Troy Oppie grew up playing trombone in Seattle, developing an interest in jazz at an early age thanks to many great music teachers. That interest in music became an interest in radio, and Troy was eventually blessed with an opportunity to host overnight jazz programming on KPLU-FM in Seattle for nearly five years.
In 2006, he started a television career at KECI-TV in Missoula, Montana. Less than three years after arriving in Missoula, he was hired at Boise's KBOI-TV (then KBCI-TV), where he spent five years as a sports anchor and reporter.
After leaving television in fall 2013, Troy transitioned to a full-time career as a financial associate for Thrivent Financial. When not in his office or the studio, Troy might be playing trombone with the Boise Modern Jazz Orchestra or Phatazmagoria!. But, he's more likely to be home with his wife Carly and daughter Brooklyn.