Tanner Struckman has been working in North Platte radio since 2012, nearly all with Huskeradio and is currently the Operations Manager. He also serves at the morning host on KX 104’s “Tanner in the Morning” and is the “Voice of the Irish,” broadcasting North Platte Saint Patrick’s athletics since 2012. Struckman also broadcasts North Platte First Nationals Legion Baseball as well in the summer. He has been voted the #1 Sports Broadcaster in North Platte several times and the “Radio Personality of the Year” in 2019 and again in 2020 and 2021.
Struckman is originally from Brule, Nebraska where he was born and raised on a farm. He graduated from South Platte High School and later from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln with a degree in broadcasting. In addition to North Platte he has worked in radio in McCook, Lincoln and Humboldt, Iowa. He has a wife, Krista and four children. Struckman is an avid Nebraska athletics and San Francisco 49ers fan!
Tristen Winder first joined Huskeradio in 2016 as a part-time board operator and remote technician, but quickly became full time and is now currently the News Director. He also is the lead play-by-play voice for the “Game of the Week” on KX 104. Winder hosts the “Mid-Day Stampede” on KX 104 weekdays from 10-2 as well, along with the “90s at 9” on Friday mornings. In addition to his KX 104 duties, Winder hosts “Mugs in the Morning” weekday mornings from 8-9 am on KODY, covering local news in great depth.
Winder grew up in North Platte with a family history of broadcasting. In his free time Tristen enjoys spending time with his family and friends specifically his grandparents and nephew. Tristen is an active member of St. Patrick’s Catholic Church in North Platte and serves on the Board of Directors for the Grand Island’s Diocese Teens Encounter Christ retreats. He is also an active member of the North Platte Planning Commission, the Board of Directors for Lincoln County Crimestoppers, the Community Connections Advisory Council and the North Platte Optimists. In 2020 Tristen was honored with a silver plaque by the Nebraska Broadcasters Association at their annual award ceremony for his coverage of continuing coverage of a news story at Lake McConaughy In 2021 he received a gold award in the NBA’s annual award ceremony in the same category for a story done on Sustainable Beef, LLC and their potential North Platte location. Winder also had a third place finish in the Sports Broadcasting Division of the 2020 North Platte Telegraph’s Readers Choice Awards and in 2021 had a second place finish in the Telegraph’s Radio Personality of the year category.