The Buzz budget cuts deprive KC of Jordin Silver, others

Screen Shot 2020 09 10 At 9.00.34 Pm

After a mere two years in Kansas City, on-air personality Jordin Silver has been released from their employment with radio station The Buzz. Her presence has been a wonderful influence in our community, and on behalf of all of us at The Pitch we hope Jordin lands on her feet—preferably still here in the metro.

Silver notes in a public Facebook announcement that COVID-19, which has hit everyone in the media industry right in the chest, has finally resulted in the axing of a number of talented people within the parent organization.

Silver told The Pitch: “I am so thankful for every morning we had together and how you’ve helped me change and challenged me so I could become a better person. This isn’t worth a boycott or trashing the station/company. Everyone’s hands were tied that had to make this decision. I saw all of them today and they were also broken-hearted about this. It’s just how it goes sometimes.”

Jordin’s statement post is embedded below. We will update this piece as further on-air departures are announced in the coming days.

It's with a heavy heart that I have to tell you, because of budget cuts due to COVID, I have been laid off from The…

Posted by Jordin Silver on Thursday, September 10, 2020

Categories: Culture