Sammi Thompson – Director of Sales
Sammi Thompson is the Director of Sales at Basin Radio Network. Sammi has been with the station since 2013 and has since been named Salesperson of the Year in 2015 and 2016 and received Legend Communications Company Wide Salesperson of the Year in 2016. She also graduated from Gillette Area Leadership Institute(GALI) in 2016 and is an active member of BNI as well.
In her time with Basin Radio Network, Sammi has been able to visit St. Jude Children’s Hospital in 2014 and again in 2018 which is one of the causes that she and Basin Radio Network work on yearly to support. Sammi’s favorite time of year is Christmas and if you are ever in need of some extra “Christmas cheer” stop by her office, starting in early November and she will share it with you!
Jessica Pierce – Senior Account Executive
Jessica Pierce has been with Basin Radio Network since June 6, 2000. Jessica has participated in almost every aspect of the local radio market including assisting in front office duties, producing commercials, co-hosting a 1 hour weekly show on-air, and creating/leading company promotions. Her award accomplishments as a salesperson include- Basin Radio Network Salesperson Of The Year in 2006, 2007, 2009 and 2015, Legend Communications Salesperson of the Year in 2007 and Legend Performer of the Year in 2011. Jessica is very active in our community volunteering, serving on nonprofit board of directors and event committees which led to her being the recipient of the Campbell County Chamber of Commerce Spirit of Gillette award in 2015. If you asked her what her favorite part of her job would be, she would likely say “everything!”. A couple of her fondest memories at Basin Radio, to date are visiting St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital in Memphis, meeting NHL star Alex Ovechkin in Atlanta while attention in National Association of Broadcasters convention and getting to meet her favorite country artist from her childhood, Lee Greenwood.
Denise Lee – Senior Account Executive
Denise has been in the marketing and advertising field for over 16 years, with a first love of radio and a background in print. In her 13 plus years at Basin Radio Network and Legends Communications of Wyoming, she has had the opportunity to make many friends in clients and co-workers. In her position at the company, she has been blessed with the ability to help raise needed funds to support St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. Denise’s favorite thing to do is spend time with her family. Camping, fishing and cooking is where you will find her when not in the office. Denise makes amazing enchiladas, and is happy to share her recipe! Just ask!
Malaree Holland-Hepper – Account Executive
Malaree was born and raised right here in Gillette, she graduated from CCHS in 2011. She has gained sales experience from four years of working in shoe stores and as a result has far too many shoes for her new husband’s liking. After recently getting married, she and her husband bought a house. A cute 1950’s fixer upper which they are currently renovating with no help from their two pups, Archie & Hyde, who have already dug up the backyard.
Moriah Bentz – Account Executive
Moriah was born and raised in a tiny steel town in Ohio. Her entire family moved to Gillette in 2004, and were not only seeking better job opportunities but looking for an overall better quality of life. Gillette soon became her home. Her two children were born in Gillette and for that it will always hold a special place in her heart. Although she is new to radio she is not new to sales. Moriah has sold coffee, beauty products, fitness, clothing, MSHA, photography, and ran her own daycare. She loves having the opportunity of meeting people in sales and cherishes the personal and professional relationships she is able to form along the way.
Jessica Sims – Account Executive
Jessica describes herself as a chronic explorer. She is the proud daughter of a United States Air Force Dad and was raised in a few different states. Jessica attended the Art Institute of Raleigh/Durham in North Carolina where she learned to apply and utilize her natural creativity. With her Bachelor’s in Graphic Design she joins the sales team and is excited to make the transition to radio. Loving to travel, Jessica’s idea of fun is taking a road trip and stopping at every landmark along the way. Her fiance is a native to Wyoming and they plan to put their roots down here in Gillette.
Misty Kindt – Account Executive
Born and raised in Gillette Misty graduated from Campbell County High School. After graduation she began pursuing her goals in marketing & administration and became a teacher. She has also held administrative marketing positions with The Campbell County Extension Office, Gillette College, and the Gillette Wild Junior Hockey Team. Misty is very passionate when it comes to the City of Gillette. She has watched Gillette grow and see’s a strong future for it’s business and the broad range of opportunities they have to offer this community. She looks forward to helping people within this community and continuing to make positive contributions to the great team here at Basin Radio.