Connect with us
Barrett News Media Summit 2024

News Radio

Wayne Resnick ‘Mostly Retiring’ From KFI

“It is a joy to work with you guys. It is not a goodbye. I’m mostly retiring.”

Barrett News Media

Published

on

A photo of Wayne Resnick
(Photo: KFI AM-640)

KFI AM-640 morning co-host Wayne Resnick has announced he is “mostly retiring” from the Los Angeles news/talk station.

Resnick has been alongside Bill Handel and Amy King in mornings, frequently serving as the main fill-in host when Handel was vacationing.

During the January 1st edition of The Bill Handel Show, Resnick hosted the program before noting he would not be back in to work on Tuesday.

“Bill Handel is back tomorrow. I am not. I am mostly retiring so I can do some other things,” revealed Resnick. “I will fill in when Bill is out on vacation…it is a joy to work with you guys. It is not a goodbye. I’m mostly retiring,” he reiterated.

Neil Saavedra joined the KFI morning program Tuesday, mentioning that the move to mornings was a full-circle moment for him as he began his radio career working as an intern for Bill Handel. He noted that he also met his current wife while interning for the venerable host.

Subscribe To The BNM Rundown

The Top 8 News Media Stories of the Day, sent directly to your inbox every afternoon!

Invalid email address
We promise not to spam you. You can unsubscribe at any time.
Continue Reading
3 Comments

3 Comments

  1. Sontag Bruno

    January 3, 2024 at 9:38 am

    Lately I’d noticed Wayne was a bit more loose on discussing Musk and his anti-semitism, BH was crickets. Now I understand why.

  2. Bob

    January 5, 2024 at 12:12 pm

    Wayne was the best part of the BH show.l can barely listen the that show anymore. I started listening when Handel took over the morning spot. He has changed do much. If anyone ever want back and listen to his old shows or remembers them, you know he would throw around the N work like nothing. Also had something racist to say about every race.
    Was listening this morning and he was talking to Steve Gregory about a dog being killed by homeless. When Steve mentioned the suspect was black, Handle sounded like he wanted to delete that. I think he has turned very WOKE in order to keep his show going.
    Plus he’s shown many times what a libtard AH he is.

  3. Adam

    January 8, 2024 at 11:46 am

    Wayne should be in the radio hall of fame. I had thought he was being groomed to take over the morning show. But perhaps Wayne was never totally comfortable in the limelight. Still, a legend. Whisper radio was brilliant.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

News Radio

WRVA Host Jeff Katz Gets Special Olympics Tattoo After Raising $15K

Katz made a bet with Chesterfield County Sheriff Karl Leonard that if he could raise $15,000 for Special Olympics of Virginia, the pair would get matching tattoos.

Barrett News Media

Published

on

A photo of Jeff Katz and his Special Olympics tattoo
(Photo: Jeff Katz)

WRVA host Jeff Katz has some new ink. Not on a contract, but on his left arm.

Katz made a bet with Chesterfield County Sheriff Karl Leonard that if he could raise $15,000 for Special Olympics of Virginia, the pair would get matching tattoos.

The duo actually raised more than the $15,000 goal, so yesterday became “Tattoosday” for the pair, with Katz showing off his new ink on his left arm alongside tattoo parlor owner Mike Ivey of Journey’s End Tattoo Studio, who donated his service to the radio host and sheriff.

Katz has been host of The Jeff Katz Show on the Richmond news/talk station for the past 10 years, and signed a contract extension to remain with the Audacy-owned station last June. In 2023, Katz finished second in the BNM Top 20 for Mid-Market Afternoon Shows.

Subscribe To The BNM Rundown

The Top 8 News Media Stories of the Day, sent directly to your inbox every afternoon!

Invalid email address
We promise not to spam you. You can unsubscribe at any time.
Continue Reading

News Radio

Glenn Beck: ‘Why is Journalism Now A Crime to Journalists?’

“Open and free dialogue is the foundation for free society. It is also the foundation that peace can be built upon.”

Barrett News Media

Published

on

A photo of Glenn Beck
(Photo: Glenn Beck)

The fallout from the interview by Tucker Carlson with Russian President Vladimir Putin continues, with Glenn Beck noting that he finds humor in the reaction.

Beck welcomed Carlson to his BlazeTV program to discuss the interview. Before Carlson joined the program, Beck questioned why the response to the former Fox News host’s interview was as swift as it was.

“The news was actually kind of hilarious and it still is. Take any war in history, I don’t care with whom or which leader. Any journalist worth their salt, they’d be chomping at the bit to interview the leaders on both sides, but not this one. Why?,” Beck questioned. “Why is journalism now a crime to journalists?

“There’s been something that the media has now forgotten. Maybe the governments have never known it. But it is that open and free dialogue is the foundation for free society. It is also the foundation that peace can be built upon. Talk with everyone. You don’t have to trust them, even like them, but talk to them, understand where they’re coming from. It’s all very basic. And if anyone currently is criticizing Tucker for interviewing a person who is the leader of the country, we’re currently involved with a shadow war, well, maybe you should just ask Tucker.”

Subscribe To The BNM Rundown

The Top 8 News Media Stories of the Day, sent directly to your inbox every afternoon!

Invalid email address
We promise not to spam you. You can unsubscribe at any time.
Continue Reading

News Radio

Former WBBM Anchor David Roe Dies

Roe anchored at the Chicago all-news station for 35 years before stepping away in 2018.

Barrett News Media

Published

on

A photo of the WBBM logo

David Roe, a longtime anchor at WBBM before his 2018 retirement, has died after a bout with esophageal cancer.

Roe anchored at the Chicago all-news station for 35 years before stepping away in 2018. In addition to his work at WBBM, Roe also spent time at stations in Wyoming, Colorado, and Denver before moving to the Windy City as an anchor and reporter in 1983.

“He was a wonderful anchor — nothing ever flustered him,” retired WBBM news anchor and reporter Regine Schlesinger told the Chicago Tribune. “He was unflappable as an anchor and in fact, he was so good at it that whenever anybody new was hired and went through a training process, (management) would always put that person with David because they knew that David knew how to teach them properly.”

“He was very committed to … very much wanting to do good work, accurate, honest work,” added WBBM political editor Craig Dellimore. “It was a matter of trying to be our best. And David was very funny and personable and got along with everybody. He had a very calm manner about him, and that was very helpful in times of breaking news.”

David Roe was 71 years old.

Subscribe To The BNM Rundown

The Top 8 News Media Stories of the Day, sent directly to your inbox every afternoon!

Invalid email address
We promise not to spam you. You can unsubscribe at any time.
Continue Reading
Advertisement

Advertisement
Advertisement

Upcoming Events

BNM Writers

Copyright © 2024 Barrett Media.