I started out at KHAK as an intern back in 1995 and have been calling mornings home since 1999. A lot has changed since then, but I still love the job! There's always something new to talk about! And the KHAK listeners are awesome. They're loyal, and always willing to lend their opinion. My wife Holly and I make our home in Marion. We have three great kids that seem to grow every single day. Chase, Carly and Cayleigh keep us on our toes, but being a parent is the greatest adventure of all. I love working in country music, and at K-Hawk. The listeners have become like family members, and I look forward to spending many more years waking up eastern Iowa!
Ryan "Brain" Brainard
Iowa’s Case Of ‘Brain Drain’ Among The Worst in The Nation
Find out how 'brain drain' is hurting the state of Iowa.
Iowa’s Offensive Woes Not Just a Quarterback Problem
You can boo Spencer Petras, but he doesn't play offensive line or wide receiver.
Why You Soon Won’t See Iowa Football on ESPN
Some big changes are coming to when and where you'll be able to watch Iowa football games.
The Time is Now to End Daylight Saving Time [WATCH]
Time changes do real harm to our bodies. So why do we still do it twice a year?
At Movie Premiere Wahlberg Declares He’s Ready to Move to Iowa
Mark Wahlberg visited Iowa again this past weekend for a movie premiere. Is a move in his future?
Iowa Influencer Shows How Great Life Is ‘Down on the Farm’
Meet the Iowa influencer who is introducing thousands of people to the beauty of rural Iowa!
DNR Looking For Person Who Shot Bald Eagle in Cedar Rapids
Authorities are asking the public for help in finding the person who shot a bald eagle on the SW side of Cedar Rapids.
Stranger Sneaks Into Iowa Hospital to Feed Baby That Wasn’t His
Police are looking for a man who snuck into an Iowa hospital and fed a baby that wasn't his.
Yankees and White Sox Unveil ‘Field of Dreams’ Uniforms [PHOTOS]
With less than one week left until the Field of Dreams game, the Yankees and White Sox show off their special uniforms they'll wear for the game!
Sources Say Iowa to Name Field At Kinnick Stadium
Sources say Iowa will name the field at Kinnick Stadium after one of the school's greatest football legends.