Each weekday we will select a new 98.9 The Bear LISTENER OF THE DAY:

  • If picked, we’ll mention your name and play your favorite Bear songs throughout the day.
  • You’ll get a “Listener of the Day” Bear t-shirt – exclusive for Listener of the Day winners only!
  • You will be featured on the 98.9 The Bear Website as our “Listener of the Day.”

To enter, submit a photo below and answer a few simple questions. Please enter only ONCE.

Chuck Ferrell from West Virginia

Chuck has been listening to the station since he was 12 and is 36 now. He's a father, husband, hardworker at Mullican Flooring, Musician, paranormal investigator, artist, and a collector of action figures. Him and his wife are expecting their second child. His favorite thing about The Bear is the shows. People funnier than hell, lol. The artists that help Chuck get through the day are Aerosmith and GnR. Congratulations to Chuck Ferrell from West Virginia, Today’s Listener of the Day - Powered by J.F. Miller – Your Honest Choice for Heating and Air.

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Ryan Nelson from St. Joe

Ryan works at Momper Insulation and says he's married to his amazing with Sarah. They have four kids ages 18 month to eight years old. His favorite thing about The Bear is the DJ’s and music! The artists that help Ryan get through the day are Shinedown, RAGE, The Pretty Reckless, Korn, and Metallica. Congratulations to Ryan Nelson from St. Joe, Today’s Listener of the Day - Powered by J.F. Miller – Your Honest Choice for Heating and Air.

Steven Milom from Grabill

Steven lives in Grabill with the wife and his two youngest daughters. He says he loves working on anything he can get a wrench on and The Bear is his life's soundtrack. His favorite thing about The Bear is the variety of old and new music. The artists that help Steven get through the day are GnR, Disturbed, Papa Roach, and Volbeat Congratulations to Steven Milom from Grabill, Today’s Listener of the Day - Powered by J.F. Miller – Your Honest Choice for Heating and Air.

John Allen from Sherwood, OH

John says he has 3 children, two dogs, and one wife. Loves hobbies that have him outside as much as possible. His favorite thing about The Bear is the DJs are very entertaining. The artists that help John get through the day are Rage Against The Machine, Pantera, Prodigy, Suicidal Tendencies, Static-X, Butthole Surfers, and Marilyn Manson. Congratulations to John Allen from Sherwood, OH, Today’s Listener of the Day - Powered by J.F. Miller – Your Honest Choice for Heating and Air.

Skyla Menke from Van Wert

Skyla says she loves listening to music. Loves her family & friends. She loves animals, drawing and working! Her favorite thing about The Bear is: The Jason Lee and Kluck Show, the music, contests, and everyone's funny content The artists that help Skyla get through the day are Incubus, Smashing Pumpkins, Tool, Disturbed, Underoath, Blink 182, Counting Crows, and A Day To Remember. Congratulations to Skyla Menke from Van Wert, Today’s Listener of the Day - Powered by J.F. Miller – Your Honest Choice for Heating and Air.

Kadey Dollar from Bluffton

Kadey says she's into singing, reading, and writing. She also takes care of 2 small boys and goes to school full time. Her favorite thing about The Bear is the DJs and the variety in the music is awesome! The artists that help Kadey get through the day are Seether, Metallica, Theory of a Deadman, AC/DC, Pop Evil, Slipknot. Congratulations to Kadey Dollar from Bluffton, Today’s Listener of the Day - Powered by J.F. Miller – Your Honest Choice for Heating and Air.

Zach Stamper from Warsaw

Zach say he's a music fanatic, a wrestler, and loves to hunt and fish. His favorite thing about The Bear is the music. The artists that help Zach get through the day are All That Remains, Five Finger Death Punch, Papa Roach, Dio, Metallica, Linkin Park, and Killswitch Engage. Congratulations to Zach Stamper from Warsaw, Today’s Listener of the Day - Powered by J.F. Miller – Your Honest Choice for Heating and Air.

Vincent Cook from Fort Wayne

Vincent says he has the best fiancé and they have a little rocker on the way! They have two dogs, a basset and wiener dog. Vincent says he can be found usually watching baseball or football and trying new beers when he gets time.  His favorite thing about The Bear is: That they play new and old rock The artists that help Vincent get through the day are Five Finger Death Punch, Tool, Ozzy, Slipknot, and Volbeat. Congratulations to Vincent Cook from Fort Wayne, Today’s Listener of the Day - Powered by J.F. Miller – Your Honest Choice for Heating and Air.

Erica Kogge from Saint Marys, OH

Erica says she just recently got her own house. She adores reading books and loves going to see concerts. Her favorite thing about The Bear is the head banging, loud as all get out, mix of new and classic rock. The artists that help Erica get through the day are Black Veil Brides, Motionless in White, In this moment, Led Zeppelin, Falling in Reverse , and New Year’s Day. Congratulations to Erica Kogge from Saint Marys, OH, Today’s Listener of the Day - Powered by J.F. Miller – Your Honest Choice for Heating and Air.

