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.

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ROCHESTER (WXXI) - New York's attorney general is encouraging state residents to test their internet speeds and let his office know if they are not living up to the performance promised by their internet provider.

ROCHESTER (WXXI) - A new Siena College poll shows generally strong support for a number of Governor Cuomo’s State of the State and budget proposals. 

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(WXXI) Some state lawmakers say they would prefer Governor Andrew Cuomo keep the traditional method of delivering the annual State of the State address.  

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(WXXI) Authorities have identified the man responsible for distributing fliers in Pittsford and Brighton promoting a white supremacist website. 

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(WXXI) A new Siena College survey shows that holiday gift spending among New Yorkers will be pretty similar to what it was last year. The survey shows that more than half of those polled will spend under $500, according to survey director, Don Levy. 

Officials at SUNY Geneseo say they are investigating another incident of racist graffiti. This time, it was the letters KKK found scrawled on the side of a gazebo on campus.  The graffiti has since been removed.


Officials with the del Lago Resort & Casino in Seneca County have announced an opening  date for that $440 million project. 

(WXXI) A law firm that has filed a class action suit seeking expansion of residential opportunities for people with developmental disabilities is expecting to get a legal response soon from the state.

The president of the Student Assembly for the SUNY System along with the president of the SUNY Geneseo government  have issued a joint statement on hate speech.

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(WXXI) Officials say the New York State Education Department will not make additional changes to standardized tests for students in grades three through eight, at least through 2018.