Jen Richer


Jen Richer is the thrill-seeking, NoVa-loving, accident-prone on-air personality and executive producer for The Tommy Show. When she’s not racking up frequent flier miles for that next big adventure, she and her best friends are wreaking havoc around the Beltway.

While D.C. has been her playground for almost a decade, she, like most Washingtonians, is a transplant. Hailing from San Diego, she knows how to surf (kinda), and she claims to be a die hard San Diego Chargers fan, although she’d be pressed to tell you any of the players’ names.

Jen was lured from the left coast to study wonk-o-nomics (International Affairs) at The George Washington University. Hoping to buy one and get two free, she piled on an Art History degree and a minor in sorority girl games with Sigma Kappa.

Jen started her career as web newsbabe for 630 WMAL News here in D.C., and digital sparkplug and social media guru for Citadel Communications, the parent company for both WMAL and Mix 107.3, where she worked closely with Tommy for more than four years.

So it was no stretch when Tommy asked her to pack up her monster rolodex, flip cam, and reality TV obsession to join The Tommy Show in the mornings.

Jen’s Cheat Sheet: It’s Ladies Night

Divergent hits the box office to massive numbers and it’s ladies night in Vienna.

94.7 Fresh FM–03/24/2014

Jen’s Cheat Sheet: ‘Divergent’ & ‘Muppets’ Hit Theaters

There are two new movies out today plus the Super Pet Expo is this weekend.


Jen’s Cheat Sheet: Spring Begins with Free Italian Ice

Today is the first day of Spring and National Marriage Proposal Day, so here’s an early congratulations to everyone who’ll get a surprise today.

94.7 Fresh FM–03/20/2014

Jen’s Cheat Sheet: March Madness Begins & St. Patty’s Day Traditions

St. Patty’s Day is today so here are 10 great things to do with your kids while it’s snowing today.


Jen’s Cheat Sheet: Free Donuts & Trains This Weekend

Today in Jen’s cheat sheet, we talk ‘Veronica Mars,’ trains and free donuts.


Jen’s Cheat Sheet: St. Patty’s Day Fun and Festivities

St. Patrick’s Day is Monday, but 94.7 is inviting you out to celebrate on Saturday.


Jen’s Cheat Sheet: It’s Officially National Women’s Month!

March is for the ladies because it’s National Women’s Month and there are tons of activities going on in the city to honor women in history.

94.7 Fresh FM–03/12/2014

Jen’s Cheat Sheet: ‘The Bachelor’ Cast-off Writes Bitter Anthem

Tonight is the big finale of “The Bachelor.” It’s down to Claire and Nicki for Juan Pablo’s heart, but he’s been such a jerk and is considered one of the most detested bachelors of all time.

94.7 Fresh FM–03/10/2014

Video: ‘Be a Man’ Trailer Explores Masculinity & Behaviors in Young Men

I watched this video online yesterday and I have to be honest, it knocked the wind out of me. It talks about the three words you have probably said to a boy without realizing the damage it causes: “Be a man”


Jen’s Cheat Sheet: Weekend Movie Preview

Get a movie preview this weekend plus the Easter Egg Roll lottery is open.


Jen’s Cheat Sheet: Two Celebrities Share the Nation’s Capital Today

Chelsea Handler and Ina Garten will be meeting Washingtonians today in D.C.

94.7 Fresh FM–03/05/2014

Oscars Mash-up With Local D.C. News Anchors

The Tommy Show found the perfect way to spice up those boring Academy Award red carpet reports.

94.7 Fresh FM–03/03/2014

Jen’s Cheat Sheet: The Women Tell All on ‘The Bachelor’ Tonight

Tonight on ABC, ‘The Bachelor’ is all new as the women tell all.


Jen’s Cheat Sheet: Scandalites Reunite Tonight

Tonight on TV, order is restored in the kingdom, Scandalites. Plus visit me as I guest bartend at Thomas Foolery for charity.

94.7 Fresh FM–02/27/2014

Jen’s Cheat Sheet: Oscars, Choirs and Survivors

Tonight is kids night out as high school choirs from all over the area are performing at the Washington National Cathedral. Plus, watch the Oscar nominees marathon-style!

