KMXB

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KMXB
City of license Henderson, Nevada
Broadcast area Las Vegas Valley
Branding Mix 94.1
Slogan "Today's Best Music Mix"
Frequency 94.1 MHz
First air date 1971 (as KXTZ)
Format Hot AC
ERP 100,000 watts
HAAT 354 meters
Class C
Facility ID 51676
Callsign meaning K MiX B
Former callsigns KXTZ (1971-1995)
KJMZ (1995-1996)
Owner CBS Radio
Sister stations KLUC-FM, KXNT, KXNT-FM, KXTE, KXST
Webcast Listen Live
Website mix941.fm

KMXB (94.1 FM "Mix 94.1") is a commercial radio station broadcasting to the Las Vegas, Nevada area on 94.1 FM. KMXB airs a Hot adult contemporary music format. Owned by CBS Radio, the station's studios are located in the unincorporated Clark County area of Spring Valley, while its transmitter is atop Black Mountain in Henderson.


History[edit]

KXTZ was an Easy Listening station in Las Vegas from the 1971 until 1994. They were known as "Ecstasy". KXTZ beat their elevator music competition KEER-FM 97.1, forcing them to switch formats in 1984.

In 1994, KXTZ switched formats. They changed to soft AC and then Urban AC.

In the mid 1990s, KXTZ call letters switched from KXTZ to KJMZ. They were known as "94.1 - Jamz". In 1996, KJMZ became KMXB ("Mix 94.1").

The first song played on KMXB was Nirvana's "Come As You Are."

In 1999 KMXB morning show, "Mark and Mercedes in the Morning," appeared on an episode of "Everybody Loves Raymond"

The morning show, "Mark and Mercedes in the Morning," celebrated their 10 year anniversary in 2007.

In December 2007, KMXB's "Mark & Mercedes in the Morning" scored the first post-rehab interview with Lindsay Lohan in a contest where listeners had to get celebrities to call in for Hannah Montana tickets.

Former Mix Slogans include; Your Music, Your Station, Mix 94.1 Today's Best Music Mix (2003-2009) Mix 94.1 - Today's Best Music Mix (1998-2003) Today's Mix Alternative - Mix 94.1 (1998-1998) The 80's 90's and Today - Mix 94.1 (1996-1998)

Current DJs[edit]

Current DJs include:

  • Mark - Weekday Mornings
  • Mercedes - Weekday Mornings
  • JC - Producer of "Mark & Mercedes in the Morning"
  • Heather Collins - Mid-Day
  • Shawn Tempesta - Afternoons (also host of "The Morning Blend" on KTNV-TV)
  • Jade - Nights
  • Wendy - Weekends
  • Lisa - Weekends
  • Ryan - Weekends
  • Morty - Overnights

KMXB alumni[edit]

Past DJs include:

  • Aubry Jean, (2004-2006)
  • Beth Monk, onair at AFN the Eagle in Italy
  • Brad (Kelly) Carson, middays at WKQK/Memphis & host and Program Director at WMFS/Memphis
  • Charese Fruge, (2001-2005, also current Program Director)
  • Davey Diaz, (2003-2004)
  • Duncan Payton, (1997-2002)
  • Jay Cooper, (2003-2004)
  • Jason Rooney, now national voiceover talent.
  • Jeff G, (2006-2010)
  • Jenna Wilde, (2002-2004, 2005-2008)
  • Jonathan West, swing at KRWM-FM Seattle
  • Justin Chase, (2000-2008)
  • Kade, nights at KYSR/Los Angeles (ALT 98.7) and KDGE/Dallas (102.1 The Edge)
  • Kevin (Koz) Maxwell, afternoons at WTMX/Chicago (101.9 The Mix)
  • Kevin "Eric Roberts" Savage (1996-2005)
  • Leah Rooney, Mid-days (2002-2004)
  • Mike Mackenzie, at KVGS/Las Vegas (107.9 The Alternative)
  • Nikki, middays at WBBM/Chicago (B 96)
  • Paul Sands, onair at WTMX/Chicago (101.9 The Mix)
  • Pomai, middays (2006-2012)
  • Producer Blair Davies, afternoons/mornings producer, weekends (2004-2011)
  • Shark, onair at WSUN/Tampa (97X)
  • Tim Stevens, (2006-2007)
  • Tom Mitchell, (2001-2004, 2005-2006)

KMXB HD2[edit]

KMXB-HD2branded as "REWIND 94.1."

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 36°00′29″N 115°00′22″W / 36.008°N 115.006°W / 36.008; -115.006