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.

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Thursday, July 18, 201307/18/2013

#WorkdayWrapUp – wish/hope/dream theme 7/18

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wishin’, hopin’ & dreamin’ for great requests tonight…and we got ’em! Started by new David Lynch music…yep, THAT David Lynch!

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Wednesday, July 17, 201307/17/2013

#WorkdayWrapUp – Super theme 7/17

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brand new Kings Of Leon song “Supersoaker” just came in! Don’t know of many other “soaker” songs (Soak Up The Sun?), so we’re going the “super” route for your requests!

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Tuesday, July 16, 201307/16/2013

#WorkdayWrapUp – WILD theme 7/16

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WILD in your song title/band name/album title

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Monday, July 15, 201307/15/2013

#WorkdayWrapUp – weights & measures theme 7/15

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tons & TONS of great requests tonight, that was the idea! Thanks!

Friday, July 12, 201307/12/2013

amazing 16-year-old speaks at the U.N. & a Giving #WorkdayWrapUp theme

In Workday Wrap-Up

One of the most important speeches of this (or any) century was given today at the United Nations… Every Weekday…

Thursday, July 11, 201307/11/2013

Making Twitter cry & #WorkdayWrapUp Lightning theme 7/11

In Workday Wrap-Up

A sportswriter who solicited photos of the “single best moment of your life” from his Twitter followers really created an amazing…

Wednesday, July 10, 201307/10/2013

#WorkdayWrapUp “J” song/artist theme 7/10/13

In Workday Wrap-Up

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

Tuesday, July 9, 201307/09/2013

#WorkdayWrapUp Johnny theme & Bon Scott tribute

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in addition to this being the birthday of Jack White, Courtney Love, Jim Kerr & Tom Hanks, one of rock’s…

Monday, July 8, 201307/08/2013

Foreign Cities request theme + Pearl Jam & Patty Griffin links!

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We’re giving away the new Patty Griffin album all week between 3 & 4pm as our Album of the Week!…

Wednesday, July 3, 201307/03/2013

#WorkdayWrapUp – one-word artist theme 7/3

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

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