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CNYCentral WSTM 3 News

Channel 3 News Syracuse Live

CNYCentral WSTM 3 News logoCNYCentral WSTM 3 News is among the leading news networks in the United States that operate at Virtual CH 3 and works under the name of Sinclair Broadcast Group. The channel is affiliated to NBC Network and serves the entire region of Syracuse, New York. Channel 3 News Syracuse is home to local news, WSTM Weather, sports, CNYCentral school closings, and entertainment in Syracuse and New York. The channel’s weather section includes WSTM Radar “Live Triple Doppler Radar,” Hurricane Tracker, cameras, maps, weather snaps, and more.

Get different exciting services such as nation and worldwide news, connect to congress, Matt’s Memo, NYS Fair, The New-New York, Armstrong Army Strong, Question of the day, and Beyond the Podium. Furthermore, WSTM-TV features Birthday Bash, Contests, Lotto Number, Town Hall Sign Up, Sinclair Cares, Summer Fun 101, EEO, Money Cents, Partners Spotlight, etc. Tune into CH 3 and enjoy the HD services of CNYCentral News over the local cable, satellite network, and Internet via WSTM live stream. The NBC3 News Syracuse uses the branding “NBC 3 News” and slogan “We Know What’s Central to You” for its news service.

Watch WSTM 3 Live Streaming

The channel serves the local news, WSTM Weather coverage, traffic updates, and many exciting Television programs to the community through WSTM 3 Live Stream. You are not around the town? No problem, you can still have a look at the region’s current affairs and top stories with the network’s live streaming service. If you are a smartphone/tablet user, tap the button below; otherwise, click it and enjoy the HD services of CNYCentral on your PC without any interruption.

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General FAQ’s by WSTM 3 Viewers

The audience often curious about the channel’s main events & journalists and ask several questions related to them, such as:

How old is Laura Hand WSTM?

Laura Hand was the most senior team member at CNYCentral Live who dedicated her almost whole life to the channel. She was a proud member of WSTM 3 and given her valuable services to the station until she decided to retire from Journalism last year in October 2019. Her age isn’t known to the public as she didn’t update it anywhere on her social media accounts. However, one thing is sure: she is quite old and has livened life to its fullest so far.

Can You Get WSTM with Antenna?

You can watch WSTM news, WSTM Weather, daytime, live sports telecast, traffic updates, primetime programming, and late-night shows. All these and many other TV programs can be accessed on the antenna at CH 3.

“The Section III Scholar-Athlete Award Program” by WSTM 3 acknowledges two high school seniors with both academic and athletic careers every week from different high schools. The ones who inherit a high level of courage, veracity, and willpower. Their personal achievements and standards are ideals for others. The station’s “Hometown Heroes” section features those local personalities who are working for the betterment of the community without expecting any reward for their services. Such People are worth mentioning, and CNYCentral Live knows; therefore, it wants to remember those faces. “Education Matters” by NBC3 News Syracuse helps students by providing educational and resourceful information. Continuing with the education and finding the best field of interest could be challenging for the students. Hence, Educational Matters guides them in looking for the area of interest to pursue their education.

WSTM TV Schedule

Following is the schedule for WSTM live stream. You can check the timings of news shows, talk shows, and general programming related to Syracuse local news.


5 p.m. – 7 p.m.

Today with Hoda & Jenna

8 p.m. – 9 p.m.

The Doctors

9 p.m. – 10 p.m.


10 p.m. – 10:30 p.m.

Paid Programming

10:30 p.m. – 11 p.m.

Days of our Lives

11 p.m. – 12 a.m.

The Drew Barrymore Show

12 a.m. – 1 a.m.

Dr. Phil

1 a.m. – 2 a.m.

The Ellen DeGeneres Show

2 a.m. – 3 a.m.

NBC3 News @ 5

3 a.m. – 3:30 a.m.

NBC3 News @ 5:30

3:30 a.m. – 4 a.m.

NBC3 News @ 6

4 a.m. – 4:30 a.m.

NBC Nightly News with Lester Holt

4:30 a.m. – 5 a.m.

NBC3 News @ 7

5 a.m. – 5:30 a.m.

Access Hollywood

5:30 a.m. – 6 a.m.

Weakest Link

6 a.m. – 7 a.m.

Dateline NBC

7 a.m. – 9 a.m.

NBC3 News @ 11

9 a.m. – 9:34 a.m.

The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon

9:34 a.m. – 10:36 a.m.

Late Night with Seth Meyers

10:36 a.m. – 11:36 a.m.

A Little Late with Lilly Singh

11:36 a.m. – 12:06 p.m.

Today with Hoda & Jenna

12:06 p.m. – 1 p.m.

st Look

1 p.m. – 2 p.m.

CNYCentral Mobile App

CNY Central Mobile AppWith the slogan “We Know What’s Central to You,” the CNY Central Mobile app not only offers trusted local news but also a live newscast and streaming events, hourly weather forecast, live triple doppler radar, WSTM  and the latest weather information.

