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Joel Swanson: Small Market Guy

First Radio Job: WQPM/Princeton, MN. I was right out of the Marine Corp, and I started in sales. Current Job:  General Manager of Dakota Broadcasting in Aberdeen, SD. KABD-FM/Aberdeen KMOM-FM/Aberdeen Your school? University of Minnesota, Morris Typical work day: In … 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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Joe Jindra: Be A Cheerleader

First Radio Job: I was 17 years old, working as a Sunday board op and janitor at KNCK/Concordia, KS. That’s the AM station I own today. Current Job:  General Manager & Co-owner, KNCK AM & FM/Concordia, KS Your school? Cloud … Continue reading

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Paul Wilson: It’s That Major Market Attitude

First Radio Job: A part-time jock, between my freshman & sophomore year in high school. It was a Top 40: KEEP/Twin Falls, ID, 1450 AM. There were 3 stations in town, and we had a 50 share, so I started … Continue reading

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Craig Eckert: Why Don’t You Buy It?

First Radio Job: I was the morning guy at “Kicks in the Sticks on East Highway Six” in Hastings, NE. It’s one of the stations we now own. Roger Gelder was my PD and followed me on-air in the afternoons. … Continue reading

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