Talk-radio show host resigns

Talk-radio show host resigns

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YUMA, AZ (KSWT News 13) - A popular talk radio show host surprised his listeners when he suddenly announced his resignation live, on-air.

Russ Clark who had a show on KBLU 560 AM quit after 10 years of being with the station.

Clark tells KSWT News 13 that management wanted him to take the show in a different direction. They wanted less opinion and more news.

Clark says his on-air resignation wasn't personal, it was a business decision.

He says, "They had no idea. They took away my morning show and gave me a one-day-a-week, which, I think was an effort to keep me somewhat engaged without having me be directly opposed to them or directly in competition. But, of course, I need to get back on air. I need to get back to what I was doing."

Clark says he's taking his show "Live and Local with Russ Clark," to competitor station "Outlaw Country" on 1400 AM starting April 2nd.

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