Preceding Format Flip, Robins Out At KGBY
December 21, 2007 at 8:06 AM (PT)
As CLEAR CHANNEL prepares to flip KGBY (Y92.5)/SACRAMENTO from "Y92.5" to Rock Adult Hits "My92.5" (see story above), morning host PAUL ROBINS and sidekick LORI SACCO have been laid off, reports THE SACRAMENTO BEE. ROBINS has hosted a morning show there for the past 18 years.
"Anybody who does what I do and doesn't know that this day is coming and doesn't plan for it is a dummy," ROBINS told the BEE. "There’s nobody at any radio station that ought to be thinking, 'I'm going to do this until I'm 65.' So, in that regard, nobody has the right to ever be surprised.
My overwhelming reaction is, 'Wow, isn't it amazing I lasted 20 years.' It has been really fun.'
"I've always had my eyes wide open in this business and it happens sometimes," he said. "It’s very rare you get to pick the time. I know it sounds Pollyanna, but I'm not making it up: My overwhelming reaction is, 'Wow, isn't it amazing I lasted 20 years.' It has been really fun.'"
ROBINS will be able to make an on-air goodbye on his last show today (12/21); he is also rumored to be a potential replacement for the soon-departing KELLY BROTHERS at sister KFBK-A..
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