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Average Joe is the Midday Host on Q104, weekdays from 10am-3pm. He began radio in Milwaukee in 1995, while studying at the University of Wisconsin-Waukesha. Before Q104, he was the Afternoon-drive host, Imaging Director, and Assistant Program Director at 101.1 WIXX in Green Bay, WI for almost 10 years.

Joe is very happy to be in such a wonderful city like Cleveland, and is now a Browns, Indians and Cavs fan. Joe has interviewed major celebrities and musicians like Tommy Lee, Matt Damon, Train, Katy Perry, Chris Daughtry, Phillip Phillips, Matchbox 20 and countless others. He has hosted large, nationally televised events, such as the NFL Kickoff Concert in front of 100,000 people, and broadcasted live internationally from places like Mexico and Jamaica. These event have gotten Joe nominated for Broadcaster of the Year, and awards in other Broadcaster Association categories.

Joe loves to get involved with the community, has emceed and been a part of local development and fundraising for The American Red Cross, Habitat For Humanity, March of Dimes, Special Olympics and numerous animal shelters and humane societies.

Joe is a big runner, having recently completed his first full marathon. He is very active, and loves to go biking, swimming, cook outside and do crazy things like repelling down a 200 foot walls. He and his wife Kristin, along with their new baby boy, Caleb, are happy to call Cleveland home for a long time.

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Most “Timeless Song” Revealed!

Can you guess what #1 is?


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Lakewood High School Dress Code Protest

See the dress code…


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One Direction Concert Rules For Cleveland

A lounge for parents?


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38 New Emojis Revealed!!

Get ready to NEVER type a word again! Yay?


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Ohio State To Start Selling Alcohol At Games

If you’re in the high-roller seats, you will have access to beer and wine. Should it be in the “regular seats” too?


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Average Joe’s “Historic Moment”

I went clean-shaven over the weekend for the first time in years.  Lots of people are saying it’s a big deal, like my wife.  She hates it.  Early polling on my FB page tells me […]


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One Direction Releases “Drag Me Down” Video

It’s here! Do we miss Zayne?


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Lakewood Students Protesting School Dress Code

See their tweets about it.


CLEVELAND, OH - AUGUST 06:  Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump fields a question during the first Republican presidential debate hosted by Fox News and Facebook at the Quicken Loans Arena on August 6, 2015 in Cleveland, Ohio. The top ten GOP candidates were selected to participate in the debate based on their rank in an average of the five most recent political polls.  (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

First Republican Debate Highlights – Bad Lip Reading WATCH VIDEO

This would make debating WAY more exciting if the candidates were talking like this!! How did they do this??


Q104 Bridal Fair®

Bride’s Controversial Bouquet Toss

I guess it’s okay, since it was planned out, but this bride just handed her bouquet to her cousin instead of throwing it.  Her cousin’s boyfriend then proposed.  Stealing thunder?  Hmmm… See the video HERE […]


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Jared Fogle Charged With Soliciting Sex With Minors

Sad to see this story.


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FDA Approves “Female Viagra”

The drug is going to be sold as “Addyi” starting in October. It will be used for the treatment of sexual dysfunction in premenopausal women.


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Chris Hemsworth In Uniform For New “Ghostbusters” Movie – HOTTIE ALERT!

Hottie, as in, the LADIES think he’s hot. I’m pretty comfortable saying it too.


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Starbucks Adding Real Pumpkin Spice Latte

It wasn’t real?  Noooooooooooooooooooooooo…okay, I’ll still go get one. The coffee chain received complaints last fall after it was revealed that the drink wasn’t made with real pumpkin. So?  When the drink comes out this […]


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Tracy Morgan, Miley Cyrus, Amy Schumer All To Host SNL

Not sure which one I’d be the most excited for, but it would be awesome to see Tracy Morgan back at it after the accident.  Miley, well, she might take her clothes off, and Amy […]


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Local School Starting To Drug Test Students

Student drivers, athletes and students involved in some other extracurricular activities in grades 7-12, will now be drug tested at schools in Avon.  They will be tested at the beginning of the season, and also […]


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Interview: Average Joe Gets Lesson On Crumpets, Accents And Touring With Meghan Trainor From Life Of Dillon

English trio Life Of Dillon took time out of their American takeover to stop in the tiniest production studio ever to chat with our own Average Joe.


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Dad Totally Grossed Out By Diaper – Watch Video

I thought I would totally be this kind of dad, but when it’s your own child, it’s different.  Apparently not with this guy. You’ve been warned.


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Mom Says Babies Should Be Banned From Flights

A mom caused a huge debate on Twitter by saying that airlines should offer “child-free” flights or areas on the plane where kids aren’t allowed.


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Anniversary Gift Ideas – HELP!

The first anniversary is FUN!  Because, it’s the first one.  The second one begs the question, “How important compared to the first one is this?”  Ummm…such a guy question.  The theme for the second anniversary […]


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Bring Your Baby To Work!

Go idea, ‘er no?


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Christina Aguilera Posts Topless Pic On Instagram – Explains Why…

I thought this kinda’ stuff was banned from Instagram? Not that “some of us” mind.


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Ben Affleck’s Trip To Vegas With Nanny

Ben Affleck and Jennifer Garner have been dealing with headlines about the state of their marriage this year, so it kinda’ doesn’t look good when Ben takes a trip to Vegas with the nanny. While […]


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Cleveland Browns Tailgating Rules

Football season is almost here!  Thinking about tailgating?  If you don’t want a total buzz-kill at your party by getting a tickets, you might want to follow these rules: 1.         No open pit fires 2.         […]


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Zac Efron And Dwayne Johnson To Star In “Baywatch” Movie

Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson and Zac Efron are going to star in the “Baywatch” movie. It’s a very serious lifeguard played by Johnson who is forced to team up with a young rule-breaking hothead (played […]


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Ed Sheeran’s New Shocking Tattoo – See The Pic:

We know from Ed Sheeran’s sleeve tattoos, that he’s a fan of the ink.  But, ya’ have to be pretty brave and dedicated to a certain image to get a huge lion tattooed on your […]


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Plans For New Cedar Point Coaster Leaked? WATCH VIDEO…

We DO know that Cedar Point is making an announcement on “something” August 18th. In the meantime, this is what got “leaked” on Reddit over the weekend. A coaster perhaps called “Valravn”. What do ya’ […]


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“LOL” Is Dead. Here’s What Is Replacing It…

Americans no longer use “LOL” anymore. Researchers looked at Facebook posts and found that some 15% of people who commented or posted laughed in some way. Of those only 1.9% used “LOL” while 51% used […]