Rod Cambridge

Born 11 April 1978; Rod Cambridge is a news reporter for Detroit’s All-News station WRQ. Rod is a third-generation reporter, following the footsteps of his late father and late grandmother. He is also a honorary member of the Black Phantoms Motorcycle Club. Rod Cambridge can be heard on WRQ usually during the lunchtime hours on the weekdays.

Early Life

As a Toddler, Rod lived in Philadelphia, PA. His late father covered the Centraila incident. Rod was also a Rock DJ in Watertown, SD.


In 2017-2019, Rod played a newsman at WRQ from 5pm-10pm. He covered the power outage in St. Clair County and also the Soundboard Hacks. Rod was in the WRQ building on 26 June 2019 when the buildign got struck by lightening. Rod also covered the 2019 Detroit Zombie Tradgey in two intervals. The zombie outbreak entered the WRQ buildling while Rod broadcasted. he and Russ Lindberg escaped the outbreak.

At around 1am that day, Rod called WHAC to report the residents of Detroit fighting back the zombies. With the help of the Black Phantoms Motorcycle Club, Rod returned to WRQ to broadcast during the tragedy. After the tragedy, Rod began to develop PTSD and a drinking problem. He would later move from the evening to the lunch time spot: 10a-3p, while Russ Lindberg moved to the midnight shift.

Rod broadcasted suring the Great Lakes Bomber tradgey. Including the time they captured Ben Greenhorn. He had to come to work hungover after drinking heavily on the previous day. During the Alien Attack in South Dakota, Rod told the WRQ listeners of the incident. Two days alter, he told the WRQ listeners of the end of the incident.

Rod was also behind the desk during the beginning of the Supernatural Tradgey of 2021. he received a day suspension for his insult to Catilyn Jenner which saw some outrage from the MCMV. On the day he was suspended, Rod was asked to come in to fill in the late night shift cause of Russ Lindberg’s absence. He was notably drunk and swore on the air. Thanks to producer Dora Krandle, she bleeped it out. Rod continued to cover the events during the Supernatural Crisisi including the ending in Michigan.

Personal Life

Rod has a shed at his home and Shawn Haws (as a zombie) lives there. The two occasionally play video games together, kinda like Shaun of the Dead. Rod has mentioned he was a fan of the game Doom when it came out in his teenage years. Rod is also a fan of the late Walter Cronkite. It is not known if Rod is in a relationship.