Meet The Fort Crew

ALI WELLS – General Manager 

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Ali is a 2006 graduate of Crocker High School and has worked at KFLW since August 2005.  Ali currently lives in Crocker with her husband Tyler, daughter Pyper, 5 cats & 2 dogs.  In her free time she enjoys spending time with her family & shopping.  







SAM AND JASON – "The Morning Salute" Mon. thru Fri. from 6am-9am

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After graduating from Western Dubuque High School in Iowa, Jason joined the army and served our country for over 24 years (24 years, 10 months, & 21 days to be exact). Jason earned his English degree from Drury University in 2012 before coming to KFLW in May 2014. Originally a marketing consultant for KFLW, Jason quickly transitioned to his current gig hosting The Morning Salute!


Samantha is a 2007 graduate of Lebanon R-III High School and has worked part-time for KFLW since she was sixteen years old.  She joined the KFLW staff full-time in November 2015.  In addition to being KFLW's music director, Samantha also: hosts the Morning Salute, works in special promotions and marketing.  Samantha says the best thing about her job is that KFLW is like a second home.  She considers her coworkers to be family.


CHARLEY JOE KALLMAN – Promotions, Production, & Host of 'The On Demand Fort Free Ride'

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Charley Joe graduated from College of the Ozarks in 1999 with a degree in television and radio production, and he also holds an elementary education certification from Columbia College. Charley Joe was a school teacher for thirteen years before moving to Pulaski County and opening his own business in 2014. Charley Joe joined the KFLW team in October 2016 and oversees promotions and production as well as directs the On Demand Fort Free Ride every weekday from 4 p.m. - 6 p.m.






CHRIS WEBSTER - Host of "The Lunchbox" Mon. thru Fri. 11am-1pm


Chris is a military brat, so he's been here, there and everywhere, but he grew up in Eagle River, Arkansas.  He's an entertainer, musician, and ... NERD.  Yes, a wookie of many hats!  Chris has been a part of The Fort Crew since March 2018 and according to him has been one of the most rewarding experiences he's ever had.  He wouldn't trade it for the world.





ASHLEY FERGUSON – Marketing Consultant

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Ashley joined the KFLW marketing team in December 2015.  Ashley is a 2003 graduate of Rolla High School and says the best part of her job is getting the opportunity to meet new people, explore the Pulaski County area, and be a part of our amazing community.






CHRIS "BOOM BOOM" CANNON - Program Director

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Chris has been in the radio industry for over 30 years.  He spent the majority of his career in Springfield, MO and just came back to the Ozarks December 2018.  His passions include pizza, wings, craft beer, attempting to cook, golfing, reading, watching movies, and when he can ... sleeping.  He is excited about the opportunity to be a part of The Fort team and family.  Listen for exciting changes on 98.9 The Fort!