Alpha Media Staff

Alpha Media On-Air Staff

Darren Helton

Name: Darren… (Helton is also on my birth certificate) Job: Operations Manager & Iowa’s Favorite Country K97 Morning Show Host Favorite Singer / Group: I love all types of music from Classic Country to Classic Rock and every genre

Duane Murley

Duane Murley was born and raised in Sac City Iowa, where his parents and two brothers and their families still live. Duane’s interest in radio started with spending time on his grandparents farm and listening to 540

Jay Thomas

Hello, I’m Jay Thomas. I was born in Fort Dodge Iowa. I graduated from Saint Edmond High School and then I received two degrees(AA in Graphic Design and AAS in Broadcasting) at Iowa Central Community College. I’ve

Mike Devine

J. Michael Devine was born in Algona, Iowa and graduated from Iowa Central Community College. I’ve worked at radio stations in North Carolina, Arkansas, Virginia, Wisconsin and Spencer as well as Ft.Dodge. .in radio off and on


I grew up a few miles south of Fort Dodge in Harcourt, then Gowrie. One day in my troubled high school past, my guidance counselor sat me down and demanded to know what my plan for the

Kaila Jo

Greetings! My name is Kaila Jo, you probably know me from talking to you through the air waves! I realized I was meant for radio when everyone around me mentioned that I never stopped talking. So, I

Kelly Heinen

I’m Kelly, News Director here at Alpha Media. I have a BA in English/Creative Writing from Buena Vista University (go Beavers!), an Associates in Medical Transcription, and an AAS in Broadcasting, both from Iowa Central. I hope


 I’m Mason.  I am a Fort Dodge native and a graduate from FDSH in 2001.  I went to Iowa Central for broadcasting right after that.  I decided to take a brief hiatus to pursue other goals, but


Hey Everybody!! I am Nicci. I have been doing this radio thang since I was just 16, and I started right here in Fort Dodge on the ‘Ultimate Turn On Z94′! Remember those days? Ancient times, I

Alpha Media Sales Staff

Paul Rehm

Paul Rehm is a radio veteran of nearly 40 years. Starting as an announcer in Scottsbluff, NE, his experience includes Newsman at KLIN Lincoln, utility talent, traffic reporter and Music Director at KFAB in Omaha, 20 years

Alpha Media Office Staff

Greg Marquart

I am the Webmaster for Alpha Media here in Fort Dodge. I graduated from Manson Northwest Webster and went to Iowa Central Community College. I transferred to the University of Northern Iowa and graduated in 2002. I