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Cuts hit Bostonís Entercom radio stations hard
Boston Herald ^ | October 16, 2008 | Jessica Heslam

Posted on 10/16/2008 12:00:23 PM PDT by ConservativeStatement

WRKO-AM (680) host Reese Hopkins, two of Tom Finneran’s producers, the head of promotions, the head of national sales and a producer for Greg Hill on WAFF-FM (107.3) were axed today, as I report online.

WRKO just sent out this press release that says Hopkins will be replace by the syndicated Laura Ingraham show, which used to air on competitor WTKK-FM (96.9). There’s no mention of the other cuts.

WRKO Begins Airing The Laura Ingraham Show Starting Tomorrow

Boston, MA (October 16, 2008) – WRKO AM 680 today announced that it will begin airing The Laura Ingraham Show on weekdays between 10 a.m. and 12 p.m. beginning tomorrow, October 17th. Ingraham, whose show is syndicated by Talk Radio Network Enterprises, will replace Reese Hopkins. The Laura Ingraham Show is now ranked the 5th largest syndicated show according to Talkers Magazine with over 300 affiliates nationwide. Ingraham has affiliation in 21 of the top 25 metro markets and 42 of the top 50 metro markets.

(Excerpt) Read more at bostonherald.com ...


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To: Fractal Trader

Agreed. btw as of now Reese is still on the RKO site. Meanwhile the Herald says Severin won’t go on the Imus show because Imus was very rude to him...Imus did apologize though.


21 posted on 10/16/2008 1:21:01 PM PDT by raccoonradio
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