Nine Out; Schedule Shuffles At Cumulus/Toledo
October 31, 2008 at 4:27 PM (PT)
ALL ACCESS has learned that the budget axe has fallen at CUMULUS/TOLEDO, with nine layoffs so far, including Alternative WRWK morning host KEVIN MURPHY. Others taking the hit include Country WKKO middayer BILL MANDERS, a 38-year TOLEDO radio vet; Oldies WRQN night-slammer BUDDY CARR; Country WKKO night-crawler CRAIG SNYDER, who's been with WKKO since about 1988; Hot AC WWWM afternoon-driver DAVE FULLER and morning producer/Promotions Asst. RYAN YOUNG; Cluster Traffic Mgr. TIM MCMAHON; WXKR/WTOD/WLQR/WRWK Promotions Dir.TOM STAUDT and Sports WLQR pm-drive host MATT MELZAK.
Some are reportedly being retained for part-time.
Re-alignment of duties reportedly has WWWM/WRQN PD RON FINN going from doing live middays on WRQN to voicetracking the shift, leaving FINN to team with WWWM host LYN CASYE for WWWM morning drive. CASYE will also VT nights on Classic Rock WXKR.