Friday, June 2, 2017

Detroit Radio: Ian Richards Named PD at 98.7 AMP

Ian 'Slacker' Richards
CBS RADIO Detroit’s WDZH-FM 98.7 AMP Radio announced today that APD/MD/Afternoon Drive Host, Ian “Slacker” Richards, has been promoted to Program Director.

Richards will continue to host Afternoon Drive and can be heard 3:00PM – 7:00PM both on air and online at and through the mobile app.

In 2003, Ian Richards started his radio career in Flint, Michigan as an intern at WQUS-FM and in 2005, Richards moved on to WRCL-Club 93.7 as Night Show Host and Music Director. In 2010, while still working at WRCL, Richards joined the WDZH team as a part-time air personality and in 2012, he left WRCL to become the full time Afternoon Drive Host/Music Director at the station. Richards added Assistant Program Director to his title in October 2015.

Tim Roberts, Vice President of Programming, CBS RADIO Detroit, said, “Ian has demonstrated over and over an in-depth knowledge of the Top 40 format, music and artists.  He is also a natural leader both on and off the air for our staff and the WDZH brand.”  

WDZH 98.7 FM (50 Kw) Red=Local Coverage
“I am excited to take WDZH to the next level and grow as a programmer! I’d like to thank our Market Manager, Debbie Kenyon, and some of the best programmers in the industry who helped me get to where I am today including, Michael Martin, Tim Roberts, Erik Bradley, Tim Rainey and Clay Church,” added Richards.

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