About

About the Podcast
Tandem With The Random is a biweekly podcast focusing on interesting people doing interesting things from all walks of life. It is hosted by Brian Kelley, a central New Jersey-based writer, musician, public affairs/public relations consultant and science/technology enthusiast. In a word, he is a multi-faceted geek who also is obsessed with “Doctor Who”. The name is derived from a line in the Peter Gabriel song, “Humdrum,” and was also the name of the column Brian wrote as executive editor of The Rider News, the student newspaper of Rider University, during the 1996-97 academic year.

About the Host
Brian Kelley’s journalism experience includes many years as a writer and editor for Rider University’s alumni magazine and as a correspondent for the now-defunct Ocean County Observer daily newspaper. His journalism background also includes serving as the news editor at the Viking News, the student newspaper of Ocean County College, and as news editor and executive editor of The Rider News. Brian added social media experience as the co-host and co-creator of the Technology and the Arts podcast with John LeMasney, which ran from December 2006 through December 2008.

Through the years, Brian has interviewed Pandora founder and 2010 Time 100 honoree Tim Westergren, Decoder Ring Theatre founder/leader Gregg Taylor, members of music groups House of Pain and the Spin Doctors, photographer/photojournalist Veronica Yankowski, and professional baseball player James Hoey (Baltimore Orioles)…just to name a few.

Born in Edison, N.J., Brian grew up in Brick Township, N.J. After receiving his associate’s degree in print and broadcast journalism from Ocean County College in Toms River, N.J., he went to Rider University, where he received a bachelor’s degree in journalism (public relations track) in 1997.

Brian is currently a public affairs consultant with a Trenton, NJ-based firm.

Interact With TWTR
Do you want to interact with the Tandem With The Random podcast? Here’s how you can do it:

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E-mail us at TWTRpodcast@gmail.com

Google Voice: 609-310-1480
Call the podcast at 609-310-1480 and leave a voicemail.
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About the Music
The Tandem With The Random podcast theme is a song called “Vortex” originally composed and recorded by Brian Kelley in the mid-1990s. It was re-recorded in 2009 and later edited to serve as the theme song for the podcast. Here is the uncut 2009 version…

Vortex (2009)

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