In memoriam: Hyle Richmond

Hyle Richmond, who was well known for his decades of work in Erie television news, passed away June 3 at the age of 90. Richmond started his career in radio in Buffalo, New York but spent the majority of his career at WICU-TV (12 Erie) where he was hired in 1957. Channel 12’s website claims […]

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Departures

Up in Erie, Captain Dan Geary will hang up his headphones at Mercyhurst’s WMCE (88.1 on Wednesday, May 31. Geary is not retiring but is leaving the station as it transitions to a student run and staff station. He has wakened with Erie residents for the past 30 years and will continue to be heard […]

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Channel Repack

Remember when WQED announced the sale of its channel spectrum for $9.9 million? Now the complete list of channel changes have been released. This is the digital over the air signal which will never appear any different as, of course, channels identify themselves by their analog signals that went off the air in 2009. RabbitEars.info […]

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PAB Announces 2015 Excellence in Broadcasting Winners

The Pennsylvania Association of Broadcasters has issued the list of winners for the 2015 Excellence in Broadcastng awards. The ceremony will be held at Noon on May 4 in Hershey. Winners in the PBRTV coverage area are: RADIO WDSY-FM (107.9 Pittsburgh) – Oustanding Use of Digital Media KDKA-AM (1020 Pittsburgh) – Outstanding Radio PSA/Campaign WCCS-AM […]

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Oldies return to WMCE-FM

Readers on the Mercyhurst Jazz Facebook Page were notified yesterday that changes were afoot on 88.5 FM. They found out today at Noon that after six years, oldies returned to the FM signal. But jazz won’t be going away from Erie. In fact it will continue online-only with streams of Pub Music and Jazz Werks […]

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Erie looks forward to new station at 92.7

RadioInsight is reporting that Erie Radio Company will put 92.7 WEHP on the air any day now. The new frequency licensed to Lawrence Park began testing on Friday and filed its license to operate on Tuesday. The format will be CHR with the moniker of “Happi 92.7” Rick Rambaldo is the boss at Erie Radio Company. He […]

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