Five Things You Don’t Know About Us: 99.7 The Point’s Ponch & Nikki

He’s a husband and father of six who covets a good happy hour. She’s a designer diva with an old soul. Together Ponch and Nikki rule the morning airwaves on 99.7 The Point. With over 40 years of radio experience between them, their weird-quirky (quirky-weird?) camaraderie delights their fanatical listening audience. (Check ‘em out weekday mornings from 6 – 10 a.m. on 99.7.)

Nikki & Ponch toast at Union Station

We caught up with the dynamic DJs to find out five things you don’t know about the goofy radio duo.

In the studio with Rob Riggle

​5) They have completely different backgrounds.
Nikki: “But we share a love for similar things such as hip-hop, fart jokes, and all things Kansas City.”


4) Ponch is a home cook and foodie.
When he’s not entertaining the masses, he’s always experimenting with new recipes and making delicious Instagram food. Ponch: “Follow me @ponchontheradio. Shameless plug.”

Vivas glams up Megan Trainor

3) Nikki is a former make-up artist.
She’s beaten the faces of Nicki Minaj, Meghan Trainor, and more!

Vivas doing traffic reports on KMBC9

2) Nikki is a Kansas City native.
Nikki: “I was born in Independence, grew up in Blue Springs and managed to keep my entire media career in my hometown! From radio intern, to part-time radio personality, to morning TV personality, and now my own morning radio show—hard work pays off!”


1) Ponch has a secret tattoo.
It’s the Glee logo with a rainbow! Ponch: “Let’s just say you shouldn’t play ‘Wheel of Tattoos’ and let listeners choose what you get.”

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