Every week your two by-no-means mild-mannered
“Pundits with Panache” blast through
unique news and social issues, the online
headlines, metropolitan newspapers, broadcast
media and way too much caffeine in a never-ending
battle for truth, justice, and general mayhem
in true American style!
Alan wraps up each hour with the Just Sayin’
Who’s Playin’ segment to keep our listeners
up to date about music and entertainment that is live
and local here on the Space Coast.
Alan is also a media analyst and commentator on the
“Picture This” segment on the Information
Overload Hour with John Harper when he focuses on
the media, technology and entertainment industries
A New York native and 40 year resident of
Florida, Alan Kvares was a co-founder of creative
direction and audio production company State
Of The Art, Inc. in 1980 and co-founder and
former President/CEO of Telephonetics, a publicly
traded company specializing in audio information
systems for the telecommunications industry.
With over 45 years in the media, technology,
and entertainment industry, Alan has published
entertainment and music magazines, consulted
radio stations, managed bands and produced
recorded music, concerts, TV and motion pictures.
a partner and Director of Business Development for
Zero Dark Cinema www.zerodarkcinema.com
, a film, video and media architecture company, Alan
is also the recipient and laureate of a Computer World
Smithsonian Award for the “Visionary Use of
Information Technology” on behalf of his company
Telephonetics, and a former lecturer in Broadcast
Media at the University of Miami. He is a true child
of the 60’s and self- proclaimed “curly-headed
counter culture capitalist”.
The Dixon to Alan’s
Mason is his co-host Elisa Kvares, a true Southerner
and homegrown Florida girl from Fort Myers.
After graduating from the
University of South Florida with a degree
in Sociology, Elisa followed a love of scuba
diving to a certification as a NAUI diving
instructor and a job in the Cayman Islands.
After returning to the US, Elisa entered the
business world as a commercial property manager
in Fort Lauderdale, Palm Beach and Honolulu,
Hawaii and in social services management in
Honolulu and Mount Dora, Florida. Having worked
in states with high levels of business regulation,
as a paralegal and in the “welfare/social