Meanwhile, users can read the in-depth stories across the world, see traffic conditions in the area, and watch WSTM 3 live stream. The app is specifically designed to make the users convenient. They can get all the essential data right on the app’s home page and customize it according to their own liking. Moreover, the station’s exclusive CNY Central Weather App provides WSTM Weather coverage with accurate forecasting.

Users can access weather cameras, maps, live radar, hurricane tracker, weather photos submitted by the viewers, WSTM School Closings, and much more. They can add/save their favorite locations, get alerts from NWS about the severe weather, and see the exact weather conditions based on their GPS. Meanwhile, catch the WSTM Weather transmission online at WSTM live stream.

WSTM 3 News live broadcasting news room
WSTM 3 News live broadcasting news room | Credits: official website

About Channel 3 News Syracuse

WSTM-TV first hit the air on 15 Feb 1959 with the calls WSYR- TV under the possession of Advance Publications together with WSYR Radio, Syracuse Herald-Journal, and Syracuse Post-Standard. It was the second TV network to start operations in Syracuse, right 1.3 years after WHEN-TV.

Currently, WSTM 3 operates under the ownership of Sinclair Broadcast Group. It is affiliated to NBC as a primary network and “The CW” and “Comet” as a secondary affiliate partner.

CNYCentral Weather Department

WSTM Weather coverage is among the top-rated transmissions in Syracuse, New York. They deliver the timely WSTM weather forecast without compromising on the quality. They use the most advanced tools and latest technology to predict the climate conditions in town. National Weather Service has already admired WSTM services and deemed them the most trusted source of weather coverage in the city. CNY Central weather section features WSTM radar, live weather cams “Sky Watch Cameras,” real-time Hurricane Tracker, maps, CNYCentral School Closings, and many other exciting services.

Weather Authority One WSTM 3
Weather Authority One WSTM 3 | Source: facebook page

Meanwhile, schools & colleges can also submit their “closings” details to the channel at the station’s official website by heading towards the weather section and selecting the “submit a closing” option. Furthermore, watch fantastic weather snaps shared by the locals that the WSTM Weather department regularly features on their website.

WSTM Live Doppler Radar

WSTM 3 Weather Authority logo of CNYCentralChannel 3 News Syracuse NY was the first channel in the market to use the Doppler radar system in 1985 and later established its own setup in 2000. It installed its own a in Onondaga, a site inheriting the radars of three more stations, i.e., WHEC News, WIVB News, and SUNY Brockport. However, later, WSTM-TV and WIVB-TV terminated their individual radars. Currently, in the channel’s weather segments, NBC3 Syracuse NY features three CNYCentral live radars, “NOAA National Weather Service radar” in Buffalo, Binghamton, and Montague. They call it “Live Triple Doppler” on-the-air.

CNYCentral Weather Maps

WSTM 3 features different weather service maps such as Triple Doppler Radar Views, WSTM Weather Alerts, 7-Day Forecast, Right Now, Airport Delays, Forecast Maps, and Satellite Maps. These maps provide detailed information on climate conditions at different levels.

  1. Triple Doppler Radar Views
  • CNYCentral Radar Immediate CNY
  • CNY
  • Radar E Lake Ontario
  • Finger Lakes
  • Radar North Country
  • Northwest
  • Radar Syracuse Metro

2. Right Now

  • Lightning
  • Current Temps

3. Forecast Maps

  • Snow CNY
  • CNY
  • Rain
  • CNY Zoom

4. Weather Alerts

  • Warnings Zoom CNY
  • Warnings

5. Satellite Maps

  • Eastern US Satellite & Radar
  • NE US Satellite Radar

6. 7-Day Forecast

7. Airport Delays

CNYCentral Live Weather Authority Team

WSTM-TV has the leading team of meteorologists, “The WSTM Weather Authority.” The channel struggles hard for the weather coverage and has been maintaining its quality in Syracuse for years. Public trusts their journalism and considers them the “most accurate” in time.

They always rely on the CNYCentral Weather forecast before planning their trips & tours with family or friends. The network’s skilled team consists of a number of weather personalities known to be the best in their field with a high level of expertise. They are known for covering many severe weather events in town, including tornado outbreaks. Under the leadership of Wayne Mahar, the channel’s team of meteorologists consists of several experienced weather personalities such as Lydia Knox, Sydney Sullivan, and Mike Brookins.

Sydney Sullivan: Full-time meteorologist at Weather Authority

Sydney Sullivan - Famous anchor of CNYCentralSydney Sullivan became a part of WSTM 3 Weather Authority in June 2019. The Georgia resident is excited to practice and discovers everything NBC3 News Syracuse has to offer.

Sullivan did her graduation in Meteorology in 2018 from the Florida Institute of Technology. Before completing her studies, she did several weather internships at Georgia Emergency Management Agency, WESH in Orlando, and WSB in Atlanta. After doing these three internships, Sydney landed her first job in CNY Central Live as a full-time meteorologist.

