JBK On Air

James Blair Kennedy III

JBK On Air is a podcast that offers an archive of one-on-one interviews as well as original content created by Jimmy Kennedy. Visit /www.jbkonair.com/ for more!

All Episodes

Hairstylist Carly Donofrio opens up about her career, the way her work makes women feel empowered, the challenge of navigating unrealistic expectations on social media & much more!

Nov 22

39 min 21 sec

Chiropractor Dr. Michael Lea explains what a chiropractor provides to patients, how people can go about becoming one, and the additional responsibility of running a business in his soon to be launched private practice on the north side of Indianapolis. An open and honest conversation about the importance of movement and the excitement of Michael becoming a father for the first time.

Nov 11

54 min 36 sec

Air-personality Mallory Moreno reflects with Jimmy on their time in college together at the University of Indianapolis as communication majors. Mallory discusses the struggles she's dealt with in her career and the importance of emphasizing better mental health practices.

Nov 2

31 min 13 sec

Model Braylen Morgan talks with Jimmy about the challenges of working in modeling, the reaction of family & friends to him coming out as bisexual in college, and much more!

Oct 22

41 min 3 sec

Former UCLA and Los Angeles Chargers TE Austin Roberts joins the podcast to discuss what it's like growing up with a NFL coach as a father, the demands both on and off the field around football, and how he is still involved with sports after his playing days.

Aug 10

41 min 22 sec

Director, tour photographer, and videographer Tyler Conrad talks about his career based out of Nashville. His clients include artists like Tim McGraw, Miranda Lambert, Dan + Shay, & Devin Dawson. He discusses his love for the entertainment business, the struggles and tribulations that got him to this point & more!

Jul 21

44 min 6 sec

Kirbie Croshal is Sr. VP of Online Marketing & VP of Marketing for Croshal Entertainment Group. CEG is a premiere label services, marketing and artist management company in the music industry since 2003. Kirbie talks about growing up in marketing with her father Fred Croshal, who ran Madonna's record label before starting CEG. Kirbie also talks about her experience in artist management, building brands for clients like AJ McClean of the Backstreet Boys and the ever changing landscape of social media.

Jun 17

33 min 16 sec

Kayla Sullivan joins the podcast to discuss the challenges of working as a television news reporter and single mom. Kayla gives you an idea of the pressure that can be felt working in media including audience criticism as a woman. She reflects on her experience so far in media and the consequences this kind of career can have on work/life balance.

May 11

50 min 10 sec

Russ Collins is the founder and creative director of CIZ Films in Indianapolis. He reflects on his love for video production, what he learned as a student athlete at the University of Indianapolis and his vision for CIZ as brand in the future.


Apr 13

53 min 49 sec

Jordan Beasley is a University of Indianapolis alum currently working with the Denver Broncos in their public relations department. He talks with JBK about how he ended up at UIndy, his mentality when it comes to career advancement and the importance of work life balance.

Apr 2

28 min 10 sec

Andrew Brewer has been listed in over 30 publications as one of the Top 50 Psychics in the World. He explains his process for making predictions and how people can best project their core power. For more information about Andrew visit www.andrew-brewer.com/


Feb 25

47 min 36 sec

Colin Bowles and Adam Mahan Williams just launched their own production company Two W Productions. They have worked as actors and content creators, but have taken the steps to turn their creative partnership into a brand. Learn about the process of starting a production company, get a behind the scenes understanding of what auditioning is like & much more! For more information about Two W Productions including merchandise visit: www.twowproductions.com/

Feb 19

49 min 6 sec

Stand-up comedian Corey Ryan Forrester AKA "The Buttercream Dream" stops by the show to talk about his comedic influences, the challenges of  doing comedy during the COVID-19 pandemic, and QAnon congresswomen Marjorie Taylor Greene.


Feb 10

28 min 33 sec

Actress and musician Rivkah Reyes opens up about their experience as a  child actress, starring in School of Rock, the importance of cultural diversity in media & more!


Jan 1

48 min 9 sec

Dr. Jack Brown is one of two people in North America to be both a physician and an expert in body language/emotional intelligence. He provides insight into how a candidate's body language can impact their standing with voters, the factors that campaigns must consider to show their candidate in the most positive light on a national stage, and the lasting effect of President Trump's behavior on future generations ahead of the 2020 Presidential election.

