It’s unclear what particular feedback led to Dukes’s dismissal, when he made the feedback or how his bosses realized of their existence. Entercom stated it will don’t have any additional touch upon the matter.
A quick on-air announcement of Dukes’s dismissal was made Friday morning in the beginning of “The Sports activities Junkies,” the morning drive-time present on 106.7 The Fan.
“Chad Dukes is now not with 106.7 The Fan,” J.P. Flaim stated. “Our firm just lately realized of inappropriate feedback that he made in previous episodes of his private podcast and our firm has zero tolerance for any types of hateful speech, so our focus, the Junkies, stays on sports activities and doing the very best present we will. With that stated, I don’t assume we’re saying something additional on it.”
Along with internet hosting “Chad Dukes Vs. the World” on 106.7 The Fan’s weekday afternoon drive-time slot since 2014, Dukes co-hosted the “Rodkast” podcast for a number of years, with the newest episode publishing in September 2019. He additionally co-hosts the “Big O and Dukes” podcast, which started as a radio present.
Dukes, a Burke, Va., native who attended Lake Braddock Secondary Faculty, started internet hosting “Chad Dukes Vs. the World” in July 2014, after former Washington Soccer Staff linebacker LaVar Arrington, his co-host on 106.7 The Fan’s “LaVar and Dukes Present” for the earlier 5 years, left to take a job on the NFL Community. Earlier than WJFK-FM switched to a sports activities discuss format in 2009, Dukes co-hosted the “Massive O and Dukes” present on the station for 3 years, making him one of many longest-tenured voices on the D.C. airwaves. In September 2019, he introduced he had signed a two-year contract extension.
All of Dukes’s previous tweets had been deleted and audio of his previous reveals had been faraway from the 106.7 The Fan web site someday Thursday, when Pete Medhurst crammed in on Dukes’s afternoon present.
It’s unclear who will exchange Dukes within the afternoon drive slot. The station has had the identical weekday lineup since January 2014, when Grant Paulsen and Danny Rouhier started co-hosting the noon “Grant and Danny” present.