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.

Xerox is reporting mixed results for its second quarter earnings released on Tuesday morning.

Xerox is a standalone company now, after it split from the business services side of the corporation earlier this year.

The division based in Rochester mostly revolves around document technology, and in this latest quarter, profits of $166 million came in higher than Wall Street expects on a per share basis, with the company earning .87 per share on an adjusted basis; Wall St. expected around .80 per share.

ITT Goulds Pumps and the United Steelworkers Local 3298 have announced a new five year contract.

Officials say the agreement was ratified by the workers on Saturday morning.

The Seneca Falls operations general manager for Goulds Pumps, Mike McKee says the agreement will allow the company to remain competitive in a challenging global market.

Union local president Mison La-Seigna says the package is fair for the employees while supporting business objectives.

Local business leaders are responding to comments made by President Trump about the economy in Upstate NY.

In an interview this week with the Wall Street Journal, Trump indicated that people ewho live in what he called 'upper New York state,'  and some other states will need to move to states like Wisconsin, Iowa and Colorado, which are adding manufacturing jobs.

Kodak Alaris is moving. But it’s not going very far.

The company, which is involved in photo kiosks, various photographic products and software solutions, has been located in the Eastman Business Park, but has announced it is moving to the Rochester Technology Park in Gates.

The company says the 250,000 square foot space will serve as the company’s U.S. headquarters and will house its CEO, as well as be the base for three of its four business groups.

Wegmans is bringing home delivery to Rochester, and several other cities.

The supermarket chain announced in June that it had a partnership with a company called Instacart, which allowed some Wegmans shoppers in Northern Virginia and Maryland to complete their grocery shopping online.

Now, Wegmans and Instacart, a San Francisco based company, say the home delivery will be available in Rochester, Buffalo and Syracuse in August.