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ANNUAL MANUAL '07: A guide to media in Rochester 

Media

Compiled by Susie Hume

We might be in the age of media consolidation, but there are still plenty of information providers vying for your attention. Here's a guide to local radio stations, TV affiliates, and publications to help you pick and choose who can keep you best informed and entertained.

RADIO STATIONS

FM

WFRW 88.1 FM

Religious/Family Radio

Owned by: Family Radio

http://worldwide.familyradio.org/

WRUR 88.5 FM

Rock/Soul/Blues/Folk

Owned by: University of Rochester and WXXI

http://wrur.rochester.edu/

WCIY 88.9 FM

Religious

Owned by: Family Life Ministries, Inc

www.fln.org/

WBSU 89.1 FM

College Radio/Alternative/Top 40

Owned by: SUNY Brockport

www.891thepoint.com/

WGSU 89.3 FM

Indie Rock/Pop

Owned by: SUNY Geneseo

www.geneseo.edu/~wgsu/

WITR 89.7 FM

College Radio/Modern Music

Owned by: Rochester Institute of Technology

http://witr.rit.edu/

WGMC 90.1 FM

Jazz

Owned by: GreeceCentralSchool District

www.jazz901.org/

WBER 90.5 FM

Alternative

Owned by: Board of Cooperative Educational Services

http://wber.monroe.edu/

WGCC 90.7 FM

College Radio/Rock/Punk

Owned by: GeneseeCommunity College

www.wgcc-fm.com

WXXI 91.5 FM

Classical

Owned by: WXXI

www.wxxi.org

WBEE 92.5 FM

Country

Owned by: Entercom Rochester

www.wbee.com

WKFL 93.3 FM

70s/80s/90s/Today

Owned by: Entercom Rochester

http://ifickle.com/

WDNY 93.9 FM

80s/90s/Today

Owned by: Private owner

www.wdnyradio.com/

WZNE 94.1 FM

Rock

Owned by: CBS Radio

www.thezone941.com/

WNVE 95.1 FM

Classic Rock

Owned by: Clear Channel

www.fox951.com

WCMF 96.5 FM

Classic Rock

Owned by: CBS Radio

www.965wcmf.com

WPXY 97.9 FM

Top 40

Owned by: CBS Radio

www.wpxy.com/

WNYR 98.5 FM

Rock/Pop

Owned by: Finger Lakes Radio Group

www.fingerlakes1.com/radio-wnyr.php

WBZA 98.9 FM

70s/80s

Owned by: Entercom Rochester

www.rochesterbuzz.com/

WZXV 99.7 FM

Religious

Owned by: Calvary Chapel of the Finger Lakes

www.wzxv.org

WVOR 100.5 FM

Alternative

Clear Channel

www.mydrivefm.com

WRMM 101.3 FM

Soft rock

Owned by: CBS Radio

www.warm1013.com/

WFLK 101.7 FM

Country

Owned by: M.B. Communications

www.k1017.com/

WISY 102.3 FM

Rock/Soft Rock/Country

Owned by: Clear Channel

www.radiosunny.com

WRCI 102.7 FM

Religious/Christian Radio/Christian Rock/Faith Healing

Owned by: Crawford Broadcasting

www.wrcifm.com/

WUUF 103.5 FM

Country

Owned by: Private owner

www.bigdog1035.com/

WDKX 103.9 FM

Urban Contemporary/Hip hop/R&B

Owned by: AP Communications

www.wdkx.com/

WMJQ 105.5 FM

Christian Music

Owned by: Educational Media Foundation

www.klove.com/

WJZR 105.9 FM

Smooth Jazz

WMAX 106.7 FM

Top 40

Owned by: Clear Channel Broadcasting

www.kiss1067.com

WNVE 107.3 FM

Hip hop/R&B/top 40

Owned by: Clear Channel

www.snap1073.com

AM

WGR 550 AM

Sports/Talk

Owned by: Entercom Buffalo

www.wgr550.com/

WROC 950 AM

News/Talk radio

Owned by: Entercom Rochester

www.newstalk950.com/

WLGZ 990 AM

Oldies/Classics

Owned by: Crawford Broadcasting

www.legends990.com/

WYSL 1040 AM

News/Talk radio

Owned by: Radio Livingston, Ltd

www.wysl1040.com/

WCJW 1140 AM

Country

Owned by: Private owner

www.wcjw.com/

WHAM 1180 AM

News/Talk Radio

Owned by: Clear Channel

www.wham1180.com/

WGVA 1240 AM

News/Talk radio

Owned by: Finger Lakes Radio Group

www.fingerlakes1.com/radio-flnn.php

WHTK 1280 AM

Sports/News/Talk radio

Owned by: Clear Channel

www.whtk.com/

WRSB 1310 AM

Religious/Christian

Owned by: Shine Network

www.geocities.com/Heartland/Creek/5396/wasb.html

