Sam Alex is the host of Taste of Country Nights, a country radio show broadcasting live from Nashville to more than 100 stations nationwide. The show features interviews and in-studio performances by country superstars. Interviews have received coverage from numerous media outlets including PEOPLE, Forbes, E! News, Entertainment Tonight and ABC News.
Sam was nominated for the ACM “National On-Air Personality of the Year” and a finalist in the same category at the CRS/Country Aircheck Awards. Other industry honors include “Audio’s 30 Under 30” by Edison Research & RAIN News, “Rising Star of Radio” by Radio Ink Magazine & the Radio Advertising Bureau and the Indiana Broadcasters Association “Personality of the Year.” He has appeared as himself on ABC TV’s “Nashville” and CMT’s “Still The King.”
Sam has served as the Public Address Announcer for athletic programs at Illinois State University, Indiana University, University of Maryland, Georgetown University and American University; including basketball, baseball and various Olympic sports. Sam also did play-by-play work for Verizon Fios TV in Washington, DC.
Sam is an Ambassador for “Get Caught Reading,” a nationwide campaign to remind people how much fun it is to read. His career began as an intern at WLIT in Chicago his senior year of high school. Sam received his Bachelor of Science degree in Interdisciplinary Studies from Illinois State University. He was an exchange student for a semester in Japan. Sam resides in Nashville with his wife and son.