DJs

At Townsquare Media Faribault-Owatonna, we do our best to support our local community in the most impactful ways possible. All of the content creators you see below live, work and play in the same places as you and your families -- and we know that what happens right here matters to you most. We hope you find that our original local content (found on our website and free mobile app) informs and entertains you as much as we enjoy creating it. Get to know each of us a little more by checking out our "behind the byline" facts below:

Uncle Joe Benson

Uncle Joe brings his passion and knowledge of Classic Rock to you every night on Ultimate Classic Rock. Living Classic Rock from its very beginning — both on stage and on air since 1968 — music has been Joe Benson's life. Whether …

Jen Austin

When I'm not working, I'm usually running. I try to run between 6 and 9 miles a day because I love that runners high! I try to eat clean too. I love shopping, going out for salmon and wine, seeing live music and comedy, and listen…

Ace Rawkola

Born to rock, I was raised by a group of traveling “dead heads” who loved and taught me what good music is. I spent my childhood listening to rock radio and seeing live rock shows from Van Halen to the Stones all across the countr…

Mike Karolyi

From the moment I saw the cover of "Destroyer" by KISS I was hooked! I made the decision to get into Rock radio and that is where I have spent the past three decades, on the radio talking about the bands we love and sharing storie…

Matt Wardlaw

Matt Wardlaw is the new media editor at Ultimate Classic Rock. You'll also find Matt on the radio hosting UCR's weekend show on Saturdays and Sundays. He loves vinyl and believes that the compact disc is still a worthy format. Rig…

Hopkins

I've lived all over the country and moved more times than I can remember. Started my career in radio a while back as a lowly intern in a couple of markets. I don't even want to remember some of the rest. When I'm on the air, l lov…

Paul Shea

I graduated from Brown College in 2013 with an Associate's of Applied Science degree in broadcasting. Before arriving in Faribault, I had stops in Albert Lea and in the Twin Cities. I'm married to my wife Jill and have two cats (H…

Carly Ross

I grew up in the Twin Cities and fell in love with radio while attending college at the University of Minnesota, Morris. My husband and I enjoy checking out breweries and hiking trails in the area. I’m also a cat mom, a huge Harry…

Free Beer and Hot Wings

Hosted by Gregg "Free Beer" Daniels, Chris "Hot Wings" Michaels, Steve, and Kelly, the Free Beer & Hot Wings Morning Show brings you five hours of entertainment every Monday - Saturday beginning at 5 am.