buzz-headshot-04-2014Buzz Blackburn is “Born and Raised” in West Tennessee, He loves the guitar, comedy, movies, spicy food, cigars, Tennessee football, wife “Buzzette” and his kids, age 12 and 19.  He helped organize the “Tennessee Cigar & Brew Fest”, a favorite community event in Jackson, TN since 2009.  Buzz has been in morning radio since 1998, and has been hosting mornings on WYNU since March of 2007, waking up West Tennessee with a joke and a wink, and telling his listeners to “GET YOU SOME!!”





  • HOMETOWN: Tea-Town: Trenton, TN
  • FAVORITE SONG: “Goodbye Yellow Brick Road” by Elton John
  • FAVORITE COLOR: Prince Purple
  • FAVORITE HOBBY:  Playing guitar and bass
  • FAVORITE ACTIVITIES:  Reading a good book while smoking a premium handmade cigar on my patio where I have lots of room for activities.
  • FAVORITE TV SHOW:  (now) Game of Thrones, The Walking Dead, The Tonight Show, House of Cards.
  • FAVORITE MOVIE: just a sampling: Blues Brothers, Aliens, Pulp Fiction
  • FAVORITE FOOD:  Peanut Butter chocolate chip cookies!
  • FAVORITE DRINK:  Red Wine & various premium beers.
  • FAVORITE BOOK:  The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier & Clay by Michael Chabon
  • WORSE NIGHTMARE:  I’m buried alive in a coffin with Nancy Grace.
  • PET PEEVES: Nosy people who wanna get all up in yo’ business.  For example, people who create generic forms for others to fill out.
  • I LOVE WEST TENNESSEE BECAUSE…hey, it’s home!  I love that everyone comes together as a community when disasters happen.