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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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Kim Love: I Focus On Sales Growth

First Radio Job: General Manager, KROE Current Job: President of Lovcom. We have 6 traditional radio stations: 2 AMs and 4 standard FMs. 2 stations are HD, and we have translators at 7500’ on the mountains, which is 3500’ above … 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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Joe Kenney: It’s A Lifestyle

First Radio Job: Weekend kid at KOVE. Fifteen years old.  I used to ride my bike out to the station, got to know everybody, and they finally just gave me a job. I signed the station on for Saturday mornings. … Continue reading

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Craig Donnelly: I’m A Numbers Guy

First Radio Job: 1975, KTLB/Twin Lakes, IA. I started at the bottom. My parents built that station. All of the equipment was new. LPs. 45s. Cart decks. Nailing. Painting. Cleaning up. I moved all of the equipment and records out … Continue reading

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