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Jen Austin

Jen Austin is the host of the midday show on Mix 106, from 10am to 3pm every weekday.  After a brief stint on Mix 106 in 2009, she’s back in the Treasure Valley, entertaining listeners with interesting tidbits about fitness and exercise, relationships, and workplace experiences, and all the latest celebrity and pop culture news.

Jen was born and raised in the rural town of Elwood, Nebraska.  She went to college at the University of Nebraska in Lincoln, and that’s where Jen got her start in radio at country station KZKX.  Jen continued in country radio at KASE in Austin, TX before moving to work at a network of stations that sent her shows to markets including Lubbock, Amarillo, Corpus Christi and Tyler, TX; as well as Jackson, MS, Lawton, OK, Baton Rouge, LA and more.

Schedule

M-F 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Sa 2:00 pm - 7:00 pm

DJs Posts

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Jen Austin - Townsquare Media
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Should Plastic Grocery Bags be Banned in Idaho?

Sometimes we see them flying around the neighborhood and they get caught in trees and bushes.  But should those plastic grocery bags be banned?  They sure make good trash can liners.

Here's what Idaho lawmakers are doing about them.

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An Idaho Hero Could Have a Bridge Named After Him

Have you heard about Captain David Lyon?  If not, you may soon.

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How Tall Will Our Kids Will Be?

Are you curious how tall your 7-year old will be when she grows up?  Me too.

I think Finley may grow up to be taller than I am. Here's how we can figure it out!

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He Eats Nothing But Potatoes, and He’s Not From Idaho

Andrew Flinders Taylor is attempting something that no one else we know has ever done before.  He's eating nothing but potatoes this year, and so far he's lost 22 pounds.  

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Two Boise Pizza Joints Get Fancy for the Big Game

Pizza is one of the top foods we'll wolf down during the Big Game this Sunday. And two Treasure Valley pizza restaurants are adding new menu options to make it even harder to resist.

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Boise is More Religious Than Seattle

They've come up with a list of the least religious cities in America, and Seattle is in a three-way tie for first.

How did Boise do?

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The Latest Treasure Valley Tinder Shocker!

Online dating is such an adventure! And sometimes not in a good way. Just when I thought I had seen it all and nothing could shock me, something happened last week that made me want to throw in the dating towel.

Unfortunately, this may have already happened to you too.

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Why The Broncos Will Win the Super Bowl

Sometimes things are just meant to be.  The stars line up, circumstances fall into place, and life works out perfectly.

On that note, in this silly little trash-talkin' blog, see why the Panthers don't have a chance this Sunday!

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Are Your McDonald’s Cheese Sticks Missing the Cheese?

Thanks to social media, we are able to discover that others are facing the exact same hardships that we are.  If your McDonald's mozzarella sticks are missing a key ingredient, you're not alone!

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These Super Bowl Players Have Idaho Ties

The commercials, the halftime show, and the snacks!  There are so many important things to absorb during the Super Bowl.  Oh, and the game too.  Even though the Seahawks aren't playing, we can kinda feel like we're cheering for the home team.  A handful of players in the Super Bowl have Idaho ties.

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