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.

A company which makes precision machined components is moving its operation from Rochester to the Town of Greece.

That according to Greece Supervisor Bill Reilich, who says that Addison Precision Manufacturing, currently located on Avis Street in Rochester, has grown too large for its current location and is building and moving into a new facility on Gates-Greece Townline Road.

Kodak is releasing its 2016 corporate responsibility report, which sets goals for environmental and social responsibility.

The company has set 10 goals it wants to reach by 2025. They include approaching zero waste at Kodak Sites worldwide, diverting waste from landfills and incinerators, and further reducing greenhouse gas emissions and water consumption.

Xerox is reporting third quarter numbers that beat Wall Street estimates.  Although the company is seeing some declines in profits and sales, it still exceeded what the analysts were looking for.

Xerox earned $179 million dollars in the quarter, down a bit from $183 million a year ago,  and sales of $2.5 billion fell close to six percent compared to a year ago when currency fluctuations are accounted for.

The company earned 89 cents per share after various restructuring and other costs. Both profits and revenues topped analysts’ estimates.

Rochester City officials are celebrating the completion of a new solar field that will help power some city facilities including City Hall.

The solar field is located at the former Emerson Street Landfill, and holds more than 7,800 solar panels, that will generate approximately three million kilowatt hours

The seven acre site has been vacant since 1972 and was recently removed from the state’s list of inactive hazardous waste disposal sites.

A local business services company is expanding.

Sutherland says it will be hiring more than 200 people in Rochester over the next two months.

Among the jobs they are looking to fill: sales consultants, technical support and customer service.

The company says it is offering very attractive salaries and benefits packages.

There are open interviews, Monday through Friday, from 10am to 6pm at 1180 Jefferson Road in Henrietta.