MEET THE STAFF
Rick Watts joined KBOE/KMZN as General Manager in August of 2016. Rick relocated to Iowa with his wife Elisa from Paonia, Colorado where he served as General Manager of the local radio station there. In his spare time, Rick enjoys gardening, cooking, attending music events and spending time with his family, including his two beautiful granddaughters.
Jill Dursky joined KBOE/KMZN in October 2015 and is the Sales Manager. Jill is well known in the Mahaska County area from her years as Executive Director with United Way of Mahaska County and AVP of Alumni and Community Relations at William Penn University. Jill lives in Oskaloosa with her husband Mike and dog, Jagger. She enjoys spending time with their daughters as they are setting up their homes and beginning their young families.
Keri Songer began as an Office Assistant at KBOE/KMZN in October of 2015. A recent graduate of William Penn University, Keri loves to read and spend time with her husband and two greyhounds. She also teaches dance and color guard.
Emery Songer is Sports Director at KBOE/KMZN and has been a member of the team since December of 2013. He enjoys playing Australian football, playing basketball, reading and also plays the drums.
Miranda Keeler joined KBOE/KMZN as a video technician in November 2016. She lived in Nebraska and most recently graduated from William Penn University. Miranda loves lifting weights, spending time outside, golfing and eating delicious Mexican cuisine. She has now taken on the role of News Director.
Steve Shettler is a KBOE/KMZN Sales Representative. Steve has worked both on and off the air at KBOE since September of 1995. In his free time, Steve enjoys spending time with his wife and daughter, singing in a Christian Rock band, plus attending his daughters' activities. Steve lives in Sigourney with his wife Staci, daughter Rylie, and 3 dogs.
Kate Sterner joined KBOE/KMZN as an advertising consultant in September 2016. She is an Oskaloosa native, and recently moved back home after living in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. Kate loves spending time with her family and her dog, Benny, and enjoys hiking, kayaking, reading, and roller coasters.
Chris Juni joined KBOE/KMZN as a Sales Representative in July 2017. He currently lives in Grinnell with his wife Malissa, has 3 grown children and 1 granddaughter. Chris enjoys coaching, watching and announcing sports; playing pinball; grilling out; attending his kids activities; as well as listening to music from the 60's, 70's, and 80's. Chris will be helping businesses in Albia, Eddyville, Knoxville, New Sharon, Grinnell, Newton and the Oskaloosa area meet their advertising needs. When you see Chris, make sure to welcome him and visit with him about your advertising goals. You can email him at email@example.com.
Chief Engineer & Technical Director
Gary Wilson is KBOE/KMZN's Chief Engineer and Technical Director. He maintains all of KBOE's equipment. Gary lives in Oskaloosa with his wife Joyce.
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