Jordan 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.
Dear Mark Zuckerberg, thanks for nothin’.
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