94.7 Fresh FM–02/26/2014

Jen’s Cheat Sheet: Release Tuesday Brings ‘Helios,’ ‘Gravity’ & More

It’s Release Tuesday so brace yourselves, we have a lot going on today.


Jen’s Cheat Sheet: ‘The Voice’ is Back & Justin Timberlake’s in D.C.

Brace yourselves, ladies. Tonight is “The 20/20 Experience World Tour.” Justin Timberlake is in D.C. at this very moment getting ready for tonight’s big concert at the Verizon Center.


Top 10 Celebrities That Should Retire

Are you tired of the same Hollywood stars gracing every magazine cover and being a topic of every show? Believe me, it’s just as bad in radio. There are some people that need to take an indefinite hiatus from the spotlight. I’ve gathered the top 10 people that we’re tired of talking and hearing about.


Three Mistakes Everyone Makes When Decorating Their Home Space

Decorating your home can be intimidating, but it doesn’t have to be, according to HGTV’s Design Star Champion Jennifer Bertrand. There are plenty of tools to help you get ideas on spicing up your space (like Pinterest) but it can be overwhelming before you even get started.


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Jen’s Cheat Sheet: Bette Midler Tribute & Free Cooking Lessons

Who doesn’t love free stuff? Take a free cooking class tonight or go see a play.


Jen Babysat Kelly’s Dog & Got a Wet Surprise

I’ve been complaining that Kelly boards her dog, Louie, every time she leaves town, even though I would love to have him stay with me. She finally caved and asked if he could stay with me this past weekend. Here’s how it ended.


Jen’s Cheat Sheet: Movie Preview for Valentine’s Weekend

Hollywood is officially tapped out in the creative department – this weekend all three of the big movies are remakes.


Jen’s Cheat Sheet: Disney on Ice Offering Ticket Exchange

Washington, D.C. may be on ice tomorrow but all your favorite Disney Characters will be on ice tonight at the Verizon Center. “Disney on Ice: 100 Years of Magic” kicks off tonight but if the ice is upsetting your Disney plans tomorrow, don’t worry. The Verizon Center is offering a ticket exchange.


Tommy Show Tips: Make Your Resume Shine

Tommy McFly’s mom is taking the plunge and jumping back into the work force in Arlington. Her resume is a little outdated, so we asked our Fresh family for some tips to make her resume shine.

94.7 Fresh FM–02/11/2014

Jen’s Cheat Sheet: ‘The Jungle Book’ Rerelease & Clean Off Your Bookshelf

Do you know what goes really well with serious sports? Puppies, of course. The Super Bowl has the Puppy Bowl and the Olympics have the Westminster Dog Show.


[Cheat Sheet] The Secret to Bachelor Juan Pablo’s Heart | Save Room In Your Diet For These

BOX OFFICE: I don’t know if it was the chilly weekend or what but the hot movie over the weekend was Disney’s Frozen.  It once again topped the box office, beating out the two horror movie releases Paranormal activity and open grave, and even booted the Hobbit out of it’s top spot bringing in $20 million. BACHELOR […]

94.7 Fresh FM–01/06/2014

[Cheat Sheet] Horror Takes Over Box Office | National Sleep Day | Gypsy Takes Stage

GO AHEAD – SLEEP IN: Well you’ve survived the holidays, the family, and the snow, so reward yourself with a little snooze today – it’s National Sleep Festival Day. GYPSY: And if neither of those tickle your fancy, how about a scary stage mom? Head over to the Signiture Theater in Arlington for Gypsy about an […]

94.7 Fresh FM–01/03/2014

[Cheat Sheet] First Ladies’ Dresses | Caps | Big Bang’s Kaley Cuoco On NCIS

ON TV: Finally we can get back to our routine on TV, like Big Bang Theory tonight.  After all those years of slaving away at Cheesecake Factor, Penny finally lands an acting gig on NCIS, and Sheldon tries his hand at stand up comedy. [CBS 8pm] HOMETOWN HOCKEY: Big news for the Caps, defensemen John Carlson […]

94.7 Fresh FM–01/02/2014

Arlington Nat’l Cemetery Asking for Donations Amid Wreath Shortage

More than 20,000 volunteers will head to Arlington National Cemetery Saturday to lay wreaths on the headstones of fallen heroes.

