Richards Promoted To PD At WDZH-FM

Ian Richards

CBS Radio has named WDZH-FM (Detroit) Assistant Program Director/Music Director/Afternoon Host Ian “Slacker” Richards to Program Director.

Richards started his radio career in Flint back in 2003 as an intern at WQUS-FM, then moved on to WRCL-FM as on-air personality and music director.  In 2010, while still working at WRCL, he joined WDZH as a part-time on-air personality.  In 2012, he joined WDZH full-time as afternoon on-air personality and music director.  He added assistant program director to his title in October, 2015.

CBS Radio VP/Programming-Detroit Tim Roberts 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,” said Richards.

Richards will continue to host afternoons on the station.


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