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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11:45 am
Fri July 18, 2014

The Wallies Live Sound Waves Session

Florida-based band The Wallies rocked the WFIT Studios last week with their unique blend of surf rock and post-punk revival. Check out three of the songs from their live session below!

 


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3:14 pm
Wed April 23, 2014

Sound Waves Session With Singer-Songwriter SJ

Florida-based singer-songwriter SJ come by our studio on April 23 for a live Sound Waves session before his performance at the upcoming Melbourne Art Festival.   For more photos of our live session, check out our Facebook page and don't forget to like our page for the latest WFIT updates, photos and news!

For more info on how you can catch SJ and many other talented local artists at the Melbourne Art Festival on Saturday, April 26, check out their website!


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11:47 am
Tue April 22, 2014

Live Session With Singer-Songwriter SJ Today On Sound Waves

  Tune in to Sound Waves today around noon to hear a live session with Florida-based singer-songwriter SJ. He blends his own type of melodic folk alternative/acoustic rock with a chill vibe to create an acoustically soulful groove and sound.

SJ has been touring nationally and has won and been nominated for more than 20 indie artist awards for his latest album, Coffee.

Enjoy a live session with Florida singer-songwriter SJ today on Sound Waves!

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Podcasts
3:45 pm
Thu April 17, 2014

Interview With Founder Of To Write Love On Her Arms

  Jamie Tworkowski of To Write Live On Her Arms stopped by our studio for a live interview with Todd Kennedy on April 16. 

TWLOHA began with a story and a simple t-shirt design to become one of the most successful charities to provide help for thousands of people struggling with depression, addiction and pain. We’ll hear Jamie’s vision for hope and recovery.

In this podcast, Jamie talks about the organization's local roots and how it's grown into one of the most recognizeable non-profits in the country.

He'll also talk about the second annual Run For It 5K this Saturday in Satellite Beach. Funds raised from the run will go directly toward helping people struggling with depression, addiction and pain.

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11:17 am
Wed April 9, 2014

Fight The Swing Live On Sound Waves This Friday

 Tune in this Friday on Sound Waves for a special live acoustic set with Melbourne indie band Fight The Swing at noon.

Their debut album is set to be released and Fight The Swing has several high profile gigs coming up.

The band formed in 2012 as a group of friends with a unique sound. They name Fugazi, The Pixies and Radiohead as their influences. 

We’ll chat with band members Tone Egan and Andy Wolking, who will play a few songs from their upcoming album. 

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