Meet the show hosts who make Everett KRKO the best and most entertaining radio show in Snohomish County.

Tim Hunter

Weekday Morning Host

Over a 30-year radio career, Tim Hunter spent four years as the producer for Larry Nelson at KOMO radio and 19 years at 92.5-KLSY radio as the middle man of the morning show, Murdock, Hunter & Alice.

Tim wedges in sleep in-between running his own company, Tim Hunter Creative Services while also acting as the Chief Creative Officer of Create Impulse, a Bothell-based advertising agency. He writes, directs and does voice-overs for clients in several North American markets.

Every morning at 4am, Tim gets up to write for radio morning shows around the world as a contributing writer to Radio Online’s Daily Show Prep. For ten years, Hunter was a freelance writer for Jay Leno and the Tonight Show. Tim continues to spread his comedic ways around, writing material for ventriloquist Mark Merchant, as well as political cartoonist and comic strip author Steve Kelley. He and former KLSY staff member Frank Shiers have teamed up to create a cartoon of their own, Ima Norwegian.

His Norwegian ways began 11 years ago when he met his wife, Victoria. Since then, he’s become a member of the Leif Erikson Lodge, Norwegian Commercial Club, the Norwegian American Chamber of Commerce and the Nordic Heritage Museum, as well as a board member for the Leif Erikson Lodge and Norse Home. He’s the emcee for the annual N.A.C.C. Juleboard, the announcer for the Syttende Mai parade in Ballard and has actually emceed 15 Lutefisk eating contests.

Jeff Shade

Creative Services Director / Show Host

Jeff has been an on air personality in Philadelphia, New York, Los Angeles and now Everett/Seattle. With 35 years of experience in radio and TV, KRKO is lucky to have Jeff on our Saturday line-up hosting “Growing Your Wealth” from 9am to 10am as well as “Classic Car Garage” from 12pm to 1pm.

Jeff was in charge of Creative Services and production at Sportsradio 66 WFAN New York, KMPC/KABC Los Angeles, and now in Everett at KRKO/KXA. In his free time Jeff restores classic cars.




Maury Eskenazi

Weekday Host

Maury has been hosting Health Matters since 2008 and has been appearing on our afternoon show with “The Fish” since 2004, sharing his sports knowledge as a huge fantasy and reality football fan. In addition that, he also provides reviews of the latest and greatest movies in the segment “Movies with Maury”.

Maury can be found at many community events throughout Snohomish county as well, including but not limited to: Making Strides against Breast Cancer, The Arlington Relay for Life, Whidbey Island Wag N Walk for the Whidbey Island Animal Foundation, the CF Cycle for Life in Woodinville, the Edmonds School District 5k run and, of course, around town walking his beloved dog Lou.