WQQO (Q 105.5)/Toledo Ups John DiModica To PD, Russ Ryder To APD
November 4, 2016 at 7:24 AM (PT)
CUMULUS MEDIA has promoted JOHN DIMODICA to PD of AC WQQO (Q105.5)/TOLEDO and RUSS RYDER to APD. DIMODICA, a longtime TOLEDO radio personality known on-air as “JOHNY D”, will keep his shifts as Afternoon Drive host on WQQO and as Midday host on sister station Country WMIM (98.3 NASH ICON). In addition to his new role at WQQO, RYDER will host the Midday show on WQQO.
Ops Dir. BILL MICHAELS said, "I am excited about JOHN and RUSS taking over WQQO programming. The two have a unique energy and work well together. Paired with their extensive market experience, they are a perfect fit for these positions.”
DIMODICA said, "I want to thank ANDY STUART, RVP/Market Manager, BILL MICHAELS, Operations Manager, DOUG HAMAND and MIKE MCVAY for a great opportunity. I have been blessed enough to be a part of a wonderful team and I am looking forward to driving the growth and success of WQQO (Q105)."
RYDER said, “Thank you to ANDY STUART, BILL MICHAELS, JOHNY D, DOUG HAMAND and MIKE MCVAY for giving me the opportunity to work with this exceptional group of people again. I am grateful to be a part of a station that truly engages and entertains our listeners.”