Radio One particular Charlotte’s Heritage Athletics Chat Station WFNZ AM/FM welcomes veteran business talent and programmer, Jeff Rickard, as the new System Director for Charlotte’s Athletics Chief helpful Monday, Could 16, 2022.
Jeff has an considerable athletics broadcasting and management history functioning for COMCAST Television set, ESPN Radio, and Sirius XM. He hosted “Gamenight” on ESPN Radio and serving as the handling editor and anchor of a Boston-dependent application on the Comcast Network. Most lately, Jeff was the Brand name Manager for WEEI in Boston and for 7 decades prior to that the Method Director and Morning Exhibit host for WFNI The Supporter in Indianapolis. He has also usually been termed on to host pre or write-up game shows from the Superbowl, Final 4, and CFB Countrywide Championship game titles.
“We are committed to building sports radio even even larger in Charlotte, incorporating the 92.7 FM sign in March was just the starting of that dedication,” mentioned Marsha Landess, Regional Vice President. “Having a productive veteran like Jeff Rickard be part of our crew will help just take us to the stage that a passionate athletics metropolis like Charlotte deserves. Jeff brings to WFNZ substantial sports activities encounter, talent, push, and a enthusiasm for accomplishment. He will be a fantastic complement to our incredibly proficient community Charlotte on-air group. Right after our initial conversation I understood he was the 1 to take us to the next stage. As the flagship station for the Charlotte Hornets as effectively as Charlotte FC we are hunting forward to an incredibly productive upcoming with Jeff leading the cost.”
“I had been organizing on having a skilled sabbatical this yr but after assembly with Marsha Landess and studying additional about Radio A single, I commenced to get a lot more excited to get back to perform.” Jeff proceeds, “Radio A single as a Firm, blended with Marsha’s leadership and the prospective for WFNZ, was just way too pleasing to not be a element of. I am really grateful to Radio One for this opportunity and can’t wait around to start off doing the job with the talented employees in Charlotte. My household and I are all in on this problem and just can’t wait to get started on this new chapter.”