Rick Anthony has been hosting the KBMR Morning Show since 2012. Rick’s radio career started in 1969 in Jamestown North Dakota. From there he moved to Minot, where he worked until 2000, when he was offered a position at KSSS in Bismarck, which, at the time was playing light rock. Rick stayed on the air at 101.5, through a number of ownership and management changes before eventually moving over to KBMR. Rick has a unique perspective musically, thanks to his many years as a professional musician. He is a member of the North Dakota Rock Country Music Hall of Fame as a result of his time playing keyboards and singing backup vocals for Davey Bee and the Sonics. Rick went on to play for a number of bands, including Rockin’ Horse, Home Grown, Crossfire and Buffalo Jim.
In addition, Rick is one of the state’s best known play by play voices. Rick has won a number of awards for his play by play work, including the first ever International Basketball Association Broadcaster of the year award, which he won for his work with the Magic City Snowbears. Rick was also the radio voice of the Dakota Wizards for a number of years, and most recently was the lead voice for University of Mary Basketball and Football.
Rick has been married to Kim since 1977. They have two sons together, and two grandchildren.