Mike Waters to Host Mornings on 105.7 KOKZ

Mike Waters has joined the Cedar Rapids/Waterloo market to host mornings on 105.7 KOKZ. Mike begins broadcasting live Monday, April 6, 2020 at 5:30am. “We are thrilled to have Mike join NRG Media as the voice for 105.7 KOKZ for the morning drive. He brings over 30 years experience in the radio industry across a…Continue Reading


Central Nebraska St. Jude Radiothon Blueprint for Others

NRG Media is pleased to announce with all of the COVID-19 disruptions and restrictions in place, our Central Nebraska team at Y102 with the support of our four other stations were still able to raise $122,436 for the kids at St. Jude. AMAZING effort considering our current circumstances! The amount raised in 2020 puts us…Continue Reading


Helping the Community – Sam Ramirez

Sam Ramirez is celebrating 20 years at the same radio station this year – he’s the program director and morning host at River Country 101.7 in Dixon, Illinois.  In addition to everything he’s doing to support the community right now through his work at the Dixon radio stations, he’s also helping his wife Carie as…Continue Reading


Radio Life in Difficult Times

With everything going on right now, radio is pretty busy doing what it does best – serving local communities and advertisers.  Whenever there is a crisis, radio steps up.  Radio can do that because of the passion and dedication to their local community shared by everyone working in radio.  That passion and dedication is a…Continue Reading


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


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


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


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