Jordan Rich is the host of “The Jordan Rich Show” on WBZ NewsRadio 1030. The program airs Friday nights from 12:00 Midnight to 5AM, Saturday nights from 12:00 Midnight to 4:35AM, and Sunday evenings from 10PM to 12:00 Midnight. In October of 1996 Rich joined the staff of WBZ NewsRadio, where he succeeded the late Norm Nathan on the weekend overnight talk show. Prior to his work at WBZ, Rich was a morning drive host for WSSH-FM in Boston from 1982 to 1996. He also worked at WRKO-AM from 1978 to 1982, as a co-host of the morning show and a host of his own Broadway music program.
In addition to working live on-air for more than twenty-five years, Jordan has also been co-owner of Chart Productions Inc, an audio production agency. His voice is heard on hundreds of narrations and commercials throughout the country. He also teaches voice-over acting, offering workshops and private training throughout the year.
Rich is involved with several local charities and organizations including Children’s Hospital Boston, The American Lung Association, The American Cancer Society, Triangle, Inc., Road to Responsibility, and The American Heart Association. Born in Boston and raised in Randolph, Massachusetts, Rich worked as the chief interviewer at his high school radio station. He then attended Curry College in Milton, Massachusetts, where he majored in communications. Rich currently resides in the Boston area with his wife and two children.
Standup comedy is in my humble estimation (and I’ve done my share of it) the most challenging, unprotected and fear-inducing of art forms.
TLC, on its official company stationery known as The Learning Channel, has been faithfully re-dubbed by my co-producer in this life Wendy as… drum roll please… The Lunatic Channel.
Florida Marine Sgt. Enrique Trevino is over half-way to his goal of completing one million push-ups to raise money and awareness for wounded veterans.
Commencement speeches. Ugh. Talk about been there, done that.
Kudos to Kara Baskin of the Boston Globe for her recent piece entitled, “Taking Parenting to Extremes: For Those Caught in the Mommy Wars Cross Fire, a Wish List.”
Dear Mark Zuckerberg, thanks for nothin’.
In the new book “The Information Diet: A Case for Conscious Consumption” Clay Johnson illustrates with his use of many credible examples that “just as junk food can lead to obesity, junk information can lead to new forms of ignorance.”
Euclid Joseph Peltier, affectionately known as “Ed,” was honored at a most inspiring memorial service a few days back.
I started yawning somewhat uncontrollably the year that “Chariots of Fire” took the gold.
With a new chapter unfolding here in the chill of January, we spend short moments reflecting on those voices lost to us, a somewhat sad annual ritual.