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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Tuesday, October 29, 201310/29/2013

#SocialRequestLive – “P” songs/bands theme on Pearl Jam Day 10/29

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

Monday, October 28, 201310/28/2013

#SocialRequestLive debut! “O” songs/bands 10/28

Every Weekday at 1:15pm, we play your requests along a different theme, including the New Song of the Day.  There’s…

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Friday, October 25, 201310/25/2013

#WorkdayWrapUp – “N” songs/bands theme 10/25

This will be the final Workday Wrap Up at 6pm, but don’t worry!  We are simply moving the “themed request hour”…

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Thursday, October 24, 201310/24/2013

#WorkdayWrapUp – “M” songs/bands theme 10/24

In Workday Wrap-Up

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

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Wednesday, October 23, 201310/23/2013

#WorkdayWrapUp – “L” songs/bands theme 10/23

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apologies to birthday boy Weird Al Yankovic & Corner listener Mark who requested this classic…somehow Al works a little better…

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Tuesday, October 22, 201310/22/2013

#WorkdayWrapUp – “K” songs/bands theme 10/22

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ran out of time for King Crimson (which Kanye West famously sampled for “Power“) & I didn’t write down the…

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Monday, October 21, 201310/21/2013

#WorkdayWrapUp – “J” songs/bands 10/21

In Workday Wrap-Up

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

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Friday, October 11, 201310/11/2013

#WorkdayWrapUp – “I” songs/bands theme 10/11

In Workday Wrap-Up

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

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Thursday, October 10, 201310/10/2013

#WorkdayWrapUp – “H” songs/bands theme 10/10

In Workday Wrap-Up

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

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Wednesday, October 9, 201310/09/2013

#WorkdayWrapUp – “G” songs/bands theme 10/9

In Workday Wrap-Up

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

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