Kane Show Bios

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KANE

Kane is host of the nationally syndicated Club Kane, a Sunday night music radio program which launched in March 2010 with Premiere Networks and airs nationwide on nearly 100 Top 40 stations from 7 p.m. to midnight local time.  Each week, Kane plays chart-topping songs, debuts new music and takes requests as he welcomes listeners to his on-air party.  Broadcasting live from Washington, D.C., he also discusses pop culture, music and entertainment, and features candid conversations with music artists and celebrities.

Kane is also host of The Kane Show, the top-rated morning radio program which airs from 6 - 10 a.m. ET on his flagship station, HOT 99.5/WIHT in Washington, D.C. and is syndicated each morning on stations around the US and the iHeartRadio app via The Kane Show channel. 

Growing up in Danbury, Conn., Kane’s love for radio began in high school when he interned for WKCI-FM/KC101 in New Haven.  Upon graduation, Kane was accepted to Syracuse University's School of Visual and Performing Arts, where he pursued a career in advertising and design. During that time, he volunteered at the university’s radio station Z89, and hosted the most-listened-to evening show in Central New York on WWHT/Hot 107.9.

Kane moved to Tampa, Fla., in 1998 to host the evening show on WFLZ/93.3 FLZ.  Within the first year, The Extreme Show with Kane spread to 17 cities nationwide, five nights a week.  In March 2003, Kane was named host of the legendary Open House Party, a live, Sunday night program that was nationally syndicated in more than 150 markets. He later returned to 93.3 FLZ where he served as program director and afternoon host.  In October 2006, Kane joined Hot 99.5 in Washington, D.C., as host of The Kane Show.

The Kane Show features Kane, along with sidekicks Intern John and producers Erick and Scott.  The team feeds off each other, providing a high-energy “jolt” to the morning commute.  The Kane Show starts listeners’ days off right with music, the buzz on the hottest topics, Hollywood dirt, contests, call-in interaction with listeners, plus interviews with today’s biggest celebrities in both music and pop culture. 

Kane received the 2009 FMQB “Morning Show of the Year” Award in the CHR category, and previously won a Radio Music Award for “CHR Air Personality of the Year” and A.I.R. Awards for “Best Evening Drive Show” and “Best New Talent.”  Throughout his career, Kane has spoken to every major artist from Usher to Britney Spears, and 50 Cent to Mariah Carey.  He also hosted his own television show.

Kane speaks regularly to elementary and middle schools about the importance of education and volunteers his time to various events throughout Washington, D.C.  He's an accomplished artist and aviation enthusiast, and is finishing work on his pilot’s license.  He’s a proud father of two daughters Sam and Sophie, who always keep him on his toes. He resides in Maryland where he keep up with hobbies that range from all things kid oriented, aviation, wine drinking and home improvement, to following the latest tech trends, and of course, Grand Marnier.

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INTERN JOHN

What was supposed to be a summer internship has brought Intern John into the radios of millions. Born and raised in St. Paul, Minnesota, John started interning at his local radio station right out of high school. He had his first break on-air after he printed off his own baseball cards to hand at events, his marketing degree was paying off.

While not actually an intern, “Intern” John has become a fan favorite on The Kane Show. His catchphrase, “My Man!” has become the show’s trademark, with listeners often saying it when they call in to the show. He’s your typical millennial, trying to find his way in the world. John always says what’s on his mind, and says what you’re thinking but are too afraid to say. Listeners also love John because he can put a smile on anyone’s face.

Aside from his duties on the air with the Kane Show, John has also done three national comedy tours raising over $30,000 for the Fisher House Foundation. He also coaches high school hockey, and you can hear his Thought Shower podcast with Sos three times a week.

While he doesn’t have any kids, he calls his dog, Chuy, the “love of his life”

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RILEY COUTURE

Riley is a spicy Puerto Rican lady originally from Tampa, Florida. She grew up listening to Top 40 music on 93.3 FLZ. It was there that she first developed her passion for radio after obtaining an internship in 2004. After less than a year, she was offered her first full-time job in radio in Grand Rapids, Michigan as Morning Co-Host at 104.5 WSNX. Riley then spent five years in Memphis, Tennessee at Q107.5 WHBQ, where she held positions in almost every daypart and was known for hosting some of the station's largest events. She then spent a year in Music City, at Nashville's heritage station 107.5 WRVW, as Morning Co-Host for the Woody and Jim Show. Riley also spent 3 years making a name for herself in Atlanta, Georgia as Co-Host of the Power Morning Show at Power 96.1 WWPW. She is now the newest edition to the nationally syndicated Kane Show in Washington D.C. at HOT 99.5 WIHT.

When Riley isn't behind a microphone, she spends most of her time being mommy to her one-year-old son, Lyric. She loves working out, blogging, practicing yoga, crafting, and having fun with friends. Riley also loves to cook and can always appreciate a good glass of wine. She has an obsession with shoes, fashion, anything vintage, and of course her Chihuahua, Pink. (named after her favorite artist and not the color). People often describe Riley Couture as a "girly girl" with a twist of tomboy. 

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ROSE

Rose is from the Orlando area and has previously served as morning show producer/on-air talent at Kiss-FM in Jacksonville and programming assistant/on-air at WXXL Orlando.  Rose is also a member of The Kane Show.

Things you may not know:

Rose is the youngest of seven kids and she has a brother who is an MMA Fighter.Personal Interests: 

Rose loves the outdoors, especially the beach!  She likes dancing, sewing, painting, cooking (and eating), camping, and anything active.

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ERICK V

Erick is  the  Executive  Producer  for  the  Kane  Show  and  was  born  and  raised  in  Bethesda, MD. He is all about the family, because when he’s not working his butt off keeping things running smooth behind the scenes you’ll find him at Sunday  dinners  with  his  mother,  father  and  three siblings. Erick’s interests and hobbies are – nightlife, sports, (especially NFL, college basketball, and NBA). He’s also an avid movie and TV watcher, just don't him started on his collection of comic book character t-shirts! Though  he  may  seem  like  the  authority  on  the  show  always keeping the three of them line, you can always get him to relax with a good vodka sprite.

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