Jordan Rich

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Jordan Rich
Boston, Massachusetts [1]
NationalityUnited States
Alma materCurry College (B.A., Communications, 1980)
Occupationradio host, talk show host, voice-over artist
Known forJordan Rich Show
Home townRandolph, Massachusetts
  • Wendy Levine Rich
    (m. 1982; died 2013)
  • Roberta Sydney (m. 2016)
ChildrenLindsay M. Rich (daughter)
Andrew T. Rich (son) [2]

Jordan Rich was the host of The Jordan Rich Show on WBZ-AM 1030 in Boston, Massachusetts.,[3] a mix of history, arts, pop culture, and other topics.[4] Parts of the shows are carried by WCCO (AM) in Minneapolis, Minnesota.[5] He retired after the July 3, 2016 show in order to spend more time with his family.[6]

Early life and education[edit]

Jordan Rich was born in Boston, Massachusetts and raised in Randolph, Massachusetts. He attended Curry College in Milton, Massachusetts graduating in 1980 with a degree in Communications.[7]


Prior to coming to WBZ NewsRadio in October, 1996 and his tenure at WBZ he served as a fill-in host for WBZ NewsRadio long-time weekend overnight show host Norm Nathan who died in 1996.[5][8]

Rich worked as a disc jockey and talk show host throughout the Boston area, including "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.".[5] He is also co-owner of Chart Productions,[9] an audio production company. His voice has been included in thousands of voice overs, including The Boston Pops, Sullivan Tire and KB Toys.[10]

Personal life[edit]

Jordan Rich resides in Framingham in the Greater Boston area.[1] His wife of thirty one years, Wendy Levine Rich, a special needs high school teacher in Hudson, Massachusetts,[11] had died in August 2013 of cancer.[12] In 2016, he married Roberta Sydney.


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