After many years of fun and antics on San Antonio morning radio, DJ's Lisle and Hahn have been ousted by rocker 99.5 KISS radio. Story below from MySanAntonio.com. I'm a product of the 70's, and grew up with Joe Anthony and Lou Roney... Hate to see these guys go.
....from MySanAntonio.com /
“Their contracts weren’t renewed,” was how Virgil Thompson, vice president of programming for Cox Media Group — San Antonio, put it in a phone interview.
He pointed to ratings as the culprit. Thompson explained that the morning show — which mixed irreverent talk from Lisle, Hahn and Kelley Kendall with rock music and was dominant in the ratings for some 17 glory years — saw a sizable dip in audience the past couple of years.
“Steve Hahn had been contemplating retiring already,” Thompson said. However, Lisle, who’s six years younger than his partner and still has younger children to worry about, wasn’t of that mindset, he added.
Ratings began dropping, Thompson elaborated, once the Portable People Meters went into full effect here at the end of 2009. This electronic form of audience measurement consists of devices placed on all members of participating households – ages 6 and older — for up to two years. It varied quite a bit from the old Arbitron diaries, which were recall-based records filled in by listeners. ...read more here.
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