WXXI 1370 AM

News/Talk radio

Owned by: WXXI Public Broadcasting Council

www.wxxi.org/

WDNY 1400 AM

Oldies/Classics

Owned by: Private owner

www.wdnyradio.com/

WACK 1420 AM

News/Sports/Talk radio

Owned by: Private owner

www.1420wack.com/

WHIC 1460 AM

Religious/Catholic

Owned by: WLOF

http://wlof.net/

WBTA 1490 AM

News/Sports/Talk radio

Owned by: HPL Communications

www.wbta1490.com/

WCGR 1550 AM

News/Talk radio

Owned by: Finger Lakes Radio Group

www.fingerlakes1.com/radio-flnn.php

WASB 1590 AM

Religious/Christian/Conservative

Owned by: Shine Network

www.geocities.com/Heartland/Creek/5396/wasb.html

TELVISION STATIONS

(Rochester's cable television provider is Time Warner Cable.)

R News (Channel 9)

Time Warner Cable

24-hour news station

www.rnews.com/

WHEC (Channel 10)

NBC

www.10nbc.com/

WHAM (Channel 13)

ABC

www.13wham.com/Default.aspx

WROC (Channel 8)

CBS

www.wroctv.com/

WUHF (Channel 7/31)

Fox

www.foxrochester.com/

WXXI (Channel 11/21)

Public Broadcasting Council

www.wxxi.org/

WBGT (Channel 18/26/40)

MyNetworkTV

www.wbgttv.com/

WHAM-DT (Channel 13/16)

CW

www.13wham.com/content/cw/default.aspx

LOCAL PUBLICATIONS

About Time Magazine

Monthly publication focusing on issues of international, national, and regional importance to African Americans.

www.abouttimemag.com/

abOUT Magazine

Gay life magazine covering Toronto and Western New York.

www.aboutmag.com.

Brighton Pittsford Post

Weekly paper serving Brighton and Pittsford.Covers local issues, politics, school news, business, high school sports, community events, and opinion.

Publisher: GateHouse Media, Inc.

www.mpnnow.com/

Brockport Spencerport Post

Weekly paper serving Brockport and Spencerport.Covers local issues, politics, school news, business, high school sports, community events, and opinion.

Publisher: GateHouse Media, Inc.

www.mpnnow.com/

Business Strategies Magazine

Monthly business-to-business publication serving Western New York; focuses on strategies for managing and building businesses.

Publisher: Jim Cavagnaro

www.bizstrat.com/

Campus Times

Student-run weekly newspaper serving the University of Rochester community.

Publisher: University of Rochester

www.campustimes.org/

City Newspaper

Rochester's alternative source for news and culture. Available for free every Wednesday at more than 800 locations.

Publisher: William and Mary Anna Towler

www.rochestercitynewspaper.com/

ConXion

Monthly bilingual newspaper focusing on local and national news affecting the Latin community.

Publisher: Gannett

www.rochesterconxion.com/

Daily Messenger

Daily newspaper serving OntarioCounty.

Publisher: GateHouse Media, Inc.

www.mpnnow.com/

Daily Record Newspaper

Daily newspaper serving Rochester and Buffalo focusing on law, real estate, finance and "general intelligence."

Publisher: Dolan Media Company

www.nydailyrecord.com/

Democrat and Chronicle

Rochester's primary daily newspaper.

Publisher: Gannett

www.rochesterdandc.com

East Rochester Post Herald

Weekly paper serving East Rochester.

Publisher: GateHouse Media, Inc.

www.mpnnow.com/

Empty Closet

Free monthly newspaper serving Rochester's GLBT community.

Publisher: The Gay Alliance of the GeneseeValley

http://ec.gayalliance.org/

FREETIME Magazine

Biweekly arts and entertainment serving Western New York.

Publisher:Thomas Cannon

www.freetimemag.com/

Gates Chili Post

Weekly paper serving Gates and Chili.

Publisher: GateHouse Media, Inc.

www.mpnnow.com/

Golden Times Publications

Biweekly publication dedicated to bringing targeted news to area senior citizens.

