John Macdonell

Director, Information Technology/Producer/Host

John began his career in radio at the age of 14 when he took over a weekend disc jockey shift at a local AM station. He continued working in commercial radio until he returned to the Pensacola area  and began working at WUWF.

He has produced and hosted Acoustic Interlude for over 20 years and often has nationally known guest artists perform for the show from WUWF's Studio-A. In addition to hosting and producing, supervising the station's computer network and internet services, John does on-air work during the station's membership drives. He is a UWF alum and graduate student.

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Peter Mulvey

Aug 6, 2018

The center of Subtropical Storm Alberto made landfall Monday afternoon near Laguna Beach, Florida. Significant flash flooding may occur in affected areas of Florida, Alabama, and Georgia as the storm system moves further inland. Rainfall amounts are expected from 4 to 8 inches with as much as 12 inches in some locations.

December 4, 2014 Part 1
Richard Gilewitz, Sally Spring withe Ted Lyons, Eric Taylor

December 4, 2014 Part 2
Richard Gilewitz, Sally Spring withe Ted Lyons, Eric Taylor

Sarah Humlie

Once again this year Acoustic Interlude traveled  to the 30-A Songwriters Festival in South Walton County, Florida. We conducted 28 interview and performance sessions over the 3-day weekend. All the sessions were webcast live, some were also broadcast live on WUWF and all of them will be broadcast on Acoustic Interlude and archived on Highlights this year included sessions with Peter Mulvey, Jonathan Edwards, Jerry Douglas, John Oates, Eric Taylor, Mary Gautier, and Pierce Pettis. See 99 great photos in our gallery.

Acoustic Interlude

Once again this year Acoustic Interlude is at the 30-A Songwriters Festival in South Walton County, Florida. Join us for live events including broadcasts and webcasts on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday, January 17 - 19, 2014. Over the past 3 years, we have featured many of the 30-A headliners including Sam Bush, Amy Ray, Rodney Crowell, Mary Gauthier, Jeff Black, and many more.

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