All About Radio Hosts Johnjay and Rich

Johnjay abd Rich, Syndicated Radio Hosts
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Johnjay and Rich are longtime radio show hosts, both natives of Southern California. Get to know them in this brief profile before checking out their show on iHeartMedia.


The Johnjay & Rich show is a live regional radio show distributed by iHeartMedia. The program airs nationally on both over-the-air radio stations owned by iHeartMedia and through streaming audio made available by the company.

For a list of affiliates by state, go to The show's podcast is also available at that website plus a live listen link for browsers and mobile devices.

Johnjay Van Es

Born to immigrant parents in Los Angeles, he says: "I started out in San Diego radio with a part time shift at San Diego State, (KCR). I drove a radio station van, hung banners for the deejays and eventually became a radio salesman." Johnjay wanted to be on the radio even as a child and claims it's the only thing he ever wanted to do. He is married with children.

Rich Berra

A native of the Midwest, he notes: "I believe I still have some credits to finish up in San Diego City College." Rich also says his childhood ambition was to be on the radio. His first radio job was at a radio station when he was 14-years-old. He simultaneously worked at a grocery store to earn money to pay for the gas to get to the station.


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