Publisher: Carmen J. Viglucci

www.goldentimes.com

Golf Week

Independent weekly newspaper serving Rochester and focusing on local, national, and international golf news.

Publisher: George Morgenstern

www.golfweekrochester.com/

Greece Post

Weekly paper serving Greece.

Publisher: GateHouse Media, Inc.

www.mpnnow.com/

Hamlin Clarkson Herald

Free weekly paper serving EasternOrleansCounty with a local news focus.

Publisher: Westside News, Inc.

www.westsidenews.net/

Henrietta Post

Weekly paper serving Henrietta.

Publisher: GateHouse Media, Inc.

www.mpnnow.com/

Insider

Weekly paper targeting 20- and 30somethings.

Publisher: Gannett

www.rochesterinsider.com

Irondequoit Post

Weekly paper serving Irondequoit.

Publisher: GateHouse Media, Inc.

www.mpnnow.com/

Jewish Ledger

Weekly paper serving MonroeCounty covering national and local news targeted toward area Jewish Community.

Publisher: Barbara Morgenstern

The Lake and Valley Clarion

Weekly paper serving the towns of Avon, Caledonia, Geneseo, Livonia, Mt. Morris and others in Livingston County.

Publisher: Clarion Publications

www.clarioncall.com/lvclar.html

LakeLife

Summer publication with information on area lakes and summer activities.

Publisher: Gannett

Mendon-Honeoye Falls-Lima Sentinel, Inc.

Weekly subscription-based paper serving Lima, HoneoyeFalls, Rush, and Mendon.

Publisher: Shirley Thomas Arena

The Next Step Magazine

Magazine focusing on college planning and career choices to help students plan for life after high school.

Publisher: Next Step Publishing, Inc.

www.nextstepmagazine.com

Penfield Post

Weekly paper serving Penfield.

Publisher: GateHouse Media, Inc.

www.mpnnow.com/

Perinton-Fairport Post

Weekly paper serving Perinton.

Publisher: GateHouse Media, Inc.

www.mpnnow.com/

Reporter Magazine

Student-run weekly magazine serving the RIT community.

Publisher: Rochester Institute of Technology

www.reportermag.com/

Rochester Business Journal

Weekly newspaper dedicated to covering Rochester area business news.

Publisher: Susan Holliday

www.rbj.net

Rochester Healthy Living

Free annual publication designed to help readers maintain a healthy lifestyle.

Publisher: David Harney

www.rochesterhealthyliving.com

Rochester Magazine

Bi-monthly magazine covering Rochester-area news and features.

Publisher: Gannett

www.rochmagazine.com

Rochester Woman Magazine

Bi-monthly magazine targeted at Rochester area women.

Publisher: Barbara Melnyk

www.rochesterwomanmag.com

Suburban News

Free weekly paper serving WesternMonroeCounty with a local news focus.

Publisher: Westside News, Inc.

www.westsidenews.net/

Webster Post

Weekly paper serving Webster.

Publisher: GateHouse Media, Inc.

www.mpnnow.com/

LOCAL WEBSITES

www.rochestercitynewspaper.com

City Newspaper website with news, arts coverage, dining guide, and more.

http://rocwiki.org/

Community-edited guide to Rochester.

www.therefrigerator.net/

E-zine dedicated to all things Rochester, with reviews, features and more.

www.ci.rochester.ny.us/

Official city of Rochester website.

www.myrochester.com/

Guide to Rochester restaurants, events, clubs and businesses.

www.visitrochester.com/

Official Rochester tourism site.

www.monroecounty.gov/

MonroeCounty government website.

http://dragonflyeye.net/

E-zine dedicated to Rochester entertainment and progressive politics.

www.inforochester.com

Online guide to Rochester businesses, events, hobbies and more.

www.picturerochester.com

Picture-a-day website to foster Rochester appreciation.

www.rochesterblog.com/

Rochester community-wide blog.

www.rochesterwatch.com/

Rochester-based forum to discuss local and national events.

www.rentrochester.com

Online apartment-finding tool.

rochester.craigslist.com

Local community classifieds and forums.

www.rochesterbiz.com/

Resource for area businesses.

www.rochesterathome.com/

Online local and national news source run by CBS Radio.

www.rochesterturning.com

Local political blog.

http://timesunion.com/

Serving our state capital region; good site for state politics.

www.rochesterdowntown.com/

Local website covering Rochester's rapid downtown development.

www.rochestercityliving.com/

City-living resource website.

For additional media resources, visit www.rochestercitynewspaper.com.

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