Changes at WKTV with new owner?
Barbara Waw Waw

Herkimer, NY

#95 Jan 22, 2014
Valley wrote:
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I'd like to see some of you news "Critics" read the news and see how how it goes over .. But I doubt that you know how to read !
Jason claims he has worked there for 14 or 15 years, so I think he should be able to read . He reads the same stories at the early morning news that he reads at noon, and he still can't get it right.
Rhapsody

Utica, NY

#96 Jan 22, 2014
Come On Man wrote:
So your trying to tell us that management is causing Jason Powles to flub every story he tries to read from his own scripts and cause Kristen to give the news as if she's auditioning for a Shakespearean play.
Kristen Copeland looks like a parody on an SNL skit.
I'm really surprised they haven't called Jane Curtain back to reprise her role.
Come On Man

Utica, NY

#97 Jan 22, 2014
Valley wrote:
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I'd like to see some of you news "Critics" read the news and see how how it goes over .. But I doubt that you know how to read !
How How! Not a case of a poster having to do a better job. What a childish response. These people at WKTV are payed to do a job and do it well. We posters tune in to a professional, I repeat PROFESSIONAL TV station and expect a decent presentation. NOT a Rinky Dink grade school act. Sure, mistakes happen, but not at the regularity seen on WKTV. Keep in mind, these people have been there beyond the rookie period. By this time they should have their act together. Tune in any of the Syracuse stations or #10, YNN, and see how news is supposed to be presented. Because a person complains, they should be able to do a better job? If they weren't union, 90% would be canned. Good thing your attitude isn't applied to airline pilots!!!!
Now at

Utica, NY

#98 Jan 22, 2014
Come On Man wrote:
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How How! Not a case of a poster having to do a better job. What a childish response. These people at WKTV are payed to do a job and do it well. We posters tune in to a professional, I repeat PROFESSIONAL TV station and expect a decent presentation. NOT a Rinky Dink grade school act. Sure, mistakes happen, but not at the regularity seen on WKTV. Keep in mind, these people have been there beyond the rookie period. By this time they should have their act together. Tune in any of the Syracuse stations or #10, YNN, and see how news is supposed to be presented. Because a person complains, they should be able to do a better job? If they weren't union, 90% would be canned. Good thing your attitude isn't applied to airline pilots!!!!
You probably sit home all day on your welfare ass watching T.V.- and criticizing ..While everyone else has to go to work and support your phony disabled ass.
True

Utica, NY

#99 Jan 22, 2014
Wrong wrote:
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As a potential advertiser, I deserve and want quality on air talent when my company is tied into the station! It may not bother you because you most likely work there but the people who we want to reach as advertisers expect better! Someday when you pull your head out of your ass, you will realize that there is a serious lack of quality at this station!
You are 100% correct. The place is a sh*t show, in every department. Mr. Prathers made the worst investment of his life, and should move to Utica for 3 months to realize exactly what he purchased. News is intermingled with sales, and should not be. the GSM is to busy trying to get her fat azz laid (none wants her) to pay any attention to the important clients. The agencies hate the station. Lets hope someone wakes up and runs the station the way it should be run.
Come On Man

Utica, NY

#100 Jan 22, 2014
Now at wrote:
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You probably sit home all day on your welfare ass watching T.V.- and criticizing ..While everyone else has to go to work and support your phony disabled ass.
No, sorry to disappoint. I happen to work rotating shifts and rotating days off, BUT, I guarantee I earn a hell of a lot more bucks than you, plus, I get my health insurance covered 100% by my employer, AND, I will get a retirement pension. AND, I don't have to lower myself with cheap childish welfare jabs like you. Hows that grab ya bud?!!
Grapevine

Utica, NY

#101 Jan 23, 2014
Come On Man wrote:
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No, sorry to disappoint. I happen to work rotating shifts and rotating days off, BUT, I guarantee I earn a hell of a lot more bucks than you, plus, I get my health insurance covered 100% by my employer, AND, I will get a retirement pension. AND, I don't have to lower myself with cheap childish welfare jabs like you. Hows that grab ya bud?!!
As a long time advertiser I know that up until mid 2012 clients and agencies were well taken care of by the former GSM and his exemplary sales staff but he was run off by corporate and was paid off to keep his mouth shut about the happenings up there. There's quite a few of us who miss the professionalism of him and his sales staff. It's still exists at WUTR and WFXV where we have taken our monies to.
Grapevine

Utica, NY

#102 Jan 23, 2014
True wrote:
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You are 100% correct. The place is a sh*t show, in every department. Mr. Prathers made the worst investment of his life, and should move to Utica for 3 months to realize exactly what he purchased. News is intermingled with sales, and should not be. the GSM is to busy trying to get her fat azz laid (none wants her) to pay any attention to the important clients. The agencies hate the station. Lets hope someone wakes up and runs the station the way it should be run.
THIS IS WHAT I MEANT TO REPLY TO.

