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, 10 June 2022 20:09

Ice T joins The Crew at Raising Cane's

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So it is National Iced Tea Day... who would know the product better than Ice T, himself!  Love Raising Cane's Chicken Fingers. It's their Summer of ONE LOVE!  Check them out all summer long at your local Cane's to celebrate... and check out
Wednesday, 08 June 2022 13:47

See Ya Saturday at 3-D Meats!!!

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Saturday is going to be another great one at 3-D Meats 14740 Lincoln Way E, Dalton, OH 44618 from noon-1:30!  It's a Sold Out Country Fest Send Me Backstage Ticket Stop with me and 94.9 WQMX.  Show me your future country concert tickets for Send Me Backstage T-shirts while they last and enter for SOLD OUT The Country Fest Commuter Passes!!!  Discover the difference farm to table makes with this family owned business... Check out…
Wednesday, 01 June 2022 20:15

That's FAWN!

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As I walked to my car today, I looked over and saw something in the bushes.  I now know who the culprit is that made it necessary to go for a second round of plants... and costing me a lot of doe :)
Friday, 27 May 2022 13:59

Memorial Day Weekend in NEO

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  Memorial Day is a day to honor and remember those who have died while serving the US military. We invite you to follow along this week as we share history and facts about Memorial Day. #memorialday #honorandremember #neverforget #ournationsheroes #thankyouforyourservice — NEOPAT ?? (@NEOPatriotism) May 24, 2022  MEMORIAL SERVICES Bath Memorial Day Observance -May 30 at noon at Bath Veterans’ Memorial Park. Canton Memorial Day Parade -  May 30 at 10 a.m. from the McKinley…
Friday, 06 May 2022 13:40

Let's Par-Tree!!!

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The city of Akron's Park Week is May 9th - 15th!  Let's celebrate our neighborhood and city parks.  Dare I say PAR-TrEE! You can volunteer for beautification projects, tree plantings and even a party is planned for May 14th...  Find all the detail by Clicking Here.   There are plenty of opportunities to volunteer with projects.  Please take care of our parks and recreation areas.  Clean-up what you can and enjoy the parks that our great…
Tuesday, 03 May 2022 15:12

Yes, Please! More Of These Two!

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Let me start by saying,  I am not a huge Idol Fan... or reality singing shows in general.  But they do serve a purpose! For some of these artists, these shows are the only way to catapult them into the spotlight.   Either way, if this is the result, LET'S GO!!!   Last night, Idol 20 year reunion.  I was excited to see Scotty McCreery and Lauren Alaina in some capacity. I caught Scotty... a few bars…
Thursday, 28 April 2022 16:42

Send Me Where Shirts?

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Scott & Sarah have unveiled the WQMX Send Me Backstage T-shirts!  Check out where to pick them up and a chance to win tickets... Click Here.           View this post on Instagram                       A post shared by 94.9 WQMX (@wqmx)  Well Thursday Morning... Scott & Sarah with Lang were talking about how 9% of folks who attend outdoor festivals go enjoy…
Friday, 08 April 2022 11:46

Garth Brooks Bar Name?

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Thursday on the air, I asked WQMX Listeners to speculate and guess the name of Garth's New Bar coming to Lower Broadway. There was an overwhelming winner...  Low Places or Friends in Low Places.  Some of the other entries provided were:  Dive Bar, AHTBA (American Honky Tonk Bar Association), ThunderRolls, Rodeo Bar, Sevens, B double E double R U-N, and Garth's Bar - B- Q and Trisha's Country Kitchen!   All were great and probably could all…
Wednesday, 30 March 2022 11:44

Mania is Coming!

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Wrestlemania 38 is this weekend in Dallas...  (Picks Are in...) Friday the Undertaker, The Steiner Bros., Queen Sharmell, Vader and will get into the WWE Hall of Fame. Brantley Gilbert will sing "America The Beautiful" the 1st night.  Jessie James Decker will sing it the 2nd night. I can't think of a better way to spend a Saturday night than opening #WrestleMania 38... Looking forward to being a part of it @WWE — Brantley…
Thursday, 17 February 2022 13:36

Wanna Work At Canes?

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Hey it's Ben, I talk a lot about Raising Cane's... from their hand-battered cooked to order chicken fingers meals, the sweet tea or lemonade and Cane's Sauce is Boss!!!  If you want to work at Raising Cane's they make it easy to apply go to or text RCJOBS to 97211...   Some of the one-time Crew Members might look familiar...  #Bengals rookie Ja’Marr Chase spending his first couple days of the offseason working behind the…
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