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Country comic Cledus T. Judd joins WQYK-FM morning show on Friday



Cledus_T_Judd.jpgHere's the press release from CBS Radio:


Tampa, Fla. – Thursday September 2, 2010, WQYK-FM has signed Cledus T. Judd to a multi-year agreement to co-host the WQYK Morning Show.  “My whole life people have asked me what the ‘T’ in my name stands for,” Judd jokes, “Now I tell them the ‘T’ is for Tampa,”

Starting Friday September 3, Cledus will be joining current morning show host Dave McKay every weekday morning from 5AM-10AM ET.  The new morning show can be heard on-air at 99.5, streaming online at and via a variety of mobile devices including the iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Blackberry, and Zune.

Judd returns to host the WQYK morning show after a two year absence.  He is most known nationally for his Country Music Parody work, including I Love NASCAR” a spoof of Toby Keith’s “I Love This Bar,” “Paycheck Woman” in response to Gretchen Wilson’s “Redneck Woman,” and “It’s a Great Day to Be a Guy” for Travis Tritt’s “It’s a Great Day to Be Alive.”  Judd has is a popular stand-up comedian at concerts and comedy clubs all across America and has sold over 2 million CD’s.  Recently, Judd co-hosted Nashville Star and is a regular co-host for CMT’s Most Wanted Live. 

Judd will be moving to Tampa and will continue his comedy and recording career with occasional concerts and new CD. 

CBS Radio Tampa Operations Manager and WQYK Program Director Mike Culotta added, “It’s really exciting to have Cledus co-hosting mornings for us back home on WQYK where he belongs,” said Mike Culotta, Operations Manager/Program Director for WQYK.

WQYK-FM is owned and operated by CBS RADIO, one of the largest major-market radio operators in the United States. A division of CBS Corporation, CBS RADIO operates 130 radio stations, the majority of which are in the nation’s top 50 markets. CBS RADIO also owns and operates Play 98.7- WSJT, 92.5 Maxima-WYUU, 1010 Sports-QYK-AM, Q105-WRBQ, and WILD 94.1-WLLD in Tampa.

[Last modified: Thursday, September 2, 2010 5:01pm]


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