Rick Dees Leaves the Airwaves
Rick Dees told his audience yesterday morning he is leaving his morning show on Clear Channel station KIIS in Los Angeles. Details of his exit have not yet been released but on-air personality Matt Siegel of WXKS in Boston, another Clear Channel station, said he was "let go." In the past year, Dees' ratings have slipped from a share of 4.0 to a share of 2.9 according to Arbitron. American Idol host Ryan Seacrest is rumored to replace Dees. A press statement is expected today.