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Encyclopedia > Media in Albany, New York

This is a list of media of Albany, New York and the Capital District of New York State Location in Albany County and the State of New York Coordinates: Country United States State New York County Albany Founded 1614 Incorporated 1686 Mayor Gerald D. Jennings Area    - City 56. ... NY redirects here. ... The Capital District is an imprecise regional definition (much like Upstate New York) that generally refers to the four counties surrounding Albany, the capital of New York: Schenectady County, Albany County, Saratoga County and Rensselaer County. ... State nickname: Empire State Other U.S. States Capital Albany Largest city New York Governor George Pataki Official languages None Area 141,205 km² (27th)  - Land 122,409 km²  - Water 18,795 km² (13. ...

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The Albany Times-Union is a daily newspaper, serving the area around Albany, New York. ... The Daily Gazette is an independently-owned daily newspaper based in Schenectady, New York. ... The Record (also known as The Troy Record) is a tabloid-style daily newspaper published in Troy, New York. ...

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Other

Please wikify (format) this article as suggested in the Guide to layout and the Manual of Style. ... University at Albany, SUNY, is a public university located in the capital of New York State. ...

Television

Channel (Cable) Callsign Affiliation City Owner Notes
6 (6) WRGB CBS Schenectady, NY Freedom Communications  
10/19 (10) WTEN ABC Albany, NY Young Broadcasting Simulcast on WCDC Adams, Massachusetts
13 (13) WNYT NBC Albany, NY Hubbard Broadcasting  
17 (11) WMHT PBS Schenectady, NY WMHT Educational Telecommunications
23 (8) WXXA-TV FOX Albany, NY Clear Channel Communications Sale pending
45 (15) WCWN CW Schenectady, NY Freedom Communications  
51/15 (4) WNYA MNTV Pittsfield, MA Venture Technologies Group Also a low-power satellite, WNYA-CA Albany; joint sales agreement with WRGB
55 (20) WYPX i Amsterdam, NY Ion Media Networks  

WRGB is the CBS affiliate television station for New York states Capital District (Albany, Schenectady, Saratoga Springs and Troy). ... CBS (an abbreviation for Columbia Broadcasting System, its former legal name) is one of the largest television networks, and formerly one of the largest radio networks, in the United States. ... Freedom Communications Logo Freedom Communications, Inc. ... WTEN is the ABC affiliate for New York states Capital District (Albany-Schenectady-Troy. ... The American Broadcasting Company (ABC) operates television and radio networks in the United States and is also shown on basic cable in Canada. ... Young Broadcasting NASDAQ: YBTVA is an American holding company that operates 13 television stations. ... Adams is a town located in Berkshire County, Massachusetts. ... WNYT is the NBC television affiliate for New York states Capital District (Albany-Schenectady-Troy). ... The National Broadcasting Company or NBC is an American television broadcasting company based in New York Citys Rockefeller Center. ... Hubbard Broadcasting Corporation is a broadcasting company based in St. ... WMHT PBS 17 is the call letters for a television station and radio station in Schenectady, New York owned and operated by WMHT Educational Telecommunications. ... The Public Broadcasting Service (PBS) is a non-profit public broadcasting television service with 349 member TV stations in the United States, with some member stations available by cable in Canada. ... FOX 23 coverage area WXXA-TV FOX 23 is the FOX television affiliate in Albany, New York. ... For other uses, see Fox (disambiguation). ... This article is about the company. ... WCWN is the callsign of the The WB network station based in Schenectady, New York and broadcasting on channel 45. ... The CW Television Network is a television network in the United States launched during the 2006-07 television season. ... Freedom Communications Logo Freedom Communications, Inc. ... WNYA, channel 51, is the callsign of the UPN affiliate for the Albany, New York area. ... My Network TV (sometimes written MyNetworkTV, and unofficially abbreviated MNT or MNTV) is an upcoming television network in the United States, owned by News Corporation, which is scheduled to launch on September 5, 2006. ... WYPX is a broadcast television and radio station in Albany, New York. ... . The initial letter is shown capitalized due to technical restrictions. ... Ion Media Networks (formerly known as Paxson Communications) is an American television broadcasting company that owns and operates over 60 television stations in most major American markets. ...

