Kellie Rasberry was born and raised in SC with aspirations of becoming an actress, but the owner of a local radio station saw her at a talent convention and thought be great for radio. She eventually become News Director, host of her own morning show, then came a seismix shift: She moved to the big city to join Kidd Kraddick in the Morning in May, 1994.
Since then Kellie has won numerous Favorite Radio Personality of the Year awards, had a part in the made-for-TV movie, “Holiday In Your Heart,” with LeAnn Rimes, co-hosted the Blockbuster Entertainment Awards along with an episode of “Live! With Regis” during the “Women of Radio” week.
Perhaps the biggest shock came with the untimely passing of Kid Kraddock in 2013, at just 53 years old. Although she had lost her ‘radio husband’, the show soldiered on, and under her guiding hand, the Kid Kraddock In the Morning show continues to excel to this day.
Kellie discusses how she and the team kept the Kidd Kraddick brand and spirit alive, and shares powerful tips on how YOU can overcome adversity.
NASH-FM morning star KELLY FORD is the epitome of “Award Winning” morning host. After taking home three CMA Major Market Personality of the year prizes, plus a Marconi, an ACM, and the prestigious Gracie Award from the Alliance of Women in Media, it’s no wonder that NASH-FM wanted her to be part of their “Ty, Kelly and Chase” national morning show.
The radio program airs from Nashville via New York where Kelly was the first live voice heard on NASHFM 94-7, the flagship NASH station in America. Prior to New York City, Kelly woke up country listeners in Denver for 20 years.
In this episode, she explains some differences between doing a local show and national wakeups. She also discusses how all outlets, from on-air to online and even in person have made all the difference in her success.
And for those who’d like to follow in her footsteps, wait’ll you hear her key advice!