Under fire for allegations of sexual misconduct and abusive behavior toward female co-workers, Eric Ferguson announced Friday he’s leaving WTMX 101.9-FM after 25 years as morning personality.
“I feel that returning to the air at this time, in this environment, will be an unfair distraction to my colleagues and the rest of the morning show members who work so hard,” Ferguson said in a statement.
It marks a stunning if inevitable fall from grace for one of Chicago radio’s all-time most successful performers. Ferguson had been off the air throughout October while bosses of the Hubbard Radio hot adult-contemporary station considered his fate. Continue reading