Born near Boston, Massachusetts, Kaedy Kiely has called Atlanta home since the age of 10, graduated from Emory University with a degree in English, then embarked on her career in Radio broadcasting. For over twenty years, she was top-ranked in Atlanta’s Afternoon Drive at 96 Rock (WKLS) and Z93 (WZGC). She took over 97.1 The River’s Morning Drive helm in 2008, and in 2013 she celebrated her 30th year in Atlanta radio by getting inducted into the Georgia Radio Hall of Fame. Back in her favorite spot on Afternoon Drive since 2018, Kaedy celebrates 40 YEARS IN ATLANTA RADIO this year!
Kaedy has had the pleasure of interviewing Rock legends like Paul McCartney, Jon Bon Jovi, Robert Plant, The Who’s Pete Townshend, and so many more. She created her RockRiddles to entertain her listeners and honor her favorite artists. Her love of music, and especially Rock and Roll, comes from being the only girl with 4 brothers who are musicians and who love to rock!
An animal lover, Kaedy devotes much of her free time as a board member of Furkids Animal Rescue and Sanctuary, the largest No-Kill shelter in the southeastern United States. As a breast cancer survivor, she also serves on the board of The Eric R. Beverly Family Foundation, dedicated to providing low-income breast cancer patients much-needed everyday living support while they are undergoing treatment at Grady Memorial Hospital in Atlanta.
Kaedy enjoys traveling, playing guitar, reading, playing poker, and game nights with friends.