Kenna Stewart

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Hometown: Born and raised in Effingham

Education: Graduate of Effingham High School  “Class of ‘74”/ Graduate of Lake Land College with an Associates in Applied Science/Radio -TV

Years in Radio: 19 years (worked 21 years at World Color Press)

First Radio Job: WEIC/Charleston, IL (back when it rocked) was my very “first” radio gig began on Christmas Eve – the graveyard shift 2 AM-6AM.  Welcome to the World of Radio, kiddo!!!!

Favorite Radio Moment so far: Winning first place at the Illinois Broadcasters Association’s Silver Dome Awards and sharing that honor with my former radio buddy Mark Turner.  Hit me with a feather…we had NO idea we were even nominated!!!

Favorite Star Struck Moment: Having Chris Botti come off the stage and kiss my hand and serenade me with a trumpet solo. Be still my beating heart!!!!!!!

Someone I’d love to interview: Paul McCartney

Favorite Country Artist: Keith Urban, Brad Paisley, Phil Vassar, George Strait, Luke Bryan, Blake Shelton, Martina, Miranda…oh good grief…I love ‘em all!!!!

New Faces in Country: Lovin’ Hunter Hayes, Jerrod Niemann, Justin Moore & Easton Corbin

Favorite Movies: The Notebook, Road to Rodanthe, Shall we Dance and The Breakfast Club

Favorite TV Shows: Days of Our Lives, The Voice, American Idol, DWTS, Castle

Favorite Sports Teams: St Louis Cardinals, Chicago Bulls and Bears and Phil Mickelson-PGA

Favorite Songs: The Dance, In My Life, Me and You, Sara Smile, American Girl and Your Song

Guilty Pleasures: Spa day and shopping with the girls, enjoying a great concert or play and “Whine and Wine” night!

Favorite Foods: Pizza,  General Tso’s, Mom’s meatloaf and veggie soup

Least Favorite: Eggs, mushrooms, tuna and salmon

Favorite Beverage: Blackberry Jasmine iced tea, Green Tea shaken—no sugar…  

Now that you know everything about me….tell me everything about YOU!!!!!!

Email: kenna@thexradio.com

Phone: (217) 347-5518