Entercom, the #1 creator of live, original, local audio content in the United States, announced Stoney Richards’ return to Y108 (WDSY-FM) in Pittsburgh as morning drive co-host beginning on January 2.
In this role, Richards will co-host “Y’d Awake,” which will also feature co-host Kristen Buccigrossi and producer Cowboy Curt. “Y’d Awake” will air weekdays from 5:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. ET.
“Stoney Richards means country in Western PA,” said Michael Spacciapolli, Senior Vice President and Market Manager, Entercom Pittsburgh. “He’s beloved by Pittsburgh country fans and the Nashville hitmakers alike. We are thrilled to bring Stoney back home to Y108 every weekday.”
“I’m proud to be part of Entercom, a company that puts artists first,” said Richards. “It’s good to be back with Michael Spacciapolli, Mark Anderson [Vice President of Programming, Entercom Pittsburgh] and this great cast of people in this house we all built at Y108.”
Richards has most recently held fill-in on-air roles for the station, as well as for sister station NewsRadio 1020 KDKA (KDKA-AM) in Pittsburgh. He previously held an on-air role for Y108’s afternoon drive and served as the station’s Assistant Program Director and Music Director from 1998 to 2014.
Listeners can tune in to Y108 (WDSY-FM) in Pittsburgh on air, as well as nationwide on the RADIO.COM app and website. Fans can also connect with the station on social media via Twitter, Facebook and Instagram.
Y108 is a RADIO.COM station. RADIO.COM is now the fastest growing digital audio app in the United States and the current leader in local sports coverage. The digital platform currently has over 300 stations and 1,100 podcasts with more added continuously.