And then some of their management happened to catch a few days' worth of WGSR Star 47. In particular The Local Buzz with WGSR general manager Charles Roark. Even more particular: a number of recent broadcasts in which Roark was encouraging viewers to talk about their sex lives.
It gave this area a bad enough impression, that those jobs aren't coming now.
I've been sitting on this for a few weeks but didn't have enough confirmation of it until this afternoon. One source told me that WGSR's being the sole televised media outlet for the county made us "out to be slackjawed idiots".
Call it a classic case of one bad apple ruining the whole bushel.
By the way, ever notice how Roark will do his damndest to get callers to talk about their sex lives, but he never talks about his own?
Way more coming in due time. I'm sitting on too much material that deserves to be unloaded before I move on to bigger and better things (hopefully sooner than later).