A Chapter Closes at KHOL

It’s been almost a decade since KHOL executive director and station manager Zach Zimmerman first volunteered as a KHOL DJ. Zimmerman is a longtime denizen of the airwaves with vast musical knowledge, a calming radio voice…

by | Apr 12, 2019 | KHOL News & Events

It’s been almost a decade since KHOL executive director and station manager Zach Zimmerman first volunteered as a KHOL DJ. Zimmerman is a longtime denizen of the airwaves with vast musical knowledge, a calming radio voice and rhythm in his bones. Indeed, he is a drummer, most recently for The Otters, a garage soul and acoustic rock ‘n’ roll band. (They’re playing 8 p.m. Saturday, April 13 at Melvin Brewing by the way.)

Now back to that day in 2010 when Zimmerman signed up to be a KHOL volunteer DJ. That set him on a path to lead KHOL through a robust period of growth. Zimmerman took the reins in 2015 and under his leadership, the station doubled its number of volunteer DJs. In turn, KHOL became increasingly emblematic of the community it serves. That is perhaps why Zimmerman can say goodbye to the station with some measure of contentment. Friday, April 12 is his last day at KHOL. He and his wife, Robyn Brinkerhoff Zimmerman, are moving to San Luis Obispo, California. Ahead of his departure, we discussed his very first radio job (that dates back almost 20 years) his KHOL legacy and music that has stood out during his radio career.

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About Robyn Vincent

Robyn launched KHOL's news department. She has worked as a reporter and editor in Wyoming for the last decade and her work has aired on NPR stations throughout the West. When she's not sweating deadlines, Robyn sustains her nomadic heart by traveling the world with her notebook and camera in hand. Follow @TheNomadicHeart

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