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City 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, sports and farm information. KCIM is part of the Carroll Broadcasting Company, along with KKRL, and KIKD. It was first licensed on November 2, 1950.


KCIM-AM signed on in 1950 under the ownership of Carroll Broadcasting, owners of KCIM, KKRL 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 John Ryan. Other current announcers (as of September 2016) include Chantelle Grove as News Director, Sports Director/middays Jeff Blankman, Farm News Director Von Kettelsen and Asst News Director Nathan Konz . 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