Joey Cohn has been a jazz fan for many years, dating back to when he was an on-air host at KUAT radio while attending the University of Arizona in Tucson. Later in his broadcast career, Joey worked within commercial media in such roles as radio rock DJ, as well as music host for a nationally syndicated TV show on the Music Channel.
In 1987, Joey joined the KNKX/Jazz24 team as Morning Jazz Host and Music Director. He has since held various positions at KNKX/ Jazz24, including New Media Director and Marketing Director. Throughout his time at the station, he has worked to expand KNKX/ Jazz24 programming and audience growth to award-winning heights, most recently as the Assistant General Manager and Director of Content. Under Joey’s leadership, KNKX/Jazz24 has won numerous national accolades including the Edward R. Murrow for news and the Marconi, for Jazz Station of the Year. Joey has also done consulting for NPR and other public radio stations around the U.S.