Brett Reckamp is the Co-Anchor for Portland’s Morning News, weekdays from 5:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m. You can also hear his original stories and content online and during the Lars Larson Show, Portland’s Afternoon News and Ground Zero with Clyde Lewis.
Reckamp arrived at KXL in May of 2012 after serving as Director of Talk Programming 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 stops include 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 and spent most of the 90’s in Lake Oswego developing relationships through material sales to professional builders and developers. He has over 25 years of experience in spoken word radio broadcasting. His Portland roots run deep.
Reckamp happens to be the official Alpha Media Portland Pool Master which makes him pretty popular around the Superbowl and March Madness. He lives in SW Portland and spends most of his free time with his wife Debbie, 13-year-old son Keenan and family dog Lucy. They play a lot of ping-pong at home but are often somewhere around Portland, Salem or SW Washington at one of Keenan’s basketball or baseball games or practices. Lucy is a 2 1/2-year-old spicy Aussiedor who prefers baseball to basketball for obvious outdoor reasons. But her real passion is Chuck-it.
Veronica Carter grew up in Santa Cruz and worked in radio around Northern California, including KCBS in San Francisco . She moved to the Midwest and worked at WGN and WBBM , but decided to move back West. She has three kids, Tim, Amber and Jordan and a black and a yellow lab. She loves the ocean , reading, and cooking vegetarian meals and says she “bakes for therapy “. She also makes soy candles and gardens, but her biggest passion is going on nature walks or camping.