After 44 years at NewsChannel 9 and 57 years broadcasting the news on television and radio, Rod Wood officially retired on Wednesday, November 18.

An hour-long special highlighting Rod’s career aired on November 18 and you can watch it below in it’s entirety.


Rod impacted many people early in their careers, who went on to become pillars in broadcasting in their fields of news, weather and sports. You can see their congratulations to Rod below:

If you would like to send Rod a card congratulating him on his retirement, send them to our station:

WSYR-TV
5904 Bridge St.
East Syracuse, NY 13057

We will make sure all cards that are sent to our station will be delivered to Rod.

Watch Rod’s full interview with Carrie Lazarus and Christie Casciano:

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