Radio

AM stations

Frequency Callsign Format City Notes
590 kHz WROW News/Talk Albany, NY  
810 kHz WGY News/Talk Schenectady, NY  
980 kHz WOFX Sports Troy, NY  
1160 kHz WABY Nostalgia Mechanicville, NY  
1240 kHz WVKZ Oldies Schenectady, NY  
1300 kHz WEEV Female-oriented talk Rensselaer, NY  
1330 kHz WHAZ Christian Troy, NY  
1400 kHz WAMC NPR Albany, NY  
1460 kHz WDDY Radio Disney Albany, NY  
1540 kHz WDCD Christian Albany, NY  

WROW is a News/Talk radio station serving the Albany, New York Area. ... For the Australian radio station, see ABC NewsRadio NewsRadio was an American sitcom, originally broadcast from 1995 to 1999 by NBC. The series is set in a New York City news radio station, WNYX, and starts with the arrival of a new news director, Dave Nelson (played by Dave Foley). ... Talk radio is a radio format which features discussion of topical issues. ... WGY is 50,000 watt radio station licenced to Schenectady, New York) and is one of the countrys oldest radio stations as well as a the oldest in New Yorks Capital Region. ... For the Australian radio station, see ABC NewsRadio NewsRadio was an American sitcom, originally broadcast from 1995 to 1999 by NBC. The series is set in a New York City news radio station, WNYX, and starts with the arrival of a new news director, Dave Nelson (played by Dave Foley). ... Talk radio is a radio format which features discussion of topical issues. ... Fox Sports 980 (WOFX) is one of 2 Sports talk radio stations in the Albany, NY area. ... WABY (Moon Radio) is the callsign of an adult standards radio station licenced to Mechanicville, New York and serving New Yorks Capital District. ... One may feel nostalgic for the familiar routine of school, conveniently forgetting the painful experiences such as bullying. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... WEEV (1300 Eve) is an AM radio station broadcasting on 1300 kHz licensed to Rensselaer, New York. ... WHAZ is a Christian radio station licensed to Troy, New York and serves New Yorks Capital District. ... Christian radio is a radio format that focuses on transmitting programming with a Christian message. ... WAMC is a public radio station out of Albany, NY, broadcasting on the 90. ... Offical NPR logo National Public Radio (NPR) is an independent, private, non-profit membership organization of public radio stations in the United States. ... WDDY is an AM radio station licensed to Albany, New York. ... Radio Disney is a radio network based in Dallas, Texas in the United States broadcasting music and other content targeted at children. ... WDCD (Life 1540) is a christian radio station licensed to Albany, New York and serving New Yorks Capital District, Adirondacks, and much of western New England. ... Christian radio is a radio format that focuses on transmitting programming with a Christian message. ...

FM stations

Frequency Callsign Format City Notes
88.3 MHz WVCR-FM College Loudonville, NY Owned by Siena College, plays a variety hits format
89.1 MHz WMHT-FM NPR/Classical Schenectady, NY  
89.7 MHz WRUC College Schenectady, NY Owned by Union College
90.3 MHz WAMC NPR Albany, NY  
90.9 MHz WCDB College Albany, NY Owned by University at Albany
91.5 MHz WRPI College Troy, NY Owned by Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
92.3 MHz WFLY Contemporary Hit Radio Troy, NY  
93.7 MHz WOOB Mainstream Rock Scotia, NY Simulcast of WBOE
94.5 MHz WBOE Mainstream Rock Ravena, NY  
95.5 MHz WYJB Adult Contemporary Albany, NY  
96.3 MHz WAJZ Rhythmic Contemporary Voorheesville, NY  
96.7 MHz WPTR Christian Contemporary Clifton Park, NY  
98.3 MHz WTRY-FM Oldies Rotterdam, NY  
99.5 MHz WRVE Hot Adult Contemporary Schenectady, NY  
100.9 MHz WKLI Soft Adult Contemporary Albany, NY  
102.3 MHz WKKF Contemporary Hit Radio
Rhythmic Contemporary
Ballston Spa, NY  
103.1 MHz WHRL Modern Rock Albany, NY  
103.9 MHz WQBK-FM Album-Oriented Rock Rensselaer, NY  
104.5 MHz WTMM-FM Sports Mechanicville, NY Simulcast of WTMM-AM
104.9 MHz WZMR Active Rock Altamont, NY  
105.7 MHz WBZZ Adult Top 40 Malta, NY  
106.5 MHz WPYX Classic Rock Albany, NY  
107.7 MHz WGNA-FM Country Albany, NY  

