Jay Roe was born in Wyoming but has lived in Brookings since 1983 and considers himself a Brookings native. He attended both Brookings High School and South Dakota State University, and developed an interest in radio while studying journalism at SDSU. After working on-air at KSDJ for during college, he started in commercial broadcasting with KJJQ 910 AM. Today, Jay is on during the midday at KBRK 1430 AM. He also assists with news and other production work for the other Brookings radio stations throughout the day.
Jay is married to Rachel – an Ohio native who is still adjusting to the South Dakota weather. They have one son and live in Brookings. In his spare time, Jay enjoys reading, painting, and attempts (with varying degrees of success) at backyard gardening.
Contact Jay: email@example.com