MEET THE STAFF
Rick Watts joined KBOE/KMZN as General Manager in August 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 serving as Executive Director with United Way of Mahaska County and AVP of Alumni and Community Relations at William Penn University in Oskaloosa, Iowa. 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 2015. A graduate of William Penn University in Osky, 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 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 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, Iowa with his wife Staci, daughter Rylie, and three 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. She also enjoys hiking, kayaking, reading, and riding roller coasters.
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.
Promotions/Social Media Director
Hailey Brown joined the KBOE/KMZN team in November 2017. Updating the station websites, engaging listeners on social media, and coordinating promotional events are some of the things she does each day at the station. When she's not working, Hailey enjoys being outside, painting, and taking photos of her dogs, Link & Philippe. Hailey received her Bachelor's of Arts in Digital Communication from William Penn University in 2013.
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