Julia Lepidi Takes Nights At B96

B96 WBBM-FM ChicagoFormer “98.7 Amp Radio” WDZH Detroit morning co-host Julia Lepidi is remaining with Entercom as the new evening host at CHR “B96” WBBM-FM Chicago.

Lepidi previously hosted nights at WDZH before moving to mornings in June 2018 for the final few months of the format’s history. She has also worked at 96.9 WBTI Port Huron MI.

Lepidi fills the opening created by Corey B’s move to afternoons at “Alt 92.3” WNYL New York.

Entercom, the #1 creator of live, original, local audio content in the United States, today announced Julia Lepidi as evening drive host for B96 (WBBM-FM) in Chicago. Lepidi will be on air weekdays from 7:00 p.m. to 12:00 a.m. CT, beginning on January 28.

“Julia’s energetic, vibrant personality coupled with her high engagement on social media will make for a tremendous addition to our team,” said Jimmy de Castro, Senior Vice President and Market Manager, Entercom Chicago. “We are confident that Julia will connect with nighttime listeners and help further extend the station’s reach.”

“When the opportunity came to become a part of the legendary B96 staff, it was a no-brainer,” said Julia. “Thanks to Jimmy de Castro, Todd Cavanah [Program Director for B96] and Erik Bradley [Music Director for B96] for this opportunity. I am genuinely humbled and beyond ecstatic to join the team in the great city of Chicago.”

Most recently Lepidi served as on-air host and Promotions Coordinator for sister station 987 The Breeze (then 98.7 AMP Radio) in Detroit, MI. Prior to joining Entercom, Lepidi held an on-air role for 96.9 WBTI in Port Huron, MI.

1 Comment
  1. Mark W. says


    I absolutely hate the looks of the new B96 logo. It’s hideous (just like the station’s ratings of late).

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