Randy Gorbman

Randy Gorbman is WXXI's Director of News and Public Affairs. Randy manages the day-to-day operations of WXXI News on radio, television, and online. 

Randy has over 30 years of broadcast news experience, and was recently news director at WHAM-AM in Rochester. Randy has also been news director, writer, announcer, and producer at radio stations in several cities in New York and Connecticut, as well as working as an editor at the NBC Radio Network. He served as past president of the New York State Associated Press Broadcasters' Association, and is currently a member of its Board of Directors.

Randy has also taught journalism to local students, serving as adjunct instructor at SUNY Geneseo and Monroe Community College.

Randy received his Bachelor of Arts degree in Communication from the S. I. Newhouse School of Public Communications at Syracuse University, and his Master's degree in Liberal Arts from SUNY Empire State College.

ROCHESTER (WXXI) - NYS officials say that they’ve reached a potential settlement with Charter Communications regarding the build-out of its cable network.

Veronica Volk / Great Lakes Today

ROCHESTER (WXXI) - Two state lawmakers say that they are introducing bipartisan legislation to provide some financial relief for people living along Lake Ontario and the St. Lawrence River seaway. 

International Joint Commission

ROCHESTER (WXXI) - There will be more water flowing out of Lake Ontario in an effort to help ease the recent flooding conditions along the south shore. 

Randy Gorbman

ROCHESTER (WXXI) - Gov. Andrew Cuomo went to the town of Greece on the the southern shoreline of Lake Ontario -- one of the areas that has been hardest hit by the recent flooding. 

Payne Horning, WRVO

ROCHESTER (WXXI) - Water levels on Lake Ontario may be peaking, but for lakefront homeowners, the worst is far from over. However, there were developments Monday involving some help from the state. Governor Cuomo's office announced he's making $10 million available to help flood victims. 

Veronica Volk / Great Lakes Today

ROCHESTER (WXXI) - NYS Senate Republicans have announced the introduction of a bill creating a new Great Lakes Flood Recovery Grant Program to help those impacted by the lake flooding this Spring.  

SUSAN B. ANTHONY HOUSE AND MUSEUM

Governor Cuomo is announcing a new campaign designed to promote tourism at historic sites  related to equal rights. The campaign is being rolled out in conjunction with the 100th anniversary of women’s suffrage in New York State. 

ROCHESTER (WXXI) - With Lake Ontario's waters continuing to rise. New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo has directed state agencies to assist communities for possible flooding. More than 130,000 sandbags have been deployed to the region, as residents prepare for flooding in low-elevation areas.

JASON SMITH / WRVO NEWS

Governor Cuomo has directed state agencies to assist local communities in Cayuga, Jefferson, Monroe, Niagara, Orleans, and Wayne counties for possible flooding issues due to rising water levels on Lake Ontario and is urging all residents in the region to prepare for flooding.  

SYRACUSE (WRVO/WXXI) - Residents who live along the shoreline of Lake Ontario have been trying to stay ahead of rising water levels that are threatening their properties. 

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