Brady Exits Mornings At Classic Rock 96.5 Richmond After Offensive Facebook Post

Classic Rock 96.5 WKLR Richmond Brady Gene DeAngeloSummitMedia’s “Classic Rock 96.5” WKLR-FM Fort Lee/Richmond VA has parted ways with morning host Gene ‘Brady’ DeAngelo following an offensive post made on his personal Facebook page.

DeAngelo made a since deleted post about a woman sitting in a bar that went in all the wrong directions. As with anything online, it has been archived elsewhere to see where he went wrong and use it as a teachable moment.

DeAngelo has hosted mornings at WKLR since September 2013. He has also worked at WWUZ Fredericksburg, WXLK Roanoke, and multiple stations in the Greenville/New Bern market in his career.

Both DeAngelo and the station have released statements online regarding his exit.

Today was my last day with Classic Rock 96.5I made a joke that some thought was inappropriate on my personal Facebook…

Posted by Brady In The Morning on Thursday, August 2, 2018

Classic rock 96.5 is all about the music. We love all our listeners and feel that everyone should be treated with…

Posted by Classic Rock 96.5 on Thursday, August 2, 2018

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