Indie 103.1 Has Imploded, If You Did Not Get The Memo
Yep, it’s true. We should have some interesting takes on the Indie/Entravision station’s death soon. Meantime, Metblogs has posted what appears to be the twitter scoop here. Some kind soul (embittered staffer?) has already updated Wikipedia as well:
On August 19th, 2008, Station Manager Dawn Girocco announced her departure from the station. Starting in October 2008, longtime specialty shows were either dropped (“Feel My Heat,” Community Service,” “Big Sonic Heaven,” “Camp Freddy Radio”) or moved to weekends (“Harmony in My Head”). Upon the cancellation of his roots music show “Watusi Rodeo,” Chris Morris accused the station of “now being styled as KROQ Jr.” in an effort to increase the station’s ratings.
In November 2008, Escalante stated he was giving up the morning show but would continue to host an expanded two-hour version of his legal-advice show, “Barely Legal Radio.” He was replaced by longtime station DJ “TK.”
On January 15, 2009, Indie 103.1 announced on the air that it would soon be ending its run on the FM frequency. (source)
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» BREAKING: Indie 103.1 No More? (LA Metblogs)