Little Rock, AR (PRWEB) October 10, 2004
With Halloween soon upon us, TheCashCage.com has released a list of this yearÂs 10 scariest moments in Radio.
ÂItÂs been a better than average year for shootings, child molesters, drunk drivers, deaths and general stupidity by current and former Radio employees, Â says Corey Deitz, author of ÂThe Cash CageÂ, a book about what the Radio business is really like.
Here now, the Top 10 Radio Moments of 2004:
10. Cleveland Radio sportscaster, Chuck Galeti from WTAM 1100/AM, sent to jail after a DUI conviction.
9. Billy Wayne Miles made a bomb threat after Dallas radio station, KMCM, 96.9 FM, did not play his request.
8. Former Denver Radio traffic reporter, Sam Hammer, sent to jail for 8 years after trying to have an Internet relationship with a 14-year-old girl who turned out to be an undercover cop. Child porn was also found on his home computer.
7. A former Middlesboro, Kentucky Radio newsman, Jim Gilbert, pleaded guilty to shooting and stabbing 19-year-old Dustin Daniels.
6. Kerry Dwayne Stevens, a former Christian Radio employee, pled guilty to producing child porn. He admitted photographing the genital areas of his daughter, a minor, and one of her friends while they both slept.
5. In Scranton, Pennsylvania, Doug Lane, the station owner of WWDL, was arrested on child molestation charges.
4. In Belfast: Noel Dermot McKenna was trying to tune his car radio to the news when he hit a car carrying two school teachers and killed them.
3. Police in Henderson, Texas say Teresa WolfeÂs husband, William, tried to kill her by knocking a radio into the bathtub she was in.
2. Bramble Humphreys from Sioux City, Iowa, was so upset with KSCJÂs content, she opened fire on the stationÂs building and two cars in the parking lot.
1. Rodney Michael Cates was killed by his truck radio. CatesÂ truck went off the road and hit a driveway culvert. His truck went airborne and on the way down, the radio popped out of the dashboard and hit him in the head causing a fatal blow.
(Corey Deitz is available for interviews.)
Contact: Corey Deitz
Cell: (501) 247-9636