Jay Wells

Jay Wells

Jay Wells is playing your favorites if you’re headed home late, going into work early—or, just can’t sleep. As a history buff and an avid follower of current events (and fill-in for Pam Dixon on news), he loves to look back at fun facts from the past and to let you know what’s going on, today, in the lives of your favorite KIOA artists and groups.

Jay is a central Iowa native (he won’t shut up about his hometown of Stuart…we’re pretty sure his stories are adapted plots from The Andy Griffith Show) and a graduate of the University of Iowa. On the weekends, he can usually be found watching his son and daughter play in youth sports leagues—or cheering on his beloved Hawkeyes.

Favorite Artists

  • The Rolling Stones
  • BTO
  • The Beach Boys
  • Kenny Loggins/Loggins & Messina

Recent Headlines

11 minutes ago in Music

Blondie marks 40th anniversary with new music

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The band will mark four decades in the music business with a two-disc set.

24 minutes ago in Lifestyle

Travel through time on Google maps

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Google is now offering trips down memory lane on its digital maps.

31 minutes ago in Entertainment

‘Peeps’ coming to a big screen in marshmallow movie

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The film focuses on the sugary confections as they prepare to be judged at the annual Peeps diorama contest.

57 minutes ago in Music

Housing complex named after Bon Jovi

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A housing complex in Pennsylvania now bears rocker Jon Bon Jovi's initials.

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Led Zeppelin back with ‘Whole Lotta’ unreleased tunes

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The rock legends will publish a number of unreleased tracks, including an alternate version of "Whole Lotta Love."