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88.5 KURE is a student-produced and student-managed radio station, broadcast at 88.5MHz to Iowa State University, the Ames community, and online. We provide our community with a wide range of musical genres alongside live broadcasts of Cyclone sporting events, news programs, talk shows, and in-studio musical performances. KURE offers killer opportunities for experience in radio broadcasting and business operation to its all-volunteer student staff.

Requests

Phone: 515-294-9292

Business Office

1199 Friley Hall
212 Beyer Ct
Ames, IA 50012
Phone: 515-294-4332

General Contact Information

Band press releases / promotion:
music@kure885.org
Requests for on-air band appearances:
liveprogramming@kure885.org
Request for talk programming:
news@kure885.org
Public Service Announcements:
marketing@kure885.org
Other Inquiries:
info@kure885.org
 
Jack Studier : General Manager

Jack Studier

General Manager

jstudier@iastate.edu

When you joined KURE: October 2019
Favorite Album: Car Seat Headrest - Twin Fantasy
Favorite KURE event: Kaleidoquiz
How much would you be willing to pay for a pair of pants?: $60
Favorite Ice Cream: Chocolate and peanut butter
Dream job: City Planner
What's your best joke?: Too many authors to cite? No problem et al!
Describe your love life in one word: Improving
Your favorite part about KURE: The community!

Zach Ungerleider : KQ Co-Director

Zach Ungerleider

KQ Co-Director

kq@kure885.org

When you joined KURE: Fall 2019
Favorite Band: Mystery Skulls
Favorite KURE event: Kaleidoquiz!
How much would you be willing to pay for a pair of pants?: uhh maybe ten
Favorite Ice Cream: mint chocolate chip
Dream job: minigolf course tester
What's your best joke?: Why did the chicken go to the seance? To get to the other side.
Describe your love life in one word: zoinks
Your favorite part about KURE: How cool everyone is!

Will Fettkether : QK/KQ Director

Will Fettkether

QK/KQ Director

wfettkether@kure885.org

When you joined KURE: Fall 2020
Favorite album: The National Parks - Until I Live
Favorite KURE event: Kaleidoquiz!!
How much would you be willing to pay for a pair of pants?: $50 for some nice American Eagles
Favorite Ice Cream: Mint Chocolate Chip
Dream job: To live in a van and drive around the world helping people
What's your best joke?: I had one about a giant pig but it's just a huge bore
Describe your love life in one word: Meh
Your favorite part about KURE: The people! KURE has a great community

Natalie Dombrowski : Programming Director

Natalie Dombrowski

Programming Director

ndombrowski@kure885.org

When you joined KURE: Fall 2018
Favorite band: I'd be lying if I said my favorite band was anyone but The Beatles or Twin Peaks.
Favorite KURE event: Terrace Tuesdays are like chicken soup for the music-loving soul
How much would you be willing to pay for a pair of pants?: A pair of jeans? $10. A pair of high waisted/fun colored/patterned pants? $60.
Favorite Ice Cream: Chocolate chip cookie dough
Dream job: Some sort of mountain conservationist.
What's your best joke?: Dr. Dog? I hardly know her dog!
Describe your love life in one word: Vibin'.
Your favorite part about KURE: I love the fact that KURE is completely student-run (and run by a bunch of goofs at that)!

Andrew Mills : Treasurer

Andrew Mills

Treasurer

treasurer@kure885.org

When you joined KURE: Spring 2019
Favorite band: The Velvet Underground
Favorite KURE event: Kaleidoquiz
How much would you be willing to pay for a pair of pants?: If there were pants that were worth $500, I would pay for it. I have yet to find a pair of pants worth $500 dollars, but I am on the lookout.
Favorite Ice Cream: Moose Tracks
Dream job: To jockey discs.
What's your best joke?: What do you hear when you drop a piano down a mine shaft? A-flat minor
Describe your love life in one word: Juiced.
Your favorite part about KURE: Lots of cool music and even cooler people!

Devin Palmer : Graphic Designer

Devin Palmer

Graphic Designer

graphicdesign@kure885.org

When you joined KURE: Spring 2019
Favorite band: Wilderado, Vampire Weekend, Grouplove, I can't choose just one 🙂
Favorite KURE event: KQ!
How much would you be willing to pay for a pair of pants?: $15 is my absolute max. Thrift pants only!
Favorite Ice Cream: Coffee
Dream job: Art Director
What's your best joke?: What do you get when you cross a joke with a rhetorical question?
Describe your love life in one word: Underwhelming
Your favorite part about KURE: I love that KURE is a totally student run station!

Sam Lavin : Production Director

Sam Lavin

Production Director

slavin@kure885.org

When you joined KURE: February 2020
Favorite album: Inside
Favorite KURE event: Kaleidoquiz
How much would you be willing to pay for a pair of pants?: $40
Favorite Ice Cream: Vanilla
Dream job: Audio Engineer
What's your best joke?: Amogus 😳🥶
Describe your love life in one word: Unfortunate
Your favorite part about KURE: Being in a community of like-minded people who all enjoy music.

Tony Hjelle : Chief Engineer

Tony Hjelle

Chief Engineer

thjelle@kure885.org

When you joined KURE: Fall 2020
Favorite album: Talk Talk - Laughing Stock
Favorite KURE event: Kaleidoquiz!
How much would you be willing to pay for a pair of pants?: Generally, no more than $25. If the pants TRULY justified the price then perhaps more.
Favorite Ice Cream: Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough
Dream job: Run a recording studio
What's your best joke?: A daring man proclaimed "Here goes nothing!" And then nothing happened.
Describe your love life in one word: Groovy.
Your favorite part about KURE: The community of KURE is amazing and incredibly welcoming!

Ethan Swan : Music Director

Ethan Swan

Music Director

music@kure885.org

When you joined KURE: Spring 2021
Favorite album: The Mollusk - Ween
Favorite KURE event: KQ!
How much would you be willing to pay for a pair of pants?: It depends on the pants: $15 for sweats, $50 for jeans, and nothing more for anything else
Favorite Ice Cream: Strawberry cheesecake
Dream job: National Park Ranger/Luchador
What's your best joke?: A monk walks up to a hot dog stand and says "make me one with everything"
Describe your love life in one word: Bozo
Your favorite part about KURE: The people are incredibly welcoming and cool, and there's no shortage of great tunes!