Ty Jäger is a Radio Board Operator for iHeartMedia Dallas and a student majoring in Broadcast Communications. Ty attended Wakeland High School in Frisco, Texas where he found his love for broadcasting. Taking classes from news broadcasting to radio broadcasting to photography, Ty made it his goal to be as versatile as possible. Throughout high school, he would go on to do work for the school’s news broadcast, WIN-TV, as well as the school’s Wolverine Radio. In addition, he would work with Wakeland’s basketball program where he would do photography, videography, commentating, public address announcing and music production for all the program’s home games. During his senior year, Ty mentored under Dan O’Malley of the Russ Martin Show where he learned the basics of radio in the field.
After graduating in 2016, Ty started attending Collin College to obtain his associates for Broadcast Communications. In February of 2017, he was hired at CBS Radio (Now Entercom) for Newsradio 1080 KRLD in Uptown Dallas, Texas. There he would run the main control board for the station, which included running live news, breaking news, pre-recorded programming and live radio shows, including Texas Fishing and Outdoors and Neil Sperry’s Texas Lawn and Garden Hour. Ty would work there from February 2017 to July of 2018. In August of 2018, Ty then started working at iHeartMedia Dallas as a board operator and producer where he is currently working. Running cluster shifts where he is managing multiple stations including 97.1 KEGL, 102.1 KDGE, 92.5 KZPS, 102.5 KDMX, 106.1 KHKS, and 1190 KFXR. As well, Ty is tasked with producing multiple live shows as well as Texas Tech Athletic events on Talk Radio 1190.
In May of 2019, Ty earned his Associates in Broadcast Communications from Collin College.
Currently, Ty is attending the University of Texas at Arlington as he works towards his Bachelors in Broadcast Communications. As well, Ty continues to work on his podcast, At The Line, where he covers the San Antonio Spurs and the NBA with his friend Mac Pena. In addition to covering the Spurs on his podcast, Ty is also writing for the Spurs Zone on News 4 San Antonio where he assists in covering the San Antonio Spurs. Adding on to his work, Ty also is beginning work on his radio show, The Stepback with Matt & Ty on Talk Radio 1190 where he talks about sports news around Dallas-Fort Worth and the country.