94.7 Fresh FM–12/08/2013

[CHEAT SHEET] How To Help A Vet and Freebies for Veterans

FREEDOM BELL: We’re lucky to have the memorials so close on a day like today. If you’re heading to Arlington Cemetery make sure you stop in the Welcome Center. From 8-5 today you can ring the Freedom Bell to honor a service member. It was cast from bronze steel from the twin towers. Pretty special. […]

94.7 Fresh FM–11/11/2013

I’m Chopping It Off For A Good Cause

Nothing like a Real Housewives addiction to make me want to grow my hair out. I’ve been feeding the beast for almost three years; but now it’s time for a change. It takes 30 minutes just to dry it, it clogs drains, and it could really go to someone who could use it. Our psychic […]


Can’t Beat Kelly: ‘Bad Teacher’ Heads to TV, Famous TV Chefs, and Kid Stars Growing Up

Trivia queen Kelly Collis’ losing streak has reached epic proportions. To take advantage of her woes, listen mornings to The Tommy Show and play “Can’t Beat Kelly.”Win or lose, contestants will take home a Fresh-4-Pack of Papa John’s pizzas. Keep Kelly’s losing streak going, and win an additional $100. 1. When you get kicked out […]

94.7 Fresh FM–09/16/2013

[Cheat Sheet] Art You Should Touch, Snooki Shaking Her Rhumba, and Landslide at the Box Office

BOX OFFICE: A little surprise at the box office over the weekend, on one hand you have the cute little comedy The Family with big stars like Tommy Lee Jones, Robert De Niro and Michelle Pfeiffer  and the other the creepy supernatural thriller Insidious: Chapter 2.  The win going to the creepy thriller, bringing in $41 million […]

94.7 Fresh FM–09/16/2013

Can’t Beat Kelly: Move Over Kardashians Here Come The Manzos, & This TV Cook Is Turning Down DWTS

Take on trivia queen Kelly Collis every morning at 7:10 on the Tommy Show. Win or lose this week and take home a $50 gift card from Dulles Town Center. Beat Kelly and win $100. Call in # 1.877.947.0947. Here was today’s challenge: 1. You can’t buy love, but this mom will try. She and […]

94.7 Fresh FM–08/12/2013

The Tommy Show Needs An Intern or Two!

A fun morning radio show is looking for an intern! Must love to laugh, have an appreciation of music and radio and a strong writer. We are fun loving group that is over caffeinated and a tad quirky. The intern has a chance to be on air, attend “A” list events and concerts in the DC market and have a regular byline on our blog.

94.7 Fresh FM–08/12/2013

[Cheat Sheet] Sunset Yoga, Thirsty Thursday, Golf History

LISTEN TO JEN’S CHEAT SHEET BELOW – SMARTPHONE USERS CLICK HERE 06.27.13 CHEAT SHEET FRESH AM GOLF CLAPS: We are making sports history today here in Washington – today kicks off the official first round of the AT&T National at the Congressional Country Club – going all day. Tiger Woods will not be there – […]

94.7 Fresh FM–06/27/2013

Anchorman The Sequel: The Trailer is Here!

SCROLL TO THE BOTTOM FOR THE TRAILER: We’ve been waiting on the edge of our seats for the sequel that will surely have us peeing our pants – Anchorman! With the 70′s behind him, San Diego’s top rated newsman, Ron Burgundy (Will Ferrell), returns to the news desk in “Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues.” Also back […]

94.7 Fresh FM–06/19/2013

Proposal of the Year Goes to…

UCLA not only brings students together for academics, but the notorious university also brings those who are in love together.


Can’t Beat Kelly: Taylor Kinney, Entourage, and Babies

The rules are simple: We’ll give you FIVE questions. We’ll give Kelly the same FIVE questions. If you get more questions right than Kelly, you win $100. We will give you a Papa John’s prize pack just for playing.

94.7 Fresh FM–05/09/2013

[Cheat Sheet] Mother Son Date Night In Arlington, Rihanna Goes All Beyonce Tonight, and Iron Man Shatters Records

ON TV Remember last year when Rihanna tried to go all Beyonce and invited the press to follow her around for a week while she toured?  It was hailed as a hot mess. Tonight Fox has finally finished hacking up all the footage and the Rihanna 777 special comes out. [FOX 8pm] AROUND TOWN As we’re counting […]

94.7 Fresh FM–05/06/2013



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