Lydia Knox: Dedicated Weather Personality at CNYCentral

Lydia KnoxLydia Knox is a meteorologist at the CNYCentral News Weather Authority team; she joined the squad in February 2019. As a Weather Personality, Knox loves to help people understanding the weather phenomenon and cares about effective communication. Her passion for the environment drives her to spread awareness among people about environmental issues.

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After completing her studies at Penn States University in 2017 with a BS Meteorology degree, Lydia got a position at KMEG 14 Siouxland News as a meteorologist in June 2017. While pursuing her education, she did a 3-month internship at NBC, Connecticut in June 2016, before landing a job at Penn State University as a Teaching Assistant in August 2015. Currently, she serves NBC3 News Syracuse as a full-time anchor.

CNyCentral News Team

The dedicated WSTM news team of anchors, reporters, and investigators not only provides accurate reports to the Syracuse public but also delivers quality, authenticity, and reliability to them. They know their audience and realize what is important to them and ensure the delivery of the required information. Their journalism skills are one of the bests in the state, and they have won several awards for their services.

They reach the scene first and try to solve the mystery as soon as possible. Farah Jadran, Megan Coleman, Melanie Johnson, Wayne Mahar, and Meghan Bragg are a few of the prestigious names in the CNYCentral news team.

Melanie Johnson: Hard Working Reporter at WSTM 3

Melanie JohnsonMelanie Johnson is the news expert with a proven history of doing journalism in the broadcast media industry. She has quite an experience in several fields, including Social Media, Final Cut Pro, Editing, and of course, media production. Melanie Johnson is presently working as a weekend news anchor at Channel 3 News Syracuse Live.

Johnson did her graduation from Howard University in 2014. However, she stepped into her career life in June 2007 when she became a Youth Worker at Carole Robertson Center for Learning. In September 2011, Melanie started working at Washington Middle Schools for Girls as a Volunteer. Then, she joined NAACP as a research Analyst in March 2012. Later, she got a chance to make a way into the TV industry when she became a part of CBS Denver as a Newsroom Intern. After completing the four-month internship in CBS Denver, she did two more internships before finally landing a job at KNOP-TV Nebraska as an Evening News Reporter in April 2015. Then, Johnson became a community reporter at WDKX-FM in November 2017 and ultimately joined WSTM 3 as a Weekend Reporter, producer, and anchor.

Jana Barnello: TV News Anchor at NBC3 News Syracuse

Anchor from WSTM 3 News, Jana BarnelloJana Barnello managed the digital department at CNYCentral News and became a part of the squad in October 2018. With around ten years of experience in journalism, anchoring, and creating digital content, Jana has won several awards for her services. She was excited to be back in her hometown and covered several exciting stories that impact society.

Prior to WSTM Syracuse, Barnello used to work at WGME Portland as an anchor and reporter. She worked there for more than six years. She was nominated four times in New England Emmy Awards for reporting & live event coverage and received four Edward. R Murrow Awards for writing.

Niko Tamurian, Matt Mulcahy, Megan Coleman, and Wayne Mahar standing at WSTM 3 News
Niko Tamurian, Matt Mulcahy, Megan Coleman, and Wayne Mahar | Credits: twitter

Even before that, Jana polished her reporting skills at WTVC News. During that time, she covered deadly tornado outbreaks, presidential politics, and everything else. However, Barnello started her journalism career at WFXL Albany. She got her graduation degree from the S.I. Newhouse School OF Public Communications at Syracuse University.

CNYCentral News TV Lineup

The table includes all the Television programs telecasted by WSTM 3. From political debates to entertainment content and whatnot, the Audience can get everything according to their taste at WSTM live stream.

Nurses The Voice Late Night with Seth Meyers Today
NBC 3 News The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon Early Today A Little Late with Lilly Singh
Early Today Today in Central New York The Doctors TMZ
Days of our Lives Dr. Phil The Dew Barrymore Show NBC Nightly News with Lester Holt
Access Hollywood The Ellen DeGeneres Transplant Dr. Seuss’ The Grinch Musical!
Time Person of the Year One Night Only: The Best of Broadway Weakest Link Dateline NBC
1ST Look Weekend Today in Central New York Earth Odyssey with Dylan Dreyer A New Leaf
Saturday Today Extra Weekend NBC 3 News Vets Saving Pets
The Wall Saturday Night Live Ellen’s Game of Games Open House
Dog Tales NBC Sports Special Meet the Press Full Measure with Sharyl Attkisson
NBC Sports Special Sunday Today Football Night in America Ring of Honor Wrestling
Tel: 315.477.9400
Tower Location: the town of Onondaga, New York
Brand Name: NBC 3

Coverage Map:

WSTM 3 News coverage map
WSTM 3 News coverage map | Source:
Trevelyan Cosmo
Trevelyan Cosmo
A professional writer since 2013 with a Bachelor of Science in Economics, Trevelyan Cosmo ran the creative writing department for the major News Channels until 2019. He then worked as a Senior content writer with, including national newspapers, magazines, and online work. He specializes in economics and broadcasting communications.

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