Ian Kelly

Ian_Kelly1Ian Kelly is a Spokane native and grew up just east of Spokane in Liberty Lake, Wa. He graduated from Central Valley High School and attended Eastern Washington University where he studied Electronic Media and Communications. After always having a passion for broadcasting and radio, Ian joined the ZZU team in 2006 as the voice on the weekends, and is proud to now be the voice on ZZU afternoons. When he’s not on-air, Ian runs in half marathons, listens so much music and plays a substantial amount of video games.

What’s currently playing on my iPhone: Fitz & the Tantrums and the Weeknd

Favorite band ever: Dave Matthews Band… I’ve seen them 27 times live! Soon to be 30…

Most watched movie: Lord of the Rings

Favorite TV show: Game of Thrones (duh) and recently Westworld

Sports team: Seattle Sounders! #ravegreen

Favorite vacation spot: Disneyland! Or Vegas, which are kind of the same thing…

Best Spokane Event: Scarywood! All. The. Way.

Pets: One tiny little yorkie

Least favorite animal: whatever that bird is that’s outside my window at 5am >:(

You can hear Ian on ZZU, Monday-Friday 3p-7p

Hit him up…

Request Line: 509-441-0929     |     Text Line: 509-981-6338

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