RADIO ICON RICK DEES
SIGNS ON AS MORNING SHOW HOST
FOR HOT 92.3
Dees, legendary Los
Angeles radio personality,
and host of the internationally syndicated radio show, The Rick Dees Weekly Top
40, joins rhythmic adult contemporary station Hot 92.3 as morning show host on Wednesday, May 4,
Dees in the Morning returns with features like Candid Phone, Dees Sleaze
and Joke of the Day. Rick quickly
rose to the top of LA radio after his debut in 1981 on KIIS-FM, where he was a
market leader for more than two decades.
Dees has received just about every entertainment accolade
available including the coveted Marconi Award, National Radio Hall of Fame
Award, a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, Billboard Radio Personality of the
Year ten years in a row, induction into the National Association of
Broadcasters’ Hall of Fame, Grammy Governor’s Award, People’s Choice Award and BMI Award.
making this announcement, Clear Channel Los Angeles Market Manager/President,
Greg Ashlock said, “Rick is synonymous with radio in Los Angeles and this genre of music is perfect for him as he
introduced many of these artists that ultimately paralleled his career path of
Channel Los Angeles head of Programming, John Ivey commented, “We asked Hot
92.3 listeners who their favorite radio personalities were and the two most
mentioned were Art Laboe and Rick Dees!” Ivey continued, “So, with Rick starting the
day with his infectious humor and old school hits and Art ending the day with requests
and dedications, we are going to have some very happy listeners.”
commented, “I am proud to be welcomed back into the number one radio market in
the world, playing some of the best music ever recorded and especially getting
the opportunity to reunite with a long list of Clear Channel friends.”
will begin his mornings at Hot 92.3 on Wednesday, May 4th with a
naming rights partner, Valley View Casino & Hotel, already in place.
celebrate his return, Dees will be throwing out the first pitch for the
Dodgers/Cubs game at Dodger Stadium at 12:10pm
after his debut show. In keeping with
the old school theme, the day will feature Dodgers players in throwback jerseys
and rolled back concession prices.
more information click on www.hot923.com.