Pete McMurray Exits WIQI
October 17, 2012 at 10:49 AM (PT)
MERLIN MEDIA Adult Hits WIQI (i101)/CHICAGO morning man PETE MCMURRAY was relieved of his duties after finishing his morning show earlier TODAY, CHICAGORADIOANDMEDIA .COM reports. McMURRAY took over the post after a long tenure in mornings at sister Classic Rock WLUP (THE LOOP).
In an e-mail to his fans, MCMURRAY wrote, "I had a fantastic run at THE LOOP. We accomplished some great ratings increases over the past couple of years. Unfortunately you can't control the owners and what direction they want to take."
Via TWITTER, he wrote: "So ... We move on. Thanks for listening everyone. Back on radio soon."