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July 10, 2024 10:51 am  #1

Fight Over Facebook Prompts Buffalo Radio Vet To Quit WECK

His real name is John Piccillo, but he's been known on air in Buffalo for decades simply as "J.P.", with his latest gig on oldies formatted WECK.

But he's not on the station anymore, after a bizarre disagreement involving social media and a Facebook post. He'd already been on a leave of abscence to look after his ailing mother. 

In the end, this all comes down to a battle of wills, with an industry veteran and an owner who - get this - used to be his intern!

The Buffalo News has the entire bizarre story that could only happen in radio. 

'Beatles' host JP leaves WECK after disagreement with station owner Buddy Shula