Operations Manager of WOKQ 97.5, WPKQ 103.7 and The Shark 105.3 & 102.1FM and Co-host of the WOKQ Morning Waking Crew®
Career Highlights: 30 year broadcast veteran...has worked in New Hampshire, Maine and Massachusetts. Member of the New Hampshire Country Music Association as well as the National CMA.
Other: Proud Dad of daughter, Heather and grandfather to Makenna.
Mark was named the "Broadcaster of the Year" in 2008 by the New Hampshire Association of Broadcasters. He's won the NHAB Personality of the Year in 2001, 2003 & 2005. Also, Mark has been nominated for the NAB Marconi Award for "Broadcast Personality of the Year" in 2007 and 2011, and has been nominated 6 times for the CMA Personality of the Year, 5 times for the ACM Personality of the Year and was named as the "Best Morning Show in NH" by readers of NH Magazine in 2004, 2005, 2006, 2008 & 2009.
Co-Host for the Morning Waking Crew
Karen (2K) Kiley comes to WOKQ after spending several years reporting news and traffic for several radio and television stations throughout New England. In her spare time, 2K loves to spoil her dog, Brandy and spend time with family, including her niece, Stephanie! Karen was featured in the Spring, 2010 edition of 'Applaud Women Magazine' as part of their "Inspirational Women in Media!" She has been nominated for both an ACM and Marconi award!
Some of Karen's favorite artists include: Reba, Chris Young, Christian Kane, Patty Loveless, Wynonna and...Dolly Parton!
News Director and Anchorman for the Morning Waking Crew®
Career Highlights: Don brings 40 years of broadcast experience to WOKQ. Don has worked in broadcast journalism at stations in New Hampshire, Massachusetts, and Florida. He has won numerous State and Regional awards for his newscasts, and was named the 2004 New Hampshire "Broadcaster of the Year".
Don has been named the Greater Dover Chamber of Commerce "Volunteer of the Year" and was recently presented a 2012 Spirit Award by Volunteer NH.
Other: When not behind the microphone, Don can be seen on stage performing with numerous regional theater groups or playing golf.
Morning Waking Crew Assistant
Timtern started his radio career just this past summer as an intern with WOKQ. He is now the assistant of the Morning Waking Crew. Timtern also is taking classes at the University of New Hampshire and majoring in communications. In his spare time, Timtern enjoys bowling. He bowls in two leagues locally in Dover.
Morning Waking Crew Meteorologist
Career Highlights: Mike graduated from Lyndon State College in Northeastern Vermont in May of 1984.
Other: Mike met his wife Nancy in college and they married in 1989. They have four kids (contrary to the 400 figure Mark keeps using)… Erin, Matthew, Sean and Shannon.