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, 03 June 2019 14:32

Black Bears Are Coming to Ohio!

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I just read that black bears are making their way into our state!  Now these are still considered endangered animals, so don't get your shotgun out!  Word is, mamma bear kicks the boys out to find their own territory so she can have more babies!  The bears appear to moving west from Pennsylvania!  Now they are mostly adorable when samll, but can grow to several hundred pounds.  Hmmm, would not want to run in to…
Tuesday, 28 May 2019 14:16

National Hamburger Day! Your favorite is?

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So National Hamburger day is today!  A favorite in our house for sure.  I have to admit, I do not partake very often. I feel it is a true indulgence.  I do have a favorite though!  Arnie's SRO just up the street from us had the best.  They use Kirby Meats, a true local!  I will say though it took a trip across the Pond (Atlantic Ocean) to taste my other fav., Five Guys!  Yes,…
Thursday, 23 May 2019 14:06

Yes, they are a thing!

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Ok, Memorial Day Weekend is almost here.  You will definatley make a splash with these festive shorts The weather is iffy so far for Northeast Ohio.  Buy these on Etsy, or stay in and make your man a pair! Have fun!
Wednesday, 22 May 2019 13:03

May 23 What is Red Nose Day?

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May 23 is Red Nose Day. Created to keep children in need safe, healthy, and educated. It began in the UK as Comic Relief and adopted here in the US in 2015. The children it benefits are here in the US and other poor communities around the globe.  It could be vaccinations, books, or a safe place to stay during the summer. Walgreens is the location to pick up your Red Nose, or drop off…
Friday, 17 May 2019 14:26

Warm weekend, time to be outdoors.

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The weekend is promising to be summer like finally! The Cleveland Marathon is Sunday...Good luck to all the runners! If you are like me, it's time for flowers!  My windowboxes have been empty too long.  This is my favorite time of year. Buying flowers and coloring up the house and yard.  I can't imagine not having them.  The fun is each and every year I do something different. I never know what my boxes will…
From the Bath Arts Fest to the Blue Tip Festival in Wadsworth, summer fun is set. The Akron Arts Expo, one of the biggest, extended it's Tast of Akron to two nights before the event. Check out the summer schedule in the Akron Beacon Journal's Pulse magazine at!
Tuesday, 14 May 2019 13:53

Another loss for our generation!

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It was announce that Tim Conway has passed away due to dimentia. I can remember oh so well watching the Carol Burnett show and all his crazy characters. We laughed and laghed each and every week.  Never missed it.  The best was when they cracked each other up! Did you have a favorite character?
Friday, 10 May 2019 14:11

Mom are free!!

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Hee are some fun things to do with mom, and hse is free!!   Cuyahoga Valley Scenic RR.  It's BOGO The Akron Zoo offering free admission for moms and grandmothers 10-5 Stan Hywet Hall & Gardens will have free admission for mothers More free fun at
Thursday, 02 May 2019 14:40

Bike/Hike with CVSRR

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It's starting this weekend.  The 2019 season for Bike/Hike withe Cuyahoga Valley Scenic RR. Have you tried this?  Ride your bike along the Ohio and Erie Canal Towpath and then catch the train back! The kids will love this.  Bikes are stored in the luggage car and cyclists ride in the passenger cars. Even if you are hiking you can take advantage of special fares and enjoy the ride! Try it!
Akron Marathon is looking for more than 2,000 volunteers for it's 2019 event that begin in June and end with the Marathon in September. It's a great way to give back to community.  My son received service hours in high school by volunteering as well. Contact Katie Riley at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call 330-434 2786
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