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MURPHY HUSTON     Weekdays 5am - 9am
 

Murphy has been in radio for 25 years in Denver with 14 of those on-air with KOSI. He has been very active in the Denver community and holds the "7 Everyday Hero" award along with several others. For years, he was the face of the Colorado Lotto doing their drawings weekly on News 4. He thoroughly enjoys doing radio where his lone goal is to put a smile on someone's face everyday. "If I can make your day a little better then I'm a happy man."  He is truly a "HOMER" when it comes to the local sports teams and is still trying to figure out his golf game. Murphy is married to Carol and they have raised their 4 children here and now have 4 grandchildren.
 

 
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DENISE PLANTE     Weekdays 5am - 9am
 
 

Denise Plante is an Emmy Award winning, talented, upbeat, television and radio on-air personality.  
 
She starts her day by waking up Denver with a smile as co-host of the very popular "Murphy & Denise Morning Show" from 5-9 am on KOSI 101.1.  Denver's #1 Women 25-54 A/C radio station.  Known as Denver's "Disorganized Diva," Denise entertains with fun, life stories and pop culture news during "Denise's Daily Dirt."
She's been in radio for 22 yrs, 17 of those years right here in Denver.  
 
Denise also brings energy, fun and grace to the successful newsmagazine television talk show “Colorado and Company” on KUSA/NBC 9 News weekday mornings at 10am. Denise has hosted two MTV specials, many national commercial/Infommercials and is the voice of KTVD/MY20.
She is also the Denver Correspondent for Extra TV.

 
Denise is very involved in the community and emceeing many charity events.
 
The work really begins for Denise when she tries to find her way all over Denver in order to take her two boys (ages 14 & 11), to their hockey, basketball and football games.  Denise lives in Castle Rock with her husband of 18 yrs, Mike.

Awards
2012 CBA Best Specialty Reporter KUSA
2010 CBA for Best Morning Show
2010 CBA for Best Entertainment Personality
2007 Heartland Region Emmy Nominee for Host/Interviewer
2006 Heartland Region Emmy Nominee for Host/Interviewer
2005 Heartland Region Emmy Winner for Host/Interviewer
1998 & 1999 Colorado Broadcasting Association Award Winner

Watch: Denise Plante TV on YouTube

** photographer: Tommy Collier - Denise's make-up: Patti Shyne

 
   
JONATHAN WILDE  Weekdays 10am - 3pm  
Three-time CMA Award winner, Jonathan Wilde brings over 15 years of experience in the Denver market to KOSI 101.1. As the former voice of the Denver Nuggets and Colorado Crush, Jonathan really gets the energy going middays 10-3.  His favorite radio moment was marrying 14 couples at 14,000ft on the top of Pikes Peak.




 
 
 
   
JAY CRUZE   Weekdays 3pm - 7pm
 
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I can tell you the minute I rolled into Denver in April of '09 from New York City, I knew I would never leave Colorado! Little known fact, my second ever radio gig, back in 1994, was in Craig, Colorado. From the time Jay Cruze was a young kid growing up in Brooklyn NY, it was clear he was born to amuse others. As early as kindergarten, it was very common for his teachers to remark on his report card "he's smart, but draws too much attention to himself.” Jay was destined to be on the radio! A couple of kids, and many vacant hair follicles later, Jay continues to draw attention with his high energy and witty personality. 

 
 
   
MELINDA CONNOLLY - Weekdays 7pm - midnight
 

II've called Colorado home since 1980. Blizzards, hail storms, I've seen it all! I went to CU - Boulder and have a bachelor's degree in Broadcast Journalism. Glad that college degree didn't go to waste! I love music and that is why I first chose radio over television, and then decided I didn't want to leave! Yep, I love it here so much at KOSI, that I have been a part of the KOSI team since 1996! I got married on the beach in Hawaii, visited Hawaii again for our 10th wedding anniversary, and have a young daughter who has a passion for music too.

So, can you guess? My favorite place to be is by the water...beach, lake... you name it, and I'm there ready to play!  
 
 
   
KEVIN MUSSMAN   Weekends
 

Kevin's radio journey began over 16 years ago. Kevin Mussman is a Colorado native that grew up in a small town in Northern Colorado. You can usually find Kevin out and about walking his Beagle, Jasmine, in the mountains hiking, and going on day trips around Colorado. Kevin loves a night on the town, dining out, checking out the latest movie, walking around Downtown Denver or the 16th Street Mall on a nice Colorado evening, and checking out a Rockies Game at Coors Field in the hot summer sun.  

When Kevin was younger his parents, family and friends knew that he would most likely end up working in broadcasting as Kevin would walk around interviewing anyone that would give him a few minutes of their time. Kevin used his Fisher Price® tape recorder “playing radio”  starting at the age of 4. In middle school, Kevin set up a mock television set in his mother’s basement and recruited friends to help him produce a television show that he taped on an old VHS camera. Kevin and his friends would interview local celebrities and just about anyone else that would be willing to join the show. In high school, Kevin discovered he had a passion to pursue a career in broadcasting after visiting a taping of a show at 9NEWS (KUSA-TV) and ever since then, his passion for being on the air has only grown. Two weeks after graduating from high school, Kevin had his first job in radio.

Kevin’s pride and joy is his four-legged furry child, Jasmine, his Beagle. Jasmine has way too much energy so she loves to play, go for walks and go with Kevin just about anywhere he goes. For some reason Jasmine doesn’t like riding in the car (anxiety) but she loves the destination (as long as it’s not the vet or the dog groomer) 
 
   


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