Tom Kent Radio Network

Tom Kent and sports car

This is your home for FUN!  Whether you're a listener or a radio station, you've landed on FUN!  That's our brand in a word...FUN!  Above is number 128 of the most FUN car on the planet!  Meet me and my 2019 Mustang Bullitt.  This limited run vehicle was done as a 50 year homage to the late great Steve McQueen and the movie "Bullitt".  Not only does it represent FUN but also COOL.  Those are the two things that our network strives to accomplish with ever single second we're broadcasting on your radio.  It's that spirit that drives us.  And now a word from Bill Shannon our VP of Operations. 

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Tom Kent is a radio veteran whose worked at some of America’s greatest radio stations including the legendary WLS CHICAGO. He’s been nationally syndicated since 2002. On March 16, 2008, Mr. Kent started TKRN, the radio network that bears his name. Since then the network has expanded into a 24/7 entertainment power force with multiple shows and various personalities in a variety of formats broadcast on hundreds of stations! Each product is designed to entertain and enlighten with the sole purpose of ending boring radio! Take a look below and see what today’s broadcast experts are saying about the Tom Kent Radio Network.

Testimonials

”If it's a matter of energy, Tom Kent sets the pace, hearing is believing!“
Wade Linder
Program Director
94.7 WLS
Cumulus Media - Chicago
”We’re so happy to partner with Tom and the Powerline show. The show has been a popular weekend staple of American radio for decades, and it’s our pleasure to feature the show on the iHeartRadio platform.“
Darren Davis
President
iHeartMedia Networks - New York
”Tom goes above and beyond in helping us make his show as local as the rest of the station. Despite our efforts to over-work him, he continues to deliver. His team is also very responsive, and provides us with very good customer service.“
Rico Garcia
Director of Programming/Operations KCCL
Results Radio - Sacramento
”Tom Kent immediately increases the fun on your station. He prepares his shows with PPM in mind, without suffocating his creativity. He’s fun, upbeat, and willing to do whatever it takes to make his show work within the parameters your station.“
Greg Carpenter
Program Director
WLIF-FM
CBS Radio - Baltimore
”TK Tom Kent was actually the first person to hire me to talk on the radio. I was his dollar five DJ on WAVA in Washington DC one night in 1985. And you thought your first paycheck sucked! (I never cashed the check.) For this reason, clearly I was obligated to put The Ultimate Party on 3WS. Seriously though, TK puts on an awesome show with tons of interaction and energy. We love it!“
David Edger
SVP Programming
iHeartMedia-Pittsburgh
”Tom Kent & Mix 96.5 own Asheville’s radio airwaves every Saturday night with “Lovin Life–Livin’ the 80′s”. Our listeners always comment on TK’s energy and the great music mix he serves up every weekend. I’m glad he’s on our team.“
Neal Sharpe
Operations Manager
Mix 96.5
Saga Communications - Ashville, NC
”Tom Kent gets it. His shows are loaded with energy, excitement and entertainment. I’d be proud to have him on any station I consult“
Gary Berkowitz
Programming Consultant to Adult Contemporary Radio
Berkowitz Broadcast Consulting - Detroit
”Tom is one of the most passionate air talents in America! Every time he opens the microphone, the magic happens! His interaction with listeners is second to none. We’re extremely excited to have his show in Tampa Bay!“
Scott Walker
Program Director
WRBQ “Q-105″
CBS Radio - Tampa
”Saturday Night in Rochester, NY= Tom Kent on The BUZZ. (Obviously, we like to party and have fun on the radio!)“
Bob Barnett
VP Programming
Entercom-Rochester
”Tom Kent knocks it out of the ballpark for us in Toledo, OH. The music and energy is big time, fun radio the way it should be!! I couldn't be more pleased with when Tom hits the air!! Love it, Love it, Love it!!“
Cliff Smithers
Program Director
93-5 WRQN – FM
Cumulus Media - Toledo
”Tom’s show will bring instant energy and excitement to your station. He is a pleasure to work with and will do everything humanly possible to make sure the show sounds integrated into your brand and community.“
David Moore
Operations Manager
WOLX 94.9 FM
Entercom - Madison, WI
”Tom Kent brings endless energy and excited to our lineup at Cool 93.9 in Springfield, IL. He’s got chemistry with listeners that sounds like he’s right here in the studio!“
Amy Nelson
Brand Manager – WQQL FM
Saga Communications - Springfield, IL
”Powerline” is a signature product for TKRN, and I’m so glad that it has returned in its present form and that we are able to bring it to our Beach 95.1 audience every week. I’m proud to be associated with your fantastic operation!“
David Nolin
Operations Manager
WBPC-FM Beach 95.1 FM
Beach Radio - Panama City
”We love being able to showcase some different decades and with Tom's upbeat, fun delivery style- it really adds a nice dimension to our station!“
Barbara Bridges
Operations Manager
WJXA-FM
Midwest Communications - Nashville
”Every young jock should be listening to Tom Kent…that’s how it’s done!“
“Big” Benny Martinez
Program Director
KABG Big 98.5
American General Media - Albuquerque
”Tom is the ultimate host. He consistently delivers great music, tons of personality, and sounds like he’s loving every minute he’s on the air. Quite simply, he makes radio fun for the listener.“
Michael R. La Crosse
Operations Manager
KOST 103.5
IHeartMedia - Los Angeles