Fringe FM signals which can be received in the Albany market include: WVCR-FM is an Adult hits radio station owned by, and primarily staffed by students from, Siena College. ... College radio (also known as university radio, campus radio or student radio) is a type of radio station that is run by the students of a college or university. ... Siena College is a nationally recognized independent Catholic Liberal Arts College situated in the suburban community of Loudonville, New York, two miles north of the states capital (Albany). ... Primary Jack FM logo Jack FM is the moniker and on-air brand of several radio stations in Canada and the United States. ... WMHT-FM broadcasts classical music and NPR programming on 89. ... Offical NPR logo National Public Radio (NPR) is an independent, private, non-profit membership organization of public radio stations in the United States. ... Classical music is a broad, somewhat imprecise term, referring to music produced in, or rooted in the traditions of, European art, ecclesiastical and concert music, encompassing a broad period from roughly 1000 to the present day. ... WRUC, 89. ... College radio (also known as university radio, campus radio or student radio) is a type of radio station that is run by the students of a college or university. ... The architectural centerpiece of the Union campus, the Nott Memorial, is named after the colleges president from 1804-1866, Eliphalet Nott. ... WAMC is a public radio station out of Albany, NY, broadcasting on the 90. ... Offical NPR logo National Public Radio (NPR) is an independent, private, non-profit membership organization of public radio stations in the United States. ... WCDB is a college radio station run by students attending The University at Albany in Albany, New York. ... College radio (also known as university radio, campus radio or student radio) is a type of radio station that is run by the students of a college or university. ... The University at Albany, (formerly known as Albany State University until the early 1990s) located in Albany, New York, in the USA, is one of four university centers of the State University of New York. ... WRPI is a college radio station run by students attending Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in Troy, New York. ... College radio (also known as university radio, campus radio or student radio) is a type of radio station that is run by the students of a college or university. ... Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, or RPI, is a coeducational private university in Troy, New York, near Albany, founded in 1824 by Stephen Van Rensselaer. ... WFLY (FLY 92. ... It has been suggested that this article or section be merged into Top 40 (radio format). ... Woob is U.K.-based ambient-dub musician Paul Frankland, whose albums for Em:t Recordings are among the most praised and encompassing documents of post-rave ambient of the last several years. ... Mainstream rock is a radio format used by many commercial radio stations in the United States and Canada. ... WBOE (The Bone) is a Mainstream rock radio station licensed to Ravena, New York and serving the Capital District and upper Hudson Valley of New York. ... Mainstream rock is a radio format used by many commercial radio stations in the United States and Canada. ... WYJB is an Albany, NY adult contemporary radio station. ... Adult contemporary music, frequently abbreciated to just AC, is a type of radio format that plays mainstream and pop music, without hip-hop or rap since, as per the name, it is geared more towards adults than teens. ... WAJZ (Jamz 96. ... Rhythmic Contemporary, also known as Rhythmic Top 40, Rhythmic Contemporary Hit Radio and Rhythmic Crossover, is a music radio format that includes of a mix of dance, and upbeat rhythmic pop, hip-hop, and R&B hits. ... WPTR is a Contemporary Christian music station licensed to Clifton Park, New York and serving New Yorks Capital District. ... The Beautiful Letdown, a 2003 CCM album by Switchfoot. ... WTRY-FM is a oldies station licensed to Rotterdam, New York and serving New Yorks Capital District and Mohawk Valley. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... WRVE (99. ... Adult contemporary music, frequently abbreciated to just AC, is a type of radio format that plays mainstream and pop music, without hip-hop or rap since, as per the name, it is geared more towards adults than teens. ... WKLI (Magic 100) is a Soft AC radio station serving the Capital District, licensed to Albany, New York. ... Adult contemporary music, frequently abbreciated to just AC, is a type of radio format that plays mainstream and pop music, without hip-hop or rap since, as per the name, it is geared more towards adults than teens. ... WKKF (102. ... It has been suggested that this article or section be merged into Top 40 (radio format). ... Rhythmic Contemporary, also known as Rhythmic Top 40, Rhythmic Contemporary Hit Radio and Rhythmic Crossover, is a music radio format that includes of a mix of dance, and upbeat rhythmic pop, hip-hop, and R&B hits. ... WHRL (Channel 103. ... Modern rock or Nu-breed is term commonly used to describe a rock music format found on American commercial radio. ... WQBK-FM (Q-103) is a classic rock radio station licensed to Rensselaer, New York and serving New Yorks Capital District. ... Album-oriented rock (commonly referred to as Adult-oriented rock), abbreviated AOR and originally called album-oriented radio, was originally an American FM radio format focusing on album tracks by rock artists. ... WTMM-FM (ESPN Radio 104. ... WZMR is an Active rock radio station licenced to Altamont, New York and serving New Yorks Capital District and surrounding areas. ... Active rock is a radio format used by many commercial radio stations in Canada and the United States. ... WBZZ are the call letters of a radio station licensed to Malta, New York that broadcasts on 105. ... Adult Top 40 is a another variation on the Top 40 format, in which this genre is more geared towards an adult audience who are not into Rock music teen Pop, Dance music, Hip-Hop, Modern Rock or slower Adult Contemporary fare. ... WPYX (PYX 106) is an Albany, New York Classic rock radio station. ... For the magazine, see Classic Rock Classic Rock was originally conceived as a radio station programming format which evolved from the album oriented rock (AOR) format in the early-1980s. ... WGNA-FM (also known as ) is a country music-formatted radio station licensed to Albany, New York and serving New Yorks Capital District. ... country music, see Country music (disambiguation) Country music, the first half of Billboards country and western music category, is a blend of popular musical forms originally found in the Southern United States. ...

