July 30, 2014

Reporters

Brent Martin – News Director; Tel: 402-475-0256; Fax: 402-475-8364
Brent Martin became News Director of Nebraska Radio Network in July of 2011. Before joining NRN, Brent spent nearly 16 years as Managing Editor of Missourinet (Missouri’s state news radio network). Brent specializes in state governmental and political reporting. He also has an extensive background in agriculture news and sports. Brent earned a degree in journalism from the University of Central Missouri and has an almost unhealthy passion for college basketball. Brent and his wife Tami have one daughter, Mackenzie, who is in college.

Bill Pollock – Sports Director; Tel: 573-556-1212; Fax: 573-893-8094
Bill Pollock has been with Learfield Communications since December of 2001. He took over as Sports Director for the Missourinet in August of 2007. Prior to joining the Missourinet, Bill worked for Learfield Sports for six years where he oversaw affiliate relations for radio stations on some of the top college football and basketball Radio Networks in the country, including The University of North Carolina, Oklahoma University, and The University of Iowa. Bill also worked in radio sales in Jefferson City, MO and was a program director and morning show host for KTXY in Columbia, MO in the late 90?s prior to joining Learfield Communications. Bill and his wife Deanne have two children, Ryan and Allyson. In his spare time, Bill likes to coach baseball and softball. Bill was born and raised in Chicago and while he promises to never mention this fact on the air, he is in fact a lifelong Cubs fan.

Matt Kelley – Anchor/Reporter; Tel: 800-729-8765
Matt joined Learfield Communications in 1996 and has served as the morning anchor of the Nebraska Radio Network since 2001. Matt has worked on newspapers, radio stations and TV crews across the Midwest and South. Outside the newsroom, Matt’s a tournament racquetball player and a triathlete, with emphasis on bicycle racing in criterions, road races and time trials. He’s also a SCUBA diver. The “urge to submerge” has taken him to many exotic locations as far away as the Venezuelan coast, and he’s even explored a sunken WWII Nazi submarine 120 feet below the surface of the Atlantic.