Jerry Oster

Jerry Oster

News Director – oster@wnax.com

A native of Aberdeen, Jerry is a graduate of Lake Area Tech in Watertown and USD at Springfield. He joined the WNAX team in September of 1976 as the news editor. He continued on, taking on more jobs and challenges joining Norm Hilson in coverage of SDSU Jackrabbit football in 1979. From there Jerry became the News Director in 1990, when the legendary Bob Hill retired, where he remains to this day.

You can hear Jerry continuing his coverage of SDSU football as well as news on both WNAX and 1041 The Wolf. His talents don’t stop at the microphone, as he is the in-house technical support for all systems at WNAX. He keeps the station running and on-air in the worst of blizzards. Jerry really is a master of all trades.

Jerry lives in Yankton with his wife Cheryl and four boys: Ryan, Evan, Colin and Logan.


Recent Headlines

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SD Legislators Looking for Government Benchmarks

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The South Dakota Legislative Planning Committee spent several hours at their meeting this week talking about performance and benchmarks for state agencies.

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Blessing on New Yankton Apartments

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The ribbon cutting and blessing of the new Yankton Heights Apartment building was held yesterday (Wednesday).

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Survey Shows Economy Cooling

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The latest survey of the CEOs of Iowa's largest companies shows they're expecting the state's economy will be cooling off in the coming six months.

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Website Shows How Nebraska Ranks

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Information on how Nebraska ranks among the states on a number of issues is only a click of the mouse away.

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Fischer: The More, The Merrier In Presidential Race

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At last check there were at least sixteen Republicans running for president.