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NRG Cedar Rapids Weathers Derecho Storm

  On Monday, August 10th a severe storm struck parts of the Midwest with sustained winds in excess of 70 mph. The storm, similar to a hurricane had gusts as high as 120 mph and took out trees, roofs and power lines leaving almost 2 million customers without power. The Cedar Rapids studios of KFMW,…Continue Reading

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Steve Marco Celebrates 40 Years with WIXN-AM

August 1 marked 40 years on-air with WIXN-AM in Dixon, IL for Steve Marco. To make the day special for him WIXN-AM aired congratulations greetings which were recorded by family members, co-workers, and friends. This was all a complete surprise to Steve and the look on his face when he heard the various greetings throughout…Continue Reading

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Central Nebraska Shows Appreciation for First Responders

All five of Central Nebraska’s Stations showed their support by hosting their annual ONE FOR THE HEROES for First Responders event on July 27. Even with a postponement from May due to COVID, it was more important than ever for the event to take place. The Stations honored Front Line Medical Providers along with Law…Continue Reading

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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