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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Station Announcement
2:35 pm
Wed July 17, 2013

Siren Williams Will Be In The Studio For A Live Session

On Friday July 19,  we welcome Siren Williams for another live radio session. Siren’s new album We Live Underwater is filled with sunny songs about our local beaches and her world wide travels. Tune in at noon to hear her play!

Station Announcement
12:48 pm
Tue July 2, 2013

Celebrate The Fourth Of July With WFIT

Celebrate the Fourth of July with some fantastic music specials on WFIT.

10 AM: PRESERVATION HALL JAZZ BAND: THAT’S IT!

For over 50 years the Preservation Hall Jazz band has brought life to the sounds of New Orleans. In this one-hour special you will hear about the band and life in New Orleans with co-producer Jim James of My Morning Jacket.

11 AM: WILLIE NELSON: TRUE OUTLAW STORIES

Celebrating Willie Nelson 75th birthday this year, True Outlaw Stories features many of the hilarious episodes with The Family Band. Hear stories and songs hosted by country legend Rodney Crowell.

12 PM: JIMI HENDRIX: THE JIMI YOU NEVER KNEW

A spectacular two-hour special featuring the best of Jimi Hendrix’s recently released archival music and the musicians who are “experienced” by them. Interviews with Steve Winwood, Taj Mahal, ZZ Top, and more.

Sound Waves
1:20 pm
Wed June 26, 2013

International Surfing Day

We celebrated International Surfing Day on June 20, when filmmaker Troy Cryder dropped by our studios to discuss his movie premiere of Dust.Resin.Water.

Also joining us on the radio was The Honey Miller Band for a surf inspired session. We were stoked!

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Station Announcement
11:30 am
Tue June 18, 2013

The Honey Miller Band And Filmmaker Troy Cryder Will Be In The Studio June 20

The surf will be up on Thursday, June 20 on Sound Waves as we welcome filmmaker Troy Cryder, producer of the new surf documentary Dust.Resin.Water.

Joining us in the studio, The Honey Miller Band performing live on the radio. It’ll be a beach party this Thursday at noon on WFIT 89.5 FM.

Podcasts
2:18 pm
Thu June 6, 2013

ZZ Ward Studio Session

 

ZZ Ward joined us in the studio for an acoustic session on June, 4 2013.

Hear live versions of “365 Days,” “Last Love Song,” and “Put the Gun Down” recorded in our on-air studio.

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