Ben McKee

staff tim homeBen is a connoisseur of everything that rocks...mostly drinks on them. He grew up in Western Pennsylvania; after his High School Cheerleading Career didn't pan out.  His love affair with radio blossomed in college at the University of Pittsburgh.

Ben moved to Northeast Ohio in 2013 via Corpus Christi, TX where he did mornings for 10 years.  He joined Rubber City Radio Group in 2016. 

Ben loves spending time with his family and friends while "trying" to keep up with his 8 year-old son and two dogs.  You can usually catch him at a Cleveland sporting event, concerts or comedy show.  

Hear Ben McKee on weekday afternoons from 3pm - 7pm on 94.9 WQMX!

Friday, 19 November 2021 14:12

Check These Out!

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These are some of the New Albums, Singles and Video Releases this week...  Enjoy! New Album Releases: Kristian Bush – TroubadourGabby Barrett – Goldmine (Deluxe)Pryor & Lee – Right Now EPWade Bowen – Where Phones Don’t Work EPThe Willie Nelson Family – The Willie Nelson FamilyCody Johnson - A Cody Johnson ChristmasRobert Plant & Alison Krauss - Raise The RoofTyler Braden - What Do They Know New Singles and Video Releases:
Thursday, 18 November 2021 19:37

Get The Popcorn Ready!

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Well Scotty McCreery is no stranger to television.  The American Idol Contestant was in your living rooms many times. This time is a little different.    His song 'Five More Minutes' will be the inspiration for the movie that will be on Hallmark Channel this Saturday Night at 10pm. Scotty is not in the movie but is an Executive Producer.
Wednesday, 17 November 2021 16:53

The King!

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Jon Pardi is not only a great singer but a master of disguise!He was 'The King'! Recently Pardi played an Elvis set and was able to tryout his new Elvis Costume.   For that we say "Thank You", Jon! He also announced his Pardi Batch Tennessee Whiskey and Pardi Batch 112 Bourbon.            View this post on Instagram                       A post shared by…
Tuesday, 16 November 2021 19:21

You Could Hear It Live!

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December 9th is going to be a lot of fun at the Dusty Armadillo.  Help out a great charity and check out WQMX Charity Concert Series with Kameron Marlowe presented by Klaben Auto Stores!   $10 Tickets benefit WQMX Tree of Lights for NEOPAT!  Get your tickets at .    
Friday, 12 November 2021 15:38

Check These Out!

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What a week for New Releases!! New Album Releases: Jason Aldean/Macon Caroline Jones/Aintpodes New Song/Video Releases: New Tours Announced:   Denver, Seattle & Atlanta, I’m pumped to announce I’ll be heading y’all’s way in 2022! Join/login to my fan club at to receive pre-sale registration info (info also emailed to members).General on sale Friday, Nov. 19 at 10 AM local venue time. — Luke Combs ? (@lukecombs) November 12, 2021  
Thursday, 11 November 2021 14:25

Veterans Day

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Thank you to all the servicemen and women who keep us free...  We don't know you all but we owe you all!  You deserve more than a day.  You deserve them all...  Thank you for your service.   The artists are showing their thanks also this Veterans Day! On this #VeteransDay join me in honoring all of the men and women in the armed forces, past and present. Thank you for your service and for all…
Wednesday, 10 November 2021 13:57

Award Shows Can Be Fun!

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(This is for fun... you can use water or any beverage. It's going to be a long night always drink responsibly.  Hope all your favorite artists win!  Enjoy!) The CMA Drinking Game!  The 55th Annual will be hosted by Luke Bryan.  So let's get under way.....   Take a sip when: Luke does a jacket or wardrobe change. If Miranda Lambert's Opening Act is a duet.  When someone wishes Miranda a Happy Birthday. Any song parody.…
Friday, 05 November 2021 13:33

Check These Out!!!

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New EP's Out Today  Locash - Woods & Water EP David Nail – Bootheel 2021 EP Singles & Videos Out Today Kameron Marlowe - Steady Heart  (Check him out at the WQMX Charity Concert Series presented by Klaben Autostores, Dec. 9th at The Dusty Armadillo.  Get your tickets to benefit NEOPat and WQMX Tree of Lights for $10 at  Blake Shelton - We Can Reach The Stars  Carly Pearce & Ashley McBryde - Never Wanted To…
Thursday, 04 November 2021 14:38

Leaf Removal

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What is the ol' saying... make like a tree... and leave. This time of year it is either one things (leaves) or another on the ground which I would much rather rake... than shovel anyday.    Good news for Akron, Leaf Removal begins soon.   ? The City of Akron will begin removing leaves on November 8th! Below is the full schedule. Please do not rake leaves into the street until (1) day before your…
Wednesday, 03 November 2021 19:19

Wild Wednesday

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So tomorrow Tower City Events are having a Runaway June Concert for Free!!!!!   You have a chance to win a Meet & Greet with WQMX... Listen all this week to win Ron White Tickets... Lady A takes us behind the scenes of their photoshoot... So how does an album package come together? We're taking you behind the scenes on this week's #WebisodeWednesday with our photographer/videographer @hodgesusry to show you how all the magic comes to…
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