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..


Monday, 19 August 2019 14:04

Back To School

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And so it begins.  Schedules change, lunches need made, school is back in! I hope you enjoyed this summer with your children.  Before I came to WQMX I worked at The Summit for 3 1/2 years.  We were fully automated mostly  and so I recorded my show each week day morning and was off.  Andrew was just beginning first grade when I started there.  I was able to be a "room mom" for that time,…
Enjoy lunch with me , Lynn druing the noon hour and the Country Buffet! All this week I am giving away tickets to Clay's Park for the Neon Nights show! Two days with artists I cam to know in the early 90's before I even worked in Country radio! Dwight Yoakam, Alabama, Sawyer Brown, Neal McCoy, Diamond Rio, Teri Clark, John Michael Montgomery, and David Lee Murphy. Listen for a double play during the noon…
The Annual Cardboard boat race is coming ! September 14 at Turkeyfoot Beach on the Portage Lakes. It's benefitting one of my personal favorite charities, Summit County Humane Society.  You can find more information on Facebook.  Two Men & A Truck are putting it on this year!!  Come have some fun.
Friday, 19 July 2019 14:20

Dangerous heat this weekend.

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With Temp's in the 90's this weekend, several comminity centers are staying open as "cooling Centers" through Saturday. The following community centers in Akron will be open on Saturday from 8:30 a.m. to 9 p.m.: • Lawton Street Community Center, 1225 Lawton St. • Mason Park Community Center, 700 E. Exchange St. • Patterson Park Community Center, 800 Patterson Ave. • Summit Lake Community Center, 380 W. Crosier St. (A complete list for Northeast Ohio…
Tuesday, 16 July 2019 14:02

Losing a family member is rough.

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So a Facebook memory popped up today.  In 2015 I had to make the hardest decision concerning my beloved Hunter. She had not been eating much for weeks.  The vet was giving her fluids and a steroid shot every few weeks which perked her up. By the 4th of July, she was not good.  The vet made an appointment for 5pm on Friday.  She told me if I didn't show up it was fine. I…
Wednesday, 10 July 2019 14:13

71st Italian American Fest begins tomorrow!

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Growing up in an Italian family meant lots of relatives. There were two huge events every year. The Biasella reunion (my Grandfathers namesakes), and the Italian Festival. When I was young, the festival was held at Playland Park 9Long gone).Everyone brought there own homemade Italian food and it was more or less a huge picnic. Now, It has split in to two festivals, the first of which is at Lock 3 beginning tomorrow. There was…
Friday, 28 June 2019 13:59

African Lions Make Debut at Akron Zoo!

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It has been many years since I brought my kids to the Akron Zoo.  It has always been one the best destinations in our back yard! Over the years, they have continually built the facility with the animals and visitors in mind for the ultimate experience. From Brews At The Zoo, to their newest exhibit, Pride Of Africa, which debuts tomorrow, the Akron Zoo has become an amazing facility due to the workers comittment!  Take…
Wednesday, 26 June 2019 14:11

Fun Food Safety In The Heat.

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So the heat has finally arrived!  We read about food safety in the heat.  It's real I know.  I am the biggest rule breaker according to my husband.  Hey, you all are alive and not sick, I am doing ok I think. So we all know not to cross contaminate foods.  Raw to fresh certainly!   Use seprate cutting boards and utensils. Items with raw egg in them are the most important to keep cool. I…
Thursday, 20 June 2019 13:39

Some help for Barberton flooding victims!

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The rain has caused major headaches for many, includng Canal Fulton, Clinton, Massillon and Barberton. The city of Barberton just announced it is working with several non-profits to aid the victims of the recent flooding.  If you live in Barberton you can call 330-848-6719 to get an incident report to help with potential relief programs.  Also keep up with releif efforts on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter sites. Those who wish to offer financial support can…
Monday, 17 June 2019 14:13

Sad to see Donzell's Garden Center close

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It was a yearly stop during the holiday's to see the Christmas diplays and pick up some fresh greenery. After 66 years Donzell's Garden Center on Waterloo Rd is closing.  Lack of other businesses is being blamed.  There is just no traffic on that side of town. It was always of joy at Christmas, however, their summer plants and flowers were supburb!  Their sister store in Cleveland, Gales Westlake Garden Center remains open.  Read the…
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