Trent Rice has been News Director of KASI-AM and KCCQ-FM since 1997. Prior to his stint in Ames, Trent worked for radio news departments at KKAR-AM in Omaha, Nebraska, KRGI AM and FM in Grand Island, Nebraska, and KKPR AM and FM in Kearney, Nebraska. He is a 1988 graduate of Daniel J. Gross High School in Omaha, Nebraska, and attended the University of Nebraska-Kearney, earning a Bachelor of Science degree in Broadcast Journalism in 1993.Since his start in radio news, Trent has won awards from the Nebraska Broadcasters Association, the Nebraska Associated Press, and the Iowa Broadcast News Association.Rice is a native of Plattsmouth, Nebraska. He and his wife Solveig have been married since 2000. They live in Ames where he enjoys golf, reading, movies, music college football, and the heartbreak that comes from being a Minnesota Vikings fan. Trent and Solveig have twin daughters Annika and Kaija and a son, Erik, who shares the same birthday as his sisters, just five years later.