Ken Andrews: Station Manager/Morning Show Co-Host
Ken has worked in Christian Radio off and on since 1973, and in Grand Junction since 1985. Prior to entering the ministry of Christian Radio, he worked for several years in a variety of ‚Äúsecular radio‚ÄĚ formats. Ken is married to his wife, Wendy, and they have four grown children: Amy, David, Alisa, and John. When not working, Ken prefers to be found hunting, competitive shooting or hanging out with family - and especially his grandkids!
Kurt Neuswanger: Music Director/Afternoon Drive Host
Kurt has been with KJOL since 1990, during which time he figures he has played approximately 867 episodes of "Adventures in Odyssey"!¬† And as host of the "Contemporary Music Program" on Saturday nights, he has played everything from dc Talk and Newsboys to Francesca Battistelli and the Sonflowerz.¬† His broadcast career began in 1979 at KTWR, an AM station in Guam¬†owned by Trans World Radio.¬† He has worked at various radio stations in Colorado since 1981, and in Grand Junction since 1985.¬† Kurt loves camping and hiking with his¬†dogs Molly and Patches.
Dave Andrews: Public Affairs Director/Morning Show Co-Host
Dave started in radio as a part-time employee at KJOL, moved onto full time, and now has completed 10 years of ministry with this station. ¬†He holds a bachelors degree in International Studies. Married to his beautiful wife Susun, they have a precious and precocious toddler named Elias (he takes after his ‚ÄúPapa,‚ÄĚ station manager Ken Andrews). Dave also enjoys the shooting sports, hunting, fishing, cooking, a good movie, entertaining his son, and dates with his wife. Catch him weekdays/nights during Morning Drive‚Ä¶ on Accent at 6:30am, 2:30pm, and 5:45pm‚Ä¶and on Evening Praise from 7-8pm.
Leslie Kell: Part-time Announcer
Leslie is the newest addition to our staff. She holds a bachelors degree in communication with an emphasis in journalism from Colorado Christian University. Leslie has worked on her college newspaper and has also completed some freelance writing projects with other publications. Leslie is married to her husband Zach who also grew up in the Grand Valley. When not at the station, Leslie enjoys hiking and fishing with her husband, and singing any time she gets the chance. With most of her family close by, Leslie can also be found spending quality time with her parents and grandparents.
Rhonda Repshire: On-Air Promotions Director/Saturday Morning Host
Rhonda is wife to Ed and a mom of two, Caleb and Katie. She brings multiple talents as a part-time employee. With over 15 years of work in Christian radio, she maintains our satellite systems, website, and on-air promotions. She is also the athlete of the team. You may find her officiating basketball in the winter months or out on the hiking/mountain biking trail when the weather is a bit warmer.
David Combs: Sunday Host
David is a 'young' old-timer.¬† He has been in radio since 1979, when he started as a volunteer for Family Life Radio in Phoenix.¬† He currently works in Sales and on-air for a secular station with some connection to KJOL.¬† He has been an avid Christian Radio "user," since he became a Christian at age 15.¬† He has 4 kids and 3 grandsons living in Colorado and Arizona.¬† When he's not working, or traveling to see family, he's playing drums for the downtown Vineyard, or playing guitar and leading worship for a small group at church.¬† He also plays some piano, writes songs, loves to Ski, go on long walks, ride his big motorcycle, water ski, go to drag races, watch the Rockies, add songs to his Ipod (he's at 9,500), and go to movies to enjoy and critique.¬† One of his all-time favorite things to do is make friends and family laugh.
Joyce Labig: Secretary/Receptionist
Joyce has been¬†married to Bob since 1968. They have 3 children: Paul, Rob, and Rhonda (Yes the KJOL Rhonda).¬† They have 9 grand children who all live close. When Joyce is not at the station, she enjoys hanging out with all the "munchkins." Grand kids are the greatest!¬† You might see her annually at Juco or at a musical concert somewhere in the valley. She loves the Broncos and helping her husband with services at the Atrium each Sunday. Hanging with the "Ancient Ones"- as she so fondly calls the 90 and overs- makes her feel younger. Before she came to KJOL, you may have heard her on the phone or seen her at Denning Lumber/Valley Lumber. She is happy to greet each of you as you stop by or call the station!