Courtney Koester


I’m Courtney Koester, my family (parents and brother) and I reside in Effingham. I am a 2009 graduate from St. Anthony High School where I was actively involved in CEO,clubs, sports, and student council. After graduating I ventured my way to Champaign to study Mass Communications TV/ Radio Broadcasting. I was also a member of the 2009-2010 Parkland Charmer dance team. After my two year study at Parkland, I relocated myself back to Effingham to continue my education. I became employed at Premier Broadcasting (979XFM and KJ Country 102.3) in the fall of 2011. I began running the audio board for Rams Football and NASCAR. I have been very well educated of both sports because of running the board and have secretly become a fan of the two. 

In January of 2012 I shifted myself over to KJ County where I began working on Sunday mornings. I also had the opportunity to broadcast the news for 979XFM and KJ County 102.3 on Sunday mornings. Since then I am now working full-time and Co-host The Drive Home with Brian.  

I am truly blessed to work with such a great team here at the radio station and I look forward to many more years broadcasting to the Effingham Community.