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Trey Radel to return to Southwest Florida radio

Posted at 6:31 AM, Sep 05, 2016
and last updated 2016-09-05 06:31:55-04

NAPLES, Fla. (AP) - Trey Radel, who resigned his congressional seat in the wake of a cocaine scandal, will return to the radio job he had before politics, hosting a show in Southwest Florida.

Radel hosted Daybreak for Fox 92.5 before he resigned in 2011 to run for Congress.

The Naples Daily News reports (http://bit.ly/2cnCnNG) Radel is also working on a book. He was also previously an anchor at WINK-TV from 2007 to 2009. After his resignation from Congress, he started a consulting company, Trey Radel Media Group.

But since Drew Steele's resignation in June, he's been back on the radio, guest hosting while the job offer was solidified.

Jim Schwartzel, the station's manager, said after receiving hundreds of applications, Radel was the clear choice for the position.

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Information from: Naples (Fla.) Daily News, http://www.naplesnews.com

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