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JBK On Air

JBK On Air

By James Blair Kennedy III
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 / for more!
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#28 - Carly Donofrio
Hairstylist Carly Donofrio opens up about her career, the way her work makes women feel empowered, the challenge of navigating unrealistic expectations on social media & much more!
November 22, 2021
#27 - Dr. Michael Lea
Chiropractor Dr. Michael Lea explains what a chiropractor provides to patients, how people can go about becoming one, and the additional responsibility of running a business in his soon to be launched private practice on the north side of Indianapolis. An open and honest conversation about the importance of movement and the excitement of Michael becoming a father for the first time.
November 11, 2021
#26 - Mallory Moreno
Air-personality Mallory Moreno reflects with Jimmy on their time in college together at the University of Indianapolis as communication majors. Mallory discusses the struggles she's dealt with in her career and the importance of emphasizing better mental health practices.
November 2, 2021
#25 - Braylen Morgan
Model Braylen Morgan talks with Jimmy about the challenges of working in modeling, the reaction of family & friends to him coming out as bisexual in college, and much more!
October 22, 2021
#24 - Austin Roberts
Former UCLA and Los Angeles Chargers TE Austin Roberts joins the podcast to discuss what it's like growing up with a NFL coach as a father, the demands both on and off the field around football, and how he is still involved with sports after his playing days.
August 10, 2021
#23 - Tyler Conrad
Director, tour photographer, and videographer Tyler Conrad talks about his career based out of Nashville. His clients include artists like Tim McGraw, Miranda Lambert, Dan + Shay, & Devin Dawson. He discusses his love for the entertainment business, the struggles and tribulations that got him to this point & more!
July 21, 2021
#22 - Kirbie Croshal
Kirbie Croshal is Sr. VP of Online Marketing & VP of Marketing for Croshal Entertainment Group. CEG is a premiere label services, marketing and artist management company in the music industry since 2003. Kirbie talks about growing up in marketing with her father Fred Croshal, who ran Madonna's record label before starting CEG. Kirbie also talks about her experience in artist management, building brands for clients like AJ McClean of the Backstreet Boys and the ever changing landscape of social media.
June 17, 2021
#21 - Kayla Sullivan
Kayla Sullivan joins the podcast to discuss the challenges of working as a television news reporter and single mom. Kayla gives you an idea of the pressure that can be felt working in media including audience criticism as a woman. She reflects on her experience so far in media and the consequences this kind of career can have on work/life balance.
May 11, 2021
#20 - Russ Collins
Russ Collins is the founder and creative director of CIZ Films in Indianapolis. He reflects on his love for video production, what he learned as a student athlete at the University of Indianapolis and his vision for CIZ as brand in the future.
April 13, 2021
#19 - Jordan Beasley
Jordan Beasley is a University of Indianapolis alum currently working with the Denver Broncos in their public relations department. He talks with JBK about how he ended up at UIndy, his mentality when it comes to career advancement and the importance of work life balance.
April 2, 2021
#18 - Andrew Brewer
Andrew Brewer has been listed in over 30 publications as one of the Top 50 Psychics in the World. He explains his process for making predictions and how people can best project their core power. For more information about Andrew visit
February 25, 2021
#17 - Colin Bowles & Adam Mahan Williams
Colin Bowles and Adam Mahan Williams just launched their own production company Two W Productions. They have worked as actors and content creators, but have taken the steps to turn their creative partnership into a brand. Learn about the process of starting a production company, get a behind the scenes understanding of what auditioning is like & much more! For more information about Two W Productions including merchandise visit:
February 19, 2021
#16 - Corey Ryan Forrester ("The Buttercream Dream")
Stand-up comedian Corey Ryan Forrester AKA "The Buttercream Dream" stops by the show to talk about his comedic influences, the challenges of  doing comedy during the COVID-19 pandemic, and QAnon congresswomen Marjorie Taylor Greene.
February 10, 2021
#15 - Rivkah Reyes
Actress and musician Rivkah Reyes opens up about their experience as a  child actress, starring in School of Rock, the importance of cultural diversity in media & more!
January 1, 2021
#14 - Dr. Jack Brown
Dr. Jack Brown is one of two people in North America to be both a physician and an expert in body language/emotional intelligence. He provides insight into how a candidate's body language can impact their standing with voters, the factors that campaigns must consider to show their candidate in the most positive light on a national stage, and the lasting effect of President Trump's behavior on future generations ahead of the 2020 Presidential election.
