J. Todd Blackstock is an Emmy & Telly Award winning Broadcaster who earned his Bachelor's Degree from Southeast Mo. State University in 1989. There he studied Mass Communication under the Great Radio/TV Visionary Herb Taylor and KRCU 91 FM.
You can catch Blackstock Saturday Night with Todd Blackstock each Saturday night from 6pm to 9pm on Classic Rock 93.1 KBDZ.
Blackstock was a part of the original Stage Crew at "The Show Me Center" in Cape Girardeau. There, under the guidance of Jerry "Buck" Taylor a former crew member of The Doobie Brothers & Pablo Cruise, Todd ran spotlights and was a stage hand for bands and events such as Aerosmith, Guns & Roses, Alice Cooper, Cheap Trick, Hank Williams, Jr. Reba McEntire, Alabama, Tina Turner & a visit from President Ronald Reagan to name a few.
After college Blackstock began broadcasting H.S. football and hosting "Instant Replay" in the "West Plex" for Kasper Communications on KFAV 99.9 FM and KWRE AM 730 in Warrenton. In 1995 he received on A.I.R. Award in Best Talent Category after broadcasting with NFL Hall of Famer Jackie Slater of the Rams on KYMC 89.7 FM.
Blackstock began at City Cable in St. Louis in 1996 and won the station's first Emmy Award in 2003 for hosting and co-producing the long running show "Inside Sports." Todd has also hosted programs aired on ABC and high school and Jr. Football games on KPLR Channel 11 in St. Louis with former NFL Players Isaac Byrd & Demetrious Johnson. He also broadcasted four years of Indoor Football and received X- League accolades for "Best Broadcast Crew" in 2014 . He enjoyed working with former St. Louis Ram Mike McNeil, a Cameo with Isaac Bruce, former Missouri Tiger Don Johnson and David Solomon.
Blackstock and Chris Razavi formed a duo on Scott Gertken's Talkstl.com called The "Hook up" w/ Zav & the Rod...Gertken and Randy Markell joined forces and resurrected 1380 am in St. Louis & the duo took over the 9-11 am slot following JC Corcoran and preceding Howard Balzer. The show was featured on a World Wide edition of "Nellyville"... The station later took over KFNS 590 The Fan and Blackstock hosted "The Friday Night Sports Jam" w/ Johnson & Solomon.
Todd has served as Master of Ceremony's 5 year's for the two Time WBCBL Champion St. Louis Surge and is very excited to join the crew at Classic Rock 93.1 FM KBDZ & Donze Communications. Again, Todd's show will air each Saturday night from 6pm to 9pm.
"I'm Stoked to have the opportunity to rock out the hwy 55 drive which I have traveled so much in my life plus hwy 30, 21, 67, 61 etc...& Route 3 in Illinois. I have a lot of friends and family in Perryville, Fredericktown, Cape Girardeau, St. Louis & in Illinois. I love all the small and big towns this station reaches and thrive on rocking out Classic Rock on 93.1 KBDZ"