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204 Rise

We sit down with Jared McK­e­ti­ak, a devot­ed mem­ber in the world of com­mu­ni­ty broad­cast­ing. With over 20 years of ded­i­cat­ed ser­vice at UMFM 101.5 radio sta­tion, Jared shares his remark­able jour­ney from cod­ing to the air­waves, and his endur­ing pas­sion for ampli­fy­ing voic­es in the community.

Dis­cov­er how Jared’s unfore­seen intro­duc­tion to radio paved the way for his ascent in the indus­try. From hum­ble begin­nings as a coder in com­put­er sci­ence to a chance encounter at UMFM, where his innate tal­ent for radio was rec­og­nized and nur­tured, Jared quick­ly rose to become a mas­ter of his craft and a leader in his industry.

In this episode, Jared dis­pels the myth of radio’s demise, empha­siz­ing its endur­ing rel­e­vance and poten­tial for the future. Through ini­tia­tives like the pledge-o-rama dri­ve, Jared has cham­pi­oned the sta­tion’s mis­sion to sup­port stu­dent projects and fos­ter the next gen­er­a­tion of broad­cast­ers and entrepreneurs.

Tune in to Episode 137, Jared’s sto­ry of his lega­cy of com­mu­ni­ty empow­er­ment, inno­va­tion, and unwa­ver­ing ded­i­ca­tion to the art of radio.

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