What would you like to know about Morning Animal Kevin Phillips that you don't already know? He was born FEb. 11th in 19** at Balboa Naval Hospital in San Diego, Cal. He was educated at Roosevelt Grade School in Jamestown, ND, Edgeley High School in Edgeley, ND and North Dakota State University in Fargo.

While in college, he was the Sports Editor for the NDSU Spectrum Newspaper and started working at KSDU-FM, the college station that featured "News, Information and Jazz."

He was hired at KVOX-FM country in Fargo/Moorhead to work the night of the company Christmas party. He worked there for several years before taking a Sports Director position at KNUJ in New Ulm, Mn. Then he came to KKMK in Rapid City in Dec. of 1989 and has been with the company ever since.

Kevin is the host of the Morning Animals Show on 93.9 The Mix. He is also the P.A. voice of the School Of Mines Hardrockers, The Central High School Cobblers and the Black Hills Speedway.

He is married to his wife Marcy. He has two daughters Carisa (Rapid City) and Tracy (Vacaville, Cal) and two Grandsons Mason and Owen.

He once won $50,000 on "Who Wants To Be A Millionaire" and got a kiss of Meredith Vieira. . One of his song parodies was played nationally on ABC's Prime Time Live. In his 23 years at New Rushmore Radio, he was seen over 100 announcers come and go. He has lost over 150 pounds in less than two years. He survived getting run over by a car at a "Mix Live" broadcast.

He has also won several awards. He was inducted into the Rapid City Sports Hall Of Fame. He received the Black Hills Ad Fed Silver Medal (which is like the advertising Hall Of Fame). He has been twice honored at the Lakota National Invitational and last spring received the Distinguished Service Award from the South Dakota High School Activities Association.

Listen to the Morning Animals Show, weekday mornings from 5:30am-10am and an occasional Saturday on 93.9 The Mix. If you can't get enough of him, he's also on 97.5 The Hills and 920 AM KKLS weekdays from 2-5pm.

Even after 23 years, Kevin says he still has the best job in Rapid City. And speaking on behalf of everyone at the radio station, he does the best job too.