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.

After an uproar from a number of businesses and other organizations who have operations in downtown Rochester, the city is changing a plan that increased the time that metered parking was in effect.

In an effort to balance the new city budget, which began in July, the hours for weekday parking at the kiosks and meters was extended from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Business owners are optimistic about growth! You'll get the details from the new surveys by M&T Bank and Paychex.

Also, you may not need to make a Target run, because they're launching an online delivery service. -Another online delivery service coming to the Rochester area, this one focusing on Target customers

Plus, we gear you up for a significant Xerox shareholders meeting, especially after the company went through major management changes this past spring.

In this WXXI Business report, the latest jobs report shows strong private sector employment growth in June for the Rochester region. Will that trend continue?

Also, we update you on some mergers and get you prepared for the Xerox earnings call that's happening this week, the first for their new CEO. 

Carestream Health has new leadership. On Thursday, the company named David Westgate as the new Chairman, President and CEO.

Westgate previously served as CEO of Jason Industries, an industrial manufacturing corporation.

In a statement, Westgate said that Carestream’s focus, “…will be on delivering innovation that is life-changing, for patients, customers, employees, communities and other stakeholders…”

In this WXXI Business Report, some details about a Reuters report that quotes sources as saying Xerox is looking at the possibility of selling a leasing unit.

Plus, consumer confidence in New York state is going up, and some Wegmans employees have a new contract.