KRES

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KRES
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City of license Moberly, Missouri
Broadcast area Columbia MO area
Branding Super Station
Slogan KRES Country
Frequency 104.7 MHz
Format Classic Country
ERP 100,000 watts
HAAT 311 meters (1,020 ft)
Class C
Facility ID 35890
Transmitter coordinates 39°27′35.00″N 92°42′7.00″W / 39.4597222°N 92.7019444°W / 39.4597222; -92.7019444
Affiliations ABC Radio
Owner GoodRadio.tv
(Moberly/Macon License Company, LLC)
Sister stations KWIX, KIRK (FM), KTCM
Website centralmoinfo.com

KRES (104.7 FM) is a radio station broadcasting a classic country music format. Licensed to Moberly, Missouri, USA, the station serves the Columbia, Missouri, area. The station is currently owned by GoodRadio.tv through the holding company Moberly/Macon License Company, LLC and features programing from ABC Radio .[1] The station began broadcasting on 1550 AM in St. Joseph, Missouri, in 1947 playing hits from the 1920s, 1930s, and 1940s. The station changed its call sign to KKJO in 1962 and began playing hits from the 50s and 60s.

Today KRES broadcasts on 104.7 FM with a classic country music with spot news and agricultural news format. KRES is the Moberly affiliate for St. Louis Cardinals baseball.

Throughout the day the on-air programmers who can be heard on KRES include, Brad Boyer, Bill Peterson, Ryan Myrehn, Dan Patterson, Adam Hildebrandt, Kevin Foedinger, and Kyle Hill.

In the late 1980s, on air staff included Jack Larson, Jim Coyle, Bob Bagby, Dale Palmer, Ron Block, Larry Weller,Doug Owens and Rich Cain. In the early 1990s, KWIX-KRES radio's on-air staff included St. Louis-area transplants such as Bryan Polcyn, Doug Stewart, Mike Roberts and Paul Lewandowski.

Ownership[edit]

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

Dean Goodman recently 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 includes KJEL and KBNN in Lebanon; KJFF in Festus; KREI and KTJJM in Farmington; KRES-FM 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. ^ "KRES Facility Record". United States Federal Communications Commission, audio division. 

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