When I hosted the morning show at KCMO, in Kansas City, Conrad Dobler exposed himself to me on a regular basis in the studio. A former offensive guard for the St. Louis Cardinals , he was dubbed by Sports Illustrated as ‘Pro Football’s Dirtiest Player’.
He once whipped it out and asked if I wanted some of ‘Uncle Conrad’s Hot Throat Cream’ for my sore throat. He would stick maxi pads to my desk marked with a red sharpie, and even defaced a picture of my child.
The GM refused to put a stop to his behavior, saying with a shrug, “What can I do?” Dobler’s harassment became so bad I abandoned my desk in the talk pit, instead sharing a desk in the small room between the AM & FM studios with a lady who was fighting her own sexism battles.
I didn’t speak out because women in radio who complained about sexual harassment never worked again.
Oh, and the Asshole GM told a bunch of other GMs I’d sued them for sexual harassment, even though I hadn’t. It brought my price down at my next job.
This shit is REAL. #NotOkay
**Editor’s Note: This post was 10/22/17 to reflect that Dobler played for the St. Louis Cardinals, not the Oakland Raiders.**