Tag Archives: Radio Automation

Sam Stemm: The Fever Caught Me

First Radio Job: My first paid station was with my current station, then known as WOKZ. This was just before I graduated from college, and they needed someone to do sports and play-by-play. I dropped out of school to take … Continue reading

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Jim Birkemeyer: Work Hard, Play Hard

First Radio Job: I did sign on and sports. It was an AM daytimer: KDAK/Carrington, ND Current Job:  Owns & manages KRJM/KRJB-FM/Ada, MN KRJM-FM/Mahnoen, MN KKCQ-FM/Bagley, MN KKCQ-AM/Fosston, MN Your school? Austin Area Vocational-Technical Institute/Austin, MN (now Riverland Community College) … Continue reading

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Carl Wilson: Every Day Is Public Service

First Radio Job: Getting up on Saturday mornings when I was 10 or 11 and coming to the radio station with my Dad to answer the telephones. My Dad started KAJO-AM in 1957. I grew up in that radio station, … Continue reading

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Jeff Robinson: No Simulcasts

First Radio Job: I’m in my first and only radio job. Our stations are family owned, and my grandfather. We have 5 stations in 2 markets in Wisconsin. Three stations are in Viroqua, WI, about 35 miles southeast of La … Continue reading

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Lee Davis: It’s About People

First Radio Job: Radio acting. In high school, we had a radio club sponsored by John D Hopperton, the science teacher at Highland High School in Albuquerque. He hired about 5 of us, and we did some scripts for the … Continue reading

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