Woody Show Adds Alt 106.3 Des Moines; More Affiliates On The Way

Woody Show Alt 98.7 kYSR Los AngelesThe syndicated Woody Show adds its fifth market as iHeartMedia Alternative “Alt 106.3” KDXN Akeney/Des Moines IA picks up the show for mornings starting Monday, December 11.

Based at iHeart’s “Alt 98.7” KYSR Los Angeles, the show currently airs in Albuquerque, Portland, and St. Louis in addition to Des Moines. Host Jeff ‘Woody’ Fife recently tweeted that “close to ten” additional stations will add the show after the holidays.

iHeartMedia Des Moines announced today the debut of The Woody Show, effective December 11, 2017 on ALT 106.3, Des Moines’ Alternative Rock. The top-rated morning show will broadcast Monday through Saturday from 6 – 10 a.m. CT.

The Woody Show is highly-interactive, socially-engaging appointment radio.  Featuring Woody, along with co-hosts Ravey, Greg Gory, Menace and Sebas, The Woody Show is described by listeners as “authentic,” “raw,” “unapologetic,” and “recess/happy hour on the radio.” In 2016, the popular program was a NAB Marconi Radio Award finalist for “Major Market Personality of the Year,” and it was launched into national syndication by Premiere Networks in 2017. Fans can follow the show on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

“Thanks to all the ALT 106.3 muckity mucks who had the bright idea to add us to the line-up,” stated Woody. “We are excited to expose Des Moines to our unique brand of…whatever this is.”

“Alternative Rock fans in Des Moines have been dying to have a morning show to call their own,” stated Dustin Fletcher, Director of Alternative Rock Programming for iHeartMedia’s St. Louis Region.  “We are ecstatic to bring in Woody, Ravey, Greg, Menace, and Sebas to completely shake up mornings in one of America’s coolest and fastest-growing cities.”

iHeartMedia Des Moines has a strong cross-platform presence and includes a number of iconic brands and franchises — both broadcast and digital — encompassing more than 8 stations comprised of music, talk and news formats. iHeartMedia is the leading media outlet in the Des Moines market with multiple platforms, including its broadcast stations; live events; data; and its digital businesses and platforms, including mobile, social and its own iHeartRadio, the leading all-in-one streaming music and live radio service – with more than 1.4 billion app downloads and 100 million registered users.

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Lance Venta is the Owner and Publisher of RadioInsight.com and a consultant for RadioBB Networks specializing in integration of radio and the internet. Lance has two decades of experience tracking the audio industry and its use of digital platforms.

3 Comments


  1. Except for the fact that newly-acquired WZLX-100.7 Boston is classic rock, I could have seen iHeart dump the local “Karlson and McKenzie” show to pick up “Woody”.


    • No, Joe…not going to happen.


    • NOTstradamus strikes again.

      Joe not every move made somewhere is connected to something else. Stop looking for things that aren’t there.

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