Ben McKee

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Ben is live, local and Akron's Friendly Voice in the Afternoon from 3-7p on 94.9 WQMX! Listen for your "Throwback Song of The Day" at 3:20, "The Drive At 5" to get you out of work, "Ben's Trends" at 5:30p, "Feel Good Friday's", and you never know what fun contests he'll throw out for your chance to win great prizes.

Ben is a husband, father, lover of all music, the outdoors and sports. Ben has always been drawn to radio which became a passion as he graduated from the University of Pittsburgh. After stops in his hometown, Pittsburgh, and Corpus Christi, TX where he was a morning show host for a decade. He ultimately landed in The Buckeye State where he continues to keep you company at Rubber City Radio since 2016... In his free time, you will find Ben at concerts, Akron/Cleveland Sporting Event, dropping a line in the water all while trying to keep up with his wife Jessica, son Killian and 2 pups Blue and Moola.

Ben continues to grow in Akron and surrounding areas that he cares so much for, and continues to be a pillar within. Ben has hosted the Taste of The Pro Football Hall of Fame in Canton to benefit The Akron Canton Regional Food Bank and loves helping local organizations and the people within this great community. You can contact Ben at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Wednesday, 06 December 2023 15:41

Ben Gets Schooled!!

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            View this post on Instagram                       A post shared by 94.9 WQMX (@wqmx)   Want a career in healthcare but don’t want to spend years in school? Train to become a medical assistant through Stark State College in less than a year - 3 semesters to be exact! Medical assistants are the heartbeat of your doctor’s office and many…
Tuesday, 05 December 2023 19:01

WWE Tribute to the Troops

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Hardy's "Red" with Morgan Wallen is the Theme Song of WWE Friday Night Smackdown's 'Tribute to the Troops' on Friday Dec. 8 at 8 p.m. ET on FOX. Hardy is no stranger to the event as he performed at the event during Covid.  Or this guy back in 2018....  Maybe these guys...  Or him...  There are plenty more...  WWE, Troops and Country go hand in hand...
Monday, 04 December 2023 13:53

Matriculating In January!

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This is going to be fun and rewarding.  Stark State College offers over 200 degrees and certificates programs.  Enrollment at Stark State College is open for January in Stark and Summit Counties... I was astonished 3 semesters that includes work force placement...  Start on your path to career success today in Medical Assisting or other Unique & In-Demand Jobs at Stark State College and StarkState.edu.  Spend Less, Earn More, Go Further...
Tuesday, 28 November 2023 14:01

Country Wrasslin'

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Well most people who are WWE Fans were excited for Monday Night Raw because of Randy Orton, CM Punk and all these old faces returning in-ring.   In the Front Row sitting ringside sat a familiar country boy... Just so happened he pushed and shoved Dominik Mysterio and helped out Orton on his return...  Guess Randy Orton just "Needed A Favor"!
Wednesday, 22 November 2023 10:19

Wrasslin' Wednesday

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Survivor Series 2023 is Saturday!  The WWE after keeping straps on champions for way too long like Roman Reigns, Gunther and The USO's.... are now spinning the gang mentality of the 90's NWO, DX and others to see what sticks against the wall.   I hope it ends with Survivor Series but not counting on it.   The Judgement Day, Bloodline, LWO, Damage CTRL are all ganged up. This could TURN out to hold a bunch of…
Wednesday, 15 November 2023 19:14

Why Can't All Roofs Be Like This?

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As the Browns and Cleveland Sports Teams have been battling weather for what seems like forever during football, baseball and any other season.   The answer has always been a dome.  Well DOME This!  Why aren't sports arenas, stadiums and even homes like this??? Those sunny and wintery days wouldn't really matter anymore...   GAME ON!!!! No matter if the Roof is on or off.... The roof folds into the scoreboard ??: #INDvsNE — Sunday 9:30am ET…
Tuesday, 14 November 2023 19:18

Thanksgiving Food

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With Thanksgiving fast approaching, you may have the problem that I have with guests. They feel bad for your dogs when they give the guest "that face".  Or in my families case... "any face".  I love when guests come to visit for the holidays.  Thanksgiving is one of my favorites.  Lot of cooking, great food and plenty of clean-up. The thing is with pets... The guests leave and the clean-up could be a lot longer…
Wednesday, 08 November 2023 11:09

CMA Drinking Game

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CMA Awards Drinking Game should be played for fun...and responsibly. Hardy and Lainey Wilson have already won 2 CMA's for Musical Event of the Year and Music Video Of The Year for Wait In The Truck. It's a work and school night but with Peyton Manning and Luke Bryan hosting the 57th Annual Award Show.  Get a Beer in Your Hand... or another of your favorite beverages. CMA Awards Drinking Game Rules: 1. Artist wearing…
Wednesday, 01 November 2023 18:48

Wrasslin' Wednesday

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This Saturday is going to be an interesting one...  As the WWE takes Crown Jewel to Saudi Arabia for a 1pm start.   There is a lot of alignment that could play out at this one. Seth Rollins defends his World Heavyweight Championship vs. Drew McIntyre.  You can be there will be some interference with this one.  Seth Rollin's will return for Monday Night Rollins Title in hand. Rhea Ripley defends her Women's World Championship in the…
Tuesday, 31 October 2023 04:42

Looking To Save

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Remember Tree of Lights is coming up quick.  There are plenty of ways to donate and support our military members and their families this time of year.    Chase Mathew will be play a WQMX Tree Of Lights Charity Concert on November 9th a $25 full band show tickets at DustyA.com. Oh Annual Tree of Lights is coming the 1st Saturday in December.  There will be plenty of information coming for the fun, festivities and…
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