Joey & Lauren Expand To Spokane

Iliad Media Group’s Joey & Lauren in the Morning have added their first external affiliate with the show debuting on QueenB Radio Rhythmic CHR “Hot 96.9” KEZE Spokane WA.

Hosted by Joey & Lauren Jenkins, the married couple have been hosting mornings at Iliad Hot AC “My 102.7” KZMG since July 2018. Joey Jenkins previously served as PD/afternoon co-host at Sports “99.1 ESPN Boise” K256CZ for Iliad, while Lauren was a newcomer to radio at the time of the show’s launch. It was added at Iliad CHR “Music Monster 92.7” KTPZ Twin Falls ID in February 2022.

Iliad Media Group’s self-syndication unit announced Joey & Lauren in the Morning have added Rhythmic CHR KEZE Hot 96.9 in Spokane, WA, as a new affiliate for their award-winning syndicated morning show.

“We are so excited that Joey and Lauren chose to work with us, they are the perfect fit for Hot 96.9 in Spokane,” said Tery Garras VP of Radio for Morgan Murphy Media. “They are a talented on-air duo, that is fun and engaging to the audience, proven out by their ratings success! In addition, Joey and Lauren grew up in our Metro listening to Hot 96.9 in high school, so they are locals who know how to connect with our audience.”

“Joey & Lauren In the Morning” launched in 2018 on market-leading Hot AC KZMG (MY 102.7) in Boise. The show shot to the top almost immediately, in the coveted W25-54, and P25-54 demographics. Joey & Lauren In the Morning started syndicating in 2021. Their award-winning show provides engaging content on-air, with their on-demand podcast, and across their many social media channels.

Joey and Lauren commented, “Joey had a Hot 96.9 bumper sticker on his car in high school, so this is a dream come true for us to be a part of the KEZE lineup! We want to thank Tery Garras, Ian Kelly and the KEZE family for welcoming us to the team. We are thrilled to be waking up with Hot 96.9 listeners every morning.”

Joey & Lauren on The Morning is a fun and entertaining radio show that provides smart, non-controversial content to make listeners laugh. With segments like ‘Make Up Or Break Up,’ ‘That Awkward Moment,’ ‘Phone Jenks,’ and more, this wildly successful show has garnered multiple broadcast awards and is incredibly popular with key adult and women demographics. For affiliate inquiries please email [email protected] or visit