Member, 2022 Minnesota Broadcasting Hall of Fame; General Manager, Center for Communication and Development (CCD)/ KMOJ-FM HD1 and HD2 RADIO; and Chairman of AMPERS, Diverse Radio For Minnesota Communities. Freddie Bell was appointed as General Manager in 2016.
Executive Program Director
Clemons was Music Director for the Urban station, WQQK-FM; Chicago’s WGCI-FM; Director of Network Operations for ABC Radio’s 24-hour Urban formats which included the Tom Joyner Morning Show; Program Director for KVGS/KOAS (Hip-Hop& Smooth Jazz) Las Vegas; and for Sirius XM Satellite Radio, Washington DC. Clemons joined KMOJ in 2021.
Rico Nevotion joined KMOJ in 2017. Since that time he has taken on several roles supporting and enhancing community partnerships. Nevotion also hosts a successful and engaging radio show, “The Perfect Blend”, heard Fridays 5-8 pm on The Ice. He is also an international recording artist and has performed in countries including South Africa, Dubai, and London. He has performed with artists including Boys 2 Men, Beyonce, Celine Dion, and Anthony Hamilton. Nevotion also has a passion for acting and modeling and can be seen in films, TV commercials, and ads.
Walter “Q Bear” Banks
Asst Program Manager / Community Engagement / Afternoon Host
Walter Q Bear Banks is a DJ and Assistant Program Manager at KMOJ. Banks has been broadcasting the Minneapolis sound through the airwaves for more than 40 years. In 2020 Minneapolis Mayor Jacob Frey proclaimed Monday, Feb., 17th as “Walter Q-Bear Banks Jr. Day.” Banks hopes his annual celebration can enhance efforts to develop more positive initiatives in Twin City communities. You can hear Banks on KMOJ afternoons, Mon-Fri from 4 pm-6 pm.
Production Manager / Morning Host
Chantel SinGs is Morning Show Co-Host and Production Manager. As an R&B singer, SinGs has performed in hundreds of shows locally and nationally. They include performing background vocals for Alexander O’Neal. Her music has been featured on shows worldwide including Basketball Ball Wives (VH1) and Jersey Shore (MTV). This award-winning, multi-talented songstress is also a broadcast co-host with “Freddie Bell and Chantel SinGs in the Morning” mornings. SinGs has been with KMOJ for more than 10 years.
Business Office Manager
Kelley has a love for finance, business operations, music, and community! She is motivated by her two daughters to show them “Women can do that too!” She loves to travel and garden. She is a business professional with more than twenty years of experience and a proven track record of managing, finance/accounting, assisting with IT functions, training, and multi-functional business operations. Kelley’s background provides a core foundation to maintain, build and problem-solve to ensure business structure, growth, teamwork, and compliance.
Receptionist / Administrative Clerk
Frances Meredith joined KMOJ as a Receptionist/ Admin Clerk Late March 2023. She has over ten years of customer service. She has a love for structure, organization and getting things done in a timely fashion. She was born in Melrose Park IL but has lived in MN for most of her adult life. Frances is a wife and a mother to three beautiful children. She loves vacations, boat rides on the lakes of Minnesota and waterparks with her family. Frances is overjoyed to be a part of KMOJ.