Geraldo Rivera Files Suit Over Firing From WABC/New York
December 10, 2015 at 4:04 PM (PT)
BLOOMBERG BUSINESS is reporting that GERALDO RIVERA has made good on his threat to sue CUMULUS MEDIA for firing him from his midday hosting duties at News-Talk WABC-A/NEW YORK.
The suit, filed WEDNESDAY in NEW YORK STATE Supreme Court, alleges, as RIVERA recently posted on his Facebook page, that CUMULUS' new management locked him out of his studio and office and reneged on a handshake deal he had with his former CUMULUS managers LEW DICKEY and JOHN DICKEY. The suit references an email from then-EVP JOHN DICKEY saying, "I admire your work and your loyalty. Glad you will be covering the election on 77 WABC next year..."