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WRFI was recently honored by the New York State Broadcasters Association with a 2019 Excellence in Broadcasting Award for “The Loneliness Radio Project.” We are thrilled to say we won a first place statewide award in the category of Outstanding Public Affairs Program or Series and are so proud of all our collaborators who made…Read More
Hiring: WRFI News Director (Part-Time) WRFI is seeking to hire a part-time news director who will oversee and develop news programming at the station and who will train and direct volunteers and interns within the news department. The station is also currently accepting proposals for news content collaborations. While this is a temporary hire to…Read More
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Over 38,000 grandstand ticket holders and 23,000 campers filled Watkins Glen International race track the weekend of Aug 3-5, 2019. If you’re an auto racing fan, you already know that Sunday’s Monster Energy Cup was won for the 2ndyear by 21-year-old Chase Elliot, son of NASCAR champion Awesome Bill Elliott. And that Saturday’s Xfinity Cup…Read More
WRFI’s Matthew Anticoli in an interview with Pete Meyers, one of the founders of the Tompkins County Workers Center. WRFI’s Matthew Anticoli and Pete Meyers discuss the passed, or soon to be passed legislation the TCWC has long supported, and what’s next for the Tompkins County Workers’ Center.Read More
Representative Tom Reed of New York’s 23 district gives regular press conferences via telephone for radio and news papers in the 23rddistrict. This morning’s conference emphasized the visit to a detention center on the Texas / Mexica Border. WRFI news team’s Fred Balfour was on the call and filed this report.Read More
On Wednesday July 24, WRFI News Team member Fred Balfour participated in the morning media conference call with Representative Tom Reed of New York’s 23rd district. Reed gives regular press conferences via telephone for radio and newspapers in the 23rd district, which includes Watkins Glen and Tompkins County. Over 40 minutes, Rep. Reed and the…Read More