KKWK

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KKWK
City of license Cameron, Missouri
Broadcast area Kansas City, Missouri
Branding Classic Rock 100.1 KKWK
Frequency 100.1 MHz
First air date 1995 (as KNOZ)
Format Classic Rock
ERP 50,000 watts
HAAT 150 meters
Class C2
Facility ID 50745
Transmitter coordinates 39°57′28″N 94°6′55″W / 39.95778°N 94.11528°W / 39.95778; -94.11528Coordinates: 39°57′28″N 94°6′55″W / 39.95778°N 94.11528°W / 39.95778; -94.11528
Former callsigns KDEE (1989-1994)
KNOZ (1994-1999)
Affiliations Fox News Radio, Dial Global
Owner GoodRadio.TV LLC
(Cameron/Bethany License Company, LLC)
Sister stations KAAN, KAAN-FM, KMRN
Website northwestmoinfo.com

KKWK (100.1 FM) is an American radio station broadcasting a classic rock music format. Licensed to Cameron, Missouri, USA, the station serves the Kansas City metropolitan area. The station is currently owned by GoodRadio.TV LLC and the broadcast license is held by the Cameron/Bethany License Company, LLC.[1] The callsign was chosen in tribute to an older St. Louis station, KWK.

Programming[edit]

KKWK is a classic rock music formatted station with a focus on community information, including local and regional news, weather, farm, and sports information. Branded as "Classic Hits 100.1, Regional Radio QUICK", the station is an affiliate of the Fox News Radio Network as well as MissouriNet and the Brownfield agricultural news network. The morning programming is hosted by Nathan Steudle. Included in the morning hours are newscasts, sportscasts, the Breakfast Club, and a tradio program called Trading Post. Program director Chris Ward also serves as news & sports director for the station. Afternoon host Nate Gonner also produces and hosts several sports features. Sports programming on KKWK includes high school sports, Kansas City Royals baseball, Northwest Missouri State University football.

Ownership[edit]

On March 1, 2007, it was announced that GoodRadio.TV LLC planned to buy The Shepherd Group of radio stations in Missouri. The Shepherd Group operated 16 small-market radio stations in Missouri. The deal was reportedly worth $30.6 million.

Dean Goodman formed the new company, GoodRadio.TV. He is the former president and chief executive officer of the television broadcasting company ION Media Networks Inc. Goodman stepped down from ION Media Networks in October 2006.

The Shepherd Group included KJEL-FM and KBNN in Lebanon; KJFF in Festus; KREI and KTJJ in Farmington; KRES and KWIX in Moberly; KIRK in Macon; KIIK, KOZQ-FM, KJPW and KFBD-FM in Waynesville; KAAN-FM and KAAN in Bethany; and KMRN and KKWK in Cameron.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "KKWK Facility Record". United States Federal Communications Commission, audio division. 

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