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Legendary Radio Host Tom Joyner Retires From the Airwaves

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Legendary Radio Host Tom Joyner Retires From the Airwaves. The 70-year-old's last airing of 'The Tom Joyner Morning Show' was on Friday. The program had an audience of nearly eight million and could be listened to in over 100 markets. It was the top syndicated urban morning show in the U.S. Talking with CBS News, Joyner said he would have stayed on the radio for more money. My goal was to die on the radio. Have my funeral on the radio, Tom Joyner, via CBS News. According to Joyner, his salary had decreased in recent years due to declining results. The radio host's nationally syndicated program started in 1994. Originally, the Tuskegee, Alabama, native says his show was meant to be for African Americans. In terms of what's next, Joyner says he will continue to raise money for historically black colleges. He has helped contribute over $60 million to such institutions throughout his career