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.

Friday, 09 June 2023 19:02

Got Jokes!

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                              This weekend, don't forget to submit your Dad Jokes Here or a chance to win a $500 certificate for all the landscaping from Akers Landscaping in Medina! Scott and Sarah will randomly choose one joke each morning this week and read it on the morning show at 7:10am. You will then be qualified for the landscaping for Father’s Day! Dad Jokes, brought you…
Thursday, 08 June 2023 18:33

Friday Music!

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                      Friday's are always fun with Feel Good Friday's on 94.9 WQMX.. call them in after 3pm on the Cricket Wireless Studioline 330-370-2000... Those little life moments and fun things to put a smile on our faces leading into the weekend.... There are a few releases to keep that Friday fresh...  Chase Matthew drops Come Get Your Memory,  Kimberly Perry releases Bloom, Gabby Barrett will release…
Wednesday, 07 June 2023 19:12

Local Heroes

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                              Today, I did a thing.  Our friends over @keepakronbeautiful were May’s Local Hero Winner on WQMX.  We dropped off lunch from @mrhero_restaurants! Thanks for keeping our city beautiful!  Click Here to nominate your Local Heroes.  Find out more about Keep Akron Beautiful and volunteer possibilities by Clicking Here!           View this post on Instagram          …
Tuesday, 06 June 2023 19:24

Off The Field Problems

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The Browns have a real off the field problem...   It all started with Deshaun Watson getting his car stolen from a dealership...  The authorities found the culprits and the vehicle in that case. On Monday Morning, Greg Newsome II, Perrion Winfrey and Demetric Felton all had their cars stolen in downtown Cleveland around 3:30 to 4:30am at gunpoint by 6 people in ski masks.  At least 2 of the vehicles were Hell Cats...  not cheap…
Tuesday, 06 June 2023 00:12

Gary Allan - Beat The Box Office!

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                                There was an outstanding response today to the Gary Allan WQMX Line Dance.  The show is at MGM Northfield Park - Center Stage in September!  Tickets go onsale this Friday at 10am.  You can Beat The Box Office with me from 3-7pm all this week.  Good Luck!           View this post on Instagram    …
Friday, 02 June 2023 19:13

This Second... It Changes.

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 These are my Top 10 right now...  not in any order....           Bonus: It's already changed...  
Thursday, 01 June 2023 16:35

Love This One!

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                          You know everyday at 3:25ish... I have your "Throwback Song of The Day"... I always get asked the rules.  The only rule is that it has to be over 5 years old with a sweet spot of late 80's and 90's Country... Some are just refreshers... others haven't been heard in quite sometime.   Today was a favorite of mine...   Girl kicks him…
Wednesday, 31 May 2023 19:05

Baby Fever

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Some folks may have caught that Alexa Bliss from the WWE out of Columbus has been missing in action from the ring.  Thoughts were that she was going to be placed in a storyline with "The Fiend" Bray Wyatt and reprise an old character role. There seems to be a smaller reason that will be a big reason for the wrassler to be missing in-ring action...  Congrats!!!           View this post on…
Thursday, 25 May 2023 22:53

Hot Country Knights

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We all know Lainey Wilson was at The Dusty in early '23... Dierks opens up the Summer '23 Blossom Concert Season on June 3rd... But their alter-ego's Doug Douglason and Darla McFarland have joined forces for something that could be pretty "Big".           View this post on Instagram                       A post shared by Hot Country Knights (@hotcountryknights)  You can get the…
Wednesday, 24 May 2023 18:11

Memorial Day

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With the holiday coming this Monday... as you picnic and celebrate with family and friends the unofficial beginning of summer. Remember the Reason:  Memorial Day is a time to honor, pay homage and remember all those men and women who served and gave the ultimate sacrifice! They gave all for us to have the freedoms to do all the things we have the rights because of the those brave troops.  The biggest salute and thank you…
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