Jay Flugum (aka “Jay In The Morning”)

Jay has been with KXLP since 1997 doing overnights on weekends, and then moved to night, afternoons, and currently the morning show host since 2010.
In February 2000 he developed the popular ratings giant “The 80s Rage”, a specialty show of hard rock and metal from the 1980s (including 70s and 90s) with sound clips of memorable moments from that decade.  He is also the Creative Imaging Director for KXLP, and the Production Manager for Radio Mankato affiliates.


Jay is an independent voiceover and produces work from his home studio. He has earned a strong reputation as a voice talent. He does voice work for Fox Sports affiliates including Fox Sports North and Fox Sports Wisconsin, Kansas City, Ohio, and others.

A musician and songwriter, releasing in 2012 as The Jay Flugum Fallout, and independent album titled “The Death of Pavlov’s Dog” available everywhere.  Jay plays drums for one of Mankato’s premiere bands, Murphy Brothers Band.

His previous radio experience includes KEMB in Emmetsburg IA from 1991-1992, KATE/KCPI in Albert Lea MN from 1995-1997, and KEEZ in 1997.

His favorite team is the Chicago Cubs and his favorite band is Big Wreck.
Jay’s favorite quote is the latin term “auribus teneo lupum”.