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

What's Happening at KIOA

Winefest 2016

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Winefest is an 8 day festival with educational sessions, pairing dinners, and large tasting events. Meredith Saturday Sessions – Saturday, June…

CelebrAsian

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Check out the 14th Annual Asian Heritage Festival this Friday and Saturday!

KIOA’s Car-X Mustang or Money Giveaway

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Win a 2016 Ford Mustang from Car-X and 93.3 KIOA!

Historic Valley Junction

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Check out all of the exciting events happening at Historic Valley Junction

What’s On Tap

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Find out where the cool places are to be this week. Presented by Bud Light.

Hire Me Iowa

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Looking for a job around the Des Moines area? Check out our current job listings here.

Recent Headlines

4 hours ago in Entertainment

Stage is set for toughest National Spelling Bee ever

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The final day of the Scripps National Spelling Bee could feature the most difficult words ever used in the competition.

5 hours ago in Lifestyle

Public pools are gross, but you’ll go swimming anyway

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A new report by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says almost 80 percent of public pools fail routine health inspections.