As a child, Johnjay Van Es always dreamed of being on the radio. He applied for an internship in San Diego and eventually started working in sales but he never let go of his lifelong dream to be on the air. It wasn’t until 1996, after training with the LA-based improv troupe The Groundlings that he would get his first on-air job hosting a morning show in Cincinnati. After just three months on the air, he won the “Best of Cincinnati” award. After years of dominating the market in Cincinnati, Johnjay moved on to Houston, Texas and made his mark in the Country format.
A St. Louis native, Rich Berra was captivated by radio at 14 during an afternoon bike ride. After stumbling upon a small local station, he’d found his calling in the studio and jumped on board as a part-time employee. By the time he was 17, Rich was running the entire station, while also working a part-time gig that kicked off his career in morning radio. A chance meeting in New Orleans found Rich teaming up with Johnjay. The beginning of The Johnjay and Rich era began in 2001 with their first show airing in Tucson. In 2006, the program moved to Phoenix.
Joined on-air by Kyle, the show is a special brand of “reality radio,” in which listeners become an engaged and integral part of the program by interacting with the crew via all forms of social media – Instagram, Snapchat, Twitter, Facebook, email and text messaging.
Hear Johnjay and Rich on Star98 Monday through Friday from 6a to 10a, The Johnjay & Rich Show is a non-stop blend of pop culture, news and events, welcoming a wide range of music artists, news makers and celebrities.
Hey guys! It’s Lindsay! I was born and raised in a small town in Maine and went to college at Utah State where I studied Broadcast Journalism. I have worked in radio formats such as country, rock, sports, and Top 40 and it’s pretty much the only thing I know how to do. When I’m not doing the midday show from 10-3 I’m playing sports like hockey, tennis, lacrosse or maybe at the gym. I also love walks and runs with my husband and black lab/shepherd mix, Buddy. Don’t miss out on 90’s at Noon every weekday at, guess when… Noon! If there’s a song you want to hear in the 90’s mix, txt your request to 208-535-0098! Thanks for stopping by! See you on the radio!
Hey! I’m Josh Tielor. I’m an Idaho native with a sick obsession for radio. From the time I was 12-years-old, I’ve wanted to be the voice on the radio. What’s cooler than talking and playing music for a living? I’m here to to provide some good music for your ears and keep you informed on all the latest things happening around here. Sound good? I’m a radio DJ by day and a husband, father of 2 amazing kids, Scoutmaster, and outdoorsman by night. I’m a music addict and a professional beard grower. Join me weekdays in the Afternoon Mix on Star 98!
Lisa Paige hosts PopCrush Nights each weeknight. Her personality and ability to easily connect with anyone have allowed Lisa to work at some of the biggest radio stations in the country. She has interviewed some of the industry’s most popular and top selling artists in pop music including, Jay Z, Jennifer Lopez, Usher, Ne-Yo, Rihanna, Lady Gaga, OneRepublic, Timbaland, Pitbull, Kesha, Enrique Iglesias, Chris Brown and Jason Derulo, just to name a few. Off the air, Lisa enjoys shopping, finding new beauty products, watching movies and visiting friends and family all over the country. She is passionate about health and fitness, and has run several half marathons. Lisa and her husband, Stu, have two children, Zach and Ainslee.
Carson Daly is a pioneer of pop culture across a multitude of media, including radio, television, the recording industry and digital platforms. He is the host of the Daly Download each weekend where he counts down the week’s top 30 biggest hits! He also serves as host and producer for “The Voice,” the NBC Television Network hit vocal competition show which debuted in 2011. Last year, Carson began his role as the host of the TODAY show’s Orange Room, where he provides constant communication between the viewers and the show as well as delivering original content and reporting.