KCIM

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KCIM
City of license Carroll, Iowa
Branding 1380 KCIM
Slogan Western Iowa's Information Leader, and your Classic Hits
Frequency 1380 kHz
First air date 1950
Format Oldies
Power 1,000 watts
Class B
Facility ID 9109
Owner Carroll Broadcasting Company
Website 1380kcim.com

KCIM (1380 AM, "1380 KCIM") is a radio station based in Carroll, Iowa. The station plays Oldies music, along with providing news and farm information. KCIM is part of the Carroll Broadcasting Company, along with KKRL, KIKD, and cable TV station CBTV. It was first licensed on November 2, 1950.

History[edit]

KCIM-AM signed on in 1950 under the ownership of Carroll Broadcasting, owners of KCIM, KKRL and KIKD along with local cable channel CBTV. At the time, KCIM was the first radio station owned by Carroll Broadcasting. KCIM-AM was a news station dedicated to news from around the Carroll County Area. KCIM-AM went through a few format changes: first it was a country station, then after the purchase of KIKD it changed to an easy listening format, after a while it switched to classic hits/oldies.

Announcers and programming[edit]

KCIM's morning announcer and Program Director is Wes Treadway. Other current announcers (as of January 2013) include Quinn Palmer, Kristen Campisi, and local news & sports director Jeff Blankman. The station has shows dedicated to Big Band Era. KCIM has also been the home for Iowa State sports, and Cubs Baseball.

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Coordinates: 42°02′29″N 94°53′06″W / 42.04139°N 94.88500°W / 42.04139; -94.88500