Radio/TV/Web Host for CMT: Country Music Television
been in broadcasting since he first hit the microphone at age 15. Now heard
nationally on the syndicated CMT Radio Live with Cody Alan, you can catch
Cody's broadcasts daily from Nashville. Cody hosts CMT’s premiere country
music and entertainment radio show, with big star guests and live
interaction with listeners. Landing major interviews with Kenny Chesney,
Garth Brooks, Carrie Underwood, Rascal Flatts, Keith Urban, Faith Hill,
Taylor Swift and more, Cody asks the right balance of questions. Country
artist Dierks Bentley says, “Cody’s show always feels fresh and current.
Cody cares about country music’s past and future, and has always worked to
make his shows exciting, interesting and personal.”
Cody hosts #1 Music and a Movie, where viewers get an inside peek at the
week’s #1’s in music and movies! Cody is a regular columnist in Country
Weekly magazine, and was recently the official voice of the CMT Music
Awards. A regular contributor on numerous CMT specials, you can catch Cody
bringing fans all the awards show action, from the red carpet to backstage
Cody is a
respected veteran personality, producer and programmer in the broadcast
industry, with fans who listen in from California spas, Chicago hotels, and
NYC office spaces. With gigs in South Carolina, Georgia, Utah and Florida,
Cody made it to the major leagues at age 23 when he landed in Dallas-Fort
Worth, Texas. Along the way, Cody has received numerous national awards
including DJ of the Year from Country Radio Broadcasters, and named the
National On Air Personality of the Year by the Academy of Country Music.
Nominated for Radio Music Awards Air Personality of the Year, Cody has been
honored at the Grand Ole Opry, featured in USA Today and GQ Magazine. As
well, Cody was named Radio and Records Music Director of the Year five
times, while Billboard magazine and the Radio Music Awards honored him with
the annual title as well.
served a full-time mission in Seattle, Washington for The Church of Jesus
Christ of Latter-day Saints, and stays active in the church with his wife
and 2 kids in Nashville.
hosting on radio and TV, Cody loves working out, running, watching reality
shows, listening to all kinds of music, relaxing in the mountains, eating
Mexican food and spending time with his family and children.
Anderson started his journalism career when he edited a Deseret News
Boy Scout column as a 12-year-old. Six years later, he took a job at the
The Salt Lake Tribune. He briefly attended the University of Utah. After
serving an LDS mission and being drafted into the Army, Anderson in 1947
applied for a job with Drew Pearson's "Washington Merry-Go-Round" column - a
job he never left.
He became a national journalist when he was recruited
to work on the The Washington Post. He was a strong opponent of Joe
McCarthy and along with other liberal journalists, played an important role
in his downfall. He writes the Jack Anderson Confidential, an
in-depth monthly newsletter. He has achieved many important stories
including the discovery of the CIA plot to kill Fidel Castro. In 1972, he
won the Pulitzer Prize for his journalism. His autobiography, Confessions
of a Muckraker, was published in 1979. Other books include The
Washington Money-Go-Round (1997).
Go to the Famous Mormons Webpage about Jack Anderson