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 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 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 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.
Steve Shettler is a KBOE 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.
Digital Media Director & Part-Time On Air Personality
Nikk started with KBOE Radio in July of 2014 as a part-time DJ. Nikk became Social Media Manager shortly after. Nikk is an entertainment junkie, his favorite activities include comics, TV, music, movies, reading, video games, Fantasy Football and MMA.
Chief Engineer & Technical Director
Gary Wilson is KBOE Radio's Chief Engineer and Technical Director. He maintains all of KBOE's equipment. Gary lives in Oskaloosa with his wife Joyce.
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.
Micah Leaverton joined KBOE/KMZN in October of 2016 and is a Sales Representative. He also has an on-air show every Sunday afternoon on KMZN. He spent his early childhood in Colorado, grew up mostly in Oskaloosa, and has been fortunate to move around a lot. Micah loves people, music, travel, books, and Waffle House.