Born and raised in Lexington, KY. A graduate of Eastern Kentucky University and Shaw University with degrees in broadcasting and business management her passion for radio began at the age of 12.
Jodi’s love for music proved she’s one of the best in the business, she was awarded the BRE Drummer award for Music Director of the year and nominated Assistant Program Director and Music Director of the year by Billboard magazine.
Jodi’s career spans over 20 years in radio and television. She began her stint in radio as the midday host, morning show host and assistant program director and production director for WCKU. Jodi came to Raleigh in 1993 as WQOK’s afternoon drive-time announcer and was later became Music Director.
She likes to keep it real by connecting with her audience with her conversational and smooth delivery. Jodi feels radio is more than just playing music, she feels a responsibility to motivate and inspire her listeners to dream big and be the best they can be.
She’s interviewed national and political figures including President Obama, the legendary Eddie Levert, Actress Angela Bassett, John Legend, and she’s not afraid to ask the tough questions.
Jodi is committed to the community especially the annual Breast Cancer “Race for The Cure” walk and loves to MC public service events. She enjoys sports, reading, cooking especially fresh foods from her garden and an avid photographer.
Jodi keeps her listeners up to date on what’s hot in the entertainment industry and credits her success and longevity in radio to God and her loyal listeners. Listen to her on WFXC/WFXK 6a-10a Monday-Friday and 11a-3p Sundays.
Do you recall the smooth voice from the now disbanded group Grove Theory? It’s been five years since we’ve heard from singer Amel Larrieux. She’s back with a new single “Afraid,” and new album Ice Cream Every Day due August 27.