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Jordan Rich

420x316 grad rich jordan1 Jordan RichJordan Rich is the host of Connoisseurs Corner and New England Weekend on WBZ NewsRadio. Jordan has been a man about town in Boston for many years and tirelessly continues to host countless charitable events. He is also one of the busiest masters of ceremony in the area and is a sought after speaker at events throughout the year.

In October of 1996 Rich joined the staff of WBZ NewsRadio, where he succeeded the late Norm Nathan on the weekend overnight talk show.

Born in Boston and raised on the south shore of Massachusetts, Rich worked as the chief interviewer at his high school radio station. He then attended Curry College in Milton, Massachusetts where he learned his broadcast chops, majoring in communications.

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 nearly forty 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.

Jordan is involved with several local charities and organizations including Children’s Hospital Boston, The American Lung Association, Voices of Hope, Triangle, Inc., Mass General Cancer Center and The American Heart Association.

Snow Plows

Support

Allow me to steal a few moments of your precious time to offer you some examples of support, ones that should bring a smile.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–02/18/2013

President Barack Obama, Star Spangled Banner, Inaugural Ceremony

O Say, Did You Hear That?

So I’m holding this séance the other night and who happens to come through but the late great Francis Scott Key?

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–01/28/2013

(credit: Soe Than WIN/AFP/Getty Images)

Perspective

As we approach the end of a tumultuous calendar year, I’m thankful.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–12/31/2012

Tomb of the Unknown Soldier

Dumber And Getting Dumber

The dumb ARE getting dumber.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–11/26/2012

President Barack Obama and Mitt Romney both speak during the second presidential debate October 16, 2012 at the David Mack Center at Hofstra University.  (Photo credit MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)

Don’t Mention It

Rather than risk the wrath of presumed friends or hard to scuttle relatives, it is now suggestible NOT to reveal who you plan on voting for in this election.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–10/25/2012

Comic, Comedian, Comedy

A Comic’s Tale

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.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–09/12/2012

Toddlers And Tiaras, Reality Shows, Kids

Under New Management

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.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–08/14/2012

Exercise

Push-Up Power

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.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–07/19/2012

CNN foreign affairs host

In Defense Of Speech

Commencement speeches. Ugh. Talk about been there, done that.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–06/14/2012

newspaper

Dusting Off The Manual

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.”

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–05/21/2012

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