Beyond the Headlines is a 30 minute program on KXL airing Sunday mornings at 7:30. Hosted by Brett Reckamp and featuring KXL reporters, Beyond the Headlines offers interviews and reports on topics effecting the community. It’s a unique behind the scenes look at some of the week’s news. Beyond the Headlines can be heard on all 7 Portland Alpha Media radio stations.
KXL FM: FM NEWS 101.1 – Sunday 7:30 AM
KBFF FM: LIVE 95-5 – Sunday 5:00 AM
KXTG AM/FM: 750 & 102-9 The Game – Sunday 6:00 AM
KINK FM: 101-9 Kink – Sunday 5:30 AM
KUFO AM: Freedom 970 – Sunday 6:30 AM
KUPL FM: 98-7 The Bull – Sunday 11:00 PM
KWEE FM: WE 96-3 – Sunday 5:00 AM
Brett is the KXL and Alpha Media PM traffic reporter. You’ll hear him on KXL every 10 minutes on the 7’s during Portland’s Afternoon News, as well as throughout the mid-day during Lars Larson. He also anchors for Portland’s Morning News and provides news stories and content throughout the day.
Reckamp arrived at KXL in May of 2012 after serving as Program Director for KERN, KGEO & KERI in Bakersfield, CA. He began his radio career at KLIF in Dallas, TX and first came to Portland in 1989, working for 620 KGW. His radio career includes stops at KBOI & KTIK in Boise, ID where he provided news and covered the Boise State Broncos football team extensively throughout the 2000’s. Reckamp co-founded and hosted the golf show Tee Time on the Ticket for 8 seasons and co-founded and served as Executive Producer for the Nate Shelman Show.
Brett is a Columbia School of Broadcasting grad (’89) and long-time radio fan. An unabashed Fantasy Football Geek, he lives in SW Portland and spends most of his free time with his wife Debbie and their 10-year-old son Keenan.