Bill Keeler is a radio talk show host and television producer in Utica, NY. He began his radio career during his junior year in high school in 1981, as a disc jockey and play-by-play announcer for the Little Falls Mets radio broadcasts, a now dissolved Single A farm team of the New York Mets franchise. From 1989 until 2012, his controversial brand of ‘shock jock’ radio entertained audiences in Utica, Syracuse, Albany and Providence, Rhode Island with FM Talk. Since 2002, he has produced and appeared in several television programs including the stunt driven program, “The Keeler Show,” and a cooking program called, “Plate Night.” In 2009, he launched an online newspaper in the Utica area, Utica Daily News, which operated until 2012. In 2013, he made the transition into News/Talk radio as the morning show host on WIBX 950 AM in Utica, which is also simulcast each morning over WFXV Fox 33 TV. Keeler also owns a television production company, which produces several television programs and commercial campaigns (including political campaigns) that air throughout Upstate New York. He supports several charities including Toys for Tots, Operation Sunshine, and has been promoting testing for early detection of cancer since his own bout with the disease in 2018. He’s currently a board member with Mohawk Valley Crime Stoppers. He resides in the Utica area with his wife and family.
As Food Vendors Cancel at the State Fair, a Utica Restaurant Expands
More than 60 food and merchandise vendors have opted out of this year's New York State Fair, many citing a labor shortage, according to media reports. Now, a Utica restaurant is stepping up by doubling the size of its food booth and turning it into a large restaurant and bar at this year's…
Mayor Palmieri Reinforces “Only In Utica” Criticism (Opinion)
Utica Mayor Rob Palmieri is being called out on his decision to move forward with the sale of the Kennedy Parking Garage, which is within the new MVHS Wynn Hospital footprint. Both Oneida County Executive Anthony Picente and MVHS have a different view of the facts Palmieri claimed during his Friday …
Is the Woodstock Documentary Fair to Griffo and City of Rome? (Opinion)
The crowd inside the Cinema Capitol, the smaller theater next door to Rome's Capitol Theater, was bracing for the worst on Friday night as the HBO documentary, Woodstock 99: Peace, Love and Rage began streaming on HBO and HBO Max.
MacKenzie-Childs Just Announced Big News About their Annual Barn Sale
With the pandemic restrictions lifted, are you one of those planning to travel to Aurora, NY for the annual MacKenzie-Childs Barn Sale? Big news was just made from the popular retailer.
Have You See This Person? Crime Stoppers Wanted Person of the Week
Mohawk Valley Crime Stoppers Wanted Person of the Week comes from the Utica Police Department.
Olympian Would Crush Stefanik on Ice, But Elise is Favored at The Polls
U.S. Representative Elise Stefanik has a new opponent and this Democrat is a former Olympic Speed Skater. Olympic hopeful Birdie Farrell announced today that her next olympic caliber competition will be a political one.
Million Dollar Mickey Mantle Baseball Bat Center of Utica, NY Court Case
A former New York Yankee is suing the National Baseball Hall of Fame over a special bat he claims belongs to him, and the suit will be argued just down the road from Cooperstown.
This Amazing Locally-Made Tool Must Be In Every Mohawk Valley Kitchen
The Kwik-Kut Manufacturing company dates back into the 1920s in Ilion and Mohawk, NY and the company still exists today.
Does Your Child Have the Super Star Power to Sing on the Big Stage?
Do you have a child or grandchild who you think has the talent to be the next stage sensation? The Syracuse Stage is holding open auditions for children and you don't even have to travel. Auditions at this stage are being done virtually.
Upstate New York Pop Artist Luke Mock Performs In-Studio
Pop artist Luke Mock came into Utica on Friday to perform on WIBX's Keeler in the Morning Show. Mock, a singer-songwriter from Auburn, says he writes music "from a very honest and personal perspective, crafting engaging melodies with stories and emotion while bringing his music to life on …