DJs

At Townsquare Media Quad Cities, we do our best to support our local community in the most impactful ways possible. All of the content creators you see below live, work and play in the same places as you and your families -- and we know that what happens right here matters to you most. We hope you find that our original local content (found on our website and free mobile app) informs and entertains you as much as we enjoy creating it. Get to know each of us a little more by checking out our "behind the byline" facts below:

Goose

Goose grew up in the Quad Cities listening to 97X. After high school he joined the Army (Parachute Rigger for the 82nd Airborne) and is a 1991 Gulf War Vet. After his 4 years of service he returned to the Quad Cities and began…

Bill Stage

The Bill Stage Radio Show is a distraction. The tasks you should be accomplishing in order to get that promotion or a better grade become secondary, almost unnecessary thanks to me. I’m Bill. I have been in QC radio since I start…

Uncle Joe Benson

Uncle Joe brings his passion and knowledge of Classic Rock to you every night on Ultimate Classic Rock. Living Classic Rock from its very beginning — both on stage and on air since 1968 — music has been Joe Benson's life. Whether …

Tami

I'm born and raised in Iowa and love the Iowa Hawkeyes. When I'm not in the studio, I'm usually doing something music-related or spending time with my real and fur family- dog, Aja, and Bodhi, the cat. You bring the beer, I'll bri…

Matt Wardlaw

Matt Wardlaw is the new media editor at Ultimate Classic Rock. You'll also find Matt on the radio hosting UCR's weekend show on Saturdays and Sundays. He loves vinyl and believes that the compact disc is still a worthy format. Rig…

Dwyer

Greg Dwyer started in radio as Marconi's Street Guy. He pioneered such bits as "Take The Black Plague Challenge" and "Battle Of The Sexes." Later, he and Bill Michaels rewrote the book of morning radio in Peoria. That book turn…

Michaels

Before getting into radio, Bill Michaels performed extensively as the "Rabbi" character in the Village People (the original drummer). When asked to describe himself, he said this: "I'm known mostly for my philanthropic work. It's …

Dwyer & Michaels

Greg Dwyer and Bill Michaels hate to throw around the word, “heroic” too often, but that’s the word that best fits their incredible impact on radio during their 30 years of the Dwyer and Michaels Morning Show. Listen to what on…

Hairball

Most people you hear on the radio have some similar story about how they got hired right out of college, but not Hairball. In the middle of his 10-day college career, he was “discovered” (as he likes to put it) in a casino bar, wh…

Megan Johnson

Megan Johnson is a radio personality on the Dwyer & Michaels Morning Show on 97X, the emcee for Quad Cities River Bandits Baseball and Quad City Storm Hockey. Megan also coaches volleyball for Iowa Select VBC. She is an all-ar…