Thursday 23rd March 2023

The Morning KIX Start with Brandon Lewis

Brandon Lewis joined KIX 101.1 in August of 2019 with nearly 14 years of experience in radio.

Lewis was previously the Station Manager/Sales Manager at KCHA-AM/FM and KCZE-FM in Charles City and New Hampton, where the station saw nearly 13-percent year-over-year growth in sales and the expansion of an award winning news and sports department.

From on-air, collegiate sports play-by-play and sales experience, Lewis arrives in Marshalltown after beginning his career at KILR in Estherville, Iowa. Other career stops include News Director at KSIB in Creston, Iowa, Sports Broadcaster at the University of North Alabama in Florence, Alabama and News Anchor/Sports Announcer at KTOE in Mankato, Minnesota.

Lewis was born in Brighton, Colorado and enjoys watching baseball or the Denver Broncos and playing a round of golf.

Name: Brandon Lewis.
Age: 35.
Hometown:  Born in Colorado, but graduated high school in Armstrong, Iowa.
Brothers/Sisters:  One sister who lives in Spencer, Iowa.
Pets:  None, allergic to cats.
When did you start at KIX 101.1: August 1, 2019.
One thing you could not live without: My vehicle, I need to get places!
Worst job ever:  I picked up a part-time job at a shipping company, lifting 100 pound boxes at 4 a.m. was not a blast.
What is your favorite TV Show:  This Old House.
If you weren’t in radio, what would you be: City Government, would love to be a City Administrator.
Favorite vacation spot: Breckenridge, Colorado.
Guilty pleasure: Watching sports.
Name one bad habit you wish you could break: Saying “ya know.”
Biggest pet peeve:  Negative attitude.
What was one of your most memorable radio moments: Meeting Ken Huge. STILL TRUE even though he’s retired.
Favorite food: Sharing Guac & Chips with Kyle Martin.
What movie do you HAVE to watch if you see it on TV: Any of the James Bond movies.
Coke or Pepsi: Neither, haven’t drank pop since August of 2004.
Favorite song: Too many to choose.
If you could meet one person, who would it be:  Tim Tebow. Great person and my second favorite quarterback of the Broncos behind John Elway.
Celebrity crushes: My Wife?
Favorite month of the year? November, my birthday month. Just ahead of December.
Is the glass half-full or half empty: Most of the time it’s half-full.
Dream Car:  Range Rover.
The world would not be the same without what: Family and Draft Kings.


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