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Audacy Promotes Dominic “Nard” Nardella to Brand Manager of 98.5 WNCX in Cleveland

PHILADELPHIA, PA – February 7, 2022 – Audacy announced the promotion of Dominic “Nard” Nardella to Brand Manager of 98.5 WNCX (WNCX-FM) in Cleveland, effective immediately. In this role, Nard will oversee content strategy, talent, operations and branding for the station. He will also serve as the station’s midday show host.

“Nard is the ideal candidate for this job because of his experience in Cleveland and his knowledge of the NCX brand,” said Tom Herschel, Senior Vice President and Market Manager, Audacy Cleveland. “We’re looking forward to having him join our team to help take 98.5 WNCX to even greater heights in Cleveland.”

“I am honored to be taking the WNCX reins,” said Nardella. “The station and the city of Cleveland have always been close to me. I look forward to working with the Audacy team of Tom Herschel, Dave Popovich, Dave Richards and Vince Richards.”

Nard hails from Youngstown, OH, just outside of Cleveland. He is no stranger to Cleveland radio having spent a decade in the market starting in 2001 as an on-air personality on 92.3 Xtreme Radio and then program director for 92.3 K-Rock and Radio923.

Listeners can tune in to 98.5 WNCX (WNCX-FM) in Cleveland on air, as well as nationwide on the Audacy app and website. Fans can also connect with the station on social media via Twitter, Facebook and Instagram

David Heim
About Audacy

Audacy, Inc. is a leading multi-platform audio content and entertainment company with the country’s best collection of local music, news and sports brands, a premium podcast creator, major event producer, and digital innovator. Audacy engages 200 million consumers each month, bringing people together around content that matters to them. Learn more at, Facebook (Audacy Corp), X (@AudacyCorp), LinkedIn (@Audacy-Inc) and Threads (@AudacyCorp).

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