”Tom brings a great energy and fun factor to Majic 105.7! He fits seamlessly into our presentation and always delivers on all counts! And with proper care and feeding, he sounds like he’s in our studio every day talking with our local listeners!“
Keith Abrams
Regional SVP Programming/North Ohio Region - National Brand Coordinator
iHeartMedia Markets Group - Cleveland
”103.7 KEYN started with Tom Kent on the weekends to keep the tempo rolling. It didn't take long until KEYN listeners were asking for Tom everyday! Now the energy and fun Tom brings to KEYN is 7 days a week . Exciting radio each evening playing the Hits and having FUN! A true friend to the KEYN listener the way radio should be.“
Jack Oliver
Program Director
Classic Hits 103.7 KEYN
Entercom - Wichita
”Entertainment on the highest level. Tom Kent instantly becomes your radio friend and companion. And the bonus is Tom will do whatever it takes to make it a hometown sounding show.“
Jeff McCarthy
Vice President Programming
Midwest Communications - Green Bay
”Tom brings the "A" Game every Saturday Night for us. Great energy! Fun! And The Kind Of Music You Need For The Party!“
Rusty James
Operations Manager
WIKY-FM
Midwest Communications - Evansville, IN
”Tom Kent is what FUN radio should be. And FUN = PPM Ratings. We love Tom so much, we have him on 7 days a week in Memphis! The custom liners and technology are also excellent on Tom’s shows.“
Brad Carson
Program Director
WKQK 94.1
Entercom - Memphis
”Tom Kent is a compelling talent who knows how to relate to our listeners. We love the variety and entertainment value that “Tom Kent’s Music Magazine” brings to the airwaves every single day!“
Ken Payne
Program Director
WMXJ 102.7
Lincoln Financial - Miami
”Just wanted to let you know how thrilled we are to have Tom on B101! I know we can always count on Tom playing the biggest hits with just enough “oh wow,” in a fun and upbeat way. “
Bill George
Program Director
WWBB-FM
iHeartMedia - Providence
”Tom Kent is a world class talent. We are excited to have “TK” as a part of the 93.9 Lite FM Chicago lineup. Tom is awesome and entertaining. Period.“
Tony Coles
Senior Vice-President Programming
WLIT-FM
iHeartMedia West - Chicago
”Anyone can play Classic Hits and as we say in the business, it’s what’s between the songs that count. That’s why we are extremely pleased to have Tom Kent's 24/7 Fun! as a huge driving force behind KSUG-FM. Our station is FUN to listen to.“
Ali Sugg
Owner
Red River Radio - Little Rock
”Tom Kent’s Ultimate Party rocks Saturday nights in Buffalo! Always fun, tons of energy, a great show!“
Joe Siragusa
Program Director
WHTT-FM
Cumulus Media - Buffalo
”Tom is a big part of Rewind 100.7....he's great, having fun, taking calls and gives you that live feel that you just don’t get when your voice traced. “
Justin Taylor
Program Director
KYMV-FM - Salt Lake City
”Tom has been an excellent addition to 95.7 WZID. Our Saturday nights are upbeat, fun and loaded with great ‘80s music and personality! If TK is available in your market, grab it before your competition does.“
Pat McKay
Brand Manager/Operations Manager
95.7 WZID
Saga Communications - Manchester, NH
”I know first hand that “TK” Tom Kent began his endeavor with a passionate belief that “personality” is the key ingredient which separates radio from a digital jukebox. Tom’s perseverance has since paid off!“
Jimmy Steele
Director of Operations & Brand Manager
WSNY “Sunny 94.7″
Saga Communications - Columbus, OH
”When looking for a great, entertaining, compelling, and fun talent, a programmer need look no further than Tom Kent. We are overjoyed to have Tom as a part of the KCMO family!“
Joe Russo
Brand Manager
KCMO 94.9
Cumulus Media - Kansas City
”We are excited to have Tom Kent and “The Classic Hits Countdown” as part of the KLOU lineup on Sunday mornings. Tom’s energy, enthusiasm, and great on-air presentation is an asset we’re looking forward to having on 103.3 KLOU.“
David Adams
Program Director
KLOU-FM 103.3
iHeartMedia - St. Louis
”Time is our most precious resource and when listeners give us their time, they expect entertainment and satisfaction. Tom Kent understands how to deliver the feel good formula in every show. TK is definitely on the Top Shelf of entertainers!“
Jeff McCarthy
Vice President – Programming
Midwest Communications
Green Bay, WI
”Tom Kent’s enthusiasm, on-air excitement and entertainment level is ALWAYS on-high. His faders are all UP. We need more entertainers like Tom.“
Mike McVay
EVP/Content & Programming
Cumulus Media - Atlanta
”TK is the ultimate party meister and the king of party tuneage! I love the way we’re able to seamlessly incorporate our station IDs into the show. I love hearing Tom answer the phone using our station name immediately followed by a request for a fun party song! It’s a perfect fit for Saturday nights at the Jersey shore!“
Paul Kelly
VP of Broadcast Operations
Kool 98.3
Longport Media - Atlantic City
”Tom Kent is the consummate personality. He brings experience and a great deal of passion to every performance. All you have to do is listen. Tom Kent is having the most fun on the radio . . . ever!“
Mark St. John
Senior Vice President
Zapoleon Media Strategies - Houston
”TK’s unique blend of energy, passion, and just plain fun make him a perfect fit for The Walrus. He’s simply one of the best communicators in our business today.“
Mike Shepard
Operations Manager
XPRS 105-7 FM “The Walrus”
BCA Radio - San Diego
”The Tom Kent Ultimate Party is a great addition to our weekend programming. TK has a vibrant and fun-loving spirt that comes across in such a positive way, and The Ultimate Party is perfect for kicking off your shoes and having some fun on a Saturday night. “
Kim Faris
Program Director
WRZX- BIG 106.5
iHeartMedia - Dayton