Frequency Callsign Format City Notes
90.7 MHz WPGL Sound of Life Radio Pattersonville, NY Simulcast on 94.9 Albany
91.1 MHz WHVP Sound of Life Radio Hudson, NY  
92.9 MHz WBPM Oldies Saugerties, NY  
93.5 MHz WZCR Oldies Hudson, NY  
94.7 MHz WBAR Christian Lake Luzerne, NY  
95.9 MHz WCQL Hot Adult Contemporary Glens Falls, NY  
97.3 MHz WMYY Christian Schoharie, NY Simulcast of WHAZ-AM
97.5 MHz WHAZ-FM Christian Contemporary Hoosick Falls, NY  
97.7 MHz WBKK Classical Amsterdam, NY Was a simulcast of WMHT-FM for most of late 2005
97.9 MHz WRIP Adult Contemporary Windham, NY  
98.5 MHz WCTW Adult Contemporary Catskill, NY  
98.5 MHz WCKM Oldies Lake George, NY  
100.3 MHz WKBE Modern Rock Warrensburg, NY  
101.3 MHz WQAR Adult Contemporary Stillwater, NY  
101.7 MHz WNYQ Adult Hits Hudson Falls, NY  
101.9 MHz WJIV Christian Cherry Valley, NY  
102.7 MHz WEQX Alternative Rock Manchester, VT  
103.5 MHz WQBJ Album-Oriented Rock Cobleskill, NY Simulcast of WQBK-FM
107.1 MHz WFFG-FM Country Corinth, NY Was simulcast on WZMR for most of 2005

