Jay Rio has been rockin' Indianapolis' afternoons since 2004, bringing his style and energy to your drive home.
Born in Queens, New York to South American parents, "The Manic Hispanic" has the "top rated" afternoon show in 'the 317' and has won a Spectrum award for Personality of the Year, the same year when Hot 96.3 won Station of the Year honors from the Indiana Broadcasters Association.
Rio devotes "12 days of Christmas" to needy Hot 963 families and listeners. Since his first Christmas here, Jay has helped our city's needy by collecting toys, food, clothing and other special needs for non-profit charities in Central Indiana such as the Red Cross of Central Indiana, Easter Seals Crossroads, and The Caring Place. "Dedicating 12 days, to assist and comfort our city's needy, is an honor for me..."
Rio's radio and television experience opened new opportunities to host "Hip Hop Rhythm and Vibes" on the 24 hour music channel, Indy Music's Channel. While in Houston and Greensboro, Rio hosted weekend segments for the UPN and CW network local stations.
Tune in and turn up from 2pm to 6pm, Rio on the radio give you Info on Hip Hop and R&B music news, Hot exclusives, entertainment news and the world famous 5:00 Mikki Fikki Mix with DJ JF The Legend and DJ LimeLight.