132 episodes

JBK On Air is a podcast that offers an archive of one-on-one interviews as well as original content created by Jimmy Kennedy. Visit https://linktr.ee/jbkonair for more! Support this podcast: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/jbkonair/support

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    • 5.0 • 73 Ratings

JBK On Air is a podcast that offers an archive of one-on-one interviews as well as original content created by Jimmy Kennedy. Visit https://linktr.ee/jbkonair for more! Support this podcast: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/jbkonair/support

    #132 - Dr. Rob Gobetz

    #132 - Dr. Rob Gobetz

    "The One Where Chris Stapleton Bought Dr. G’s Guitar" Dr. Rob Gobetz is a retired professor of communication spending more than 20 years at the University of Indianapolis Rob joins Jimmy from a new home, preparing to move in his mother-in-law. He shares the importance of preparing food together and gardening, needing fresh tomatoes as a first priority. Rob shares the story of his first electric guitar and how 10x Grammy Award winner Chris Stapleton recently bought it at Arthur’s Music Store for his own collection. Dr. G and JBK talk about former POTUS Donald J. Trump being convicted on 34 felony counts in New York, the negative impact of excessive breaking news & much more! Full episode is available everywhere now! Catch up on Dr. G’s first appearance at EP54! Rate, review, subscribe & donate #jbkonair - https://linktr.ee/jbkonair


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    • 54 min
    #131 - Drew Carey

    #131 - Drew Carey

    Drew Carey is General Manager for The Bob & Tom Radio Network. He talks about working for the show’s flagship station Q95 since 1987 and his work as an adjunct professor at the University of Indianapolis, having Jimmy as a student for his media programming course. Drew documents some of his favorite bits including “I Can’t Drive 465" with vocals by Jimmy’s dad Chooch Kennedy. Drew also recalls the duty he felt and the calm of Bob & Tom’s staff during the attacks on September 11, 2001. Finally both discuss their distain for silence, trying to avoid the awkward feeling of dead air. Full episode is available everywhere now! Catch up on over 130 shows in the archives! #jbkonair

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    • 1 hr 14 min
    #130 - Corya Channing

    #130 - Corya Channing

    Corya Channing is a retired college professor teaching communication and drama courses in her career, spending more than 20 years at Purdue Northwest. She joins her nephew Jimmy from Miller Beach in Gary, Indiana to talk about her experiences in the classroom, how communication has changed over the years, and what that means for the survival of American democracy. Corya documents her role as editor of Noblesville High School's newspaper, working many late nights alongside her mom & Jimmy's grandmother Beba to complete it. Beba's popularity as the journalism instructor was part of what inspired Corya to become a teacher. Both Jimmy & Corya provide methods to prevent stage fright and the fear of public speaking. Finally, Corya shares the best advice she has received in her career for anyone thinking about becoming a teacher.

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    • 1 hr 6 min
    #129 - Scott Uecker

    #129 - Scott Uecker

    Scott Uecker is the former General Manager of WICR-FM, HD1/HD2/HD3, & UIndy TV5. He joins his former student Jimmy as Assistant Professor Emeritus for the University of Indianapolis, retiring after more than 20 years as a college professor. Scott recalls what inspired him to become a teacher, never imagining he would do it as a career. Jimmy & Scott talk about the evolution of technology and how podcasting has changed the way people consume media. Finally, Scott describes his best & worst experiences covering high school sports in a press box.

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    • 50 min
    #128 - Mike Sington

    #128 - Mike Sington

    Former NBC Universal executive Mike Sington, makes his second appearance for JBK on Air from his home in Los Angeles. Jimmy & Mike first reflect back on the chaos of the COVID-19 pandemic, including the lack of toilet paper and other basic items. Mike talks about Howard Stern's in-depth interview with POTUS Biden, what he remembers about living through the OJ Simpson trial, & much more. Mike also reveals his favorite snacks at the concession stand and can't remember the last time he paid to see a movie. New show is available everywhere now! Rate, review, subscribe, & donate! Links - https://linktr.ee/jbkonair


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    • 55 min
    #127 - Ryan Osborn

    #127 - Ryan Osborn

    Ryan Osborn is head coach for Carmel High School Boys Basketball in Carmel, IN. Coach Osborn joins Jimmy to recall Carmel’s back-to-back state championship run he earned as an assistant under coach Scott Heady. Coach Osborn explains how his job has changed since becoming head coach at Carmel and ways he has improved since taking charge of the program. Jimmy asks about the importance of routine when shooting free throws and if Coach Osborn believes yelling is an effective way to coach players. Finally, Coach Osborn shares his best advice for sports parents & encourages students to play multiple sports. New show is available everywhere now! Rate, review, subscribe, & donate! #jbkonair Links - https://linktr.ee/jbkonair


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    • 30 min

Customer Reviews

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73 Ratings

73 Ratings

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Love this show

Jimmy does a great job of asking questions and pulling out interesting stuff from a variety of guests. He is very easy to talk to and contributes just the right amount. Great to be on the show and to listen to the show.

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