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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

Jen Austin - Townsquare Media
Jen Austin - Townsquare Media
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The 4th of July Freaks Out Dogs

Is your dog spending the next few days shaking in the corner, or hiding under the bed?  Mine too.  The fireworks are a blast for everyone except the pups.

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This Jurassic Fan is Over the Top

This girl REALLY liked Jurassic World.  She liked it so much she cried hysterically for fifteen minutes, fell in head-over-heels in love with the raptors, and gave it a 15 out of 10.  There were a couple of parts that she said were "stupid" but for the most part she was insanely over the top about this movie.  And her loving husband rolled the camera on it.  

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Fourth of July Barbecues Should Involve Beer Can Chicken

The 4th of July is supposed to be the biggest grilling holiday of the year.  And since grilling usually involves a cold, frothy beverage, it will be big for beer sales too.  Here's a way to combine the two!

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Texas Women Caught in Boise With 424 Fraudulent Retail Cards

Police don't know how they got them all, but two women are in big trouble after being caught in Boise with hundreds of bad retail and gift cards.  The good news is, in a month or two it's going to be a lot harder for thieves to get use stolen card info.

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BMF Will Have Plenty of Surprises

Hopefully "surprises" doesn't mean red-hot sunburns.  There will be other things that pop up, like opportunities to get great Facebook pics with cool people and chances to win fun, last minute prizes.

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Local Bands Are A Big Part of BMF

We all look forward to the headliners at the Boise Music Festival, but there will be plenty of talent on the side stages all day too.  I used to have a band a long time ago, and I appreciate the creativity and guts it takes to follow that dream.  I'm jazzed about the talent we'll see on the Country/Americana stage at BMF especially.  Check it out.

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Kate and Jen Got Tattooed Together

This was a fun bonding moment for Kate and me at Boise Music Festival in 2013.

We were so hard core with the tats.

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Watch What Happens While This Girl is Doped Up on Pain Meds

Two thoughts here.  People are funny when they're doped up on pain meds.  And there is always someone around to capture the ramblings on video and post the embarrassment to youtube.

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‘Inside Out’ Helped My Kids Pick Their Favorite Emotion

"Inside Out" might be the prefect movie for kids and parents.  It's animated and keeps the kids engaged, and parents can sit back and ponder things like emotion and regret and sadness, and what makes the brain tick.  I loved it!  Well, except for one thing it did to my kids that may have damaged them forever.

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How Much Do You Weigh?

Men and women overall are about 20 pounds heavier now than they were in the 1960's.

So how much does the average guy or gal in the US weigh? How much do you weigh?

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