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

Friday, December 6, 201312/06/2013

Mandela tributes

Here’s a rundown of a wide assortment of people paying tribute to Nelson Mandela, who passed away yesterday at 95. …

Tuesday, December 3, 201312/03/2013

#SocialRequestLive – over/under theme 12/3 + BCS madness

Granted I’m biased as a Mizzou grad, but what if Urban Meyer from 2006 gave a pregame speech to his…

Friday, November 22, 201311/22/2013

#SocialRequestLive – JFK tribute 11/22

Every Weekday at 1:15pm, we play your requests along a different theme, including the New Song of the Day (which…

Thursday, November 21, 201311/21/2013

#SocialRequestLive – seeing/sight/look theme 11/21

Every Weekday at 1:15pm, we play your requests along a different theme, including the New Song of the Day (which…

Wednesday, November 20, 201311/20/2013

#SocialRequestLive – foreign cities theme 11/20

Every Weekday at 1:15pm, we play your requests along a different theme, including the New Song of the Day (which…

Wednesday, November 20, 201311/20/2013

#SocialRequestLive – Breathe/Air/Sky theme 11/19

Every Weekday at 1:15pm, we play your requests along a different theme, including the New Song of the Day (which…

Wednesday, November 20, 201311/20/2013

#SocialRequestLive – natural disaster theme 11/18

Every Weekday at 1:15pm, we play your requests along a different theme, including the New Song of the Day (which…

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Friday, November 15, 201311/15/2013

#SocialRequestLive – Only theme 11/15

Every Weekday at 1:15pm, we play your requests along a different theme, including the New Song of the Day (which…

Thursday, November 14, 201311/14/2013

#SocialRequestLive – flying theme 11/14

Every Weekday at 1:15pm, we play your requests along a different theme, including the New Song of the Day (which…

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Wednesday, November 13, 201311/13/2013

#SocialRequestLive – shake theme 11/13

Every Weekday at 1:15pm, we play your requests along a different theme, including the New Song of the Day (which…

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