Caitlin Whyte

Caitlin joins WXXI after working down the street at Stephens Media Group where, she co hosted a children's radio show, "Saturday Morning CarTunes" on WARM 101.3 and worked as a traffic reporter for various affiliates.

Prior to that, she lived in Western Alaska where she worked for KNOM in Nome.  When she was not engrossed in all things Iditarod, Caitlin served as the community and education spot producer and hosted the weekday morning program.

Originally from Rochester, Caitlin graduated from SUNY Plattsburgh with a B.S in Audio/Radio Production and Broadcast Management. She is excited to make the jump to public radio and host Weekend Edition.

 

Gates gets Greenlight

Jul 10, 2018

Greenlight Networks is expanding, and it's starting on the west side.

Gates will be the first whole town to get the high-speed internet service provider; that comes just a few months after a Tom Golisano-owned company bought the business.

Greenlight President Mark Murphy says it has helped accelerate the company's growth.

A battle over contract negotiations continues at Jordan Health.

Janice Harbin, CEO of the health center says she is saddened and disappointed at how negotiations with 1199SEIU have turned, and believes that what they have offered is fair.

"I have been in community health for 30 years and there’s no game in healthcare. It’s serious and I think we are beginning to feel bullied by this massive organization."

A celebration of science will be held through a series of events in downtown Rochester Saturday.

This year’s March for Science stems from last year’s march by the same name that was a call to action to unite as a diverse, non-partisan group advocating for trust in the field.

A job fair was held Tuesday for individuals looking for work after moving here from Puerto Rico after Hurricane Maria.

The agency the fair after a popular resume workshop they held last week.

President and CEO of Ibero, Hilda Rosario Escher said their goal was to give those seeking work an easy opportunity to meet with local employers.

Love Beets is expanding their operations at Eastman Business Park.

Managing Director Daniel Cross said over the next 26 months they will be creating 100 new jobs in middle and high skill level fields.

"Engineering, mechanics but also going back into our supply chain in terms of our bet growing. So looking at trainings skills in agronomy, potentially the use of technology and how we're farming and working with growers."

Other jobs will include exploring the use of drones and digital technology for mapping fields as well as calculating crop yield and output.

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