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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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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New Music
1:35 pm
Thu June 6, 2013

Listen To The New Rogue Wave Album

Listen to the new album Nightingale Floors from Rogue Wave. It's Rogue Wave's fifth album and first for indie punk label Vagrant Records. Nightingale Floors finds the band secure in it's sound and brimming with confidence.

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Station Announcement
12:49 pm
Fri May 31, 2013

ZZ Ward Will Perform Live Acoustic Set On June 4 In The WFIT Studios

The stars are certainly bright for ZZ Ward.

Since releasing her mix tape Eleven Roses in 2012, she has gone on to headline sold out shows from Los Angeles to New York. Her love of R&B, Soul, hip hop and rock shines through on her new full length album Til The Casket Drops.

Ward has appeared on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, had her music featured on ABC Family's Pretty Little Liars, MTV's Awkward and in promos for ABC's hit series Nashville, and completed a 50-date headlining American tour with sold-out dates in Los Angeles, New York, San Francisco, Denver and Nashville.

She also recently appeared on Conan, is co-headlining The Fire and Shine Tour with Delta Rae, and will be performing at SXSW, where she first introduced herself as an artist to watch out for last year.

Hear what all the buzz is about as we welcome ZZ Ward for a special acoustic set on Tuesday, June 4 at noon on WFIT 89.5 FM.

Sound Waves
1:36 pm
Wed May 8, 2013

Vintage Trouble Studio Session

Vintage Trouble stopped by our studios for a soulful live session before going on tour this summer with The Who and opening for The Rolling Stones.

Music
12:28 pm
Tue April 30, 2013

SWIMM Studio Session

SWIMM joined us in the studio for a memorizing lunch time session on April, 25 2013.

Hear live versions of “Wanderer” “Souvenir” and “Too Old” recorded in our on-air studio.

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