Born, raised and currently living in Grafton North Dakota. RJ began his radio career in 1999. He hosted his own morning show for over a decade and acted as local news director in Grafton until the fall of 2016. He's currently co-host with Trevor D in the morning on XL93 and can also be heard middays from 10-2 on 96.1 the Fox and afternoons from 2-6 pm on XL93. RJ's major focus outside of radio is music. His spare time is spent writing and recording original songs with his band and performing at various venues across the region.