Station Announcement

12:47pm

Wed July 23, 2014
Station Announcement

Tell Me More will leave WRVO's midday schedule; Q with Jian Ghomeshi moves in

Earlier this year, NPR announced it would end production of Tell Me More with Michel Martin. Currently heard each Monday through Friday at 1 p.m. on WRVO, the last episode of Tell Me More will air on Friday, August 1.

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12:20pm

Tue July 1, 2014
TTY "At the Movies"

Live showing: Sherlock Holmes and the Spider Woman

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, the 1944 mystery-thriller 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. 

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11:41am

Thu June 19, 2014
Station Announcement

IQ2US: Does affirmative action do more harm than good?

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.

This Sunday, June 22 at 7 p.m. -- Does affirmative action do more harm than good?

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11:48am

Tue June 10, 2014
Station Announcement

WRVO News team brings home awards this spring

Catherine Loper, director of news and public affairs.
Syracuse Press Club

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.

We would like to thank all of our reporters, past and present, for their hard work and continued success.

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11:29am

Thu May 29, 2014
Station Announcement

An evening with David Sedaris

Credit Hugh Hamrick / Little, Brown and Co.

Join celebrated author and humorist David Sedaris, often heard on NPR, in Syracuse this fall at the Oncenter Crouse Hinds Theater.

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5:11pm

Mon May 5, 2014
Station Announcement

WRVO Discovery Tour: Explore America's capital city

David Paul Ohmer Flickr

This time WRVO Public Media presents an engaging 7-day tour of our nation's capital 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.

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4:48pm

Mon May 5, 2014
Station Announcement

On air: Mental health care in upstate New York

WRVO's community forum on mental health was held at St. Elizabeth's Medical Center in Utica.
Lorraine Rapp WRVO

This health forum broadcast on WRVO Sunday, May 4 at 7:00 p.m.

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.

Panelists:

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11:44am

Mon May 5, 2014
Station Announcement

WRVO Discovery Tour: Panama Canal

The Panama Canal at Gatun Lake.
Kabibbles Flickr

WRVO Public Media is organizing another spectacular 11-night cruise, this time to the Panama Canal in February, 2015.

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12:30pm

Thu April 24, 2014
Station Announcement

Let's go fly a kite with Mary Poppins at a live performance

Karen Blaha Flickr

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!

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4:10pm

Wed April 23, 2014
Station Announcement

'New York in the World' receives regional Edward R. Murrow award

Catherine Loper, Sidsel Overgaard and Mark Lavonier.
WRVO

“New York in the World,” a documentary produced by WRVO Public Media, has been awarded a 2014 regional Edward R. Murrow Award 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.

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10:00am

Mon March 24, 2014
Station Announcement

Thank you for joining us for another successful movie event

Leah Landry WRVO

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).

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3:03pm

Thu March 20, 2014
Station Announcement

The Glimmerglass Festival: a live performance of "Carousel"

The Glimmerglass Festival

Please join WRVO for our annual trip to the Glimmerglass Festival in Cooperstown, N.Y for a performance of "Carousel." Enjoy a day of opera on Monday, August 4 which includes coach transportation, a backstage tour and a catered lunch.

Purchase tickets here.

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8:54pm

Tue March 11, 2014
Station Announcement

Snow or not, it's our spring fundraiser

Leah Landry WRVO

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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9:56am

Mon March 3, 2014
Station Announcement

There's still time to contribute before our spring fundraiser

Leah Landry WRVO

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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3:24pm

Wed February 12, 2014
Station Announcement

New York City trip: plan your spring vacation with WRVO

Andos_pics Flickr

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

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7:54am

Sat February 1, 2014
Station Announcement

Keep it 'Foneless' this February

Credit Geoff Llerena / Flickr

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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12:48pm

Wed January 29, 2014
Station Announcement

Maintenance: WRVO off the air early Thursday morning

Update: WRVO went off the air at 12:00 a.m. and returned to service at 2:00 a.m. Thank you for your patience.

WRVO will be off the air on all transmitters and repeaters beginning at Midnight tonight.  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.

If you have any questions, please call (315) 312-3690.

10:59am

Wed January 1, 2014
Station Announcement

Tour the American Southwest with WRVO

Grand Canyon NPS Flickr

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

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2:33pm

Thu December 19, 2013
Station Announcement

Enjoy holiday specials on air this season

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:

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1:20pm

Thu September 19, 2013
Station Announcement

On air: health care for veterans & the military

This health forum broadcast on WRVO Sunday, November 17 at 7 p.m.

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10:51am

Tue July 2, 2013
Station Announcement

Public Forum: journalists weigh pros and cons of open data

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 (Journovation) at the S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications; Matt Bernius, Hacks/Hackers of Rochester; Catherine Loper, news and public affairs director at WRVO Public Media; and Matthew Leonard (off screen), editor of the Innovation Trail journalism collaboration.

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2:53pm

Fri May 31, 2013
Station Announcement

Health forum: government funding of health care in upstate New York

Credit 401(K) 2012 / Flickr

Join us for the first in a series of community forums on health care.

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11:31am

Tue May 7, 2013
Station Announcement

Honors and awards for 2012

From left to right: Mark Lavonier, Ryan Delaney, Joanna Richards and Ellen Abbott accepting awards at the Syracuse Press Club awards dinner.

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.

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10:07am

Tue April 23, 2013
Station Announcement

Upcoming topics: Berries and hazards in your home

Chuck Grimmett Flickr

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.

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2:11pm

Thu April 18, 2013
Station Announcement

Randy Wenner wins Regional Murrow Award

Randy Wenner

In November, we featured a story by Randy Wenner about a GE prototype from central New York that was sent to the Smithsonian Institution in Washington, D.C. for preservation. It was announced today by the Radio Television Digital News Association (RTDNA) that Wenner won a 2013 Regional Edward R. Murrow Award.

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12:48pm

Wed April 10, 2013
Station Announcement

Take Care debuts this Sunday evening

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.

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9:08am

Mon April 1, 2013
Station Announcement

Wait, Wait... Don't Tell Me! Live

Please join us this May for a live Wait, Wait... Don't Tell Me! cinema event!

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1:00pm

Fri February 1, 2013
Station Announcement

Foneless February

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

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9:54am

Mon August 6, 2012
Station Announcement

Campbell Debate: Is Religion Hurting Our Politics?

John Vachon, 1914-1975, Flickr Commons

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.

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2:48pm

Tue June 5, 2012
Station Announcement

WRVO earns top honor at AP awards

Ryan Delaney, left, and Catherine Loper accept awards from the New York State Associated Press Broadcasters Association.

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:

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