Full Metal Jackie

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Full Metal Jackie
Born Jackie Kajzer
18th January
Nationality United States American
Occupation Radio personality, DJ, Artist Manager
Years active 1999–present
Employer Loudwire & Tenth Street Entertainment
Known for Radio shows
Home town Los Angeles
Awards FMQB's "Metal Host of the Year"

Full Metal Jackie, Jackie Kajzer, is the host and creator of the nationally accredited and syndicated radio metal show, Full Metal Jackie.[1] She is known for her unique playlists and detailed interviews with legendary rock artists, including Ozzy Osbourne, Slayer, Zakk Wylde and Children of Bodom. She has won FMQB's "Metal Host of the Year" for four years in a row.[2] She is also known for being the Black carpet correspondent at Revolver's Golden Gods awards and hosted MTV2's Headbangers Ball.[3]

She has also recently written a book about the top 50 most influential songs in heavy metal and their true meanings.[4] In 2011 she also released a merchandise and clothing line.[5]

Career[edit]

Jackie began her career hosting a radio show at Seton Hall's Pirate Radio, WSOU.[6] Shortly after graduation, she took her career to WHTG (Neptune, NJ) and WDHA-FM (Dover, New Jersey) as a radio personality. In 2001, she had moved to Los Angeles and joined the staff of The Firm, an artist and talent management company. At The Firm she advanced to Radio Promotions Director, where she worked with numerous metal bands such as Korn, Otep, Limp Bizkit, Linkin Park, Staind, Audioslave, and Static-X.[7] Also during this time, Jackie discovered the band Five Finger Death Punch and helped to launch their careers.[8]

Soon after a brief stay in KBZT, San Diego; and at KNAC, LA; she began to host and produce her own heavy metal radio show, CHAOS on Indie 103.1.[9] Full Metal Jackie is now syndicated on over 75 stations nationwide.[citation needed]

In June 2013, Jackie launched Full Metal Jackie Radio, a hard rock and heavy metal radio station on iHeartRadio.[10][11]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "full metal jackie radio". full metal jackie radio. Retrieved 13 September 2011. 
  2. ^ "Radio Industry News, Music Industry Updates, Arbitron Ratings, Music News and more!". FMQB. Retrieved 2011-09-13. 
  3. ^ "blabbermouth.net - Full Metal Jackie To Host Tomorrow Night's 'Headbangers Ball'". Roadrunnerrecords.com. Retrieved 2011-09-13. 
  4. ^ "Feature: Full Metal Jackie certified: The 50 most influential heavy metal songs of the '80s and the true stories behind their lyrics - artistdirect news". Artistdirect.com. 2010-01-26. Retrieved 2011-09-13. 
  5. ^ "Full Metal Jackie". Full Metal Jackie. Retrieved 13 September 2011. 
  6. ^ "Full Metal Jackie - WGRD 97.9". Wgrd.com. Retrieved 2011-09-13. 
  7. ^ "Exclusive Interview: Full Metal Jackie". Kikaxemusic.com. 2010-01-27. Retrieved 2011-09-13. 
  8. ^ "Five Finger Death Punch". pollstar.com. 2008-10-20. Retrieved 2011-09-15. 
  9. ^ "Los Angeles |". INDIE 103.1. 2009-01-15. Retrieved 2011-09-13. 
  10. ^ June 27, 2013 (2013-06-27). "New Hard Rock/Heavy Metal Station 'Full Metal Jackie Radio' Launches On I Heart Radio". Blabbermouth.net. Retrieved 2013-09-30. 
  11. ^ Full Metal Jackie Radio on iHeart Radio. iheart.com Retrieved on 2014/10/04

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