KCOB FM 95.9



RandywsRandy Van

News Director/On Air Personality

News Director Randy Van joined KCOB FM in March of 1996 after spending 11 years as News Director at WMOI-FM/WRAM-AM in Monmouth, Illinois. Prior to that, Randy was at KLTI-AM in Macon, Missouri. Randy is a graduate of Pella High School and earned his radio degree at AIC in Davenport. Randy is married with a daughter and two sons. His wife’s niece also resides with the family along with 3 dogs. Randy’s interests include the Iowa Hawkeyes, NASCAR and Ford Mustangs.

TerrywsTerry Walter

Sports Director/On Air Personality

Terry Walter has been the KCOB Sports Director and Morning Personality since 1989. The Iowa State graduated started his broadcasting career at KCHA in Charles City and has also worked at KGRN in Grinnell and KBOE in Oskaloosa.



BurneywsMark Burnett

On Air Personality

Mark Burnett, or Burney as he’s known around here, lives in relative peace in Kellogg. When he’s not hosting Breakfast at Burney’s on KCOB FM, the Saturday Night Special on Energy 106.7 FM or the Lead Lap Race Show on KCOB AM/FM, Burney is busy with the students at Newton High School, where he teaches English, Literature and Media.



Jamie Grout

Program Director/On Air Personality

Born and raised in Newton, Jamie is a 40 year veteran of the radio business. Jamie serves at the Program Director and Co-Host of the ENERGY 106.7 Morning Show. Jamie also does the 10-2 shift on 95.9 KCOB. Jamie enjoys all the various topics he and Sarah touch on during the morning show and live broadcasts where he gets to meet the listeners. Jamie is a Gemini.

JoewsJoe Swanson

Production Director/On Air Personality

Joe joined KCOB-KRTI in 2008 as an intern from UNI, and soon after became a member of the station staff. He produces many of the commercials for the stations and can be heard on Energy FM, Mon-Fri, 2-6 PM and KCOB-FM, Mon-Fri, 6-9 PM. He lives in Newton with his wife and 2 children.