Last week, Michael Berry of local radio’s Clear Channel stations, stated that he doesn’t work on the weekends. While it’s always been obvious, it was more so this weekend.
Berry’s sniffling host when the Astos aren’t playing/after the game for 2 or fewer hours on Sundays, Lores Rizcalla, isn’t familiar with her local co-workers, specifically Chris Tritico, who does what she does, but on Saturdays, and who has also been with the station for a lot longer than she has. I see this as a failure of management. Seriously, Berry should spend less time trying to get me to go out to lunch with him and more time on introducing his talent to each other.
Today Lores actually agreed with a caller complaining about Tritico being a Democrat and advising that listeners should just turn their radios off when he comes on. Michael? Hello? I don’t blame Lores. She can’t be expected to familiarize herself with the programming of the station she works for. Seriously, it’s too much to ask her to follow baseball on Sundays so she might know if a game gets rained out and she might need to come in. I lay the blame for that at Michael Berry’s feet. As we all know, an employee’s failure is a reflection on management.
But never fear! I have alerted Michael to the problem, and I assure you, he will remedy it.
Now, what he will do about the person choosing the bumper music for Lores is quite another matter. Today that person chose the American Idol elimination song to end Lores’ show.