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Wausau/Stevens Point Doing Big Things for the Community

Wausau/Stevens Point has been doing big things for the community!! Big Red and Anthony Bastien from Y106.5 attended the 10th Annual Sportsman’s Banquet in Wisconsin Rapids benefiting the South Wood County Youth Hockey Association. Big Red emceed the evening where over $13,000 was raised. The Market teamed up Houck Transit Advertising to develop massive 12-foot…Continue Reading

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Red 94.5 Program Director, Tiago Rey featured by Nebraska Impact

Nebraska Impact’s mission is to connect Nebraskans with one another; they recently featured our own, Tiago Rey, Red 94.5 Program Director in Lincoln. “Santiago Pardo Rey spent his childhood on the plains of Colombia. He moved to Grand Island as a teenager, unable to speak a word of English. 10 years later, he is the…Continue Reading

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NRG Media Supports Special Olympics

NRG Media is a supporter of Special Olympics in a number of our markets. Recently, our markets in Lincoln, Nebraska and Wausau/Stevens Point, Wisconsin came out to show support of the athletes. First up – B107.3 helped host Special Olympics Nebraska Annual Polar Plunge. It was a beautiful, sunny day at Holmes Lake with a…Continue Reading

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KLIN’s Jane Monnich Retires After 45 Years

KLIN/Lincoln’s Jane Monnich ended a remarkable 45-year run as news anchor/reporter on February 20. Jane began her career as a news writer on April 1, 1975. She was told she wouldn’t be on air, but not too long after, Jane alongside Ron Dean, became the first female/male morning show on KLIN from 1976-1978. During Thursday’s…Continue Reading

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NRG Omaha Welcomes Chi to KOPW and KQKQ

  NRG Omaha welcomes Chi to to Sweet 98.5 and Power 106.9 beginning today – February 17, 2020.  Chi will host the afternoon show on Sweet 98.5 (KQKQ-FM) and will be the Music Director for sister station Power 106.9 (KOPW-FM) and also be on-air for Power 106.9 from 1-3pm. Chi is a thirteen-year Nebraska radio veteran…Continue Reading

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Omaha’s KQKQ-FM Collects 98.5 Miles of Toilet Paper

Omaha’s KQKQ-FM teamed up with Omaha’s Open Door Mission to collect toilet paper for local shelters. The newly launched morning show Nikki & Laura sat on a porcelain throne outside the studios in snow and 20-degree temperatures, until 98.5 miles of toilet paper was collected. That’s 1,709 rolls. Now that’s a creative idea! Nikki Oswald…Continue Reading

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Wausau/Stevens Point Plunges for Wisconsin Special Olympics

Wausau/Stevens Point staff teamed up with the Wisconsin Special Olympics for the Polar Plunge! The team was Freezin’ For A Reason as 218 people jumped into icy water to raise around $65,000 for special Olympic Athletes of Wisconsin. Check out the awesome video from the Wisconsin Rapids Polar Plunge! 2020 Polar Plunge Video We had…Continue Reading

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1620 The Zone Morning Show Named in Top 20

1620 The Zone (KOZN Omaha) morning show “Severe and Benning” with Mike’l Severe (right) and Damon Benning (left) garnered a Top 20 (Number 19) National Ranking for Mid Market Morning Show of the Year in the latest listings compiled by Barrett Sports Media. Now in its debut season, Severe and Benning continue to lead the…Continue Reading

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Lincoln’s Froggy98 Teams Up for 9th Annual Warm Winter Wish

Froggy98 and WOW FM recently teamed with Bryant Air Conditioning, Plumbing, Heating & Electrical for the 9th Annual Warm Winter Wish, where listeners submitted nominations of individuals in need of a new furnace. The entire morning show of Gary, Nelson, and Johanna surprised the Froggy98 winner in his home. Bob, a Vietnam veteran, was nominated…Continue Reading