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Ken grew up about an hour away in Mitchell County, yet made stops in Mississippi and Tennessee before ending up in Asheville. Clearly, Ken is terrible at geography, but was somehow a Mitchell High valedictorian, which we really think he should stop mentioning. He started in radio at the age of 16 at WTOE in Spruce Pine. After several years as a TV news reporter, producer, and weather man, he joined our station in 2003, and co-hosted the morning show for almost eight years.

In that time, we managed to get him through dating and marriage. After the birth of his second child, Ken decided to leave the morning show to become a mostly stay-at-home dad.   He’s shifted to Mix Middays, where he now counts on the bosses taking an early lunch so they don’t see him turn the studio into a daycare center.

Ken's Blog


Thursday, March 26, 201503/26/2015

Spring Break

What’s doing for Spring Break?   The Travel Channel has it’s list of the Best East Coast Beaches, with three locations here…


Sunday, March 1, 201503/01/2015

Asheville On The New Monopoly Board?

So there’s a new Monopoly game coming out this fall, “Monopoly Here & Now”.  Asheville might be part of the…


Tuesday, February 17, 201502/17/2015

Ski And Tube Run Conditions

Might as well take advantage of the weather.  Ready to ski?  I myself prefer tubing. I figure I’m going to…


Monday, February 16, 201502/16/2015

Cold Weather Worries

A few hours without power this week reminded me how lucky we are to have a warm home for the…


Monday, February 16, 201502/16/2015

Snow Day Fun

Got marshmallows, pretzel sticks, and some sprinkles?  Bam!  You have some snow day fun.  Check out some other fun things…


Thursday, February 12, 201502/12/2015

How’d They Steal That?

I guess no one’s concerned with my collection of hotel bathmats.  I mean, how’s someone steal a piano?  Check out…


Monday, January 19, 201501/19/2015

Martin Luther King Peace Walk

Asheville’s Martin Luther King Peace Walk begins this morning at 11:30 at St. James AME Church on Hildebran Street.   You’re…


Saturday, January 17, 201501/17/2015

Super Spots, Or Super Not?

Remember when all of the Super Sunday commercials were big secrets until we saw them air during the big game?  …


Sunday, January 4, 201501/04/2015

Soup’s On!

Juicing is apparently so last year.  “Souping” is expected to be one of the hottest trends of 2015.  Although, when…


Tuesday, December 30, 201412/30/2014

New Year Need To Know

Here’s some helpful linkage to kick off 2015.  Who you know who’ll be giving birth?  Check out the baby names…

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