staff tim homeCherise has been in radio since 2006 in Cleveland and Akron as an on-air personality, traffic reporter, and in promotions.

Cherise joined Rubber City Radio Group in 2013 as a weekend and fill-in on-air talent at 94.9 WQMX and 97.5 WONE. She also provided traffic updates for all four stations at RCRG. Now on at 10am to 3pm weekdays, Cherise brings you new country music releases, the latest in pop culture, country music news, and what's trending!

Cherise is a lifelong resident of Northeast Ohio, she's a wife and mom, loves music, cooking and baking, has been told (by Hardy & Matt Stell amongst others) that she resembles Pam from "The Office", and lastly, she is a huge Cleveland sports fan and was at "The Q" when the Cavs won the championship!


Monday, 08 January 2024 13:21

Win During Your Workday!

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I've got a couple of contests this week to win some great prizes! First, the Country Quiz! I will tell you each morning a little after 10am when to listen for the question for your chance to win a $20 Bell Bucks gift card and a Banana Tropic Cake from Reeve's Cake Shop in Akron! This week, the WQMX Country Cafe is being fed by the Hooley Pub & Kitchen in Montrose! Be listening around…
Wednesday, 03 January 2024 13:40

Happy 2024!

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Today was my first show of the New Year after taking some vacation days. It's been 11 days to be exact! I remembered how to do everything, push the right buttons, all my passwords and called everyone by their correct names! Haha, just kidding, I wouldn't forget my co-workers names!           View this post on Instagram                       A post shared by…
Tuesday, 19 December 2023 12:20

Introducing Our Gingerbread Village!

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This weekend we made time for another favorite holiday tradition, building and decorating a gingerbread house. Instead of one house, I found a kit that had four houses, a whole village! Now we just need a Mayor.            View this post on Instagram                       A post shared by Cherise (@cheriseonair)
Monday, 18 December 2023 14:04

Jon Pardi on the TODAY Show

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Jon Pardi stopped by the TODAY Show to perform his original song "400 Horsepower Sleigh" from his first holiday album 'Merry Christmas From Jon Pardi'!
Wednesday, 13 December 2023 16:43

Lainey Wilson on Jimmy Kimmel Live!

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Lainey Wilson stopped by Jimmy Kimmel Live to perform her latest single "Wildflowers and Wild Horses":  
Tuesday, 12 December 2023 10:39

Nate Covers Nirvana

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Nate Smith recently covered "Chasing Cars" from Snow Patrol, and now he has a new cover that he has been performing at shows. Nirvana's "Heart Shaped Box". He said in an Instagram post 3 days ago that his all time favorite band will always be Nirvana. Yesterday, he posted a video of him performing the song in Seattle, which as we all know, is where Nirvana originated. So cool!           View this…
Friday, 08 December 2023 12:32

Ashley McBryde on The Tonight Show

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Ashley McBryde stopped by The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon to perform "The Devil I Know":  
Wednesday, 06 December 2023 14:29

Songs You'll Hear During CMA Country Christmas

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The song list has been released for the CMA Country Christmas TV special, hosted by Amy Grant and Trisha Yearwood. Amy Grant and Trisha Yearwood -"Hark the Herald Angels Sing." Amy Grant, Trisha Yearwood and Lindsey Stirling - "Joy to the World"Amy Grant - "Grown Up Christmas List" Trisha Yearwood and Lindsey Stirling - "O Holy Night"Jordan Davis - "O Come All Ye Faithful"Lady A - "What Christmas Means to Me"Ashley McBryde and Lindsey Stirling - "You're a Mean One,…
Tuesday, 05 December 2023 10:25

Brad's Song For Kimberly

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Brad Paisley made an appearance last night on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon, where he sang "Son of the Mountains". He also sang another special song, one he wrote for his wedding. It's pretty real and honest and special, watch the performance in the segment below.
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