About Direct Effect Entertainment Productions
Voted one of Maine’s top club DJs, Kid Corey can really get the party going! Kid Corey has years of experience in some of the hottest nightclubs in and around Portland, Maine. Kid Corey also has on-air experience on a number of radio stations in New England, including WTHT, WPOR, WERZ, WRED and B97 in Bangor.
A Maine native, Kid Corey earned his broadcasting degree from the New England School of Broadcasting in 1996. Through his work with Direct Effect Entertainment Productions, he has provided DJ services at a myriad weddings, proms and parties. His expansive selection of music and his professional demeanor on the mic provide Kid Corey with the flexibility necessary to cater to a wide range of audiences and tastes.
Direct Effect Entertainment Productions Founder and Owner
Joe Lerman has been one of Maines top morning radio personalities for over two decades with stints at WRED, WMGX, WFNK, WYNZ and currently can be heard weekday mornings on WPOR. He is the recipient of several Maine Association of Broadcasting Awards including “Personality of the Year”.
Born and raised in southern Maine, Joe attended the New England School of Broadcasting in Bangor and has DJ’d hundreds of weddings, school dances and corporate functions throughout New England. Joe’s passion for music, warm personality, ability to quickly adapt to any situation and attention to detail make him the perfect choice to host your special event.
DJ Brian always had a passion for music & entertainment. As a young adult, Brian finally got the opportunity to pursue his passion & dreams as an On-Air Personality for WMGX which would eventually lead to several on-air opportunities with WPOR, WYNZ & WCLZ. Within a few years, DJ Brian realized that his passion & need to entertain others extended beyond the radio dial. Brian took his on air experience & projected it to entertain hundreds of guests at Weddings, Anniversaries, & Corporate Events. DJ Brian will work with you, our client, on a individual basis to ensure that all of your needs & requests are met for your special day.
Jason Henry AKA- DJ Jason has been a mobile DJ for over 10 Years. He has a great vernacular for reading crowds and being a personality. Jason has DJ for many public events including Weddings, Renewals, Festivals, Talent shows, Showcases, Sporting Events, Clubs, Quinceañeras, Bar/Bat Mitzvahs, Birthdays, Benefits, Corporate Events, Holiday Parties, School Dances and Proms. Notably he has done events all over Maine, New Hampshire and Massachusetts. Specially DJ and host of Moxie Festival, Monmouth Beach Party, Let’s Dance for Sage, and Sweat for Vets Benefit.
Jason prides myself for his plethora of musical styles and taste and does mind being on the microphone for your special event.
Joanna has always been passionate about the entertainment industry, with an obsession toward music and radio. Her major childhood influencers are America’s Top 40 (Casey Kasem), American Bandstand (Dick Clark), Soul Train (Don Cornelius), and Dance Fever (Deney Terrio). As a kid her favorite local stations were WIGY, WLBM, WMGX. Kid Corey is her most recent DJ mentor and supporter, who has taken this passion to the next level. It’s fitting, her first event was DJing a fundraiser for the Maine Music Alliance.
While not born in Maine, Joanna considers herself from Maine, as she has lived here for 97% of her life and her husband IS a Mainer. Coming from a family deeply rooted and active in the community, she can connect with people (and goats) naturally. Joanna earned a Bachelor’s degree in Social Science, from Southern New Hampshire University. She has been working as a Human Resources Professional for over twenty years, within Industry Leading organizations in Animal and Human Health. Phrases that have been used to describe Joanna: she sets high personal standards of performance, she has a strong sense of duty and takes her work seriously, she is “the kindest” person who is “hilarious” and enjoys making people smile (and dance). Combining her passions (people and music) with her husband’s 20+ years of professional sound experience, she would love to be a part of your next gathering.
DJ Logan is a musically well versed DJ, hailing from Philadelphia. He has be shaking dance floors all across New England since 2001.
DJ Chris is one of the top radio personalities in Maine, with stops in NH and Boston, he is currently Midday host for WYNZ (Rewind 100.9) and Night host for WPOR, you will also find him on Saturday night on WMGX (Coast 93.1).
Born and raised in Southern NH, Chris has been entertaining crowds and hosting events for over 2 decades. Be it a wedding, private function, or prom, Chris is able to cater to wide range of clients and adapt a style that would work best for them and make their occasion memorable.