Big Red Gives Kailey Her Own Cowgirl Hat

Big Red first met Kailey and her mom Kriss Schmitt at a Children’s Miracle Network event a few months ago. At the event, Kailey wore Big Red’s cowboy hat and since then Kailey has been stealing her sister’s cowboy hat since she didn’t have one of her own. So while at Country Thunder this year,…Continue Reading


Ethan Kruger Receives Award from Illinois Broadcasters Association

Ethan Kruger, WCMY News Reporter recently received second place award for Best News Reporter from the Illinois Broadcasters Association. “A big thanks to the team here at WCMY and WRXX for letting me do what I do and even bigger thanks to everyone in the community for interacting with me so I can cover the…Continue Reading


Introducing C.C. – Rock 108’s New Morning Host

“We hired one of the finest corn-fed, Nebraska raised, radio talents available. C.C. is a completely unique individual who will translate into great morning radio for Eastern Iowa. C.C. has major market experience and a great home-town feel and we can’t wait to get her party started!” exclaimed Russ Mottla, Rock 108 Program Director. Get…Continue Reading


2019 Hodag Country Festival Wraps Up

  Hodag Country 97.3 WHDG wrapped up another successful Hodag Country Festival last weekend in Rhinelander, WI.  Mike Michalak and Al Higgins spent over 28 hours broadcasting live from the 4 day country music festival drawing around 35,000 fans each day.  Artists this year included: Lady Antebellum, Old Dominion, LoCash, Shenandoah, Gary Allen and LANCO…Continue Reading


NRG Media – Omaha Staff sends their congratulations to Mary Quass

The staff of our Omaha Market sends their congratulations to Mary Quass for being named one of the Most Influential Women in Radio from RadioInk and for receiving the National Radio Award in September 2019. “Mark and Team…..thanks so much for the terrific video…..and I am honored and excited to represent each one of the…Continue Reading


Mary Quass to Receive National Radio Award

Mary Quass, NRG Media President and CEO is receiving the National Radio Award during the Radio Show this September in Dallas. “She is a true catalyst in our industry who exemplifies the meaning of the National Radio Award through her leadership, integrity and success,” said NAB President and CEO Gordon Smith. Mary began her radio…Continue Reading


Jean Eltrevoog, Senior Account Executive Retires

NRG Media in Ottawa wishes the best to Senior Account Executive, Jean Eltrevoog who is retiring after a career of nearly thirty-five years. During her time with the stations, Jean has worked with over 250 clients and has over ten million dollars in sales to her credit! She was a member of the NRG President’s…Continue Reading


Promotions at Broadcast House Media in Lincoln

Broadcast House is excited to announce the promotion of Maria Hansen to Promotions Director. Maria was previously the Market’s Sales Assistant. Her background includes promotion with artist managements, concert promotion and a strong background in graphics and social media. Broadcast House is also proud to announce the promotion of Jill Marshall as Program Director of…Continue Reading


Omaha Celebrates Flag Day

In honor of Flag Day Friday, June 14, NRG Media, LLC in Omaha had wonderful cooperation and coordination between The National Flag Foundation, The Omaha Fire Department, The International Association of Fire Fighters and 1620 The Zone Radio to celebrate the stars and stripes. At 10:45am Central Time two mighty engines from OFD Station #1…Continue Reading


Clif Groth Inducted Into WBA Hall of Fame

NRG Fort Atkinson engineer, Clif Groth has been inducted into the Wisconsin Broadcaster’s Association Hall of Fame at the 2019 WBA Summer conference.  He’s been building, fixing and rebuilding radio stations for 60 years, taking his first job in engineering in 1958 before he even graduated from high school.  He’s also been a member of…Continue Reading