We make up the Q!

 

Bonnie Simon, General Manager

What year did you start with KATQ?

A: I started working part time in 2000, and went full time as an on air announcer in 2004. In 2006, she became General Manager.

What do you like best about working at KATQ?

A: I like the creativity, brain storming with others , coming up with new ideas and I like the challenge of seeing how things can be improved and run more efficiently.

Interesting tidbits about your life before KATQ?

A: I have worked as a dental assistant, had my own cleaning business, raised 3 boys, worked as an advocate for a women’s crisis center and then as a cake decorator since 1992.

Anything else you want to tell us?

A: I get to work with some of the greatest people I have ever met on a daily basis, have opportunities to talk and visit with people from all over the country and the world, sharing ideas,learning and I have been blessed to have been mentored by some of the greatest in broadcasting.

 

Bruce Lapke, Production

What year did you start with KATQ?

A: I believe I started at the station in 1995

What do you like best about working at KATQ?

A: What i like best about my job is selecting the music being aired and the interaction with our listeners.

Interesting tidbits about your life before KATQ?

A: I have a nice collection of wildlife carvings and enjoy time with my family.

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“Tell me a little about yourself.”

It’s a seemingly innocuous request — an invitation that’s really an open-ended question. But that openness is what makes it such a difficult query to answer. Which of many possible responses should you give, what things should you mention, and how much should you say?

I’m a Regular Guy who grew up in Plentywood, who is also a polymath with an eclectic music taste.

A father, a husband, and someone who enjoys helping people in anyway I am able.