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.

Ways to Connect

Wrapping up Women's History Month, UMES 30 host Dr. Joshua K. Wright has a conversation with four dynamic women (Drs. Erika Engstrom, Tracy Lucht, Jane Marcellus, and Kimberly Wilmot Voss) about a book they co-authored called 'Mad Men and Working Women: Feminist Perspectives on Historical Power, Resistance, and Otherness'. (ORIGINAL AIR DATE: 3/24/2019) 

UMES 30 host Dr. Joshua K. Wright speaks with one of the legends of Georgetown Basketball, Gene Smith. (ORIGINAL AIR DATE: 3/17/2019) 

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UMES 30 host Dr. Joshua K. Wright has a conversation with Dr. E. Faye Williams, Esq., National Chair of the National Congress of Black Women. (ORIGINAL AIR DATE: 3/10/2019) 

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On this episode of UMES 30, Dr. Joshua K. Wright talks with University of Maryland Eastern Shore alumni, staff, faculty, and students about the legacy of UMES and what it means to have "Hawk Pride". (ORIGINAL AIR DATE: 3/3/2019) 


The Virginia Interscholastic Association (VIA) enriched learning experiences in racially segregated high schools in Virginia from 1954 to 1969.

Students from this program went on to become doctors, lawyers, professional athletes, and entrepreneurs.

UMES 30 host Dr. Joshua K. Wright has a conversation with one of those beneficiaries, Knox W. Tull, Jr., president and founder of Jackson and Tull Premier Engineering Solutions.

(ORIGINAL AIR DATE: 2/24/2019)