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!

Monday, 05 December 2022 19:00

Delicious Dish

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My family makes Hot Chocolate Bombs.  Well I did not this year but my son, his friends and my wife did... Every year, Margaret Jo McCullin and Terry Rialto come to mind.  You are probably like who are they?  They are Ana Gasteyer and Molly Shannon from SNL's Delicious Dish Sketch a holiday classic with Pete Sweaty.    These Christmas Cocoa Balls are a sign of the season in my house.  They are Chocolate Cocoa…
Thursday, 01 December 2022 18:39

Painted Plows

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I remember last year the good folks over at ODot had fun and named their plows!   The 2021 winners were: Snow Force One, Darth Blader, Plowy McPlowface, Snow More Mr. Ice Guy, Snowbi-Wan Kenobi, O-H Snow U Didn't, Sir Plows-A-Lot, and Ah, Push It… Push It Real Good! Well this year you can vote for your favorites by CLICKING HERE! I love some of these names:Truck Norris, Vanna White Out, Gwenyth Plowtrow, The Big LePlowski, TyrannaSnowus Rex!  And…
Wednesday, 30 November 2022 19:01

Merry Clarksmas!!

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I talk a lot about Raising Cane's! ONE LOVE...    The delicious hand-battered cooked to order chicken fingers, crispy crinkle cut fries, think Texas taoast, the secret Cane's Sauce and a sweet tea for me.  You can't beat it!    Raising Cane's and the Crew have a new member...  Well actually a couple new members for Christmas.  It's the Griswold Family Christmas Plush Puppies.  There is Clark, Aunt Bethany and Cousin Eddie...  you can pick…
Tuesday, 29 November 2022 08:14

Making Progress

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So many bars on Broadway... What's a few more in Nashville?  Garth Brooks just opened his Friends in Low Places. Miranda, Jason Aldean, Blake Shelton, Luke Bryan and Dierks Bentley all have watering holes...   But The Chief is moving forward with his new establishment.  Eric's spot will serve drinks, BBQ, have an entertainment venue and sound recording studio which he just signed his longtime friend and Manager John Peets to a all encompassing deal for…
Monday, 28 November 2022 11:25

Countdown Is On...

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Two of my favorite things together...   The Royal Rumble and Hardy!!!    Hardy's 'Soldout' is the Theme Song of The Royal Rumble on January 28th from The Alamodome in San Antonio...  
Wednesday, 23 November 2022 12:48

Wrasslin' Wednesday

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As the resident, WQMX Professional Wrestling Fan this Saturday Night should be... Dare I say "ucey". Survivor Series WarGames is  going to be another line in the sand for these groups that have become so popular in WWE. Saturday Night without any surprises on Friday Night Smackdown is setting up like this card wise: (***remember these are just my guesses, nothing concrete about any of this.***)   Women's WarGames Match: Bianca Belair, Alexa Bliss, Asuka, Mia…
Wednesday, 23 November 2022 04:24

That Time Of Year!

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There is one time of year that you can let it all hang out!   Carrie Underwood inspires a Thanksgiving Fashion or necessity for the season.  Enjoy the family, friends, seconds and leftovers!!!  Happy Thanksgiving from all of us here at 94.9 WQMX.  
Tuesday, 22 November 2022 22:27

Good As Gold?

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We are lucky that we are located so close to greatness in Northeast Ohio.  The Pro Football Hall of Fame in Canton. Every year there is a new batch of players that looking to receive a Gold Jacket.  It's a prestigious honor of being named one of the best to ever play. This year, the 28 modern day semifinalists for the Class of 2023 are headlined by a few big names and one of the…
Monday, 21 November 2022 18:58

This Collab Is For "Shoe" People!

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Luke Combs is no stranger to collabs in music.   In music it's two people or more. In Luke's World he has collabed musically with (Miranda, Brooks & Dunn, Jameson Rodgers, Tracy Lawrence, Billy Strings, Eric Church and others).But this collab is for "shoe" people...  Either way if it is a song or a shoe, it's Luke Combs, and will no doubt be a huge hit!!!  
Friday, 18 November 2022 20:03

Acting The Part

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Country Artists are no strangers to acting.  Lainey is currently on Yellowstone.  Reba had her own sitcom and is on Big Sky. Trace Adkins is on Monarch.  Luke Bryan is on Idol and Blake on The Voice. Tim McGraw and Faith were in 1883 recently.  Friday Night Lights and Touched By An Angel just a few other credits. The list goes on and on from Dolly, Willie, Randy Travis.... to a ton of country cameo's…
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