High-energy morning specialist Mark Mathis, who was abruptly fired last August by Charlotte’s WCCB, has departed KMAX‘s “Good Day Sacramento” after just a few months with the CW-affiliate.
Following his dismissal from WCCB, Mathis joined KMAX at the end of 2010 as a reporter-anchor for the station’s personality-driven morning show. Sources now confirm that Mathis’s brief tenure with the station ended last month.
During his time at KMAX, Mathis displayed the same kind of go-for-broke hijinks that he became famous for in Charlotte but sources say that his act quickly wore thin with station management.
On one occasion, Mathis referred to a cop who had recently pulled him over as a “jerk-off” on the air and, in another, concerned viewers wrote in to the station following a segment in which Mathis wildly waved a chainsaw around. Read more