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Staff

Darla Isham – Station Manager

Joel Karnick – Program Direcctor/Morning Show Host 6am to 10 Mon-Fri

Having been in radio for 37 years, Joel is just starting to figure it out.  From the days of spinning 45 records to modern-day social media, Joel has a slippery grasp on how to entertain his Morning Show listeners.  Born in St. Paul, MN…..Alum of Boyceville High School…..and well travelled history of radio from Iowa to Minneapolis and many places in-between.    Reach Joel via email:  joel.karnick@civicmedia.us

John St. John 10am to 2pm Mon-Fri

John has traveled the country and has made stops in Denver, Minneapolis, Kansas City, Tampa and Nashville and is country music fan. John’s two sons both work in the music industry and John and his boys enjoy the great outdoors when they can get some downtime together. There’s nothing like camping with a blazing bonfire and some loud country music playing.

Gray Gunderson 2pm to 7pm

The Park Falls native returns home after a few years in the city. You’ll often find him by the river, fishing, experimenting with flavors in the kitchen, or relaxing with his cat Lou. Gray is passionate about speech and communication, which drives his eagerness to give back to his hometown.  Reach Gray via email:  gray.gunderson@civicmedia.us

Brian Curry 7pm to 11pm Mon-Fri

I’m a music lover who enjoys all kinds of music including pop, rock, country, and blues. I’m married with 2 sons and 2 dogs. I enjoy spending time with my family and I’m a nature lover that enjoys the outdoors and I find weather fascinating. I watch weather documentaries and someday, would like to go storm chasing. You can find me at facebook.com/briancurryradio

Penrod 11pm to 5am Mon-Fri

Sometimes it’s hard to talk with this silver spoon in my mouth, oh I’m sorry that’s a hot wing. I really like hot wings. If I am not on the radio I enjoy fishing, fishing, and oh yeah, fishing. I enjoy going to concerts and comedy clubs. I have been known to sing with “the band” and do some stand-up. I enjoy long buffets and all-you-can-eat joints. Yes, I have a weird sense of humor and enjoy joking about everything including myself. If I can’t laugh at myself then there must be duct-tape on my face.

“BiG G”  Gregg Griesel – Account Executive

Gregg “BigG” Griesel is a formerly self-employed automotive industry veteran who has been a part of Northern Wisconsin’s business scene since 1980. With decades of experience owning and operating General Motors and Chrysler dealerships, he’s now a marketing and business planning specialist at Civic Media. BigG, who’s happily married to Dawn for 32 years, has an uncanny ability to connect with audiences on the radio and through social media. He’s known for being unapologetically outgoing and enjoys hobbies like motorcycling, golf, bowling, and spending quality time with his family.

Gray Gunderson – Account Executive

Brianna Kosmer – Traffic Director

Brianna Kosmer

A Phillips High School grad and UW – Eau Claire alum, Brianna’s freshly returned from 4 years abroad in Japan, where she taught English. Thanks to the many special experiences with local residents there, she’s returned with a newfound appreciation for community engagement, and hopes to foster many meaningful connections in the community of her hometown. In her free time, she’s an avid reader, an unskilled but passionate crafter, and a novice hiker.

Austin Brumet – Community Events Coordinator/Announcer

Jeff Heikkinen and Scott Hueckmann – Phillips Sports Play-by-Play

Steve Kjetland – Chequamegon Sports Play-by-Play

Sports Reporter Mike Clemens

Mike Clemens (@MikeClemensNFL) / X

Country Top 40 with Fitz Saturday 1pm to 5pm

Media Confidential: Fitz Named New Host Of Bob Kingsley's Country Top 40

“It’s Polka Time” with Craig Ebel Saturday 7am to 9am

Craig Ebel | Polka Jammer Network

Focus on the Family with Jim Daly – Weekdays at 650am

Outdoor News with Tim Lestmeister and Rob Drieslein – Weekdays @ 815am

Tim Lesmeister - Fishing Hall of Fame of Minnesota
Rob Drieslein, Author at Outdoor News

Sporting Journal Radio with Bret Amundson – Saturday 6am to 7am

Bret Amundson, Author at Sporting Journal Radio

Power Country with Rich Miller – Sunday 4am to 6am

Outdoor Wisconsin with Dan Small – Sunday 7am to 8am

A Half-Century of Outdoor Wisconsin with Dan Small - Visit West Bend, Wisconsin

Rick Jackson Country Classics – Sunday 6pm to 9pm

Rick Jackson's Country Classics – SierraDailyNews.com

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