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Meet the Staff

John Leonard 

General Manager & Sales Manager 

john@kggfradio.com

John grew up in Pittsburgh, Pa. but has been in the Kansas and Oklahoma area for nearly 40 years.  He began his radio career when he began working at the campus radio station in 1974 while in college at the University of Dayton.  Since that time he has worked at radio stations in Ohio, Pennsylvania, Wisconsin, Oklahoma, and Kansas.  His experience includes everything from on-air, programming, operations and sales.  He has been at the Coffeyville radio stations for the better part of 22 years.  As General Manager of KGGF-AM/FM, KUSN-FM and KQQF-FM he is responsible for all aspects of the station's operations, concentrating on sales growth.  John is active in the community serving on the Boards of Safehouse, the Coffeyville Chamber of Commerce, as well as past Chairman of the Chamber Board and the Coffeyville Rotary Club and has served as past-president of that organization.  In addition, he serves on the Board of Directors of the Kansas Association of Broadcasters.  John and his wife Sue have 5 children combined and 10 grandchildren.   



Denise Gates 

Business and Traffic Manager

denise@kggfradio.com 

Denise has been with KGGF for 14 years serving as the Business and Traffic Managers.  She is in charge of scheduling commercials, doing radio logs, and scheduling ballgames for all four of our stations. Most generally you will talk to her when calling the station.

Graduating from Field Kindley High School in Coffeyville, Denise went on to Coffeyville Community College.  While there she obtained an Associate of Arts Degree and went on to Pittsburg State University.  Denise has served on the USD#445 Board of Education for over 20-years.  She is also active in her church.   Denise lost her husband to Pancreatic Cancer in 2012.

Her children are her life.  Besides work and her children, Denise enjoys KU Basketball and Royals Baseball.  Rock Chalk and Go Royals!

Judi Alexander

Sales Executive

judi@kggfradio.com

Judi Alexander was born and raised in British Columbia, Canada where she gained a life-long love of the outdoors.  After finishing school, Judi relocated to Vancouver where she began a career in customer service.  In 2000 Judi moved to the U.S. and married her husband, Ron, where they resided in rural Coffeyville. Judi worked for the next 10 years managing area Casey’s Convenience stores before beginning her radio marketing career with KGGF-AM/FM, KUSN-FM, and KQQF-FM in 2014.  The next year she and her husband bought and relocated to a small ranch in Edna.  When she’s not taking care of her clients, livestock, and pets Judi enjoys camping and riding her motorcycle and most of all spending time with her family including adult children and grandkids.

Amy Dollar

Sales Executive

amy@kggfradio.com

 

Amy grew up in Piedmont, Oklahoma and now resides in southeast Kansas. She has four children, 3 girls, and 1 Marine. She loves to read and selling ads is her passion. 

She loves to help businesses grow! She loves history, old records, and the Famous Coffeyville Daltons. Woody Guthrie and Larry Dollar are her heroes. She is on the  Coffeyville Historical Society board and is the co-chair of the Advancing Modern Professionals Group.

 

Penny Coy

 

Sales Executive

 

penny@kggfradio.com

 

Penny, a die-hard Denver Broncos fan originates from Western Colorado. She currently lives in Caney with her husband and four-legged fur baby, Elle. Penny is a marketing and advertising professional with over 35 years of experience under her belt. Straightforward and integrity-driven, her goal is to provide the tools necessary for businesses to thrive and succeed in any economy.

Penny is a proud mother of two daughters, Amber and Sarah. Amber is the Assistant Principal at the Fort Scott High School and Sarah is a Clinical Addiction Counselor in Pittsburg.  Her children have blessed her with seven wonderful grandchildren.  Penny is very passionate about saving any and all animals. In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with family, attending concerts and road trips!

Evan Fahrbach

Sports Director

evab@kggfradio.com

Evan Fahrbach was born and raised in Kansas. Evan grew up in Wichita and fell in love with sports while going to Wichita State basketball and baseball games with his parents and friends. After realizing, at a young age, that he probably wasn’t going to make the big-bucks being able to play sports professionally, Evan started focusing on radio play-by-play. That led him to Oklahoma State where he graduated in four years with a degree in Sports Media. Evan is a big Chiefs and Royals fan and is excited to be broadcasting back in the state of Kansas. 

 

Kim Avery 

 

News Director

 

kim@kggfradio.com

Matt Jordan

Sports Director/Interim News Director 

matt@kggfradio.com

 

Matt is one of the newest members of the KGGF, KQQF, KUSN family as he joined us on June 5, 2017. He is from Adair, Oklahoma and attended Adair High School where he was involved in FFA. He attended Rogers State University and worked three years for the athletic department and hosted a Sports Talk show on the college's radio station for three years as well. Matt's official job title is Assistant News Director/Sports Director, but he is the utility player for the station and does pretty much whatever Kaleb, John, Denise, or Deb need. Matt is the voice of the Red Ravens football and men's and women's basketball teams and Nado football team. He is a huge sports fan, he hates peanut butter and will argue about almost anything with anybody.

Sam Speck 

KGGF-AM

sam@kggfradio.com

Sam Speck was born n’ raised in the Fort Collins/ Loveland Colorado area where he attended High School. He attended Loveland High School for a year but graduated from Fossil Ridge High School in Fort Collins in 2014. Sam moved to Denver where he attended the Colorado Media School and finished with an associate degree in Sports Broadcasting/Journalism in 2016. From there he has traveled the country plugging his way in the Radio and TV industry aspiring to be a full-time play by play announcer one day. He’s a family and friend oriented individual and believes in experiences instead of expenses. Spends most of his days with his girlfriend and travels to live music events and festivals all around the country. Obviously, a sports fanatic but Sam always makes sure you know, he is a HUGE New York Yankees fan.

Connor Harbit

 

KUSN Morning Host 

 

connor@kggfradio.com

 

Connor Harbit joined the KGGF, KQQF, and KUSN staff on March 19, 2019. Born and raised in Nevada, Missouri, just two hours from Coffeyville, Connor comes from a media family. His dad owns two radio stations in his hometown, and his sister works in television. As a result, Connor is comfortable around a microphone and loves coming to work every day. He graduated from Oklahoma State University in 2018 with his degree in Sports Media, and after short stints in Kansas City and north-central Missouri, he's joined the staff in Coffeyville as his first full-time stop. He hopes to go into play-by-play full time someday, with baseball being his favorite sport to call. Outside of work, Connor also loves watching sports and cheering for the Chiefs, Royals, or Sporting KC. He also enjoys playing video games and playing with the neighborhood cats. If you see him out in public, feel free to say hi! He loves speaking with people who listen to his show.

 

Tina Romine

Promotions Director & Executive Assistant

tina@kggfradio.com

Tina Romine is a native of Coffeyville. She is married to Jeremy, they have 2 wonderful children; Kolby & Kenna. Her hobbies include; cake decorating, anything to do with the beach and making crafts. She loves spending time with her family and volunteering for local events. She fell in love with graphic design while working for Prestige Cabinets, where she worked for 10 years before the company was bought out and disbanded.

 

 

 

 

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