Industry Spotlight – Todd Amlin

What is your life verse and why?

From The Bible: Philippians 3:12

Not that I have already obtained all this, or have already arrived at my goal, but I press on to take hold of that for which Christ Jesus took hold of me.

Non Biblical:  If you fall, fall on your back.  Because if you can LOOK UP you can GET UP.  -Les Brown

Both say to me that we just have to KEEP MOVING FORWARD.  We’re never going to “arrive”.  We never have a reason to stay down.  Eventually we have to get up, dust ourselves off, and keep going.


Favorite ice cream flavor?

I prefer fro-yo and it would be a fight between banana pudding and toasty marshmallow, but as far as ice cream goes it’s tough to beat Jeni’s salty caramel OR gooey buttercake.


Who’s your hero?

My mom.  She battled multiple sclerosis for more than 30 years and somehow managed to not only stay positive, but to be a source of encouragement to thousands of people all over the country.


How many hours of sleep do you need?

ALL of them.  I really like sleep.  The reality is though because I get up at 5am ish to workout I rarely get more than 6 hours per night.


If you could eat one meal for the rest of your life what would it be?

I’m a total foodie so that’s a really tough question.  I LOVE seafood so scallops or stone crab would be tempting.  I’d probably end up going with a plate from this big Amish Restaurant outside CBus called Der Dutchman.  It would be fried chicken, mashed potatoes stacked with homemade noodles, creamed corn, and gravy.  Round it out with one of their rolls to sop up the gravy…wow I’m getting HUNGRY!



I love working out and recently found CrossFit as my obsession.  I have a great community of people that I train with.  I also love golf, but I picked it up late in life so my handicap is pretty awful.


Worst gift you’ve ever received?

A gift card to a restaurant that closed down…


How many pairs of shoes do you own?

An embarrassing amount. I love shoes.  I would guess I have LESS than Josh Medlock though, lol. Among my faves are my ‘Yin Yang’ black & white Jordan 1’s, my light blue Pharrell Adidas Hu’s, and my black & Gold Reebok CrossFit Nanos.  Don’t judge me or call me “worldly”…


What’s the weirdest thing you’ve ever eaten?

Cow brains.  When I was little I lived on a farm and we ate all kinds of things.  Apparently I gobbled down these beef brains and loved them until I was told what they were.


Toilet paper: over or under?

OVER.  What kind of animal goes under??


On a scale of 1-10, how funny would you say you are?

11 – I mean…have you met me?I’m pretty much hilarious.


Todd Amlin
CCO – Music Director, 104.9 THE RIVER
CMB Gold Member Since 2018

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