Brian Daniels

On-air Music Host, Web Curator, PSA Director

Brian can be heard weekdays on Afternoon Jazz from 1 to 4 pm on Tuesdays and Thursdays. Afternoon Jazz features a blend of the latest mainstream jazz with big band/swing, bebop and some blues on the side every once in a while.

Brian also served as the station's Interim General Manager from July 2016 to August 2017.

Back in the 1950s, college athletes began filing for workers compensation and benefits because they were not only being injured on the playing field, but some were even dying. 

Most college programs were scared of the idea of players being treated like state employees at the time.

On this episode of UMES 30, host Dr. Joshua K. Wright discusses the current state of college sports with Keith Davidson, Director of Athletics at the University of Maryland Eastern Shore, and two student athletes from UMES.


"UMES 30" is a weekly half-hour radio program hosted by Dr. Joshua K. Wright, an Associate Professor of History at the University of Maryland Eastern Shore.

The features a wide variety of topics, with guests from UMES, the local community, and people from around the country.

"UMES 30" can be heard each Sunday at 10:30 a.m. on WESM 91.3 FM (streams live on wesm913.org).  

UMES Office of Public Relations

WESM 91.3 FM will be presenting a new weekly half-hour talk/interview radio program called "UMES 30" starting Sunday, December 2 beginning at 10:30 a.m. 

The program will feature guests from the University of Maryland Eastern Shore, as well as the local community and from around the country speaking on a wide variety of topics.

The show's host is Dr. Joshua K. Wright, a tenured associate professor of history and a coordinator of the Social Studies Teacher Education program at the University of Maryland Eastern Shore. 

Brian Daniels / WESM-FM

PRINCESS ANNE, Md.--Maryland's new Secretary of the Department of the Environment will visit the University of Maryland Eastern Shore on Earth Day.

Ben Grumbles will visit UMES between 9:30 and 11 am on Friday, April 22--Earth Day.

Secretary Grumbles plans to visit the new Engineering and Aviation Science building that recently opened on campus at the beginning of the current spring semester. The new building is home to two pilot-trainting simulators, as well as state-of-the-art radio and television production studios for students.

Brian Daniels / WESM-FM

The Amphitheater at Heron Ponds is holding its first annual Blues, Brews & BBQ on Saturday, June 29th 2013. The venue is located in Delmar, Maryland. The day-long festival kicks off at noon with music from local blues performers, craft beer from local breweries, and some the most popular BBQ In town.