Kevin Kloss

Content & Operations Manager

 I’ve always been enamored by the allure of radio. Maybe it was because my father worked in radio. Maybe it was the personal connection I felt with the hosts on the microphone. Whatever it was, I’ve been hooked on it for as long as I can remember. From Sports Talk, to Public Radio storytelling, to Alternative Rock I always found something different about each format that I appreciate. 

 As a student at Onondaga Community College in 2008 I had the opportunity to intern with Gomez and Dave on TK99 and I learned so much about the craft of putting together a successful morning show. I finished up my Radio Production degree at SUNY Fredonia, as an active member of their student radio program, hosting a weekly sports talk show.

 In 2011 I started working for the Mars Hill Network in Syracuse as their Morning Show Sports Announcer and ended up working as their Traffic Manager. Eventually I would transition into their Program Director and after nearly six years at the network I accepted a position with WAER. As someone who has enjoyed storytelling podcasts for years joining WAER has been a true pleasure. The opportunity to share stories from members of a community that has been my home for nearly my entire life was what drew me to WAER. 

  When I’m not poking around the radio station I enjoy taking day trips with my wife Chelsea and our son Jack.  

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This week on Pop Life, with Summer officially upon us Joe Lee and Bob Thompson discuss the evolution of Summer TV. Where is the best content being produced?  And what are the can't miss shows this summer?

Also, to our astonishment Joe doesn't watch House of Cards. Bob does his best to change that with this week's Invitation to Binge. 

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This week on Science on the Radio Dr. Marvin Druger discusses The Rorschach Test. A psychological test in which subjects' perceptions of inkblots are recorded and then analyzed using psychological interpretations.  Dr Druger will discuss how the test came about and specifically how it is scored.

You can hear Science on the Radio each Wednesday AT 8:30PM on WAER.

Invisibilia is Latin for "the invisible things." The focus is to explore the invisible forces that shape human behavior — things like ideas, beliefs, assumptions and emotions. The show is co-hosted by two of NPR's award-winning journalists — Alix Spiegel and Hanna Rosin — who have roots at This American Life and The Atlantic.

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This week on Science on the radio Dr. Marvin Druger takes a trip to outer space. Specifically, to our galaxy known as the Milky Way. On this episode you'll hear how many stars exist in our galaxy, about the space craft Gaia, and the future of space study.

You can hear Science on the Radio each Wednesday Night at 8:30 PM on WAER.

This week on Pop Life, Joe Lee and Bob Thompson explore what happens when good actors make bad choices. From Bill Maher to Kathy Griffin to Bill Cosby, the guys discuss the severity of their actions and what it will take for them to recover.

On this weeks Invitation to Binge you'll be introduced to the USA thriller Mr Robot and NBC's The Carmichael Show.

***Due to the nature of this week's conversation, be advised this episode contains language that some listeners may find offensive.***

Attorney General Jeff Sessions is testifying before the Senate Intelligence Committee at 2:30pm ET today, as the investigation continues into Russian attempts to influence the 2016 presidential election. 

Sessions is expected to take questions about his recusal from the Russia investigation, his own meetings with Russian officials, and what if anything he knew about a private Oval Office meeting between President Trump and fired FBI Director James Comey.

                                                                               

This week on Pop Life, Joe Lee and Bob Thompson discuss the art form that is late night television. Highlighting all the big names from the classic Johnny Carson to the emerging talents of Stephen Colbert and Jimmy Fallon.  They’ll also examine how politics is dominating the agenda of so many shows including SNL.

And Finally, you’ll get your weekly dose of binge worthy television with this week’s invitation to binge.

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This week on Science on the Radio Dr. Marvin Druger discusses Mosquitoes. These little insects are capable of not only robbing you of some blood but also passing on various diseases. Dr. Druger explains the history of the mosquito and how they came to carry those diseases.

You can hear Science on the Radio every Wednesday Night at 8:30 PM on WAER.

If your favorite show has ever been canceled perhaps you long for the day when it will get a reboot.  Well long no more Twin Peaks fans, after more than 25 years the David Lynch crime drama has returned.

This week Joe Lee and Bob Thompson recall the first two seasons of Twin Peaks as well as look forward to more of the reboot. That along with your weekly invitation to binge, introducing you to binge worthy television. 

This week on Pop Life Joe Lee and Bob Thompson look at the show that paved the way for reality television as we know it today. In May of 1992 MTV's The Real World essentially launched the modern reality TV genre. and this week our hosts look at how.

Joe and Bob will also offer their invitation to binge and tell us about shows we should consider binge watching. 

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