NERW 10/20/2014: First Signals from 1 World Trade Center


In this week’s issue… First signal to light up from World Trade Center – Conrad Garage restoration kicks off – More Pfuntner sales in upstate NY – LPFM CPs flow from FCC – Veteran GM’s new NEPA gig Jump to: ME – NH – VT – MA – RI – CT – NY – NJ […]

Site of the Week 10/17/2014: The UHF Candelabra, Needham MA


Text and photos by SCOTT FYBUSH Over the many years we’ve been offering up this column, we’ve featured deep looks at three of the four huge broadcast towers that flank the Route 128 corridor through the Boston suburbs of Newton and Needham: the WBZ-TV tower, the WHDH-TV tower and the FM128 tower (and then the […]

NERW 10/13/2014: For He’s a Jolly Good Fellow


In this week’s issue… Big honor for upstate engineer – End of the line for NBC affiliate – Fox, Cox complete Boston swap – iHeart signal swaps granted – More classical in NH – Plus: Hockey on the Radio – The Minor Leagues Jump to: ME – NH – VT – MA – RI – […]

Site of the Week 10/10/2014: Westerly, RI and Points North


Text and photos by SCOTT FYBUSH We don’t get back to New England these days as often as we’d like – so when we do, it’s always fun to take in some corners of the region we’d never toured before. In June 2013, that meant an afternoon in Westerly, Rhode Island en route from New […]

NERW 10/6/2014: New Era for Philly Radio


In this week’s issue… Inside CBS Radio’s growth plan in Philadelphia – Kevin Metheny, RIP – NYC’s newest TV station hits the air – Remembering a New England TV sports legend – NY morning show changes By SCOTT FYBUSH Jump to: ME – NH – VT – MA – RI – CT – NY – […]

NERW Update: CBS Adds in Philly


After days of rumors, CBS Radio has made it official this morning: in a memo to employees, Dan Mason says the company is filling out its Philadelphia cluster with the addition of Beasley’s country WXTU (92.5) and rhythmic top-40 WRDW-FM (96.5) to its existing two FMs, classic hits WOGL (98.1) and sports WIP-FM (94.1), as […]

NERW 9/29/2014: Disney Awaits Buyers


In this week’s issue… Waiting for action on Disney’s AM signals – NYC TV’s Slattery remembered – Translator action in NJ – CT sports voice retires – Still waiting for new Montreal AMs – Plus: Hockey on the Radio 2014-2015 By SCOTT FYBUSH *As the sun rises over NERW-land this Monday morning, many in the […]