On-Air Personalities

Jeff Rollins


5 to 7:50 a.m. and again from 10 until 11 a.m.

Jeff Rollins has hosted the morning show since 1991. Prior to joining us he was a popular air personality at KFOG and KNBR in San Francisco, KFWB in Los Angeles. His witty outlook entertained audience is Sacramento, Washington DC, and Charleston WV

Nick Deranek


News and Weather Anchor / Morning Show Host
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Originally from South Bend, Indiana, Nick now calls La Salle home. He is a graduate of the Illinois Center for Broadcasting in Lombard in suburban Chicago with a degree in Radio and Television Broadcasting with advanced instruction in Radio and Television Production.

Studstill Media is Nick's first full-time job out of college. Before joining Studstill Media, Nick was a public address announcer at the University of Notre Dame for two years as the voice of Irish women's volleyball, as well as working within men's ice hockey, baseball, softball, and men's and women's lacrosse and at a time was the voice of Jaguars volleyball and softball at IUPUI in Indianapolis. Nick has been doing public address since 2003, when he was a freshman at Mishawaka Marian High School in Indiana. He continues that practice today as the voice of Lady Bulldogs volleyball along with Bulldogs football and works as a back-up for other sports at Streator Township High School.

In his spare time, he enjoys hanging with friends, cosplaying, going to anime conventions, and a fine cigar. A fan of all Chicago sports (except the White Sox and hockey where his allegiance lies with the Boston Bruins) and is a big fan of the Notre Dame Fighting Irish.

Carl Hampton


11 a.m. until 5 p.m.

Carl Hampton is a 25 year broadcast veteran. For several years he served as operations manager and air personality for both Jones Standards and the Music Of Your Life formats. As midday host, Carl clearly enjoys sharing his love for “America’s Best Music” with his listeners!

John Gleason


5 until 11 p.m.

John Gleason began his broadcast career long before the enlightened age of digital sound when records and reel-to-reel tapes were the order of the day; a time his children refer to as the Jurassic Age of radio.  Having worked in stations from the Rocky Mountains to the East Coast, John gets a special thrill as part of the team that brings you “America’s Best Music”
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