- Nick Garza worked as a dj on the college radio airwave.
- Josh Szostak was the lead radio jockey at Plattsburg. Nicknamed ‘the Stag,’ he was popular and easily recognized by people on campus.
- Jesse Ross, or "Opie" reportedly loved his job as an intern at the radio station 95.7 The Vibe and became a popular radio personality on the "Shorty and the Boyz" morning show.
- Brian Welzien had driven to Chicago to attend a private New Year's Eve party where a former NIU student, Reid Cain, was the disc jockey. He disappeared after returning to his hotel later that night.
- Nathan Kapfer had dj'd a local party the night he disappeared.
April 26, 2008
The DJ Connection
A few of the young men were radio djs or had a dj connection:
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