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Life Note: Lisa McKay

Curtis VP/Radio and Country WQDR/Raleigh PD Lisa McKay is taking an indefinite leave of absence following a cancer diagnosis. "I am grateful beyond belief for the opportunity given to me by Curtis Media Group, and I know this team will continue to excel," McKay says in a statement from the company. Adds President/COO Trip Savery, "Please keep Lisa in your thoughts and prayers as she battles illness. Lisa and her family ask for your respect and consideration of her privacy as she focuses on her health.” A prayer wall is posted on the station website connecting to its Facebook page where well-wishers are leaving messages.