Jen Richer

Jen Richer

Jen Richer is the Midday Host and News Director for Washington’s WONK FM. She has been in the DC market for over a decade, most recently as the morning show co-host and executive producer on 94.7 Fresh FM, as well as a regular contributor on All News 99.1 WNEW, and the host of the CBS Radio community affairs program Fresh Perspectives. She has been a regular contributor for Washingtonian Magazine, as well as featured in The Washington Post Magazine, and Northern Virginia Magazine, and on the cover of Nova Dog Magazine for her work in the community. Jen started her radio career at the heritage news talk station WMAL in Washington DC as a digital reporter and new media manager, and in 2007 earned the Edward R Murrow Station of the Year award. She moved to the Washington D.C. area from San Diego in 2002, where she studied International Affairs, Art History, and International Media at The George Washington University’s Elliott School. When she’s not geeking out over NASA and STEM development, she is a full time rescue dog mom of two, Puppy Bruce and Mr. Grant and an advocate for animal rescue and adoptions. She is a military sister and a supporter of military families and first responders. Having lost her grandmother to Ovarian Cancer, she has become a champion for awareness of the disease and works closely with the National Ovarian Cancer Coalition and the Ovarian Cancer Research Alliance, hosting their annual D.C. fundraisers. One of her greatest joys is traveling, and when she’s not visiting her family on the West Coast, she and her best friend Lindsey are cashing in airline miles as they fly their way to their goal of seeing all seven continents by 2023.

 

5 Ways to Keep In Shape During the Coronavirus Pandemic

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Although we are social distancing in an effort to slow the spread of the coronavirus, it's just as important to stay physically active. Maya Johnson, Deputy Race Director for the Army Ten-Miler, shares her tips to keeping in shape. She even details how to go from couch captain to road warrior in time for the Army Ten-Miler is scheduled for October 11, 2020.

Maya Johnson, the acting director for the Army Ten-Miler talks with Jen Richer. Listen to the full interview here:

Maya Johnson talks with Jen Richer

Priority registration for the race opens on May 6, 2020, and general registration opens May 20, 2020. Visit the Army Ten-Miler website for more information armytenmiler.com


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