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January 8, 2008
Media departures: Davey D and Taryn Winter Brill


We have no official word yet from management - hey, we'll get back to you - but we've got that Davey D (pictured), morning DJ at the hip-hip station KBMB (103.5 FM), is out.

Larry Lemanski, top suit at the Entervision radio cluster that owns the station, has not been available for comment. But we hear it was the usual thing: poor ratings. All traces of Davey D have been expunged from KBMB's Web site.

Davey D's morning replacement, at least for the short term, is DJ Short-E.


Meanwhile, on the TV side, fans of Taryn Winter Brill (also pictured) and her comely curly hair are mourning. Soon, she will be the latest among the ranks of departing folks in the combined newsroom of Channel 13 and "Good Day Sacramento."

Brill, the "GDS" weekend anchor, has been replaced by Kelly Chapman, a former Miss Utah who, by the way, is married to Channel 13 weather guesser Jeff James. Brill, who is now doing general assignment reporting for "GDS," declined to comment on her departure.

UPDATE, 3:10 P.M.: You can still catch Brill in the anchor chair from 6-7 a.m. on weekends, before Chapman takes over for the final three hours.

When people e-mail "GDS," seeking a reason for the change, here's the curt response:

"Thanks for your e-mail and watching Good Day Sacramento. Kelly and Taryn have shifted because Taryn is moving on so she can be closer to her family on the east coast. This is giving Kelly a chance to ease into and learn the duties of the anchor desk."

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