Rich Broadcasting is proud to promote industry veteran Josh Tielor to Operations Manager overseeing their East Idaho radio stations, KID Newsradio, River Country, Star 98, and 94.9 & 104.5 The Rock.
“Josh’s vast experience, work ethic and industry knowledge has proven to be an amazing asset to the Rich Broadcasting team and we’re fortunate to have him overseeing these exceptional products,” said Rich Broadcasting owner and General Manager Richard Mecham.
Additionally, Tielor will serve as Brand Manager overseeing the programming for Star 98; playing Today’s Best Mix at 98.1 FM in Idaho Falls and 98.5 FM in Pocatello. JohnJay and Rich are the latest addition to the lineup with their morning show that launched in October. The lineup follows with Lindsay in midday and Tielor hosting the Afternoon Mix, plus PopCrush Nights with Lisa Paige from 7pm to midnight. Tielor will also serve as Brand Manager for 94.9 & 104.5 The Rock; The Classic Rock Station of East Idaho, broadcasting on 94.9 FM and 104.5FM. The Rock delivers 200,000 watts and an amazing lineup with Gary Michaels in the morning, Dylan in the middays, Howie Rock in the afternoons, and Zach Martin with Ultimate Classic Rock Nights.
“I am nothing less than thrilled for this new adventure in my radio career. I am flattered and humbled all at once for this great opportunity to work so closely with these major radio station brands in the Eastern Idaho market,” Tielor said.
A seventeen-year radio veteran, Tielor has filled a number of positions in the broadcasting industry since graduating from the Academy of Radio and TV Broadcasting in Phoenix, Arizona. Beginning his career in 2001, he was soon hosting the midday radio show for KOOL Oldies 94.9 and was instrumental in transitioning the station to the current Classic Rock format. In addition to his on-air talents, Tielor is also the Communications Engineer and webmaster for the radio stations ensuring strong social media presence and interactive websites for the cluster. Tielor will continue to fill these rolls along with hosting the Afternoon Mix on Star 98 from 2p-6p weekdays.
Tielor lives in Idaho Falls with his wife, Chantel and two children, Emery and Beck. He also is the scout master of a local community Boy Scout Troop and has devoted himself to the program since 2010. He also volunteers for week-long leadership training each year. In his free time he enjoys fishing, hiking, camping, and lounging in his hammock.
Rich Broadcasting is a growing radio broadcast media company that has a passion for outstanding radio and digital content. We hire and retain the absolute best talent who can deliver a unique outlook and innovative ideas, while building strong relationships in our communities.
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