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.

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12:32 pm
Wed September 25, 2013

Big Kettle Drum Live Session On Sound Waves

We had a blast with Big Kettle Drum on Sept. 13 as they visited our studio for a live session. In this podcast, hear the foot stomping, suitcase kicking, banjo strumming Americana band play "Affliction," "Holding Me Up" and "Just A Man."

Check out photos from our Big Kettle Drum live session on our Facebook!

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12:31 pm
Wed September 25, 2013

Willy Mason Session On Sound Waves

The incredible Willy Mason visited our studios earlier this September for a powerful live session. In this podcast, hear Willy sing "A Far Horizon," "Restless Fugitive" and "I've Got Gold."

Check out photos from our live session on the WFIT Facebook page!

Podcasts
3:15 pm
Thu September 5, 2013

Jacie & The Knick-Knacks Rock WFIT Studios

Check out this live session with our newest garage rock faves Jacie & The Knick Knacks. The band formed on Valentine’s Day 2013 and have been rocking the Melbourne music scene ever since. We had rockin’ time with Jacie Craft (vocals, guitar), Chris Walker (bass, vocals) and Andrew Kennedy (drums) during our live studio session this August.

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3:11 pm
Thu September 5, 2013

The Jeff Stanton Band Studio Session

Jeff Stanton and his band joined us in the studio for great live set. We are fans of his work with Rex Goliath and more recently with The Honey Miller Band. He has recently released his own album Circles and we are excited to have Jeff and his band perform in our studio this past August.

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3:03 pm
Thu September 5, 2013

Quincy Mumford & The Reason Why On Sound Waves

After five years, 400+ shows, and four award-winning albums, New Jersey-based 21-year-old singer/songwriter Quincy Mumford & The Reason Why returns to our studio. Quincy just released his fifth album, Its Only Change, which was recorded in Nashville, TN with producer Ken Coomer (Wilco, Uncle Tupelo). This August 20 session features the funky soulful sounds of Quincy Mumford his band in an acoustic set.

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