Radio host Tom Joyner announces his retirement

Radio host Tom Joyner announces his retirement

MEMPHIS, TN (WMC) - It's hard to imagine the Fly Jock has entered our homes, workplaces and vehicles for nearly 25 years. Nevertheless, in a bit of shock for some, Tom Joyner announced his retiring from radio in two years.

Joyner extended the Tom Joyner Morning Show in radio syndication through December 31, 2019, with Reach Media, as he prepares for bigger and better things ahead.

In his recent blog, Joyner said:

"We kicked off some signature, never been done before campaigns and events like the national Take a Loved One to the Doctor Day, Sky Shows and the Fantastic Voyage Cruise. We've never wavered from our original entertain, to empower and inform and for the next two years we'll continue to fight the good fight for the causes important to our audiences…voter registration, policies that impact our community, and raising more than $65 million and counting for my beloved Historically Black Colleges and Universities.

Listeners are encouraged to share their favorite Tom Joyner Morning Show memories on social media with the hashtag #TJMS25.

The Tom Joyner Morning Show can be heard weekdays on iHeart Radio's V101- Memphis' R&B and Old School station.

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