Jerry a.k.a. J Rock / KOSW Sports Director/Hyaks Football & Basketball Play-by-Play/On-Air Personality

Jerry a.k.a. J Rock shows

Jerry Knaak, a 10-year United States Navy veteran, was the host of SportsTalk for the Navy Broadcasting Service Detachment at Naval Air Station Keflavik, Iceland, and served as play-by-play announcer and commentator for a variety of sports and was the sports anchor for the nightly news. Knaak went on to serve as the digital media director and later team historian for the then-Oakland Raiders of the National Football League. While with the Raiders, Knaak hosted a daily web-based video news program as well as a weekly podcast.

Jerry is the KOSW Sports Director and an on-air personality. He serves as the play-by-play announcer and executive producer for LIVE North Beach Hyaks varsity football and basketball games and host two music shows.

Get the Knaak

Proud Gen-Xer J-Rock spins classic alternative every Saturday night from 7-11 p.m. with The Cure, New Order, The Smiths, The Go-Go’s, The Donnas, The Bangles, B-52s, Depeche Mode, INXS, and so much more.

Thursday Midday

Join Jerry Knaak for the Thursday Midday Show from 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. – take a musical journey through the decades with your favorite rock, pop and dance hits, and learn about local news and events.


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