“Let the punishment fit the crime. Suspension. OK. But to destroy the careers and lives of these people doesn’t merit the firings," Danny Neaverth said.
Program director John Hager, who entered the Buffalo Broadcasters Association Hall of Fame in 2018, has been at 97 Rock since 1988 after an earlier stint with the station.
Lederman was fired after the advertiser fallout surrounding a 45-second segment in which he compared toaster settings to the tone of the skin of two Black female celebrities.
The owner of 97 Rock said late Wednesday that it had fired "Morning Bull" host Rob Lederman following an on-air exchange in which he compared toaster settings to the tone of Black women’s skin.