iHeartMedia Washington, D.C.’s Hot 99.5 Welcomes New Evening On-Air Personality


 Hot 99.5, DC’s #1 Hit Music Station, today welcomes Nick Gomez as the new evening on-air personality, effective August 22, 2022. Gomez will broadcast weeknights from 7 p.m. to Midnight.

Each weeknight, Gomez will broadcast the most popular hits from the biggest chart-topping pop artists and feature the latest entertainment news and lifestyle experiences that apply to Washington, D.C., Maryland and Virginia communities.

“Nick brings an unmatched passion, ambition, talent and creativity to this exciting opportunity in DC,” said Rob Kruz, Program Director of Hot 99.5 “His energy and enthusiasm combined with his knowledge of all things pop makes him the perfect fit in the Nation’s Capital!” 

Gomez has hosted overnights on Z100 in New York City since 2021. His previous experience includes part time and swing work on Z100 from 2019 – 2021, weekends on 103.5 Kiss-FM in Chicago and weekends on PRIDE radio.  Additionally, he serves as iHeartMedia Format Center CHR Weekend talent for Hits 95.7  in Denver, 96.5 KISS-FM in Cleveland, Ohio; HITS 100.3 in Greensboro, North Carolina; WNOK-FM in Columbia, South Carolina;  Z107.7 in St. Louis, Missouri and Z104.3 in Baltimore, Maryland.

“Joining the iconic on-air staff at Hot 99.5, led by ‘Your Morning Show,’ is a dream come true,” said Gomez. “I’m thrilled to host an evening show that combines a passion for pop music that is driven by listener interaction and features on air, online and social media content based on the D.C. lifestyle.”

Hot 99.5 is the leading media outlet in the Washington, D.C. market with multiple platforms, including its broadcast stations; live events; data; and its digital businesses and platforms, including mobile, social and its own iHeartRadio, iHeartMedia’s free all-in-one digital music, podcasting and live streaming radio service – with 3 billion app downloads and more than 160 million registered users.