Industry Spotlight – Mandy Young

What is your life verse and why?
Ephesians 4:29 – Let no unwholesome talk come out of your mouth, but only what is helpful for building others up, according to their needs, that it may benefit those who listen.

We read that verse every hour on our college radio station and it has becomea verse that is so precious to me  – I strive for this every day.

What was your childhood nickname?
Mander Pander – and ONLY my mom can still call me that. 🙂

What’s your go to karaoke song?
Fugees – Killing Me Softly

What’s the last book you read?
Mindset – Dr. Carol Dweck  – y’all…this is a game changer. 🙂

What’s your favorite meme?

The one with the dog is drinking coffee at the kitchen table and the house is burning down all around him and he says “this is fine” – my life is a mess and I feel this deeply…

Tacos or hamburgers?
Street Tacos…always – ooh, I got super specific on you.

What’s worse: laundry or dishes?
When my husband and I got married we made a deal that he would always do the dishes and I would always do the laundry…I feel like I got the better end of this deal.

Is double dipping ever acceptable?
In the home…yes (I’m not that classy) Outside of the home…shame on you. 🙂

Biggest pet peeve?
People who call right after you answer their text…but they are not texting: “hey can we talk”. They are texting something like…”what you up to”? You answer, and then they call right away – that’s the phone trap. I am NOT a phone person and that has burned me SO bad so many times. 🙂

Dogs or cats?
Sorry everyone…neither  – but especially not cats. They hate me. I’m sure of it.

If you could have coffee with anyone, living or dead, who would it be?
This is going to sound lame but I have NEVER liked coffee…I tried it a lot, but I just don’t like it – If I loved coffee, I would sit and have a cup with my mom and my grandma Katie on her backyard swing on Long Lake in Michigan. As a kid I always thought that would be the coolest thing to do as an adult. I still do ?.


Mandy Young
Program Director, Air1
CMB Member Since 2017

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