Lynn Kelly

staff tim homeA veteran broadcaster and no stranger to the airwaves to Akron listeners. Lynn joined WQMX in 2007 and after working in many formats. she’s settled into the country music format nicely.

Born and raised in Akron, on North Hill. Lynn feels fortunate to have grow up with family all around. Getting started in radio took her out of the area for several years, but she never left Ohio. Lynn is proud to have worked for 3 great radio station in Akron, WKDD, The Summit and now WQMX.

Lynn resides on the west side with husband Ray. They are now empty nester's and soon to be first time grandparents. Daughter Olivia and husband Rupert are expecting a child and reside in the U.K. Son Andrew moved to New York during the pandemic and is now floor manager at Dover Street Market in Manhattan.  The last 'child' in the house is sheepdoodle Charlie!

Working with many charities has been at the core of her career and was honored by the American Cancer Society with a National award for Volunteer of the Year for her 20+ years of service.

Lynn loves spending the heart of the day on the radio, keeping you company while you’re at work or at home. She also hosts the daily feature 'The All Request Country Buffet.' You can contact Lynn when you call the studio line at 330-370-2000, on her Facebook page, or through email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..


Wednesday, 11 March 2020 13:33


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I don't consider myself terribly  superstitious, but this week I may pay attention! We will have had the Time Change, Full Moon, and Friday the 13th all in the same week! At least you have something to blame it on!
Monday, 02 March 2020 14:37

Prom Dressapalooza!

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Every girl should feel like a princess at Prom!  Altrusa believes this, and is holding Princess Night Project once again helping young girls find the right dress and accessories for that special night.  I remember picking out my dress, although back in 1980 we really didn't go all out.  Well, these girls have over 1000 dresses to choose from!  The event is Saturday, March 14th, at Family of United Methodist Church 800 E. Market St…
Wednesday, 26 February 2020 11:00

Ashland Co. Humane Society needs your help!

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The Ashland County Humane Society recently rescued 52 dogs from a home. The pooches were underweight, and some are in need of medical attention.  They depserately need donations in monetary form, or towels and blankets and sheets.  Special kudos to the Claremont Veteranry Clinic helping with the dogs. Donations can be dropped off there.  You can also make a donation at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. I know we have some wonderful pet rescues here closer to home, but…
Wednesday, 12 February 2020 13:46

The Bunny has a home!

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If you have ever traveled Copley road near the White Pond intersection, you surely have looked up to the big bunny on the corner. I have driven past it countless times in the past 22 years!  Oddly though I have never stopped in to Charlies Ribs & Chicken wich occupied the resaurant for many years.  It was recently taken down and many pondered what would become it the giant sign.  Well, it was purchased at…
Tuesday, 11 February 2020 14:07

Winter at the Zoo

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The Akron Zoo will debut it's newest member, Baya, a beautiful snow leopard tomorrow during a special program. Baya and her mother Shanti are finally coming out to investigate their wintry habitat.  The zoo is holding a special program to highlight the animals that love the chilly temp's, and give an update on the new Wild Asia Exibit currently under construction.  I am constantly amazed at how for the Zoo has come. What a gem…
Tuesday, 04 February 2020 14:26

Hamilton is coming to movie theaters!

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So there has to be a few of us out there that did not get to see the award Hamilton on broadway! Well now, everyone will be able to say they saw Hamilton, with the original cast! Lyn--Manuel Miranda and his cast will hit movie theaters October of 2021.  The film will be distributed by Disney and has the potential to make volumes of money!' I will be there!!
Friday, 31 January 2020 14:34

Ode to care givers

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It's been almost 2 and one half weeks since my mother moved in with us. She had back surgery and found the walker would not  fit anywhere in her home.  After about one minute, I decided to bring her to my home. Our downstairs is perfect.  Bedroom, bath with a walk in shower, and living room.  Not to mention, Andrew is at school! She came willingly.  I will confess at the two week mark, I…
Friday, 17 January 2020 14:09

It's Ditch New Year's Resolution Day!

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So if you made any resolutions and are struggling to keep them, your good! Today is the day to let it go.  Personally, I did not start anything January 1st! I know better.  The loser feeling is too string.  I will begin something in February, and NOT tell anyone. That is sure death to any resolutions!
Friday, 10 January 2020 13:45

Friday funnies!

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Yep, this is me!!!!  Have a great weeekend!
Thursday, 09 January 2020 13:35


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