Leading the layoffs was staple Michael Main, a solid news journalist and managing editor who’s been with WOAI for nearly 30 years. He was let go Friday morning, according to mysa.com.
According to a radio insider, anchor/reporter Berit Mason and multimedia journalist Stephanie Narvaez were cut from WOAI as well.
In Tampa...Beasley Broadcasting, new owner of Country WQYK 99.5 FM, is making some changes.
Included is the dismissal of market veteran Steve Austin. He vacates the PM drive shift after 16-years at the station.
After 16 years i was let go today at @WQYK995 ! I will miss my friends and listeners! #radio
— Steve Austin (@steveaustinwqyk) December 11, 2014
In Mobile...WABD-FM/Mobile Program Director and afternoon host Scott Adams exits the Cumulus CHR outlet. He previously served as morning co-host at Cumulus CHR KHCZ-FM (Z-95.7)/Kansas City before its flip to Rhythmic CHR as "95.7 The Vibe" in 2005.
In NYC...Fitz has exited his post as Production Director for Cumulus HotAC WPLJ's "The Todd Show." Previously, Fitz made stops at Modern Rock WRMR/Jacksonville-Wilmington-New Bern, NC as MD/afternoon drive host and CBS Radio for 5 years in various programming roles.