Anthony Mason Wins a Great Escape!

And the winner is...

Congratulations to Anthony “Bud” Mason of Dover, the 2020 winner of WJER’s Great Escape contest! Bud takes home $2,400 to use for a vacation he plans to take “somewhere in Ohio!” The grand prize drawing was held at The Manor Restaurant in Strasburg with our 17 socially distanced semi-finalists, and the runner up was Colin Eichel of Dover, who took home $100 cash. 

Thank you to all of our participants for waiting patiently until we could safely hold our drawing, and tremendous thanks to all of the sponsors who made the contest possible!

Chillin' & Grillin' 2020

Are you ready to chill and grill this summer?! WJER Radio’s Chillin' & Grillin' contest is your chance to win a summer prize package that includes a Weber Spirit II gas grill from Holmes Lumber and meats for grilling from Sugar Valley Meats that will get you grillin', but there are even more prizes to get you chillin'! Get your backyard ready for chillin' with a new Stihl BG 86 leaf blower from Pro Core Power Equipment, and get away to chill for a couple of nights with a 2-night stay in a cottage at Wood's Tall Timber ResortAnd if your idea of chillin' includes a workout, you'll also enjoy a one-year adult membership to the Tuscarawas County YMCA

Registration begins Monday, June 22nd and continues through Friday, July 10th, 2020. To enter, send your name, address, and phone number to, or send a postcard in the mail to:
WJER Radio
c/o Chillin’ & Grillin’
646 Boulevard
Dover, OH 44622

WJER's Chillin' & Grillin' is THE prize package of the summer!

Big thanks to our sponsors:
• Holmes Lumber
• Pro-Core Power Equipment
• Sugar Valley Meats
• Tuscarawas County YMCA
• Wood's Tall Timber Resort

For official contest rules, click here.

WJER Radio Live Broadcast Schedule

Check out our live broadcast schedule below to see if our rolling radio will be rolling your way sometime soon!

Wednesday, July 8th, 3:00 to 5:00pm (and every Wednesday)
Tuscarawas Valley Farmers Market

Performance Paintworx Wins Subway Tray

Performance Paintworx in New Philadelphia is this week's winner of the
Subway Hump Day Party Tray Giveaway! As the winner, they will receive two Subway party trays each with 15 portions of mouthwatering sub sandwiches along with a tray of Subway cookies.

If you'd like your office to win this awesome prize package, visit our Subway Hump Day Party Tray Giveaway page under "Contests" for details.

Hot Job of the Week

Tune in to WJER every Monday during the afternoon show as we chat with a representative of OhioMeansJobs about the “Hot Job of the Week.” Not only will we give you details about a specific job each week, but we'll also discuss tips, strategies, and helpful hints for job seekers.

This week’s topic:
 What makes a good cover letter

Hot Job: Service Technicians

Job Code #: T-715-5

How to Apply: *Apply direct with résumé to the employer by email to Please mention OhioMeansJobs Stark or Tuscarawas when applying to this employer.

Worksite Location: Dover, OH

8 Brands, One Family. The Parkway Auto Group treats the needs of each individual customer with paramount concern. We know that customers have high expectations, and as a car dealer, we enjoy the challenge of meeting and exceeding those standards each and every time. Come join our strong and committed staff!

General Job Description
Will perform work specified on maintenance & repair orders with efficiency & in accordance with dealership standards. Will diagnose & repair vehicle automotive systems be including engine, transmission, electrical, steering, suspension, braking, air conditioning etc. to specifications.

Major Duties & Responsibilities
Must be at least 18 years old, have a technical/vocational/HS diploma w/ a minimum of 12 mos. of proven automotive repair experience. Must have a valid driver’s license w/ a positive driving record. Must be able to do medium lifting up to 50 lbs. consistently. Must possess all the skills, experience & credentials of a top-notch Automotive Tech.

Minor Duties & Responsibilities
Will provide labor & time estimates for additional automotive repairs. Will explain mechanical diagnostics & required repairs in a non-technical manner to service advisors & customers. Will inspect & test new vehicles & record findings so that necessary repairs can be made.

Details: This is a 40-50 hour per week, day-shift position, Monday thru Saturday. Starting wages are $18.00 to $22.00 per hour, based on experience, skills & abilities. Number of Job Openings: 4

Available Benefits: Medical & Dental Insurance, Paid Holidays, Vacation, 401K & Retirement Plan Other than 401K (Waiting period required for benefits)

Pre-employment Testing: Drug Testing, Driving Record Check

For more information, visit OhioMeansJobs online at

"The Pet Buzz" on WJER Radio

“The Pet Buzz” is hosted by Petrendologist Charlotte Reed and Dr. Michael Fleck, DVM. This dynamic pet duo share breaking animal news and discuss pet trends with pet lovers regarding pet health and wellness, behavior and training, solution-oriented products, art, books, culture, celebrity gossip, travel, and everything else pet-related in today’s marketplace. 
The pet power couple also talk with an incredible list of guests: veterinarians, pet industry specialists, celebrities, politicians, and other notable friends. 

Tune in for "The Pet Buzz" on WJER Radio every Saturday from 11:00am to noon.

Find a Career with Elevated Services

What is it like to be a tower technician for Elevated Services? Check out the video below to see for yourself!

Interested in a career with Elevated Services?
Click here for details!

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