Community First Broadcasting, LLC

KSOU-FM 93.9 • KIHK-FM 106.9 • KSOU-AM 1090

P.O. Box 298 • 128 20th Street S.E. • Sioux Center, Iowa 51250 • (712) 722-1090 • FAX 722-1102

2014

CRAIG AUKES, General Manager - Iowa born and raised, Craig and his wife Cara live in Sioux Center and are parents to three grown children. After his college days and a short stint in the Army, Craig spent 10 years in retail management before officially starting his radio career some 20 plus years ago. Craig has been the general manager at Sioux County Radio since 1996. He's best known and loved as the daily host of our trading program and hence has donned the nickname in the community as "Mr. Swap Shop" himself!


Email Craig - caukes@siouxcountyradio.com


DAN BONNEMA, Sales Manager - KISD, Sioux Falls was Dan’s first full time job in broadcasting, in 1970,

as an announcer.  After a two year vacation, provided by his Uncle, Sam, Dan started announcing at KQAD

radio in Luverne, Minnesota in 1973.  He wandered into KVDB Radio in Sioux Center in February of 1975

as an announcer and radio sales exec.  Both he and the stations have changed a lot, but Dan still really

enjoys helping businesses expand their horizons with great local advertising on KSOU AM and FM and

HAWK COUNTRY 107.  Dan and his wife, Carol, live in Lake Park, IA.


Email Dan - dbonnema@siouxcountyradio.com

Dan’s cell: 712-541-7153

NANCY SCHOLTEN, Account Executive - Nancy came to Sioux County Radio in 1998.   Prior to joining our team, her stops included a stint as editor of the Alton Shopper.  With her vast expertise in marketing that has covered all mediums, Nancy is ready to serve your advertising needs.  She is our resident Bear Grylls.  Okay.  Maybe not, but she does love the outdoors as well as antique shopping in her spare time.


Email Nancy - nscholten@siouxcountyradio.com


MARK BUSS,  Account Executive - Born in Everett, WA, Mark moved to Sioux Center to attend Dordt College where he earned a BA in Communication with an emphasis in broadcasting.  After working at numerous radio stations in NW Iowa including KVDB (now KSOU), Mark moved into non-profit fundraising, non-profit management, a “temporary” stint in retail and now has come full circle back to KSOU.  Mark married his college sweetheart Miriam in 1989, and they have one married daughter and two children still at home.  Hobbies include woodworking, fishing, vineyard stewardship, wine-making, cheering for the Seattle Seahawks and Seattle Mariners (someone has to).


Email Mark - mbuss@siouxcountyradio.com


TONYA WITHEE, Accounts Receivable & Traffic Manager - Born and raised in Crawford County on a farm near Charter Oak, IA, Tonya is no stranger to the farming community with many years experience as an active member in 4-H and FFA.  Tonya, along with her husband and two daughters, moved to Sioux Center in 2007.  She has spent much of her professional career as an office coordinator and office bookkeeper and in March of 2013 joined the team at Sioux County Radio.  Tonya spends her spare time with family and their pet dog and cat.


Email Tonya - tonya@siouxcountyradio.com


DOUG BROEK,  News & Sports Director - Doug began his career here at KSOU (then KVDB) as an evening announcer in 1987 after graduating from Iowa Central Community College in Fort Dodge. Before coming back to KSOU, he worked at KIDA in Ida Grove, IA and KBOE in Oskaloosa, IA.  In 1997, Doug returned as the new  News and Sports Director at Sioux County Radio.   Doug keeps our listeners informed with local sports and events year-round. To see a list of upcoming games aired on our Sioux County Radio stations, click here. For the scores and team news, Doug's the one to count on!


Email Doug - dbroek@siouxcountyradio.com


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SCOTT FRANCE,  Morning Announcer/Chief Operator/ Music Director/Web Master - Scott started his radio career in 1993 at KCIM in Carroll, IA, after graduating from Buena Vista University in Storm Lake. Scott has been honored by the Iowa Associated Press and the Iowa Broadcast News Association for his play-by-play work in previous stops as a sportscaster in Algona, IA and Sioux City.  He has been with Sioux County Radio since January 1999.  An Omaha native, Scott is an avid Nebraska Cornhusker fan. Despite that fact, corn is the one food that makes him nauseous. Scott is also a displaced Cheesehead, cheering for the Green Bay Packers as well as Milwaukee Brewers and Bucks. He DOES like to eat cheese.  Listen to Scott, weekday mornings from 6 to 10 on KSOU!


E-mail Scott - sfrance@siouxcountyradio.com

CAMI JO,  Midday Announcer - Cami Jo brings 20 years of broadcast experience to the crew at Sioux County Radio.  Whether it's country or contemporary, rock or rap, Cami Jo has spun some records...Yes, when she started, they were actual records. After several stints at stations abroad, she makes her home once again at 93.9FM. She's had her fingers in every aspect of the business both on air and behind the scenes...from traffic control to commercials, and from programming to production, she truly loves every minute of it.. and why not? After all, she is a blonde that is actually paid to talk! Tune into Cami Jo and the Midday show, weekdays starting at 10am on KSOU!


E-mail Cami Jo - camijo@siouxcountyradio.com

SHEENA,  Afternoon & Evening Announcer - Sheena was born on a tiny West Indian island called Dominica (not to be confused with the Dominican Republic). She is a graduate of Dordt College with a Bachelor's degree in Mass Communication with special emphasis in Journalism. The question on everyone's mind, "How did she end up in Sioux Center?" Let’s just say, “thank God for Missionaries!” Sheena started at Sioux County Radio as a part-time intern in 2007 and was then taken on full-time. She has 4 younger brothers who all live in Dominica and she misses them terribly, however, she is happy to call Sioux Center her "Home away from home.” Join her on 93.9 every weekday from 2-7pm.


E-mail Sheena - sheena@siouxcountyradio.com

DALE BAKKER,  Announcer - Host of Precious Memories, Sunday afternoons on KSOU-FM.  The request program starts at 1:00pm and runs through 8:00pm.  It has aired on KSOU, almost 1000 times!!!  Dale, as of August 9th, is officially a South Dakotan with a move just over the border to Sioux Falls.  Make sure to tune in every Sunday and take a ride down memory lane with "Precious Memories.”


E-mail Dale - dbakker@siouxcountyradio.com

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DAWN DeHAAN,  Administrative Assistant - Dawn was born and raised in Sioux County, but returned to her roots after a chapter in her life took her to Southwest Iowa where she was a real estate agent in Iowa and Nebraska and the organizer and clerk for a larger auction company.  With all the excitement and changes those jobs offered, Dawn rolls with the fun changes and excitement the “family” of employees at Sioux County Radio offers on a daily basis!  Dawn enjoys spending time with her family and friends along with spoiling her fuzzy four legged friend who she walks daily to keep them both active.  Dawn can also be found biking a trail when the Midwest weather will cooperate.


Email Dawn - dawn@siouxcountyradio.com