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NRG Omaha: Working in Radio is Challenging, Rewarding and Fun

While a career in radio certainly isn’t all fun and games, there are plenty of opportunities to add a little excitement to the workday.  In Omaha, General Manager, Mark Shecterle threw a long pass from his office window to 1620 The Zone morning show co-host, Damon Benning who is a former UNL Husker running back…Continue Reading

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Allyson Hillman Joins Cedar Rapids / Waterloo Market as Market Manager

Allyson Hillman has joined NRG Media as the Market Manager for their Cedar Rapids/Waterloo four-station group, KOKZ, KFMW, KXEL and KPTY. “We are thrilled to have Allyson join NRG. She brings extensive experience in management and sales to the Market. She understands the importance of NRG’s mission to provide great local radio,” stated NRG Media…Continue Reading

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KFMW Rock 108’s “Get Off My Lawn” Challenge

The challenge was on in Cedar Rapids to sell Rock 108 limited edition “Get Off My Lawn, Ya Bastard” t-shirts. Rock 108’s Program Director Russ Mottla challenged listeners to purchase 100 shirts within a one-week period. If the challenge was achieved, Afternoon Jock Ned would get a bucket of ice water poured on his head…Continue Reading

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NRG Omaha Supports Local Businesses

  The staff at NRG Omaha put together this video in support of the local businesses in their hometown of Omaha, Nebraska. With all of the events of the past several months, small businesses have been hit especially hard and the team in Omaha has come together to try to help.  The ultimate goal is…Continue Reading

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B107.3 Gina & Joe’s Graduation Celebration

With graduation ceremonies cancelled or postponed across the country, B107.3’s Gina and Joe decided to have their own celebration. Gina and Joe’s Graduation Commencement Celebration 2020 for high school seniors took place Friday, May 22 from 6-9 a.m., with the entire ceremony streamed on Facebook Live. Gina and Joe solicited names from parents and read…Continue Reading

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Wausau/Stevens Point Market Receives Awards

Wisconsin Broadcasters Association announced Awards for Excellence during a three-day online event. Wausau/Stevens Point had a number of firsts for the market by placing in the Online Personality and Original Digital Content categories! All of the stations placed in the top 3 in at least one category. Best Online Personality 1st place to WYTE for…Continue Reading

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Omaha Hosts Virtual Radiothon for St. Jude’s

  Due to COVID-19, Omaha’s annual St. Jude Radiothon, usually held in April, was rescheduled for the week of May 11-15, and moved to a virtual radiothon. Sweet 98.5, Power 106.9, 101.9 The Keg, 1620 The Zone, La Nueva 99.5-FM/1020-AM and News Talk 1290 KOIL combined to raise $24,835 for kids fighting cancer at St.…Continue Reading

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KLIN’s Jack Mitchell’s Walk of Shame

Nearly a decade ago, in early April, KLIN’s Jack Mitchell boldly proclaimed to his radio co-host Dave Miller winter was over. Dave told Jack to put his money where his mouth was. For whatever reason, Jack upped the ante by saying if any day until the end of summer had a high temperature of 60…Continue Reading

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Y106.5 Takeover Concert

  Y106.5 held its first Facebook Takeover Concert with Derek Jones on May 2. Big Red held a “virtual” live concert from the backyard! This was a great opportunity to reach people longing for a live show as well as reach an audience we normally wouldn’t get to reach. Take a Listen Back to the…Continue Reading