Cherise Richards began her career in radio in 2006 interning for Q104’s morning show “Wilde & Fee”. In 2007 she was hired as a member of the Q104 Prize Patrol, and eventually added an on-air shift at Soft Rock 102.1 WDOK. Shortly thereafter, she was added to the Q104 on-air staff, and hosted the Saturday Night “Party Zone” from 7p – midnight. While at CBS Radio, Cherise also filled in for major dayparts, as well as filling in on 98.5 WNCX, was a weekend producer at 92.3 The Fan, and contributed to the promotions department for the four station cluster.
Also during that time, Cherise was an on-air traffic reporter and producer with Metro Networks, delivering real time traffic reports to various radio stations in Cleveland.
Cherise joined Rubber City Radio Group in August of 2013 as a weekend and fill-in on-air talent at 94.9 WQMX and 97.5 WONE. She also provided traffic updates in morning and afternoon drive for all four stations in the cluster including 1590 WAKR and 107.3 The Wave. Cherise is currently the night host on 94.9 WQMX. Weeknights from 7pm – midnight, Cherise brings you new country releases, the latest in pop culture, country music news, and what’s trending.
Cherise is a lifelong resident of Northeast Ohio and a graduate of Tiffin University. She is a wife and mom, loves music, cooking and baking, has been told she resembles Pam from “The Office”, and lastly, she has a deep love for all Cleveland sports teams and was at The Q when the Cavs won the NBA Championship!