I started out at KHAK as an intern back in 1995 and have been calling mornings home since 1999. A lot has changed since then, but I still love the job! There's always something new to talk about! And the KHAK listeners are awesome. They're loyal, and always willing to lend their opinion. My wife Holly and I make our home in Marion. We have three great kids that seem to grow every single day. Chase, Carly and Cayleigh keep us on our toes, but being a parent is the greatest adventure of all. I love working in country music, and at K-Hawk. The listeners have become like family members, and I look forward to spending many more years waking up eastern Iowa!
Ryan "Brain" Brainard
Gov. Reynolds Defends Driver That Hit Protestor
Iowa Governor Kim Reynolds says a state trooper who hit a protestor in Des Moines did nothing wrong.
Iowa Dept. Of Education Says No Facemasks for K-12
School leaders are disappointed by guidance handed down yesterday by the Iowa Department of Education.
Status of MLB Game at Field Of Dreams Uncertain
Baseball is almost back! But will the shortened schedule still include a game at The Field of Dreams in Dyersville?
At Least 5 H.S. Baseball Teams Suspend Season Due To COVID-19
Several high school baseball teams are suspending their seasons for 14 days due to positive COVID-19 tests.
Governor Reynolds To Restore Voting Rights To Felons
The governor will issue an executive order prior to this fall's elections to restore voting rights to felons who complete their sentences.
Linebacker And Son Of Strength Coach Will Transfer From Iowa
Lineback Dillon Doyle will transfer away from Iowa, where his father Chris Doyle, is on administrative leave after allegations of racist behavior.
U of I Says Layoffs and Furloughs Are Possible
The University of Iowa announces that layoffs and furloughs could be coming soon due to pandemic losses at the school.
Iowa AD Says The Goal Is A Full Kinnick Stadium
Iowa's Athletic Director is still hoping for the best for Iowa Football this fall.
Foreclosures and Evictions Can Resume Thursday
Officials worry it's too soon with thousands still unemployed and facing eviction.
Undrafted? No Problem For These Ferentz Era Hawkeyes
Not being drafted by an NFL team proved to not be a problem for these high grossing Hawkeyes!