Archive for January, 2011

Boss, Mentor, Friend.

Posted in Uncategorized on January 25, 2011 by joeonthego

The man who gave me a career, and ultimately, a family.

It’s amazing how a complete stranger can transform your life. In 2002, I was a working schlub at the NBC affiliate in Yakima, WA. For three years, I had worked as a “one-man-band” reporter- shooting my own video, covering minor house fires and getting paid peanuts for the privilege. With a few exceptions, I was covering stories that I didn’t find interesting and playing the part of the “serious-and-here-to-scare-the-pants-off-you news guy”. In short, I was working in TV, but forced to act like someone that I was not. That all changed the day I came home to find the baritone voice of Greg Koelfgen on my answering machine. Continue reading


Mmm… Doughnut Face…

Posted in Uncategorized on January 7, 2011 by joeonthego

I’ve been on Good Day Oregon for just over four years now, and I can say that I have officially arrived. It’s not every day that you get immortalized in maple by two of the northwest’s most revered jelly-filled geniuses. Continue reading