Steele confirmed the news via text and on Twitter.
She takes over for Dee Dee Renee.
The Doug Banks show, which airs in syndication from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. weekdays, is not aired on any Atlanta radio station. I don't know how many affiliates they have. I am awaiting a response from top executives at the syndicator American Urban Radio Networks but I do know the revamped show will have a new name starting next week.
The death of an active morning host has happened before. Kidd Kraddick in Dallas died in 2013 and his fellow show members have survived without him while keeping Kraddick's name on the show in tribute. (You can see them on "Dish Nation" every day on Fox 5.)
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