Tranficant's mouth behind 50,000 watts every SaturdaySubmitted by kehvyn on Fri, 01/08/2010 - 10:21
CLEVELAND -- WTAM announced Thursday Jim Traficant will have his own talk radio show.
Traficant will be premier in the Saturday talk line-up on WTAM Saturday, January 9th from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.
"It's exciting to be on the air on WTAM. I've got much to say on many of the issues facing both Ohio and America today," Traficant said, "and look forward to sharing my perspective and experiences on the biggest news station in Northeast Ohio!"
"Traficant calls it like it is, and listeners relate to his common sense approach to politics and life in general," said Ray Davis, program director for WTAM. He continued, "Jim is quite a personality; we are happy to have him join the talented stable of talk talent on WTAM and I am all about giving people a second chance in life."
Jim Traficant served as sheriff of Mahoning County. He was a Representative in the U.S. Congress from 1985 to 2002 before being expelled and convicted of federal charges. Traficant was released from a seven- year prison sentence on September 2, 2009.
His weekly talk show will air Saturdays at 1 p.m.