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

Thursday, May 9, 201305/09/2013

#WorkdayWrapUp – cross theme 5/9

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

Wednesday, May 8, 201305/08/2013

#WorkdayWrapUp – Dave & David theme & lip-synch karaoke 5/8

Funny stuff from last night’s Late Night With Jimmy Fallon…a lip-synch karaoke contest w/ John Krasinski from The Office!  …

Tuesday, May 7, 201305/07/2013

#WorkdayWrapUp – fire/gasoline theme 5/7

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

Monday, May 6, 201305/06/2013

#WorkdayWrapUp – foreign cities theme 5/6

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

Friday, May 3, 201305/03/2013

#WorkdayWrapUp – good/bad theme 5/3

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

Thursday, May 2, 201305/02/2013

#WorkdayWrapUp – 3 word artist names 5/2

So many great requests tonight, thanks! Sadly, we ran out of time for Black Eyed Peas, Burlap To Cashmere, Henry…

Wednesday, May 1, 201305/01/2013

#WorkdayWrapUp – Music songs/bands 5-1-13

What a confusing day… Martha Stewart’s looking for dates on Match.com The Civil Wars are still broken up, but have…

Tuesday, April 30, 201304/30/2013

#WorkdayWrapUp – angel/devil theme 4/30

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

Monday, April 29, 201304/29/2013

#WorkdayWrapUp – about-face theme 4/29

Jason Collins, Tim Tebow, Spike Lee’s Twitter feed…all in all, a pretty eventful sports news day…so does this confirm God’s sense of…

Friday, April 26, 201304/26/2013

#WorkdayWrapUp – More or Less theme 4/26 and the Boston carjacking story

What a harrowing story of bravery from that Boston carjacking victim who is now speaking out… Every Weekday at 6pm,…

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!