Wednesday, April 17, 2019
San Diego Radio: Morning Host Dan Sileo OUT At KWFN
Morning talk host Dan Sileo is no longer host of the morning show at Entercom's KWFN 97.3 FM.
However, Sileo will remain in the Entercom stable. That was confirmed Entercom Communications executive Bob Bolinger, senior vice president and market manager, on Tuesday night. He declined further comment.
John Kentera is listed as the morning host on the station’s website. He is expected to host Wednesday’s show between 5 a.m. and 9 a.m. Kentera hosted a show at 690-AM and 1090-AM from 1990 through 2015.
The Padres signed a five-year deal with Entercom that began with the 2017 season. A switch within the broadcast company, from 94.9 to 97.3, came at the start of 2018 spring training.
Last spring, Sileo moved from a midday slot to the early morning show after the host originally hired for that time period, Kevin Klein, was replaced following a controversy that erupted over a tweet many deemed insensitive to suicide.
Sileo, who worked at The Mighty 1090-AM from 2014-17. According to The San Diego Union-Tribune, many Padres fans on social media were outraged last week when the club announced it would make members of its front office and field staff available for weekly interviews on Sileo's show.
Recently, Sileo began hosting a weekend show on Entercom's WEEI 93.7 FM in Boston. the WEEI Show continues.
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