Veteran TV-Radio Newscaster Cathy Pirczuk Steps Down As WWNY GM
January 6, 2015 at 11:30 AM (PT)
Veteran radio and TV newscaster CATHY PIRCSUK has announced her retirement as GM and Divisional VP at WWNY and WNYF in WATERTOWN, N.Y., according to a report in NEWZJUNKY.COM.
Starting in the news department as a reporter in JANUARY, 1979, PIRCSUK became the station’s top manager in 1996. She has filled the roles of news anchor, assignment editor, news director and station manager, her 36-year career with WWNY spanning almost two-thirds of the station’s 60-year history.
PIRCSUK has been a member of the advisory board for NORTH COUNTRY PUBLIC RADIO. She has served on several professional boards including NEW YORK STATE BROADCASTERS ASSOCIATION and RADIO-TV NEWS DIRECTORS, among others.
Pircsuk worked as a classical and jazz music producer/host for KBIA-F in COLUMBIA, MO, and as a morning DJ for KWOS-AM in JEFFERSON CITY, MO. Before moving back to northern NEW YORK, she worked as a news writer/producer for UPI NEWSTIME in ATLANTA.