Aaron Baumgartner from Bluffton

Aaron is a huge movie buff. He loves watching the Cubs (hopefully win another World Series). Aaron is also a proud Navy Veteran. His favorite thing about The Bear is The Jason Lee and Kluck Show. The artists that help Aaron get through the day are Van Halen, Black Sabbath, Pink Floyd, Alice Cooper, Beastie Boys, Green Day, Led Zeppelin , and Nirvana. Congratulations to Aaron Baumgartner from Bluffton, Today’s Listener of the Day - Powered by J.F. Miller – Your Honest Choice for Heating and Air.

Alyssa Switzer from Ohio City

Alyssa says she has a beautiful daughter, she helps make semi-trailers, and wants to become a plumber! Her favorite thing about The Bear is the music. The artists that help get through the day are FFDP, Architects, Atreyu, Zero 9:36, and Stellar. Congratulations to Alyssa Switzer from Ohio City, Today’s Listener of the Day - Powered by J.F. Miller – Your Honest Choice for Heating and Air.

Sabrina Osmun from Hicksville, OH

Sabrina says she is married to an amazing man and loves cats! Her favorite thing about The Bear is the fact that "It's my metal escape in a world of country and pop music" The artists that help Sabrina get through the day are ALL OF THEM!! Surprise me! Congratulations to Sabrina Osmun from Hickvills, OH, Today’s Listener of the Day - Powered by J.F. Miller – Your Honest Choice for Heating and Air.

Corey Woods from Fort Wayne

Corey likes riding his Harley with his wife. His favorite thing about The Bear is Heather. He says, "She's the best!" The artists that help Corey get through the day are anything by Hinder. Congratulations to Corey Woods from Fort Wayne, Today’s Listener of the Day - Powered by J.F. Miller – Your Honest Choice for Heating and Air.

Taylor Radcliffe from Paulding, OH

Taylor says, "I have a loving wife, four boys, a pitbull and like anything outdoors." His favorite thing about The Bear is the fact that it's been rocking his radio for over 15 years! The artists that help Taylor get through the day are Five Finger Death Punch, Shinedown, Godsmack, Staind, and Volbeat. Congratulations to Taylor Radcliffe from Paulding, OH, today’s Listener of the Day - powered by J.F. Miller – Your Honest Choice for Heating and Air.

Christopher Thatcher from Eaton, IN

Chris works at Huggin's in Hartford City and says, "I have two kids, a beautiful wife and I will do anything for my family." His favorite thing about The Bear is the DJ's. The artists that help Chris get through the day are: • Disturbed • Rob Zombie • Bad Wolves • The Hu • Five Finger Death Punch Congratulations to Christopher Thatcher from Eaton, OH, Today’s Listener of the Day - Powered by J.F. Miller – Your Honest Choice for Heating and Air.

David Stout from Fort Wayne

David is 24-years-old, recently moved to Fort Wayne, and has been married for over a year. He says, "I play guitar and drums and try to be the best provider for my family that I can be." David's favorite thing about The Bear is The Jason Lee and Kluck Show, "so I can get some laughs in while on my way to work." The artists that help David get through the day are Avenged Sevenfold, Disturbed, Godsmack, Metallica, and Korn. Congratulations to David Stout from Fort Wayne, Today’s Listener of the Day, powered by J.F. Miller – Your Honest Choice for Heating and Air.

Kalie Baier from Dunkirk

Kalie says, "I’m a mom of 2 kiddos, music gets me through the days, and I’m 31 years old." Her favorite thing about The Bear is, "the variety of rock music." The artists that help Kalie get through the day are: • Korn • AC/DC • Bad Wolves • System of a Down

Cassie Anderson from Bryan, OH

Cassie says; "I have two cats and I like to play video games." Her favorite thing about The Bear is: I enjoy Jason Lee and Kluck The artists that help Cassie get through the day are: • Volbeat • Five Finger Death Punch • Shinedown • Papa Roach • Pop Evil

Jenny Rosalez from Decatur

Jenny says: "I'm a mom and a wife and I love winter!!" Her favorite thing about The Bear is: Hardly any commercials The artists that help Jenny get through the day are: • Metallica • Green Day

Jeremiah Meyer from West Liberty, KY

Jeremiah says: "Im Rockin all the way down in the Bluegrass! I work a lot. Family is important to me. Music is Life." His favorite thing about The Bear is: Able to online stream The artists that help Jeremiah get through the day are: • ACDC • Rob Zombie • Powerman 5000 • Halestorm

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