Rich Valdes

With extensive experience across multiple media formats including radio, podcasting, television, and print journalism, Rich Valdés is a seasoned media professional who holds a demonstrated passion for policy and education.

Valdés hosts “The Jim Bohannon Show,” a news/talk audio program syndicated by Cumulus Media’s Westwood One, where he engages in discussions with special guests and loyal callers about current events, politics, entertainment, and pop culture. The show runs from 10 p.m. to 1 a.m. ET each weeknight.

Valdés was a regular guest host for both “The Jim Bohannon Show” and “The Mark Levin Show” prior to being appointed the permanent host of the former in October 2022. Both shows are incredibly popular, airing on over 300 affiliates under Westwood One. Valdés is also an associate producer of “The Mark Levin Show,” which is the second largest nationally syndicated live daily conservative talk radio program in the US. Bohannon and Levin have both expressed their enthusiastic endorsement of Valdés, with Bohannon describing him as “a very bright, vibrant young man” and Levin proclaiming him “superb … compelling, entertaining, smart, and an unapologetic patriot.”