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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
Su 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

DJs Posts

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Still Need Football Snack Ideas? Here’s One.

If you're a big fan of that King's Hawaiian sweet bread, here's something new you can do with it.

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Former Boise State Player Heads to the Super Bowl

Even more reason to cheer for the Seahawks on Sunday...Seattle has a tie to Boise State.

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Here’s a Super Bowl Commercial Sneak Peak

Anna Kendrick gets witty in this beer ad teaser.  

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Seahawks Fans Need to Know These Hashtags for Sunday

In the NFL, Seahawks fans are some of the most active on social media.  We kick major butt buzzing about our team.

But do you know all the right hashtags?  Now is the time to brush up on the most popular ones.

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My Friend the Drama Teacher Unites A School With ‘Uptown Funk’

Check out my friend Scott!  He and I were co-leaders of a youth group in Dallas many years ago and he's such a fun, positive guy to be around.

Now he's a high school drama teacher, and had this crazy idea to organize and choreograph a dance party that winds its way through the entire school

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Beer Bacon Dip and Other Awesome Super Bowl Snacks

Ready for the snacks and commercials and Katy Perry at halftime?  Oh yeah, and football too next Sunday.  Seahawks fans will be glued!

I ran across some great recipes for snacks that are worth sharing so here ya go.

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Hermaphrodite Puppy Gets Adopted in Caldwell

The puppy named Charcoal, born with both male and female parts, had been waiting for a home at the West Valley Humane Society in Caldwell, and has finally found one.

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Is It Wrong To Win a Basketball Game? The Score Was 161 to 2.

One team kept scoring and scoring, and the other team didn't, and now the coach of the winning team is being criticized for running up the score.  What would you do?

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What Does a Lifetime’s Worth of Pennies Get You? Not Much.

There's a guy in Texas who has been saving pennies since 1952 and finally cashed them in.

You'll never guess how much cash he got for this lifetime of pennies.

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Why Snow Makes Us Happy

This week looks clear, but we're probably not done with the snow yet this winter, right?  That's a good thing, because it turns out snow makes us happy.

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