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It was another strong performance for Flash! — Rep. Jacobsen’s O’Daniel Honda Boomer Radio Network Program at Stoney Creek Center in Johnston on Saturday Night.

The show has earned 31 awards since 2015 and 20 awards since 2018.


Ensemble Cast: Jon Jacobsen, Patrick Knapp, Jr., Matt O’Daniel, Nick Buras, David Overholtzer, John Stewart, Scott & Naomi Corrie, Chip Riedmann, Kip & Sheila Murphy, Rev. Michael Gutgsell, JCL, Dr. Peter Tinsman, Eric Hough, Matt Garst, Jacob Hall, Laura Belin, Bruce Crawford, John Erixon, Barry Grossman, Jim Lefebvre, Luke Stara.


  • 1st Spot News, Derecho
  • 2nd Sports Game Day
  • 2nd Farm Livestock Crisis
  • 3rd Sports Requiem for African American Sports Legends from Omaha/CB (Bob Gibson, Gayle Sayers)
  • 3rd Agriculture Flood Resurrection Along the Missouri



  • 1st Online Media
  • 2nd Political Coverage
  • 3rd Political Coverage


  • 1st Feature
  • 1st Online Media
  • In-Depth Series
  • Hon. Mention Political Coverage


  • 3rd Public Affairs
  • 3rd Feature
  • 3rd Political Coverage
  • 3rd Online

(2014-2016 Small Market Radio Category: KMA May Broadcasting in Shenandoah)


  • 3rd Political Coverage
  • Special Honorable Mention-Feature


  • 1st Overall Best Sports Coverage
  • 1st Spot News
  • 3rd/HM Farm & Agriculture
  • 3rd/HM Public Affairs
  • 3rd Political Coverage


  • 1st Place, Overall Best Sports Coverage
  • 2nd Place, Weather, Winter Storm Reporting
  • 2nd Place, Sports Play-by-Play, Jacobsen w/ Zabelesli Recreation of Iowa’s Winning FB FG vs. Neb.
  • 2nd Place Spot News, Live Iowa Legislature Voting
  • 3rd Place Actuality, Treynor Vietnam Helicopter Dedication
  • 3rd Place, Political Coverage, City Council Debate for Council Bluffs
  • 3rd Place Feature, Political Foes/Personal Friends—Jacobsen/Jennings

(2017-2019 Large Market Radio Category: now Boomer Radio [Walnut Media] Omaha-Council Bluffs)


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