Joe Teehan

Joe Teehan

Broadcasting has always been my second love – right behind music. I earned a Bachelor of Music degree from the University of Northern Colorado and spent a number of years working (starving, really) as a freelance trombone player in Chicago and Denver. I soon realized I would need another profession to fall back on, so I chose the very stable (ha!) radio industry.

My first job was at a newstalk station in Denver. After a few years there I was hired to be news director at a station in Summit County, Colorado. Skiing and radio were my life. I returned to Denver after about a year in the mountains and became a long-haired rock jock. I worked at stations in Denver and Phoenix during the 1990’s, then suddenly found myself unemployed and playing Mr. Mom following the birth of our son. I was teaching beginning instrumental music to 5th graders when I was lucky enough to land a job at the mighty KGMI early in 2003.

My wife, Laurie, is a radio star in her own right and has been half of the morning show at Classic Rock KISM since then. Our son, Tommy, is 9 years old and loves Bellingham. Our new daughter Ella Ray was born last December. Laurie’s been through a very rough year following brain surgery to repair an aneurysm and we’ve truly found out how loving and giving our adopted community is. Thank you for being our neighbors.


Recent Headlines

2 hours ago in Local

Another record-breakingly hot day in Whatcom County

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The old record for May 2nd was set 25 years ago

3 hours ago in Local

Fewer Canadian shoppers doesn’t mean local tourism is on the ropes

Photo courtesy of City of Bellingham

Bellis Fair plans to try and pump up Canadian sales with nice offers

3 hours ago in Local

Testimony continues in the William Klein case

PC: Kimball Gainor

Testimony continued yesterday in the William Klein case. He’s the man who drove into four local teens near Ferndale, killing…

4 hours ago in Local

Ferndale bank and street closed after natural gas leak

Photo Courtesy of City of Ferndale, WA

A car hit a natural gas meter near the Wells Fargo Bank on Main street around 2 yesterday afternoon.

4 hours ago in Local

Dine Out today for Maple Alley Inn, provide meals for people in need

PC: Kimball Gainor

During the Dine Out for Maple Alley Inn, more than 50 local restaurants will donate a portion of their sales to support the local hot meals program for people in need.