Oct 2020

40 min 50 sec

Play by play announcer for the WNBA's Indiana Fever Pat Boylan joins the podcast to discuss his love for sports broadcasting, and the importance of finding a mentor to help navigate a wildly competitive industry.

Oct 2020

46 min 29 sec

Rob Brown is the Sports Information Director for Roncalli Athletics in  Indianapolis, Indiana. He reflects on his experience with the Los Angeles Clippers in media relations, the improvement of sports media through advanced technology and much more.

Sep 2020

48 min 7 sec

Don Abbott a pioneer for radio, television, and advertising discusses his lasting media career including the founding  of his own audio-visual company, Abbott Productions.

Aug 2020

58 min 50 sec

Body language expert Dr. Jack Brown discusses the importance of body language tendencies in everyday life and how it can be used to shape the 2020 presidential election. Having done thorough analysis of Donald J. Trump, 45th President of the United States, he provides great insight into what subtle movements indicate possible deception and the likelihood of underlying conditions.

Aug 2020

57 min 2 sec

Mark Patrick joins the podcast to discuss his accomplished media career.  During the 1990's, Patrick was featured on Indianapolis airwaves with the nationally syndicated morning radio show "The Bob & Tom Show" but that's just a start. He also hosted afternoon drive on 1260 WNDE with "Mark Patrick on Sports" and was the sports director at WISH-TV Channel 8. Now retired, he reflects on his stellar career, how to create a work-life balance & much more.

Aug 2020

40 min 57 sec

Producer of the nationally syndicated morning radio show "The Bob & Tom Show" Dean Metcalf joins the podcast to talk about his career in radio, his love for performing live music, and an interesting collection of fun POTUS memorabilia.

Aug 2020

55 min 40 sec

World-renowned photographer Scott Romer talks about his 50 year career in photography including extensive experience with professional wrestling and boxing. He is the co-author with John Cosper of the book "When it Was: My Life on Both Sides of the Camera" available on Amazon. Buy now: www.amazon.com/When-Was-Life-Sid…era/dp/B088JC7YWW


Jul 2020

1 hr 4 min

Stand-up comedian Brent Terhune from Indianapolis, Indiana talks about his comedy influences, the strangest audiences he's performed for & much more!

Jun 2020

39 min 40 sec

Bill Levin talks about his work as Grand Poobah of The First Church of Cannabis located in Indianapolis, Indiana.


Jun 2020

37 min 9 sec

Two time Emmy Award winning actor, comedian, and writer Robert Wuhl discusses his experience as the creator of HBO's Arliss, working alongside Jack Nicholson in Tim Burton's Batman & much more.


Jun 2020

27 min 21 sec

Steve Allee is a world-renowned jazz artist, composer, and educator from Indianapolis. He discusses his first experiences with jazz, working as the music director for the nationally syndicated radio program "The Bob & Tom Show" and what it means to him to be a mentor for aspiring young musicians. Recorded at the WICR-FM studios in April of 2014.

Jun 2020

9 min 31 sec

An interview conducted with my dad Chooch Kennedy back in 2014 where he talks about his four decade long career as a musician. He talks about his earliest musical influences and the assortment of professional experience he gained performing to a variety of audiences. Chooch died from esophagus cancer in September of 2019, but leaves a lasting legacy in Indianapolis as a talented performer, beloved friend, and the best father a son could ever ask for. As much as I miss my best friend, I know he's with me everyday and is part of everything I do. This interview is my most treasured and captures my dad's genuine heart as a true gentleman in every sense of the word. I love you Dad, every time, all the day.

Jun 2020

9 min 10 sec

Noel Casler worked for 6 seasons on The Celebrity Apprentice working directly as a talent escort for the 45th President of the United States Donald J. Trump. Casler has more than 25 years of live television experience handling talent logistics, but is now a stand-up comedian based out of New York City. Noel is also a co-host on "The Stuttering John Podcast" alongside John Melendez from Howard Stern & Jay Leno fame. Noel has an honest conversation with Jimmy about his experience working with Donald Trump & much more.


Jun 2020

47 min 11 sec