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Mornings on Main Street

Mornings on Main Street is Nashville's fun, positive and informative morning news show. Hosted by Big Joe Dubin, Mornings on Main Street includes interviews with local people about things going on around town as well as special features that incorporate Joe's unique brand of humor. Mornings on Main Street airs from 7-8 a.m. Monday through Friday on Main Street Nashville TV, available on all the major streaming platforms.

Joe Dubin

Joe Dubin

Emmy award-winning broadcaster Joe Dubin, known to Middle Tennesseans as “Big Joe on the Go,” is the host of “Mornings on Main Street.” Joe brings his unique style of humor, with a focus on positive local stories, to viewers every morning. Joe spent 20 years working for Nashville’s local TV stations, winning two Murrow awards and three Emmys for his outstanding work. Joe is a Nashville native and McGavock High School graduate. He attended Samford University in Birmingham, where he played football, before graduating from Middle Tennessee State University.

Happy Memorial Day, everyone! Similar to Friday's show: Today's episode of Mornings on Main Street will consist of video interview(s) Big Joe has collected along-side his co-host Greg Pogue, from the Official 615 Podcast. Which you can also find right here: Feeds.Transistor.Fm/the-official-6…

The Intern

The Intern

Justin Kulick plays Joe’s faithful sidekick as “The Intern” on Mornings on Main Street. Justin is also executive producer of the show. A Lebanon native Justin is a big Titans fan, a pretty good golfer and is glad to be back in his hometown after spending a few years living and working in Chattanooga.

Gladys

Gladys

Gladys is Joe’s assistant who does everything from making sure the set looks right to keeping the house band in line. Gladys is pretty shy and asked that we not share a photo or her, or any more information for that matter.

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A few weeks ago, I took my son and a few friends to an event in town. I was driving, he was next to me and two others were in the back seat.

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My mother grew up in Nashville, and she would often tell me about a place all the teenagers would go to every weekend near downtown. It was called the Hippodrome, and it was the place to be. The nerve center of the Nashville youth.

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I wrote this three years ago on Aug. 16 when my father passed away. We had a complicated relationship — I had not seen or spoken to him in years. I'm sharing this again for anyone who was in the same situation I was. Just about everyone told me how to feel, but as you will see at the end, it…

I will forever remember this conversation I had with my mom in the spring of 1983. My schedule for my sophomore year had just come out, and I was showing her the classes I had signed up for.

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By now in life, it is rare when we come across a quote from someone that stops us in our tracks and makes us think about something else.

Not too long ago, I saw a story in which a lady with dementia went on a walk with her dog and got lost in the woods for three days.

In 1976, my grandparents moved from their house in Hendersonville to a brand new retirement center just off of Gallatin Road in Madison near Briley Parkway. It was called Chippington Towers and stood about 12 stories tall. They lived on the ninth floor. I have very fond memories of visiting …

One time playing football I got double-teamed while on defense and they blocked me about 15 yards down the field. I remember coming to the sideline and my coach saying, “Next time you feel that happening, fall down. Make a giant pile. That makes it difficult for anyone to go through. Make it…

As with many places growing up my little piece of heaven is long gone. There are no signs it ever existed, and even if you tried to describe how it looked based on what is there now, you still wouldn’t be able to process it.

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Years ago, when the movie “Twilight” was all the rage, I had a friend who told me it was the worst movie ever made and he could not believe his kids wanted to see that “garbage,” as he referred to it.

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One of my favorite movies, and I am sure yours as well, is “Forrest Gump.” Since it is on just about every day we all have seen it, in parts, a million times. There are scenes that really hit us deep and one that involves Forrest and Lt. Dan and is the genesis for this story.

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Spoiler alert: This will not be a groundbreaking, earth-shattering column, but I hope it goes a long, long way toward settling a debate.

It was Memorial Day 2005. I was working at WKRN at the time doing the morning show and I had volunteered to work that Monday, while most of the other reporters were off.

Check out the latest episode of Nashville's most fun and local morning news show - Mornings on Main Street, hosted by Big Joe Dubin.

Check out the latest episode of Nashville's most fun and local morning news show - Mornings on Main Street, hosted by Big Joe Dubin.