Michael Delgiorno was a talk radio show host who left SuperTalk 99.7 WTN, a talk station in Nashville, after serving for more than 16 years. The reason behind his departure is still unknown, as he did not explain his sudden exit from the station. His final episode was broadcasted on March 17, 2023. His profile was also removed from the station’s website, and he was replaced by other hosts for his time slot and live events.
Michael Delgiorno’s Departure from SuperTalk 99.7 WTN
Michael Delgiorno joined SuperTalk 99.7 WTN in 2007, after working for five years at KFAQ, a talk radio station in Tulsa, Oklahoma. He was also the son of another famous radio personality, Bob Delgiorno. He hosted the morning show from 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM, covering topics such as politics, religion, culture, and entertainment. He also wrote a memoir titled “Standing Up for What’s Right” in 2004.
On March 17, 2023, Michael Delgiorno aired his last show on SuperTalk 99.7 WTN, without giving any indication that it would be his final episode. A Cumulus Media spokesperson confirmed to Barrett News Media that Delgiorno was “no longer with the station”. However, no official statement or explanation was given by Delgiorno or the station about his departure.
Speculations and Mysterious Circumstances Surrounding His Exit
Following his exit, many fans and listeners expressed their shock and confusion on social media platforms. Some speculated that he might have been fired or forced to resign by the station management, while others wondered if he had health or personal issues that prompted him to leave. Some also hoped that he would return to the airwaves soon or join another station.
However, none of these speculations were confirmed or denied by Delgiorno or the station. His profile was removed from the station’s website, and he was also replaced by Pamela Furr as one of the featured guests for “An Evening With Supertalk 99.7 WTN”, a live event with several of the station’s personalities, on March 30, 2023. The station also posted a job listing for an on-air full-time host on March 28, 2023.
Impact on Listeners and the Radio Industry
Many SuperTalk 99.7 WTN listeners and fans missed Michael Delgiorno’s comments and observations on numerous problems. He was well-liked and influential in Nashville and beyond. His conservative beliefs and Christian faith informed his reasoning.
He was one of Nashville’s longest-running and most popular talk radio broadcasters. His voice and flair distinguished him from other presenters. He got along with his co-hosts, guests, and callers.
Michael Delgiorno’s exit from SuperTalk 99.7 WTN remains a mystery to this day, as neither he nor the station has revealed the reason behind his departure. He left behind a legacy of more than 16 years of hosting talk radio shows in Nashville and Tulsa, covering various topics and engaging with his audience. He also left behind many questions and speculations about what happened to him and where he is now.