For Radio, It’s Cut And Ruin

The layoffs and staff dismissals continue proving that even though consolidation's leader, Clear Channel, couldn't make it work, lesser consolidators continue the failed practice known as downsizing. Just in one day news that CBS -- the failed consolidator-in-waiting laid off the entire staff at WAQZ, Cincinnati. CBS is supposedly doing a little nip-tuck of its own on staffs elsewhere (Inside Radio rumors Memphis). LMAs are all over the headlines and radio people know what LMAs bring -- layoffs. When Citadel takes over the ABC stations, want to bet they don't increase hiring by 20%? Radio doesn't need fewer people to run their&hellip