There's been yet another exit from Cumulus' Toledo cluster, but is there a return in the works in the same building?
FMQB reports this afternoon that top 40 WTWR/98.3 APD/MD/afternoon drive/imaging guy Eric Chase is now out at "Tower 98.3". As far as we know, Chase continues his part-time work in Detroit. OMW hears he got the word of his exit from his "day job" in Toledo while on vacation.
"Tower" hasn't had a program director since Brent Carey's exit back in July.
And about that possible entrance - OMW hears that a former sister station's programmer is now being heard in afternoon drive in the slot once occupied by Mr. Chase. It's former WWWM/105.5 "Star 105.5" program director Steve Marshall who is now heard in the "Tower" PM drive position.
Though this is just our speculation, it'd be rather interesting if Marshall picks up where he left off at Cumulus Toledo, though at 98.3 instead. We hear he does have some top 40 background on his resume...
In a totally unrelated item (as far as we know), a former Cleveland air personality has left his job in Michigan. AllAccess reports that Brian "Fig" Figula exits as program director of his first and hometown station, Cumulus top 40 WWCK in Flint MI. There's no word on where "Fig" heads next.
Cleveland listeners know "Fig" from his stint at CBS Radio hot AC WQAL/104.1 "Q104", where he held down afternoon drive...