The Sound of Life radio network is a regional Christian radio network headquarterd in Lake Katrine, New York and serves eastern New York State, northern New Jersey, northeast Pennsylvania, and western New England. ... The Sound of Life radio network is a regional Christian radio network headquarterd in Lake Katrine, New York and serves eastern New York State, northern New Jersey, northeast Pennsylvania, and western New England. ... WBPM is an oldies radio station licensed to Saugerties, New York and serving the Mid-Hudson Valley, Catskills, and lower Capital District of New York state. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... WZCR (Cruisin 93-5) is an oldies radio station licensed to Hudson, New York and serving Columbia and Geene counties as well as the upper Hudson Valley, the southern Capital District, and Berkshire County, Massachusetts. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... Christian radio is a radio format that focuses on transmitting programming with a Christian message. ... Adult contemporary music, frequently abbreciated to just AC, is a type of radio format that plays mainstream and pop music, without hip-hop or rap since, as per the name, it is geared more towards adults than teens. ... Christian radio is a radio format that focuses on transmitting programming with a Christian message. ... The Beautiful Letdown, a 2003 CCM album by Switchfoot. ... Classical music is a broad, somewhat imprecise term, referring to music produced in, or rooted in the traditions of, European art, ecclesiastical and concert music, encompassing a broad period from roughly 1000 to the present day. ... WRIP is a Adult Contemporary station licensed to Windham, New York, serving the northern Catskill Mountains region and the Capital District in New York State. ... Adult contemporary music, frequently abbreciated to just AC, is a type of radio format that plays mainstream and pop music, without hip-hop or rap since, as per the name, it is geared more towards adults than teens. ... WCTW is an adult contemporary radio station licenced to Catskill, New York and serving Columbia and Geene counties as well as the upper Hudson Valley, the southern Capital District, and Berkshire County, Massachusetts. ... Adult contemporary music, frequently abbreciated to just AC, is a type of radio format that plays mainstream and pop music, without hip-hop or rap since, as per the name, it is geared more towards adults than teens. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... WKBE is the call letters for a top 40 radio station in New Yorks Capital District. ... Modern rock or Nu-breed is term commonly used to describe a rock music format found on American commercial radio. ... WQAR is an adult contemporary radio station licensed to Stillwater, New York and serving Saratoga County, New York and vincinity. ... Adult contemporary music, frequently abbreciated to just AC, is a type of radio format that plays mainstream and pop music, without hip-hop or rap since, as per the name, it is geared more towards adults than teens. ... WNYQ are the call letters of a radio station licensed to Malta, New York that broadcasts on 105. ... Adult hits (sometimes also called variety hits or classic hits) is a radio format which emerged in the early 2000s. ... WJIV 101. ... Christian radio is a radio format that focuses on transmitting programming with a Christian message. ... WEQX is an FM radio station located at 102. ... Alternative rock (also called alternative music[1] or simply alternative) is a genre of rock music that emerged in the 1980s and became widely popular in the 1990s. ... WQBJ (Q-103) is the callsign of a Classic Rock radio station licenced to Cobleskill, New York and serving the Mohawk Valley and the western Capital District of New York as well as the Oneonta and Utica-Rome areas. ... Album-oriented rock (commonly referred to as Adult-oriented rock), abbreviated AOR and originally called album-oriented radio, was originally an American FM radio format focusing on album tracks by rock artists. ... WFFG-FM is the callsign of a country music radio station licenced to Corinth, New York and serving the Glens Falls-Lake George, New York area plus Saratoga County, the Capital Region, and western Vermont. ... country music, see Country music (disambiguation) Country music, the first half of Billboards country and western music category, is a blend of popular musical forms originally found in the Southern United States. ...

External links

  • Albany Eye: A blog covering the Capital District's media.

 
 

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