Staff Favorites

If it weren’t obvious already, the Warm 106.9 staff loves the holidays! Here’s some of our favorite holiday movies and music from our favorite time of the year:

Marc Kaye
Vice President/Market Manager

  • Favorite Christmas song: Hallelujah
  • Favorite Christmas movie: The Holiday
  • Favorite thing about Christmas: Family

Diana Clark
Director of First Impressions

  • Favorite Christmas song: White Christmas
  • Favorite Christmas movie: It’s A Wonderful Life
  • Favorite thing about Christmas: Warmth, connection & reflection with family and friends

Dave Ratener
Chief Engineer

  • Favorite Christmas song: Silent Night
  • Favorite Christmas movie: Miracle on 34th Street
  • Favorite thing about Christmas: Opening gifts  (Yes I know, but I’m still a little kid at Christmas lol)

Gin Bryant
Helpdesk

  • Favorite Christmas song: This Christmas
  • Favorite Christmas move: The Grinch Who Stole Christmas
  • Favorite thing about Christmas: Family, food, friends, Christmas Ships, music & fire.

On-Air Talent:

Ashley Ryan
Mornings with Allan & Ashley

  • Favorite Christmas song: Merry Christmas, Happy Holidays – ‘NSYNC
  • Favorite Christmas movie: It’s A Wonderful Life
  • Favorite thing about Christmas: The lights, decorations, and the cozy feeling you get around the holidays. I love the look of amazement in my daughter’s eyes when the Christmas tree lights up.

Allan Fee
The other guy on the morning show

  • Favorite Christmas song: White Christmas – Bing Crosby (I’m a traditionalist)
  • Favorite Christmas movie: A Christmas Story
  • Favorite thing about Christmas: I love the positivity of Christmas. There’s a good energy and vibe. It’s a celebration of all things good.

AJ Battalio
Afternoon Host

  • Favorite Christmas song: I Want A Hippo For Christmas
  • Favorite Christmas movie: Christmas Vacation
  • Favorite thing about Christmas: Quality time with my family and watching our toddler knock over the Christmas tree a bunch of times 🙂

Laurie Hardie
Afternoon Co-Host

  • Favorite Christmas song: Little Drummer Boy – Pentatonix
  • Favorite Christmas movie: Elf
  • Favorite thing about Christmas: Giving gifts!!!

Kaz
Night Host

  • Favorite Christmas song: Happy Xmas (War Is Over) – John Lennon
  • Favorite Christmas movie: Elf
  • Favorite thing about Christmas: The spirit of giving and being able to share the magic with friends, family, and the community.

Heather Lee
Late Night/Weekends On-Air

  • Favorite Christmas song: Christmas (Baby Please Come Home) – Death Cab for Cutie
  • Favorite Christmas movie: Edward Scissorhands
  • Favorite thing about Christmas: Sending/receiving personalized, hand-written Christmas cards! (Bonus points if there’s a picture of your dog/cat in a festive sweater on the front!)

Woody Justik
Allan & Ashley Producer

  • Favorite Christmas song: Holly Jolly Christmas
  • Favorite Christmas movie: Polar Express
  • Favorite thing about Christmas: Christmas trees and lights

Maya Kalikimaka
Airstaff

  • Favorite Christmas song: The Christmas Song – Nat King Cole
  • Favorite Christmas movie: A Charlie Brown Christmas
  • Favorite thing about Christmas: Baking cookies by the hundreds as a family, with everyone helping. Also passing out hot cocoa, scarves, and the cookies we made to those in need for a week.

Sales:

Anna D. Brown
National Sales Assistant

  • Favorite Christmas song: Christmas Wrappings – The Waitresses
  • Favorite Christmas movie: Rudolph the Rednose Reindeer
  • Favorite thing about Christmas: Everyone’s Joyful…..and Triumphant!

Melissa Baker
Account Manager

  • Favorite Christmas song: Peace on Earth/Little Drummer Boy – David Bowie/Bing Crosby
  • Favorite Christmas movie: Do I have to pick one? Elf, Year Without a Santa Claus, It’s a Wonderful Life, A Christmas Story, The Santa Clause
  • Favorite thing about Christmas: The lights and decorations…the kindness of strangers, surprised looks on Christmas Morning

Doug Frame
Account Manager

  • Favorite Christmas song: 5 Box Pound of Money – Pearl Bailey
  • Favorite Christmas movie: A Christmas Carol… starring Alastair Sim 1951
  • Favorite thing about Christmas: The Christmas Spirit people get, and the presents.

Erica Roney
Account Executive

  • Favorite Christmas song: Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas – Judy Garland 🙂
  • Favorite Christmas movie: A Christmas Story!
  • Favorite thing about Christmas: Spending time with friends and family!

Erica Handy
I sell AIR – If you would like to be on our airwaves, call me!

  • Favorite Christmas song: The Christmas Song – Adam Sandler
  • Favorite Christmas movie: National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation
  • Favorite thing about Christmas: I love the smell of fresh Christmas trees, seeing the kids smiling faces, shopping, Christmas crafts, possibility of snow, and spending time with family.

Promotions:

Lisa Adams
Director of Marketing & Promotion

  • Favorite Christmas song: A Holly Jolly Christmas – Burl Ives
  • Favorite Christmas movie: Christmas Vacation
  • Favorite thing about Christmas: Spending time with my three young boys as they experience the magic and wonderment of the holiday season!

Tori Dunn
Promotions Coordinator

  • Favorite Christmas song: My Favorite Things – Dean Martin
  • Favorite Christmas movie: A Christmas Vacation and Eloise at Christmastime
  • Favorite thing about Christmas: The spirit of the season, giving gifts and baking!

Brielle Rutledge
Promotions Assistant

  • Favorite Christmas song: White Christmas
  • Favorite Christmas movie: Elf
  • Favorite thing about Christmas: Good food 🙂

Nicole Seven
Promotions Assistant

  • Favorite Christmas song: All I Want For Christmas Is You – Mariah Carey
  • Favorite Christmas movie: Three Days
  • Favorite thing about Christmas: Christmas spirit 🙂