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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Rail Reconstruction Bids Considered

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The South Dakota State Rail Board is taking another look at bids for reconstruction of a portion of line from Chamberlain west to Presho.

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Dry April For South Dakota

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Several South Dakota towns had some of the driest Aprils on record.

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South Dakota’s Credit Rating Upgraded

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A national credit rating agency has upgraded South Dakota to the highest rating it issues.

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Elder Abuse Task Force Formed

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The Elder Abuse Task Force that was authorized by the 2015 South Dakota legislature is taking shape.

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No Deal On Iowa Budget

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Iowa lawmakers return to Des Moines this week, with no apparent movement on the budget dispute.