It's been speculated about here, but OMW hears it has been officially announced: Dan Deely will take the afternoon drive shift at CBS Radio AC WDOK/102.1 Cleveland.
Deely, the former afternoon driver at crosstown Salem CCM WFHM/95.5 "The Fish", takes the opening left when Chris Fox departed the station a while back.
WDOK program director (and OMW reader) Scott Miller talks about it in the official press release on Deely's hiring:
".. Before I comment on Dan, let me take the time to acknowledge the long list of talented people that I had the pleasure to interview and spend time getting to know. I wish I had jobs for all of them. There are many Cleveland radio veterans that are not working and that's a shame. That fact made the decision a difficult one.
At this time and the evolution of WDOK, Dan Deely brings a marquee presence to the station. Dan's market history along with his on air capabilities and his investment in the community are just the tip of the many qualities he brings to WDOK. Listeners love him, clients love him and the CBS Radio-Cleveland family welcomes him with open arms."
Deely starts in the afternoon drive slot next Monday, May 7th...