Legend Neal Boortz Retiring in January — Herman Cain Filling Spot
National Radio Hall of Famer Neal Boortz, a legend on the Atlanta airwaves before going national in the late 1990s, announced that he will be retiring in January.
Former Godfather’s Pizza CEO and one-time presidential candidate Herman Cain will take his place.
“I’m going to miss everything associated with doing a talk show,” Boortz said on air. “…I am not doing this because I’m fixing to die. I have absolutely no health problems period.”
This is big, big news in the talk radio business. Boortz is a legend who was not only inducted into the Hall of Fame, but was inducted at the ceremony by Rush Limbaugh. He and Sean Hannity competed in the same time slot in Atlanta at a time when both were local hosts there.
Boortz’s career is profiled in Chapter 4 of The Right Frequency, available now for pre-order.