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Rick Daniels

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Rick Daniels
Rick Daniels posing in Boise, Idaho 2018.jpg Rick Daniels posing in Boise, Idaho 2018.jpg
Rick Daniels in September 2018
Born (1980-10-14) October 14, 1980 (age 40)
Washington, Indiana, United States
🏡 ResidenceBowling Green, Kentucky, United States
🏳️ Nationality
💼 Occupation
Radio personality, Podcaster, TV Reporter, Sports Reporter, Blogger, Social Media Influencer
📆 Years active  1995–present
Notable credit(s)WGGC KIZN KQFC Indianapolis 500 Kentucky Derby Westwood One Cumulus Media
🌐 Websiteonairwithrick.com

Rick Daniels, is a country music Radio Personality, Podcaster, TV Host, and Social Media Influencer. He currently hosts "Big Rick In The Morning" on heritage country station WGGC "GOOBER 95.1". He formerly hosted the KIZN Afternoon show on "KISSIN' 92.3" [1] [2] [3], in Boise, Idaho.

Rick also, was previously on sister station KQFC as afternoon host.[4] [5]

Radio Career[edit]

TV / Radio[edit]


Year Show Role
1995–1999 WRAY Radio Personality
1999 - 2007 WSTO WKDQ Radio Personality
2007 - 2011 WLBC WMXQ Radio Personality
2011 - 2013 WQXQ WXMZ Radio Personality
2013 - 2014 WXXC Radio Personality
2014 - 2015 WMDH Radio Personality
2014 - 2015 WGFA Radio Personality
2015 - 2016 WSCH Radio Personality
2016 - 2017 KQFC Radio Personality
2017 - March 2019 KIZN Radio Personality - KIZN Afternoon Show
2016 - Present Westwood One Reporter
April 2019 - Present WGGC Morning Show Host

Rick is a member of the Country Music Association and Academy of Country Music

He primarily covers and reports country music news and content. Meeting covering, and interviewing artists like Garth Brooks [6], Luke Bryan [7] , Kenny Chesney [8], Thomas Rhett[9], Brad Paisley[10], Lindsay Ell [10], Tim McGraw & Faith Hill[11], Kelsea Ballerini [12], Dustin Lynch[10], Chris Young, Easton Corbin [13], Granger Smith[14] Carly Pearce [15], Devin Dawson [16] [17] , Brett Eldredge[18] [17] Justin Moore [19], Dylan Scott [19], Joe Nichols [20], Lady Antebellum [12] Brett Young [12], Keith Urban [21], and Chase Rice [22].

Rick also covers nationally recognized country music concert events like the CMA Awards, ACM Awards, Jackson's Country Stomp [23], and the Mountain Home Country Music Festval [24].

Rick also covers sporting events, like the Indianapolis 500[25], Professional Bull Riders [26][27] for Cumulus Media & parent company WestwoodOne.

Other notable interactions with singer Jewel (singer), and actor William Shatner in 2016 [28] [29] [30], and a tweet with pop music singer P!nk at the 2017 CMA Awards [31] that made national headlines.


Rick attended Waldo J. Wood Memorial High School, in Oakland City, Indiana. He also studied at Vincennes University Broadcasting. Which included work on 50,000 kW Hot/AC formatted "Blazer 91.1" WVUB.

Publication Credits[edit]

Rick has been featured in publications like Elite Daily [32], Nashville Noise [33], CBS Sports [34], Rare.com [35], Heavy.com & International Business Times with the 2016 Billboard Music Awards [36] [37], USA Today [38] [39], Hollywood Life [40], Tieline [41], Radio Ink [42], and Crowdfire Stories [43]


He also hosts the "The Big Rick Podcast", which is heard worldwide on iHeartRadio[44], iTunes[45], and several other distriburion outlets [46] [47] [48] [49] [50] [51].


