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Mark Wallengren has a few words posted on his blog about Kim, that KOST allowed be printed at the time. Whether it’s sanitized to put a positive spin on a sad occasion, it is up to you to decide… this is CLEAR CHANNEL, after all.
We really can’t post mark’s entire comment on the subject, but I think it’s fair that a few words make it onto this page…
…”She is a remarkable woman and will always remain one of my dearest friends and family members.
We can all speculate and try to wrap our heads around whatever process occurred that concluded that despite all our past and current success her services would no longer be needed. But let us not forget, she broke ground, was feisty, she couldn’t be ignored and is an incredible example to any woman in this business.
Will Kim be o.k.? You bet. Will I be o.k.? Yes. Will the station be o.k.? With your help, absolutely. Will I miss her? What do you think?”
You may read the entire blog by clicking HERE (If it is still available online)
Meantime, while you’re all busy thinking about Kim Amidon, let’s all go back to when it was fresh… at 8:20 scoped, here’s the Mark & Kim Show from 7/2/86
Contributor: Big Apple Airchecks
Comments: Steve West & Mark Wallengren