Meet Our Staff


TRACY O'QUINN – General Manager & Host of 'The Morning Salute'

Email Tracy at manager@ozarkmedia.com

Tracy's career in broadcasting began in 1994, but she didn't join the KFLW team until September 2002. She loves working at KFLW 98.9 'The Fort' for many reasons, but is especially enthusiastic about being able to lend support to our wonderful military community. Tracy is not only the general manager of Ozark Media which includes a four-station cluster (KFLW, KELE, KELE-AM, & KOZX), she hosts the KFLW Morning Salute with Jason every weekday morning from 6-10 a.m.

 

Favorite Food: Cheese

Favorite Holiday: Christmas

Favorite Movie: Stepbrothers

Favorite Vacation Spot: Colorado

Fun Fact: I own a miniature donkey.


JASON POLLOCK – Host of 'The Morning Salute'
Email Jason at jason@kflw989.com
After graduating from Western Debuque 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 KFLW Morning Salute with Tracy every weekday morning from 6 a.m.- 10 a.m.

 

 

Favorite Animal: Dogs

Favorite Sports Team: Iowa Hawkeyes

Favorite T.V. Show: Gilligan's Island  

Favorite Vacation: London, England

Fun Fact: I've been to thirty different states.


LUCAS ANTHONY
Email Lucas at lucas@kflw989.com
With experience in standup comedy, hosting a podcast, and wowing diners as a pizza mascot, Lucas seemed a perfect fit to our family. He is the station's Tech guru as well as poping up on air from time to time. 

 

 

 

 

Favorite Restaurant: Buffalo Wild Wings

Favorite Musical Artists: Metallica, Disturbed, Johnny Cash, & Eminem

Favorite Board Games: Cards Against Humanity, Twister, & Monopoly (but only if I get to be the banker)
  

Favorite Colors: Black & red

Favorite Holiday: National Sleeping Day


CHARLEY JOE KALLMAN – Promotions, Production, & Host of 'The On Demand Fort Free Ride'
Email Charley Joe at charley@kflw989.com
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.

Favorite Candy: Peanut Butter Twix

Favorite Color: Yellow

Favorite Game: Trivial Pursuit

Guilty Pleasure: Convenience Stores

Fictional Character I'm Most Like: Naomi Harper from Mama's Family


SAMANTHA SERGENT – Music Director
Email Samantha at samantha@kflw989.com
Samantha, a 2007 graduate of Lebanon R-III High School, 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 Lunchbox , 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, and she loves all the office pets running around the station.

 

Favorite Color: Orange

Favorite Food: Ketchup

Favorite Musician: Eminem

Guilty Pleasure: Thumb sucking

Fictional Character I'm Most Like: Peter Griffin from Family Guy


ASHLEY FERGUSON – Marketing Consultant
Email Ashley at ashieferg@yahoo.com
Ashley joined the KFLW marketing team in December 2015. Ashley, a 2003 graduate of Rolla High School, 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.

 

 

 

 

Favorite Candy: Fudge

Favorite Color: Pink

Favorite Musical Group: Blue October

Favorite Season: Spring

Secret Talent: I can sing.


ALI WELLS - Station Office Manager

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


LES NESSMAN – The KFLW Kitty

Find, follow, & message Les Nessman on Facebook

Les Nessman joined the KFLW team in October of 2016 with absolutely no training or experience in radio.  Despite his lackluster resume, Les Nessman quickly proved his usefulness by efficiently handling assignments such as turning over glasses of water, killing potted plants, chasing the fake mouse on a string, and watching the bird outside the window.

 

 

 

Favorite Food: Temptations Cat Treats (catnip flavor)

Favorite Place to Nap: On top of Charley Joe's desk

Relationship Status: Neutered and single

Favorite Place to Hide: Behind the door of the studio

Guilty Pleasure: Drinking coffee out of unattended coffee cups.