News Cuts Hit Cumulus In Flint, Columbia
February 9, 2009 at 4:59 AM (PT)
Among the cuts at CUMULUS FRIDAY was longtime CUMULUS FLINT News Director LES ROOT.
ROOT, a multiple winner of ASSOCIATED PRESS awards, started his 50-year radio career in high school and became News Director at WTRX-A in 1984.
KFRU Drops Reporters
CUMULUS Talk KFRU-A/COLUMBIA, MO lost two news reporters and a meteorologist in FRIDAY's corporate-wide job cuts, reports the COLUMBIA DAILY TRIBUNE. The station's only two news reporters, MATT LACASSE and SCOTT SMITH, were let go, along with meteorologist KATIE CRANDALL.