As a long time advertiser I know that up until mid 2012 clients and agencies were well taken care of by the former GSM and his exemplary sales staff but he was run off by corporate and was paid off to keep his mouth shut about the happenings up there. There's quite a few of us who miss the professionalism of him and his sales staff. It's still exists at WUTR and WFXV where we have taken our monies to.
well

New Hartford, NY

#103 Jan 23, 2014
True wrote:
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You are 100% correct. The place is a sh*t show, in every department. Mr. Prathers made the worst investment of his life, and should move to Utica for 3 months to realize exactly what he purchased. News is intermingled with sales, and should not be. the GSM is to busy trying to get her fat azz laid (none wants her) to pay any attention to the important clients. The agencies hate the station. Lets hope someone wakes up and runs the station the way it should be run.
Now I see the truth has come out, you have a personal problem with the GSM. What's the matter, she wouldn't give you the time of day? Grow up.
Sorry

Schenectady, NY

#104 Jan 23, 2014
well wrote:
<quoted text>Now I see the truth has come out, you have a personal problem with the GSM. What's the matter, she wouldn't give you the time of day? Grow up.
Sorry, thats not the case at all. I am a female business owner. She has canceled 2 meetings, and both times I found out she was at a bar in the middle of the afternoon drinking. Its disgusting that she is only interested in being a hockey puckette and hanging out on Varick St, rather than doing her job.
Grapevine

Mamaroneck, NY

#105 Jan 24, 2014
Canceled on me too. Maybe if I had told her I had a stocked bar she would show up. But then she would get up on it start dancing and chase away my customers. No thanks. I will stay at WUTR.
Lol

New York, NY

#106 Jan 24, 2014
Come On Man wrote:
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No, sorry to disappoint. I happen to work rotating shifts and rotating days off, BUT, I guarantee I earn a hell of a lot more bucks than you, plus, I get my health insurance covered 100% by my employer, AND, I will get a retirement pension. AND, I don't have to lower myself with cheap childish welfare jabs like you. Hows that grab ya bud?!!
Wow everyone's impressed ...now go back to your bottle !
Ha Ha Ha

Utica, NY

#107 Jan 24, 2014
Lol wrote:
<quoted text> Wow everyone's impressed ...now go back to your bottle !
Sounds like it's time for your mommy to reheat yours and change the nipple. And maybe check your diaper! Ha, Ha, Ha, Ha, Ha. You children slay me.
Lol

Utica, NY

#108 Jan 24, 2014
That's the best you got ? Lol what a loser
Whitesboro Trash

Utica, NY

#109 Jan 24, 2014
Grapevine wrote:
Canceled on me too. Maybe if I had told her I had a stocked bar she would show up. But then she would get up on it start dancing and chase away my customers. No thanks. I will stay at WUTR.
send me in coach !
Disgrace

Utica, NY

#111 Jan 25, 2014
WKTV sales is a disgrace. Their reps are unprofessional drunks. The entire place is a wreck and someone should check their rates. The big local clients stay only because they have to. It is a mess of an organization and the new owners should begin with the sales department and reorganize from there. The only people who stay are the ones that cant find work anywhere else. The good ones go to WUTR or TW
When

Utica, NY

#112 Jan 25, 2014
People like Daphne hanging out in bars doing "anything" for a advertising client ..wow how can WKTV employ such a person ?
D Shipman

Dallas, TX

#116 Jan 26, 2014
They are making me use a separate bathroom! The boys don't like me in theirs and the girls say I pee on the seats! What is a feller to do?
Help

Utica, NY

#117 Jan 26, 2014
Producer wrote:
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Sounds like they got the makings of their own soap opera up on Smith Hill. Drunks and Hoes. They probably could get top dollar for that.
Sad part is it's ALL TRUE
Help on the way

Utica, NY

#118 Jan 26, 2014
It's more then true. The whole station is corrupt. I left the place because its crazy. Levin is dating a (near)minor, Daphne brags about her young men, Michelle is sleeping with the VP. All the dept heads should be investigated. They hide DWIs, indisgredtions, etc Where does it end.

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