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Patriots Day Baseball with the Red Sox and Os Monday at 10:20 am
Tuesday on WSAR; Law Talk at 1, Crusin with Bill at 2, Wayne at 3
Alan Combs and America Overnight On WSAR Weeknights starting at 10pm
The WSAR Newsroom at Noon Weekdays on WSAR
Friday on WSAR; Ask Your Pharmacist at 1, Wayne at 3
Weekends on WSAR; Fox Sports Radio starting at 4pm Saturday
Weekdays on WSAR; Hec at 5, Ric at 9, Women's Intuition at 10, Ray Mitchell at 11am
Lars Larson Weeknights at 6 on WSAR
Wednesday on WSAR; Voice of Business at 1, CU Wednesday at 2, Wayne at 3
Thursday on WSAR; Dr Ross at 1, Fall River Inside and Out at 2,Wayne at 3
Friday Morning on WSAR; Ask Carl at 10am, Your Healthy Home at 11am
Friday on WSAR; Live From The Guru Shack at 2; Arts and Entertainment at 2:30
Monday on WSAR; The Financial Planning Hour at 1, On Call With Dr Doerr at 2, Wayne at 3
Sox Host Baltimore at Fenway at 12:50pm Saturday on WSAR
Sox and Os From Fenway Park Friday on WSAR at 6:20pm
Sox and Baltimore from Fenway Sunday Night on WSAR at 6:20 pm
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Ric Oliveira

combination of unique life experiences, curious mind, blue collar roots, cynical wit and a face for radio coagulate to deliver a view of modern life that has made him can't miss radio for news junkies everywhere. And let's just say he knows how to accentuate headlines with 250 pound gorrilla like punchlines.

Oliveira, a son of Azorean immigrants, born in Taunton, MA, cut his teeth in the world of media while a student at Umass Amherst in 1987 working for the Daily Collegian and later as a disc jockey at WOZQ, Smith College, North Hampton, MA.

In 1990, his path turned to the unusual when he signed up for a college internship to teach at the Mohawk Survival School. A month after accepting the position, the Mohawks went to war with Canada after the natives objected to an effort to take contested Mohawk land for a 18 hole golf course. The Oka Crisis as it would be called found Ric being the only American journalist allowed to live in the reservation. He would lose most of his hair after witnessing the battle of Tekawitha Island when Mohawks repelled an advancing Army platoon which, despite firing 32 canisters of tear gas and being heavily armed, could not stop the unarmed Mohawk movement.

Upon returning to Umass he was named an editor at the Daily Collegian and given his own news radio show on WMUA. After college, he returned to his hometown of Taunton where he began working for the Taunton Daily Gazette where his reporting led to the removal of both the Conservation Commissioner and the Health Inspector. His tenure in Taunton was short-lived however, as he was hired by the Fall River Herald News where he was employed for two years. In 1993, he joined the staff of the New Bedford Standard Times where he won numerous AP and New England Press Association Awards. In 1997, his investigative work, which included the Aids on the Waterfront Series and a series on retroactive deportation earned him widespread acclaim among journalists. In the summer of 1997, he was hired by two time Emmy award winner Curt Worden to work on an international news report which aired on Nightline in November of 1997.

He also returned to radio, this time on WSAR during the late edition news segments.

In 1999, Ric, left the daily news business to take over a struggling ethnic newspaper called the O Jornal. Within two years, it became the first Portuguese newspaper in America to win a NEPA award and one of only handful of multilingual papers to win any American English newspaper contests. In 2000, he was given a half hour weekly news segment which, over the years, grew to a weekly one hour and then two hour show. In 2003, he openly questioned the logic for war in Iraq, coverage by the national media and whether any of the claims of weapons of mass destruction or ties to extremists were accurate or even vetted. While it was a controversial stance at the time and callers accused him of being a conspiracy theorist, he remained true to his questions. After a caller said his statements made him the most dangerous show on the radio, a legend was born.
In 2008, he was given the chance to take over the 9 to 10 a.m. morning slot on WSAR where he continues to deliver underreported news with a twist and perception only Ric can offer.

Oliveira joined WSAR full -time in April of 2013 taking over the reigns as the General Manager.
- See more at: http://wsar.linkedupradio.com/on-air/ric-oliveira/pages/about-ric#sthash.ype9Wr7u.dpuf

Ric Oliveira's Pages:
On-Air Schedule
Monday 09:00am - 10:00am Underreported w/ Ric Oliveira
Tuesday 09:00am - 10:00am Underreported w/ Ric Oliveira
Wednesday 09:00am - 10:00am Underreported w/ Ric Oliveira
Thursday 09:00am - 10:00am Underreported w/ Ric Oliveira
Friday 09:00am - 10:00am Underreported w/ Ric Oliveira

STUDIO:  508-673-1480

OFFICE:  508-678-9727


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