September 20, 2018

Our Hosts

Co-hosts Jim Lloyd and Kelley Bell are steeped in the knowledge of the history of the Little Brown Jug, and will offer timely interviews as well as educational insights into the sport of harness racing. There is literally something for everyone who listens to the Little Brown Jug Radio Network.

jimlloydsmallJim Lloyd

Jim Lloyd is a familiar name in Delaware county — having begun his broadcast career at WDLR radio many years ago.  He was the host of the popular Trading Post program, and co-anchor of Live Wire — a local news program.  During his tenure, he was the co-anchor of the Little Brown Jug Week harness racing broadcast from 1971 to 1976.

Jim is now retired and lives in Hide-A-Way Hills – a resort community on the northeastern edge of Hocking Hills.  He’s looking forward to returning to Jug Week!

kelleybellsmallKelley Bell

Kelley Bell is a media consultant, advertising designer, and journalist from Delaware Ohio. She served as the production manager for The Dublin Villager Newspaper before launching her own design firm, which she ran successfully for over thirty years. She has worked as a columnist for The Huffington Post, a reporter for 614 Magazine, a commentator on the WBNS TV show Capital Square, and 10 TV news and a consultant to a long list of clients in need of media, PR, product promotion and writing services. She served as the news editor for The League of Women Voters and sat of the PACE-EH committee developed by The Centers for Disease Control, working with a network of local, state and national organizations to assess and improve the environmental quality of our region.

In 2008 Kelley ran for the Ohio Legislature, earning the endorsement of actor and activist Ed Begley Jr. for her strong environmental platform and earned the support of The Ohio Harness Racing Association for her strong advocacy of the sport as a part of Ohio history. Kelley is a life long equestrian and horse owner. Her background includes western pleasure dressage competitions, English saddle dressage and show jumping, and one amazing Colorado cattle drive. She has served as the field producer for The Little Brown Jug Radio Network for five years and hopes to continue to be part of this amazing event for many more.