There is no better, faster, and more affordable way to get your radio career underway, than with our radio education at Radio 1 Broadcast School. We are located in Adams, WI and have been in operation for more than 14 years. Our course was developed and is taught by Joe Deschler. Our broadcast course is designed to be 7-weeks of full-time learning and studio practice at our radio station/broadcast school in Adams, WI. Your radio broadcast education will include personal/one-on-one instruction, reading and listening materials, studio usage, and production of a demo CD. 

Studio time at Radio 1 Broadcast School

The main reasons Radio 1 is a great choice:

  • Now more individualized, flexible, and real-radio than ever!
  • Learn everything needed to get your radio career started!
  • Excellent real-world, real-radio curriculum
  • Personal studio instruction
  • Voice-coaching
  • One-on-one critiquing
  • You get to start your training when it’s convenient for you
  • You can train and practice at your own pace at our studio in Adams, WI
  • Many, many hours of hands-on studio practice
  • And at the end of your training, you will have demo audio to send to potential employees
  • Learn from experienced radio professionals
  • Do many hours of air-time in our practice studios
  • Actually be on the air on our radio station in central Wisconsin , both pre-recorded (voice track) and live
  • Voice and produce commercials and promos
  • 15 hours of reading and listening to examples of on-air and creative commercials and promos (production) 

Our mission

  • To provide the highest quality, most efficient and effective radio broadcast education available
  • To develop and train our students to be the best air personalities, voice talents, and producers possible, and
  • To assist them in obtaining and sustaining employment in the broadcast industry

Meet the Director

Joe Deschler

Director Joe Deschler

Joe began his broadcast career in 1984, and has worked as an afternoon air personality and program director at many radio stations in WI and MN.

Currently Joe is very involved in the radio business — as owner and afternoon air personality at Wisconsin 106 ( He also regularly fills in as an air personality on KNEI 103.5 FM in Waukon, Iowa and on KVIK in Deborah, Iowa.

Throughout most of his broadcast career, he has also been a voice talent and audio producer for radio stations, TV stations, and ad agencies (

He also owns and operates a mobile DJ company, called Radio 1 Music, that offers music entertainment for wedding receptions, school dances and parties.

Because of Joe’s extensive broadcast career, he brings incredible experience and knowledge to the students of Radio1 Broadcast School. Joe knows what it takes for students to begin working at a radio station, making Radio1 a perfect place to begin a broadcast career.