Benjamin “El Chupacabras” Reed

Benjamin Reed is the Program Director, Spanish Language Brand Manager, and News Director for 99.1 La Perrona, LatinX and formerly La Patrona and La Fantástica 970 in Idaho. He also programs KYJJ Boardman, Oregon and KYOZ, Spokane, Washington (which covers northern Idaho).  His only English job is with KART AM at night. 

Reed is an Idaho native and longtime Idaho journalist. His hobbies include being a ham radio operator, radio DXing, reading foreign newspapers and working as a club DJ.  His “Sonido Chupacabras” specializes in Latin music for birthdays, weddings and other social events. Reed and wife Deya have one son, Benjamín Rafael. Little Ben often joins his “papi” on the air with commentary.