CBS Radio Promotes Ian "Slacker" Richards To PD At WDZH/Detroit
June 2, 2017

CBS Radio Detroit Top 40 WDZH-FM/(98.7 AMP Radio) has 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.

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, VP/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.”

“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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