Dakota Town Hall Podcast

Dakota Town Hall is South Dakota’s premier political podcast. Hosted by Murdoc in the West and Jake Shoenbeck in the East – Dakota Town Hall is your weekly get-together of what’s happening in South Dakota Politics. Featuring candidates, stakeholders, and the decision-makers of South Dakota Politics. Uploaded every Friday – Search Dakota Town Hall in your favorite Podcaster and follow @DakotaTownHall where you like to socialize.

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Dakota Town Hall Hosts


Murdoc Jurgenson

Brad Murdoc Jones

Murdoc has over twenty-three years of experience in emerging and broadcast media and events, digital advertising, and data/attribution. Along with that expertise came a radio personality, music director, podcaster, and magazine publisher, among other jobs that can’t be named in most corporate biographies. They once let him try to announce a rodeo with little success. Murdoc is currently serving as the President of The HomeSlice Group – a diverse company with a focus on events, media, and entertainment. He also hosts a weekly podcast called “The Book of Murdoc”

Jake Schoenbeck

Jake was born and raised in Northeastern South Dakota and attended University of Minnesota Carlson School of Management where he earned his Bachelor of Science in Business (BSB). In 2019, Jake returned to South Dakota where he works today at Plains Commerce Bank in Sioux Falls as a Senior Internal Auditor. In 2022 Jake came up just short in an election to represent District 2 in the State House. Jake was quite literally bottle fed on the State Senate floor and has been involved in politics ever since. Jake is also an avid golfer as well as a craft beer enthusiast.