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!

Saturday, 22 January 2022 09:03

National DJ Day

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This week was National DJ Day.  Reliving the years with all my friends in the Radio World was great.  A lot of great memories came rushing back.   The truth is the DJ.  "That person behind the mic or out on the streets" should be thanking you.  Just know that your ears mean a lot to me!  I appreciate you lending me one or two during the week or everyday.  The great people that represent our…
Monday, 17 January 2022 16:09

60 Minutes Goes Country

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Incase you missed Chris Stapleton's 60 Minutes Interview on Sunday Night.  Here it is.. I love the Waffle House and the writers who say they have a #1 portion.  Chris we know is all about the fans and doing it music the way he wants.  
Wednesday, 12 January 2022 14:08

Incase You Missed It!

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Incase you missed it this week...  Music for Dylan Scott is a family affair.   @dylanscottcountry I’m starting a band! #dadsoftiktok #kidsoftiktok #countrymusic ♬ original sound - DylanScott   Last week's Releases are turning out to be pretty darn great... This Friday is shaping up alright, as well singles wise...     Kane Brown "Whiskey Sour"     Jason Aldean "Trouble With A Heartbreak"     Muscadine Bloodline "No"   OH, and speaking of Walker Hayes...…
Thursday, 06 January 2022 19:10

Girl Power!

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Well 2022 is all about the girls in country...  (New Records!) Let’s Go Girls!!!! Proud of you @taylorswift13. Historical records are meant to be made and then broken. The baton is meant to be passed on to new generations. Unstoppable young female country artists are ? inspite of the hurdles ✊ #trailblazers https://t.co/SZORYzSay6 — Shania Twain ? (@ShaniaTwain) January 6, 2022   (New songs) dropping Friday 1/6/22.           View this post…
Wednesday, 05 January 2022 19:19

Betty White Tributes

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I know there have been a lot of Betty White Tribute's... She is a National Treasure. Here is Russell Dickerson's Take on the legendary theme song.           View this post on Instagram                       A post shared by Russell Dickerson (@russelled)   And a Brewery in Mineral Point, Wisconsin has a pretty cool thing going on with Betty White... Mineral Points was…
Wednesday, 29 December 2021 19:37

Christmas Fun

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Now that the tinsel and fake snow has settled...  Let's look at a few great surprises by our country artists to their families. My favorite is Chris Janson making his children's world with a special gift:           View this post on Instagram                       A post shared by Chris Janson (@thechrisjanson)  Chris Young gives his dad a new set of wheels:   …
Wednesday, 22 December 2021 15:53

Christmas Movies with Lots of Country!

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How would these movies fair at the Box Office with the new country artists starring?  I love "Jingle All The Way"...  Kudos to ACM Awards for their photoshopping!    Our famous friends @ChrisYoungMusic & @kanebrown in "Jingle All The Way" ? pic.twitter.com/lbkxf7MY07 — ACM Awards (@ACMawards) December 22, 2021     The gang's all here for our Country take on "Love Actually" ❤️? pic.twitter.com/Z7IyNLyemo — ACM Awards (@ACMawards) December 22, 2021     The Academy's…
Friday, 17 December 2021 13:29

How could she PAW-sibly be cooler?

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Miranda Lambert and her MuttNation Nonprofit stopped by Tractor Supply to help out the 4-foots at shelters in Nashville.  The day helped a local shelter also. The Sanctuary For Senior Dogs (Cleveland, OH) won a $1,000 Gift Card for supplies for their shelter.  If you would like to check out or help The Sanctuary For Senior Dogs in Cleveland.   Click Here.  Or on Socials.. Click Here....             View this post on Instagram…
Wednesday, 15 December 2021 19:23

Hell of A Holiday Special

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 Pistol Annies:  Hell of A Holiday Facebook Christmas Special is tonight at 8pm..     Click Here for the show at 8pm Tonight!   It’s gonna be a hell of a holiday...special! ? Dec 15, we’re performing songs off the record, sharing some memories and chatting with @blairgarner and it’s all to benefit an organization dear to our hearts, @musichealthall ❤️?❄️Set a reminder here: https://t.co/21P9vXiXWh pic.twitter.com/tkxGIjzCZR — Pistol Annies (@PistolAnnies) December 1, 2021  
Wednesday, 01 December 2021 18:54

Same Boat Saturday

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Zac Brown not only has the #1 song this week...  but will play College Game Day and the SEC Championship this Saturday...
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