Captain Jack accepted the Lifetime Achievement award in Las Vegas on April 8th 2018. Congratulations on 47 years of Success. The Producers Choice Honors presented by Bose was held at The Hard Rock Las Vegas. Click Here
"Captain Jack" Aponte, On-Air Personality, President/COO of Renegade Radio Nashville, has been involved in all aspects of radio for over 47 years. His beginnings in the New York metro area helped shape his major market mentality all while keeping his down home values front and center. Jack's long-time love of Country Music is what drove him to make Music City his home nearly a decade ago. In 2011 he launched Renegade Radio Nashville, and within 6 months Renegade Radio Nashville became the first and only Internet radio station in music history to be given legitimate "reporting" status. He continues to be a favorite of listeners, industry professionals and the artists. and has had the privilege of working with the best country music artists from legends to up and comers.
Jack's unique programming style, experience and reputation is unparalleled and has caught the attention of all industry insiders. His extensive background and talent gives him the ability to create promotional ideas and apply them resulting in a new and exciting radio experience for his station's listeners.
This veteran's passion has always revolved around the Nashville scene and country music. Jack believes strongly in exposing new country songs and breaking new country artists to his audiences. As a contemporary country music programmer, Jack always goes the extra mile to find a sound unique to his format.