Tom Joyner Announces Retirement
Tom Joyner, is officially throwing up the deuces to radio. According to the AJC, he plans to retire in two years. The 67-year-old, who is the first successful syndicated urban radio morning host, announced he news on his show, which airs on Atlanta’s Kiss 104.1. The site reports,
Since he started his show, he’s faced off against numerous rivals including Steve Harvey (heard locally on Majic 107.5/97.5), Russ Parr (heard locally on Old School 87.7) and Rickey Smiley (heard locally on Hot 107.9).
Joyner kept the note upbeat: “We will continue to be reachable, relevant and ready to super serve our audience in true Tom Joyner Morning Show fashion. The celebration will be epic as we remember the guests, the laughs, the tears, the bits, the unforgettable moments we’ve shared together…and, of course we’ll be making new memories along the way.”
And he added: “When we go off the air each morning, I never say goodbye…and I’m not saying it now! Here’s to much more good radio!”
Do you agree with Joyner’s decision to retire?