It was one thing for KKDA-AM to replace most of their on-air staff last year with an automated computer. That was sad, but the great tunes kept playing and Willis Johnson kept his morning show. So it's incredibly sad (and infuriating) to see KKDA-AM go completely off the air.
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Wendell Sneed has toured with Wilson Pickett, Etta James, The Chi-Lites and played in Dallas funk band the Soul Seven, but more recently, he's been working with the Dallas Music of Art, and hosts Jazz in the Atrium, their long-runnin ... More >>
In my ten years of working in radio, I had many conversations with people who were unceremoniously let go. Formats flip, contracts aren't renewed, or a big company gobbles up a small company and puts the long-timers out to pasture. Not really any different from layoffs in most fields, but in radio, ... More >>