iHeartMedia Tampa Bay’s 620 WDAE Announces the Return of The Ron & Ian Show
Tampa, FL – November 15, 2018 – 620 WDAE, Tampa Bay’s Sports Radio, announced today the return of The Ron & Ian Show, effective Monday, November 26. Ron & Ian will broadcast weekday afternoons from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m.
Ron Diaz and Ian Beckles will return to 620 WDAE air-waves after three years. The Ron & Ian Show will feature entertaining, light-hearted and fun conversations about all things Tampa Bay sports related. In addition, Diaz and Beckles will co-host with Producer, Jay Recher, who will remain a key part of the program.
A Tampa Bay broadcasting fixture for over 25 years, Diaz has been nominated multiple times for Billboard Magazine’s National On-Air Personality of the Year. Beckles made his name as an NFL offensive guard with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and Philadelphia Eagles.
“The band is back together and it’s about time to rock,” said Diaz. “During the year that the show first began, The Lightning won the Stanley Cup. No pressure guys let’s do it again.”
“I am super excited to reunite with Ron and Jay to create The Ron & Ian Show 2.0,” said Beckles. “Tampa Bay has been begging for its return, so I hope everyone is ready.”
“The three of us had instant chemistry from the moment we met,” said Recher. “I am excited to see what the future holds. The sky is the limit!”
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