Todd Kennedy

Program Director / Sound Waves Host

Originally from Boston, Todd Kennedy began volunteering at WFIT 89.5 FM in 1992 as a late night jazz DJ. In 1998 he was hired as Director of Operations and in 2004 he became Program Director.

As Program Director, he is responsible for formulating the sound of the station. His daily duties include managing broadcast communications, operating satellite services and broadcast automation systems. He is also in charge of overseeing all studio productions and digital editing.

He also plays an important role in coordinating fundraising materials, outreach events and underwriting activities. He trains and supervises community volunteers and on-air hosts, and has been seeing doing a little plumbing and vacuuming on the side.

Todd’s energy and great passion for music can be enjoyed every Monday through Friday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Sound Waves, the show he has been hosting since January 2006.

Ways to Connect

23 treez is celebrating the release of their new CD 'In the Middle' with Lights Out Project at Capt Hiram's Resort this Saturday starting at noon.

One of our favorite local bands The Knick Knacks celebrate the release of their latest CD "what it means to be free" Tuesday Feb 2nd at 7:00 pm at Open Mike's / Florida Discount Music

The Inner Splits and TheDull Blades are also on the bill.

This spring sees the release of PJ Harvey’s ninth studio album,
The Hope Six Demolition Project, on April 15th through Vagrant Records in the US.
 

One of our favorite local bands The Knick Knacks celebrate the release of their latest CD "what it means to be free" Tuesday Feb 2nd at 7:00 pm at Open Mike's / Florida Discount Music.  We'll have the band Live in Studio for a session and interview about their new record Friday January 29th at noon.  89.5 FM and streaming at WFIT.org.

Welcome to a week of World Cafe "Side Tracks," where we look back on past guests that came in for a session — not with their best-known band, but with a side project. In each session, we speak to the artists about juggling both acts and the origin story of their "other band." Stream the complete sessions below.

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