic challenger Dan Lamb.

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Below is WRVO News' coverage of reaction and response to Superstorm Sandy's impact on our region.

Updated, 6:02 p.m.:

After much preparation, high wind warning, and school closures, Syracuse escaped the brunt of Hurricane Sandy Monday evening, WRVO's Durrie Lawrence reports this evening.

Debate Coverage

Oct 3, 2012

We invite listeners to join in on a live chat hosted by NPR's Frank James. Join the conversation here:
 


 

Election 2012 News From NPR

Headlines and Links

Oct 3, 2012
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Here's a roundup of the news from WRVO:

Governor Andrew Cuomo takes a bus tour of development projects that his administration has helped to fund

NYCLU report says that state prison use of solitary confinement fails to prepare prisoners for release

The EPA proposes a plan to clean up Grasse River sediment polluted by an Alcoa aluminum plant

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Do you listen to WRVO using your local cable system?  Additional financial support is available to stations that are retransmitted by local cable providers.  In order for WRVO to receive our share, we need to know if you have listened to WRVO through your cable system (via television only).  We need the information sent to us by July 23, 2012.

Mail your information to: WRVO, Oswego, NY 13126 or email to cable@wrvo.org

Let us know by sending an email indicating:

WRVO received the lion's share of first-place awards this past weekend at the New York State Associated Press Broadcasters Association's annual news awards competition.  For the second year in a row, WRVO received the NYSAPBA's Steve Flanders Award presented to the radio station with the largest number of first-place awards in the annual competition.  WRVO News Director Catherine Loper and Innovation Trail reporter Ryan Delaney represented WRVO at the awards presentation.

Below is the complete list of awards presented to WRVO:

Michel Martin Luncheon

Apr 25, 2012
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Michel Martin, host of the NPR program Tell Me More, visited Syracuse April 11-12.

WRVO Public Media has appointed Catherine J. Loper Director of News and Public Affairs. The appointment follows a 20-year career as broadcast reporter, senior producer, newsroom manager, and, most recently, Director of News for the Washington Bureau of the Fox News Channel. From 2007 to 2010 she was Director of White House Coverage for the network. She has held similar positions at Canadian Television Network, ABC NewsOne and APTN.