Rick Party Replaces Michael Baisden At WHQT
April 17, 2013 at 3:44 PM (PT)
COX MEDIA GROUP Urban AC WHQT (HOT 105)/MIAMI PD PHIL MICHAELS-TRUEBA has tapped veteran air-talent and voiceover specialist RICK PARTY to be its new PM-drive host. He will replace the former syndicated MICHAEL BAISDEN SHOW.
PARTY’s no stranger to HOT-105 or MIAMI. “I’ve known RICK since I was 19 years old,” said PHIL MICHAELS-TRUEBA. “I’ve followed his career path and watched him become one of the best on the radio as an entertainer, innovator, motivator and mentor to the up-and-comers in our industry. I’m so excited for the opportunity to be able to work with him again and even more geeked that he’s joining our team of the best in Urban radio at HOT-105 and COX MEDIA GROUP. He’s one of us. He knows South FLORIDA and what’s expected from our team.”
“Twenty-two years ago, I came to HOT-105 just a kid with dreams of having a party on the radio,” said RICK PARTY. “Fast forward to 2013. This time around, I intend on making my impression felt as an inspiration in the lives of others and of course a ‘party’ in the afternoon for many years to come.”
“I’ve listened to RICK through the years and he’s gonna make HOT-105 ‘Party’ all afternoon long,” said COX/VP/Programming STEVE SMITH. “It’s an honor to have him on the all-star lineup.”
“It’s truly exciting to add a talent like RICK PARTY to the HOT 105 team,” said COX VP/Programming TONY KIDD. “Having RICK as part of the local team adds another level of depth and entertainment to an already powerful radio station.” RICK PARTY begins his new duties MONDAY, APRIL 29th.