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  1. "KQFC Boise Drops Nash And Goes Classic Country - RadioInsight". radioinsight.com. April 3, 2017.
  2. "KQFC/Boise Sheds 'Nash' Branding, Shuffles Air Staff". allaccess.com.
  3. LinkedUpRadio, Envisionwise Website Service /. "OnAirWithRick.com - The Official Website of Rick Daniels". kizn.com.
  4. "KQFC/Boise Names Rick Daniels For Afternoons". allaccess.com.
  5. "Rick Daniels". insideradio.com.
  6. "KIZN @ Garth Brooks in Spokane!". KIZN-FM.
  7. "Photos: Luke Bryan & The What Makes You Country Tour". KIZN-FM.
  8. "Pictures from Kenny Chesney - Trip Around the Sun Tour!".
  9. "Rick's Blog: Life Changes Tour 2018". KIZN-FM.
  10. 10.0 10.1 10.2 "Weekend Warrior Tour 2018 comes to Boise!". KIZN-FM.
  11. "Rick's Blog: Tim and Faith bring Soul2Soul to Boise!". KIZN-FM.
  12. 12.0 12.1 12.2 "Rick's BLOG: Lady Antebellum, Kelsea Ballerini & Brett Young!". KIZN-FM.
  13. "Easton Corbin @ The Revolution Center!". KIZN-FM.
  14. "Rick's Blog: Granger Smith - SOLD OUT and awesome!". KIZN-FM.
  15. "Photos: Carly Pearce VIP Lunch!". KIZN-FM.
  16. "Rick Daniels talks with Devin Dawson !". KIZN-FM.
  17. 17.0 17.1 "VIDEOS & PHOTOS: Brett Eldredge @ The Revolution Center 04/04/18!". KIZN-FM.
  18. "ICYMI: Rick talks with Brett Eldredge!". KIZN-FM.
  19. 19.0 19.1 "What a Show! Justin Moore 01.21.18". KIZN-FM.
  20. "Rick's Blog: Joe Nichols @ The Revolution Concert House !". KIZN-FM.
  21. "PHOTOS: GraffitiU World Tour in Boise!". KIZN-FM.
  22. "Rick's Blog: Chase Rice @ The Knitting Factory". KIZN-FM.
  23. "Rick's Blog: 2017 Jacksons Country Stomp!". KIZN-FM.
  24. "Rick's Blog: Videos and Photos from MHCMF - Saturday Night !". KIZN-FM.
  25. "Rick's Blog: 2017 Indy 500". KIZN-FM.
  26. "Rick's Blog: 2018 PBR Dewalt/Ford Built Tough Series at Ford Idaho Center!". KIZN-FM.
  27. "Rick's Blog: The PBR took over the Ford Idaho Center this past weekend!". KIZN-FM.
  28. Jewel [@jeweljk] (5 May 2016). "Ok @onAirWithRick, your wish is my command - maybe this is the exact thing @WilliamShatner & I need- dueling yodels!" (Tweet) – via Twitter.
  29. William Shatner [@WilliamShatner] (10 May 2016). "So I've been practicing @jeweljk & @OnAirWithRick Thoughts???" (Tweet) – via Twitter.
  30. http://www.kqfc.com/2016/05/09/the-time-i-dared-singer-jewel-to-a-yodel
  31. P!nk [@pink] (8 Nov 2017). "Well it's a dream come true for me and I was honored to be invited. ✌🏼" (Tweet) – via Twitter.
  32. Pliskin, Adam. "Enrique Iglesias Cut His Fingers Trying To Grab Drone During A Concert". elitedaily.com.
  33. Howell, Coti (November 15, 2017). "10 of the Best Tweets About Blake Shelton Being Named Sexiest Man Alive". nashvillenoise.com.
  34. "Last-Second Notre Dame Loss Lights Up Twitter". cbslocal.com. November 29, 2015.
  35. "Sam Hunt just sat at the piano and mesmerized the ACCAs with this performance". rare.us. May 2, 2016.
  36. Ghosh, Sutrishna (May 23, 2016). "Did Madonna's tribute to Prince land her in a Twitter soup?". ibtimes.co.uk.
  37. Weigle, Lauren (May 23, 2016). "WATCH: Madonna's Tribute Performance to Prince at BBMAs". heavy.com.
  38. "Welcome to the biggest global corruption scandal in history". usatoday.com.
  39. "Kacey Musgraves went pantsless for her CMA Awards performance". usatoday.com.
  40. Melas, Chloe (November 5, 2015). "Kacey Musgraves Goes Pantless For Hot 'Dime Store Cowgirl' Performance At CMAs — Watch". hollywoodlife.com.
  41. Company, The Codec. "Bridge-IT Lifts Q102 Ratings - Tieline Technology". www.tieline.com.
  42. "How To Get Big, Big Numbers - Radio Ink". radioink.com. June 27, 2018.
  43. "Confessions Of A Famous Radio Host & Social Influencer". soundcloud.com.
  44. "Listen Free to The Rick Daniels Podcast on iHeartRadio Podcasts - iHeartRadio". iHeartRadio.
  45. "The Rick Daniels Podcast by Rick Daniels on Apple Podcasts". Apple Podcasts.
  46. "Google Podcasts - The Rick Daniels Podcast". www.google.com.
  47. "Listen to The Rick Daniels Podcast on TuneIn". TuneIn.
  48. "The Rick Daniels Podcast". stitcher.com.
  49. "The Rick Daniels Podcast". radiopublic.com.
  50. "The Rick Daniels Podcast". Deezer.
  51. "The Rick Daniels Podcast". audioboom.com.