Category Archives: NCD Interviews

“Women Want to Hear Women With Elaina” Featuring Jessie Chris

“Women Want to Hear Women With Elaina” Featuring Jessie Chris

There are many different paths to success in the ever-changing country music industry—and Jessie Chris is forging her own. Jessie is making moves WITHOUT a traditional record contract, and it has been really impressive to watch the 21-year-old release new music, headline her own tour and acquire sponsorship deals with brands like Durango Boots. It’s…MORE

“Women Want to Hear Women With Elaina” Featuring Rachel Wammack

“Women Want to Hear Women With Elaina” Featuring Rachel Wammack

Rachel Wammack was the first new artist I was introduced to this year—and she’s a big reason I launched the Women Want to Hear Women podcast. After a random “Asian-fusion” dinner with her at the ACM Awards in April, I fell in love with her personality before I heard her sing. I was hoping she…MORE

“Women Want to Hear Women With Elaina” Featuring Kalie Shorr

“Women Want to Hear Women With Elaina” Featuring Kalie Shorr

Kalie Shorr has been carving out a name for herself since moving to Music City five years ago . . . and she hasn’t let a little thing like the lack of a record deal stand in her way. Since 2016, Kalie has released three EPs, and as one of the co-founders of the all-female,…MORE

“Women Want to Hear Women With Elaina” Featuring Runaway June

“Women Want to Hear Women With Elaina” Featuring Runaway June

The ladies of Runaway June—Naomi Cooke, Hannah Mulholland and Jennifer Wayne—are three of the smartest, kindest and most talented women I have ever met. This is a trio country music should be proud to have representing our genre. Hannah, Naomi and Jennifer have been fierce supporters of the WWTHW podcast since the beginning, and I’ve…MORE

“Women Want to Hear Women With Elaina” Featuring Abby Anderson

“Women Want to Hear Women With Elaina” Featuring Abby Anderson

Wow! I’m still recovering from last week’s interview with THE Carrie Underwood. If you didn’t get the chance to listen yet, please check it out right HERE. I’m thrilled Carrie was able to share her valuable insight and bring so much attention to the WWTHW platform. Let’s keep things going this week with superstar-in-the-making Abby…MORE

“Women Want to Hear Women With Elaina” Featuring Carrie Underwood

“Women Want to Hear Women With Elaina” Featuring Carrie Underwood

When I launched the Women Want to Hear Women podcast with Nash Country Daily on June 15, I had no idea how far this campaign would come in less than three months. After nine amazing episodes, I’m excited to tell you that we now have a platform on the Westwood One Podcast Network—and our first…MORE

“Women Want to Hear Women With Elaina” Featuring Rachel Reinert

“Women Want to Hear Women With Elaina” Featuring Rachel Reinert

It’s been a couple of years since we’ve heard from Rachel Reinert, who was part of Gloriana from 2008 to 2016. Now, Rachel is doing her own thing as a solo artist—and she has a cool new single, “Cool.” Rachel stopped by the Nash campus earlier this month and chose Women Want to Hear Women…MORE

“Women Want to Hear Women With Elaina” Featuring Sarah Darling

“Women Want to Hear Women With Elaina” Featuring Sarah Darling

A popular local adage is that Nashville is a “10-year town,” suggesting it takes an artist a decade to finally make it “big.” Sarah Darling has been in Music City for almost a decade—singing, writing, releasing music and winning over new fans with each performance. Is it finally Sarah’s time? In this week’s WWTHW conversation,…MORE

“Women Want to Hear Women With Elaina” Featuring Stephanie Quayle

“Women Want to Hear Women With Elaina” Featuring Stephanie Quayle

StephanieNot only is Stephanie Quayle one of my favorite human beings, but she is also an incredible—and underrated—artist. If you aren’t familiar with Stephanie’s music, be sure to check out our WWTHW Playlist, because Stephanie kicks some serious booty. I sincerely admire Stephanie’s art and the fact that she is a complete BOSS LADY! In…MORE

“Women Want to Hear Women With Elaina Smith” Featuring Clare Dunn

“Women Want to Hear Women With Elaina Smith” Featuring Clare Dunn

Clare Dunn has been one of my favorite artists since releasing singles “Move On” and “Tuxedo” a few years ago. If you’re not familiar with her name, I suggest you catch her live show. She is one of the most electric performers I’ve EVER seen. This week, I sat down with Clare to talk about…MORE

PERSONALITIES

Dave Daniels

Dave Daniels

The 2018 Academy of Country Music Small Market Personality! It’s a great honor to be recognized for the work we do on air and around our community. We have only been here a short time in Ventura County, taking up residence in Camarillo. My wife and I are starting to find our favorite places to…

Dakota

Dakota

Well, hello there! I’m so excited to hang out with you Monday through Friday from 10am to 3pm. My life is busy as I balance two jobs with getting a master’s degree in Journalism but being busy keeps me out of trouble. I’ve been lucky enough to work as a radio DJ in Bakersfield, Los…

Chad Taylor

Chad Taylor

Get the most out of your ride home from work with Chad Taylor!

Nights With Elaina

Nights With Elaina

California native, Elaina D. Smith has become one of the strongest female presences on Country Radio. While working at Entertainment Tonight and The Insider in L.A., Elaina found her true passion when she got an opportunity to work with the wildly popular Dave, Shelly and Chainsaw morning show. Elaina caught the radio “bug” and never…

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