After morning than nine years, morning talk hosts Jim Quinn and Rose Tennent are no longer part of Clear Channel's WPGB 104.7 FM programming.
The duo finished its run in
Pittsburgh last Friday, according to the
In a statement, a Clear Channel spokesperson said "WPGB tried to reach new terms with Jim Quinn and Rose Tennent, but as that was unsuccessful, they will be moving on and we support and thank them for the contributions they have made to Clear Channel Media + Entertainment's WPGB over the years."
Another Clear Channel talent, David Bloomquist will host mornings on WPGB from 6-10 a.m., effective immediately. A former sports and morning news anchor on
television, Bloomquist, known as "Bloomdaddy," broadcasts from WWVA
1170 AM in The program also is available on Wheeling, W.Va. Parkersburg's WLTP, 910 AM.
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Bloomquist radio career began at WOMP AM 1290 from 1997-2000.
Then he created the “Bloomdaddy Experience” at The Dawg from 2004-2007 before coming to 1170 WWVA in May of 2008.
While at WWVA, the Bloomdaddy Experience has won Best Morning Talk Show-medium market-in
Virginia 2 years running.
The show has also been picked as the Best Morning Show in a local newspaper poll.