October 16, 2020
#13 - Pat Boylan
Play by play announcer for the WNBA's Indiana Fever Pat Boylan joins the podcast to discuss his love for sports broadcasting, and the importance of finding a mentor to help navigate a wildly competitive industry.
October 5, 2020
#12 - Rob Brown
Rob Brown is the Sports Information Director for Roncalli Athletics in  Indianapolis, Indiana. He reflects on his experience with the Los Angeles Clippers in media relations, the improvement of sports media through advanced technology and much more.
September 21, 2020
#11 - Don Abbott
Don Abbott a pioneer for radio, television, and advertising discusses his lasting media career including the founding  of his own audio-visual company, Abbott Productions.
August 26, 2020
#10 - Dr. Jack Brown
Body language expert Dr. Jack Brown discusses the importance of body language tendencies in everyday life and how it can be used to shape the 2020 presidential election. Having done thorough analysis of Donald J. Trump, 45th President of the United States, he provides great insight into what subtle movements indicate possible deception and the likelihood of underlying conditions.
August 18, 2020
#9 - Mark Patrick
Mark Patrick joins the podcast to discuss his accomplished media career.  During the 1990's, Patrick was featured on Indianapolis airwaves with the nationally syndicated morning radio show "The Bob & Tom Show" but that's just a start. He also hosted afternoon drive on 1260 WNDE with "Mark Patrick on Sports" and was the sports director at WISH-TV Channel 8. Now retired, he reflects on his stellar career, how to create a work-life balance & much more.
August 10, 2020
#8 - Dean Metcalf
Producer of the nationally syndicated morning radio show "The Bob & Tom Show" Dean Metcalf joins the podcast to talk about his career in radio, his love for performing live music, and an interesting collection of fun POTUS memorabilia.
August 3, 2020
#7 - Scott Romer
World-renowned photographer Scott Romer talks about his 50 year career in photography including extensive experience with professional wrestling and boxing. He is the co-author with John Cosper of the book "When it Was: My Life on Both Sides of the Camera" available on Amazon. Buy now:…era/dp/B088JC7YWW
July 17, 2020
#6 - Brent Terhune
Stand-up comedian Brent Terhune from Indianapolis, Indiana talks about his comedy influences, the strangest audiences he's performed for & much more!
June 26, 2020
#5 - Bill Levin
Bill Levin talks about his work as Grand Poobah of The First Church of Cannabis located in Indianapolis, Indiana.
June 25, 2020
#4 - Robert Wuhl
Two time Emmy Award winning actor, comedian, and writer Robert Wuhl discusses his experience as the creator of HBO's Arliss, working alongside Jack Nicholson in Tim Burton's Batman & much more.
June 17, 2020
#3 - Steve Allee
Steve Allee is a world-renowned jazz artist, composer, and educator from Indianapolis. He discusses his first experiences with jazz, working as the music director for the nationally syndicated radio program "The Bob & Tom Show" and what it means to him to be a mentor for aspiring young musicians. Recorded at the WICR-FM studios in April of 2014.
June 11, 2020
#2 - Chooch Kennedy
An interview conducted with my dad Chooch Kennedy back in 2014 where he talks about his four decade long career as a musician. He talks about his earliest musical influences and the assortment of professional experience he gained performing to a variety of audiences. Chooch died from esophagus cancer in September of 2019, but leaves a lasting legacy in Indianapolis as a talented performer, beloved friend, and the best father a son could ever ask for. As much as I miss my best friend, I know he's with me everyday and is part of everything I do. This interview is my most treasured and captures my dad's genuine heart as a true gentleman in every sense of the word. I love you Dad, every time, all the day.
June 9, 2020
#1 - Noel Casler
Noel Casler worked for 6 seasons on The Celebrity Apprentice working directly as a talent escort for the 45th President of the United States Donald J. Trump. Casler has more than 25 years of live television experience handling talent logistics, but is now a stand-up comedian based out of New York City. Noel is also a co-host on "The Stuttering John Podcast" alongside John Melendez from Howard Stern & Jay Leno fame. Noel has an honest conversation with Jimmy about his experience working with Donald Trump & much more.
June 5, 2020