Kankakee Podcast

Kankakee Podcast


Latest Episodes

Episode 9: Musa Man (Zion Ali)
July 05, 2021

Left to Right: Musa Man (Zion Ali) and his good friend, Joe Martin. I've always believed it's super important to support local original music. As you can imagine, it's extremely difficult to launch a

Episode 8: Hiking the Appalachian Trail with Molly Ehrich
June 28, 2021

Several months ago I saw my fellow 2009 Bishop McNamara High School classmate, Molly Ehrich, post a status on Facebook stating that she was going to hike the Appalachian Trail. Mind you, this isn't some excursion you attempt to do on a Sunday afternoon. .

Episode 7: The Inception of Kankakee County
June 21, 2021

High-angle view of downtown Kankakee, taken from the City National Bank building (at Court & Schuyler). View is to southeast, toward Kankakee County Courthouse. Probably taken between 1912 and 1920. Photo provided by the Kankakee County Museum. I’m excit.

Episode 6: Lupe Carroll
June 14, 2021

When I first started developing the idea of Kankakee Podcast in the fall of 2020, I knew I wanted Lupe Carroll to write the theme song. There was no doubt in my mind that Lupe had the voice and songwriting style I was looking for. So on this episode, we .

Episode 5: Mike Tomano
June 07, 2021

I was one year into my broadcasting career when I first met Mike Tomano in 2015. I hosted the midday show on River Country 101.7 FM and Mike was hired to do the morning show. At that point, Mike had been out of radio for a year or so and wanted to give i.

Episode 4: The Story of Col. James H. Kasler
May 31, 2021

Colonel James H. Kasler. Photo from the United States Air Force. Today, as we honor the men and women who made the ultimate sacrifice while serving our country, we also learn about the story of the late Colonel James H. Kasler. While the Colonel didn.

Episode 3: Kent Wade
May 24, 2021

Kent Wade, Public Speaker. I first met Kent Wade when I was doing a video shoot in December of 2020. Eric Peterson had asked both of us to be in a “Dad Joke Battle” video to support Toys For Tots. It turned out we had something in common other than be.

Episode 2: Kankakee County Museum
May 17, 2021

The Kankakee County Museum Campus is beautiful. Especially in the spring when the trees are blooming or in the fall when the leaves are changing colors. It’s a hot spot for taking for photos. We’ve all done it, right? I know we once shot photos t...

Episode 1: Eric Peterson of Project Headspace & Timing
May 10, 2021

Eric Peterson of veteran nonprofit organization, Project Headspace & Timing. When I started developing Kankakee Podcast in the fall of 2020, I couldn’t decide where to start. Who should be on the first episode? Who should be the first guest? There were s.

Kankakee Podcast Premieres May 10th
April 23, 2021

“It’s easy to see your hometown in black and white. However, if you open your eyes and take a second look, you’ll see that it’s full of life and hope.” Kankakee Podcast premieres Monday, May 10th at kankakeepodcast.com or wherever you get your podcast.