Country Music Radio Legend Sues For Age Discrimination

Gwyneth Seese, the former country music director at WCAT in Harrisburg, Pa., is suing WCAT parent Citadel Communications for age discrimination.

NASHVILLE--Gwyneth Seese, the former country music director at WCAT in Harrisburg, Pa., is suing WCAT parent Citadel Communications for age discrimination.

A member of the Country Music DJ Hall of Fame, Seese, aka Dandelion, was fired in 2002, when she was 64 year old. She had worked at the station and its predecessor, WRKZ, since 1981.

Seese is seeking back pay, benefits, compensatory and punitive damages and reinstatement. "I want my job back,'' Seese has said. "That's the primary thing.''

Lancaster, Pa.-based attorney John F. Pyfer Jr. filed the civil suit Jan. 23 in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania.

Citadel and its stations WCAT, WQXA and WRKZ are all named as defendants in the suit. All are based in Elizabethtown, Pa.

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