Jessica Ritch joins Variety the Children’s Charity of Buffalo and WNY from The Buffalo Zoo where she served as Events Manager.  Her extensive background includes radio, concert promotion and large-scale events.   Jessica began her career at age 17 when hired by 97 Rock and 103.3 The Edge.  She worked closely with the very popular Shredd and Ragan Show and served as Promotions Director for 103.3 The Edge for two years before relocating to Washington D. C.  While in D.C. Jessica worked at Alternative Radio legend WHFS, helped launch WLZL, an all-Spanish station before moving across town to Hot 99.5.  In this capacity, Jessica conceived some of the biggest cultural events in D.C. while working alongside many of the biggest pop artists in America.

In 2010, Jessica moved back to Buffalo to be closer to her family and put her experience and expertise on display in her home town. She worked in the live concert industry as Marketing Director before joining the Buffalo Zoo.  The opportunity to join Variety Club was a dream come true for Jessica.  Her love and passion for children shines through as she is a mother of a very energetic five-year-old, Finnegan.  She resides with her family in North Tonawanda.

Jessica is thrilled to be a part of Variety Club and she’s very excited to be a part of what comes next.

Contact information for Jessica is as follows:

Jessica Ritch

Office: (716) 854-7577

Email: jessica@varietybuffalo.com