Ten Dismissed At KDND Over Water-Drinking Contest Death
January 16, 2007 at 4:22 PM (PT)
Following the unfortunate death of a KDND (107.9 THE END)/SACRAMENTO listener (NET NEWS 1/15) attributed apparently to drinking too much water during a "Hold Your Wee For A Wii" contest last FRIDAY (1/12), ENTERCOM/SACRAMENTO VP/Market Mgr. JOHN GEARY has released a statement: "Effective immediately, the Morning Rave program is cancelled and ten employees are no longer with the station."
ALL ACCESS has learned that among those exiting are nine-year Station Mgr./PD STEVE WEED; Morning Rave members LUKAS, MANEY, TRISH SWEET, FESTER and CARTER; morning show producer LIZ DIAZ; Promotion Dir. ROBIN PECHOTAl; and two others. For more on this from the SACRAMENTO BEE, just click here.