Meet Our Team

Our staff works diligently to live out our corporate values in their interaction with our clients and community partners. Their investment in their work is reflected in their investment in the communities we serve and live. With that in mind, we want to give you a closer look at the people who strive to bring the utmost value to your relationship with us.

Mike King
General Manager
Barb Deniston
General Sales Manager

Mike-King-80x100Our Station Manager Mike King is a native of Cincinnati, OH, with a deep devotion for his beloved Cincinnati Reds. Columbus, IN, is definitely Mike’s second home, though, having lived here for the past 42 years. Besides baseball, the things that make him happy are golf and music.

-80x100Born and raised in Chicago, Illinois Barb moved to Indiana as a senior in High School. For the most part, Indiana has been her home although her permanent residence is now in Nashville, TN. Barb has been in radio sales for almost 30 years. In 2009 she successfully created a sales curriculum to help radio sales people develop in their career and has trained teams across the country to be consultants and marketing experts for their clients. In 2013 Barb won national acclaim by “Radio Ink” as being one of the top 50 radio station managers in the country. Her interests are in music (especially The Beatles), camping, hiking, politics and of course her family.

Sean McAuliffe
Market Manager (Franklin)
Kevin Stone
Client Service Manager

Michelle-Hardcastle-80x100Sean McAuliffe is a native of Scranton, PA (also known as “The Electric City” and home to The Office’s fictitious Dunder-Mifflin). Sean has called Columbus, IN, home now for 20 years. What makes him happy is being with his family, hanging out on a beach (hard to find in Columbus) and snow-covered trees (easier to find than beaches).

Kevin-Stone-80x100A native of nearby Greensburg, IN, Kevin Stone loves running. In his picture, you’ll notice he’s wearing his running tie in one of his favorite spots – Columbus’s Mill Race Park. One of our Client Service Managers, Kevin breezes through this very spot each September during the Mill Race 5K. Since 1977, Kevin has lived in Rushville, IN.

Kathy Baumgart
Client Service Manager
Michelle Hardcastle
Client Service Manager

Kathy-Baumgart-80x100Client Service Manager Kathy Baumgart is Columbus, IN, born and bred, only leaving here to live in Columbus, OH for one chapter of her life. Her passion is simply helping and she does that well both professionally and personally. She loves swimming, great conversations, friends and family, and biking. A note of interest: there are 16 other Columbuses in the US where Kathy has not yet lived.

brittany brown columbus radioMichelle has lived her entire life in two Franklins – one in Indiana and one in Tennessee. Michelle loves being with her son, shopping, traveling, and meeting new people and hearing their stories. By the way, if you think there are a lot of Columbuses in the US, there are no less than 36 municipalities named Franklin, four in California alone.


Kevin Freije
Client Service Manager
Kat Marlow
Client Service Manager

kevin freije columbus franklin radioKevin is born and raised on the south side of Greenwood and he is an active part of his community. He is an avid Notre Dame football fan, and enjoys coaching basketball and football in the Greenwood area. When he is not enjoying his time at work, he is spending time and having fun with his family and friends!

kevin freije columbus franklin radioKat is a true Midwestern girl having lived in Iowa, Wisconsin, Minnesota, and Indiana. She moved to Columbus with her family from the Milwaukee area when she was a sophomore in High School. She graduated from Trinity Lutheran High School in Seymour. From there she went back to Iowa to attend Luther College where she was the Vice President of her sorority and studied Business Management. In her free time Kat enjoys weight lifting, spending time with her adopted dog and two cats, as well as traveling and visiting friends as much as possible.

Brittany Brown
Client Service Manager
Rian Thomas
Client Service Manager

brittany brown columbus radioBorn and raised in Madison, IN and proud to now be a part of Columbus, IN. Brittany graduated from the University of Indianapolis which is where she found her love for and started her work in the radio industry. When not working Brittany loves to surround herself with good music, her family and friends, and working out.

rian thomas columbus franklin radioBorn and raised in Columbus Indiana, Rian attended Columbus North High School. She later graduated from Indiana University with a degree in Communications. When not working, she loves spending time with her daughter, family, and friends. Her interests include attending live theater performances, traveling, and shopping. She loves meeting new people and visiting new places.


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