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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Wednesday, March 27, 201303/27/2013

#WorkdayWrapUp – No. 9 theme 3/27/13

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

Tuesday, March 26, 201303/26/2013

#WorkdayWrapUp – him/her/she/he theme 3/26

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

Monday, March 25, 201303/25/2013

#WorkdayWrapUp – unusual band names theme 3/25

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

Friday, March 22, 201303/22/2013

#WorkdayWrapUp – Same 1st letter theme 3/22

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

Thursday, March 21, 201303/21/2013

#WorkdayWrapUp – early/late theme 3/21

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

Wednesday, March 20, 201303/20/2013

#WorkdayWrapUp – With or Without theme 3/20

Happy 1st day of Spring! Every Weekday at 6pm, we do a request hour with a different theme, started by…

Tuesday, March 19, 201303/19/2013

#WorkdayWrapUp – intriguing duos theme 3/19

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

Monday, March 18, 201303/18/2013

#WorkdayWrapUp – female names theme! 3/18

TONS of great requests tonight…would’ve needed 2 hours (at least) to get to all of them, thanks! Every Weekday at…

Friday, March 15, 201303/15/2013

#WorkdayWrapUp – Irish theme 3/15!

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

Thursday, March 14, 201303/14/2013

#WorkdayWrap Up – Numbers theme on Pi day 3.14!

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

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