Jeff Sweatman

Jeff Sweatman

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Jeff caught the radio bug while he was still in high school in his hometown of Springfield, IL. He worked part-time at WTAX and WDBR and thought he wanted to be the next Jack Buck, until he realized how difficult play-by-play really is! Jeff attended college at the University of Missouri where he worked at the legendary KCOU college radio station. He worked at a great group of stations in Columbia, MO from ’95-’06 until The Corner brought him to Charlottesville in November of 2006.

I’ve loved my time here, esp. recording Corner Lounge sessions & hosting Brighten The Corners (Tuesdays 10-midnight).  I’m also grateful to be able to cover music festivals for Corner listeners including SXSW, Bonnaroo and more!  Among other things, Cville has taught me to embrace my inner mandolin lover, and it’s also where (in 2008) I met my amazing wife Elizabeth!  Along with our 2 cats – who love everyone, except each other – we live in Crozet, VA and last year we added the best little bundle of joy to our little spot in the world.

Jeff Sweatman's Blog

Tuesday, June 11, 201306/11/2013

#WorkdayWrapUp – cool duos theme & Daily Show NSA scandal coverage 6/11

Jon Stewart leaves The Daily Show for a brief hiatus to make a movie and no big news happens over the…

Monday, June 10, 201306/10/2013

#WorkdayWrapUp – here & now theme 6/10

Every Weekday at 6pm, we do a request hour with a different theme, started by the New Song of the…

Friday, June 7, 201306/07/2013

#WorkdayWrapUp – Foreign word theme 6/7

Every Weekday at 6pm, we do a request hour with a different theme, started by the New Song of the…

Thursday, June 6, 201306/06/2013

#WorkdayWrapUp – Don’t Call It A Comeback theme 6/6

Tonight’s theme was bands you’d like to see make a comeback or that have made a comeback (whether they broke…

Wednesday, June 5, 201306/05/2013

#WorkdayWrapUp – Dog theme 6/5 & chart news & notes

Daft Punk tops the U.S. album charts for the 2nd week in a row… And what does it mean (if…

Tuesday, June 4, 201306/04/2013

#WorkdayWrapUp AGAIN theme 6/4

Every Weekday at 6pm, we do a request hour with a different theme, started by the New Song of the…

Monday, June 3, 201306/03/2013

#WorkdayWrapUp – ALL theme 6/3

Every Weekday at 6pm, we do a request hour with a different theme, started by the New Song of the…

Friday, May 31, 201305/31/2013

#WorkdayWrapUp – Local theme 5/31

Every Weekday at 6pm, we do a request hour with a different theme, started by the New Song of the…

Thursday, May 30, 201305/30/2013

#WorkdayWrapUp – teenage idols theme & Buckley movie review

Here’s NPR’s review of Greetings From Tim Buckley, the movie I was referencing on-air today after playing Jeff Buckley’s “Last Goodbye”…

Wednesday, May 29, 201305/29/2013

#WorkdayWrapUp – parts/pieces theme 5/29

Every Weekday at 6pm, we do a request hour with a different theme, started by the New Song of the…

Wine Wednesdays

Wine Passport Approved

The Piedmont of Italy

talking not Virginia’s Piedmont but that of Italy this week

Wine Wednesday

Chateaus & Bordeaux

two of our favorite topics with Robert this week…

Wine Passport Approved

Two To Try

Robert has two particular wines he wants you to stop by & sample this week!

Wine Wednesday

Chocolate Beers

Clinton has some ideas for Valentine’s Day coming up!

Wine Wednesday

3 new reds for the new year

Robert’s got 3 new red wines for you to explore this week!