Dave Wagner named Program Director and Morning Show Host for Classical/Jazz WRCJ
One of Detroit radio's most popular personalities will return to the local airwaves this fall as Dave Wagner becomes program director and morning host for WRCJ-FM 90.9. Wagner, whose vast music knowledge and wry sense of humor are familiar to classical music fans from his 17 years at WQRS-FM 105.1, has been hired by the new Detroit classical and jazz station.
commented, "It's great to have classical music back in Detroit and I'm
so proud to be part of the team to make this happen.
role at WRCJ
will be similar as the one he
held at WQRS, which abandoned a classical music format in 1997.
will guide the mix of daytime classical and nighttime jazz and the overall content of the station, which is operated by Detroit Public Television and is licensed to Detroit Public Schools
will also become 90.9 FM Morning Show host when the station shifts from Classical 24 satellite programming to locally-based broadcasts from its new studios in the Detroit School of Arts
will assume duties as program director on September 6.
The date for his
debut as morning host is undetermined.
is a 35-year radio veteran with experience at commercial and public radio stations.
Since 2001, he has been program director of classical radio station WMZT-FM in Los Angeles.
He is also Professor of Music at Madonna University in Livonia.
holds a Doctor of Musical Arts degree from the University of Michigan.
Brand new classical station WRCJ-FM (90.9) pleased a lot of listeners right off the bat with its announcement Wednesday that it's hired Dave Wagner as program director and morning host.
is well known to Detroiters from his
17 years in the same roles at WQRS-FM
(105.1) until that station dumped classical music in 1997 to become adult pop station WMGC-FM... Dave Wagner signs on at WRCJ, (Thu 9/1)
, whom classical music fans no doubt remember from his
days at the former WQRS-FM
(105.1), has been named program director for Classical/ Jazz WRCJ-FM
(90.9), effective Tuesday.
In addition, he'll become the station's morning voice later this fall when the station switches from satellite feeds to local-based shows... Dave Wagner
makes classical return to Detroit radio, (Mon 9/5)
The station previously announced former Classical WQRS host Dave Wagner as the station's morning host and program director.
The weekday classical lineup is set with Dave Wagner
6am-10am, Chris Felcyn 10am-3pm, and Ann Delisi 3pm-7pm.