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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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How Much Should We Tip This Holiday Season?

Tis the season for extra tipping.  How much does the manicurist get?  What about the hair stylist?  And the massage therapist?

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These Are The Worst Gifts A Guy Can Give A Gal

There are some things you just don't want to get from your husband.  Like a skillet.  Or windshield wipers.  What other things should guys avoid getting gals?

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Impress Your Family With These Oreo Balls

If you're still looking for candy recipes, this is the easiest thing you'll ever make, and it's awesome!  And addictive I warn you.

I make Oreo Balls every year and my dad and 11-year old niece always fight over the first one, and could polish off the whole tray themselves.

Here's the recipe.

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Jen Austin - Townsquare Media
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This is Why Dogs Hate The Holidays

Dogs probably don't like holidays as much as we do. 

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Check Out This Parody of Taylor Swift’s ‘Blank Space’ – The Mom Version

Moms who get robbed of sleep every night will appreciate this! High five ladies.

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Boise Spots Are Among The Country’s Best Places To Work

Well, the Boise spots are part of a national chain that has earned the honors, but since none of the rest of us made the list, why not high five them?  Ok, nice work lovely gas station on State Street.  With locations on West Chinden and South Eisenman too.

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Boise Is One Of The Most ‘Livable Cities’ In The US

We might have more millenials moving here after this.  Boise has made the Top 25 Most Livable Cities List released by Vocativ.   

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Picky People Will Love What McDonalds Is Doing

A Big Mac bun for a chicken sandwich?  Why not?  There's a new build-your-own-sandwich machine coming next year to 2000 McDonalds stores across the US.  

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Jen Austin - Townsquare Media
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What Do You Get The Guy That Never Wants Anything?

I reflected on this last year around this time, and thought it was worth another look, because my Dad is still awesome, and hard to buy for.  

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Were These The Best Movies Of The Year?

Hmm...I don't see Tammy anywhere on this list.  I love Melissa McCarthy and I would see that movie again.  I just can get enough of her singing off-key in the car.

Rolling Stone magazine has released its list of the Top 10 movies of 2014.

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