About Us

KDMA News of Montevideo is your community connection in the heart of western Minnesota. Find us on the dial at 93.9 FM or 1460 AM. Local news, local sports, local weather, and agricultural reports. Tradio auctions at 8:20am and 1:20pm. Classic country favorites and hot country hits. You’re never more than 15 minutes away from news, sports, or weather! We are also the home of KMGM 105.5 FM. We love hearing from our listeners. Contact us at 320-269-8815 or via one of the emails listed below.

 

Contact Us

Please direct all general inquiries to news@kdmanews.com.

Andy Coulter (General Manager) lives in Montevideo with his wife Kari and three boys: Evan, Lane, and Nolan. He has worked for Iowa City Broadcasting for 10 years. He enjoys being outdoors, fishing, taking in auction sales, and finding great buys. He would like to thank the many loyal listeners of KDMA and KMGM. Contact him at andy@kdmanews.com.

Roger Hill (Sales Executive) grew up in Middle River and attended AVTI Area Vocational Technical Institute in Thief River Falls for Audio Communications. He has worked previously at KTRF Thief River Falls and KNDK Langdon. He moved to Montevideo in 1993 to work for KDMA-KMGM. He and his wife Mary have one son, one daughter, and five grandchildren who all love music, hunting, and fishing – just like him. Contact him at roger@kdmanews.com.

Michelle Molden Ascheman (Marketing Advisor) grew up on a grain and livestock farm near Milan. After college, she married her LQPV High School sweetheart, Brandon, a master electrician. A few years later, God blessed her with a son. In her spare time, she enjoys photography, baking, painting, volunteering, and collecting heirloom dishes. She is passionate about using her marketing experience to help local businesses grow and thrive. Contact her at michelle@kdmanews.com.

Phil Vavricka (Program Director, On Air Talent) grew up in Granite Falls and attended Alexandria Tech for Sales and Marketing and Northland Tech for Broadcasting. He has worked in broadcasting for 31 years. He currently lives in Montevideo with Buddy the KDMA dog and a small noisy cat named Belize. He loves K-Pop, ATV riding, and camping. Contact him at phil@kdmanews.com.

Brendan Stermer (News Director, On Air Talent) grew up in Montevideo and studied at the University of Minnesota, Morris. In his free time, he likes to cook, write, and ski on the many beautiful trails in the area. He’s a passionate promoter of western Minnesota communities and would love to hear about your story ideas and upcoming events. Contact him at brendan@kdmanews.com.

Taylor Jarman (Sports Director, On Air Staff) primarily grew up in the Montevideo area, studied at North Central University in Minneapolis, and spent several years working in music and ministry in the Austin, TX area. In his spare time he enjoys writing/performing music, playing tennis, photography, and watching/collecting movies. Taylor has a great desire to see rural, southwest MN thrive through the arts, sports, and community togetherness. Contact him at taylor@kdmanews.com.