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KZIM-AM logo.png
City Cape Girardeau, Missouri
Branding News Radio 960
Slogan "Your Regional News Authority"
Frequency 960 kHz
First air date August 31, 1985
Format News/Talk
Power 5,000 watts (day)
500 watts (night)
Class B
Facility ID 74582
Transmitter coordinates 37°18′59″N 89°29′06″W / 37.31639°N 89.48500°W / 37.31639; -89.48500
Callsign meaning ZIMmer (former owners)
Former callsigns KGIR[1]
Owner Max Media
(MRR License LLC)
Sister stations KCGQ-FM, KEZS-FM, KGIR, KGKS
Webcast Listen Live

KZIM (960 AM) is a radio station licensed to serve Cape Girardeau, Missouri, United States. The station is owned by Max Media and licensed to MRR License LLC. It airs a news and talk format.[2]

The station was assigned the KZIM call letters by the Federal Communications Commission on August 31, 1985.[1]


In December 2003, Mississippi River Radio, acting as Max Media LLC (John Trinder, president/COO), reached an agreement to purchase WCIL, WCIL-FM, WUEZ, WXLT, WOOZ-FM, WJPF, KGIR, KZIM, KEZS-FM, KCGQ-FM, KMAL, KLSC, KWOC, KJEZ, KKLR-FM, KGKS, and KSIM from the Zimmer Radio Group (James L. Zimmer, owner).[3] The reported value of this 17 station transaction was $43 million.[4]


  1. ^ a b "Call Sign History". FCC Media Bureau CDBS Public Access Database. 
  2. ^ "Station Information Profile". Arbitron. 
  3. ^ Homan, John D. (2003-12-19). "Zimmer sells 17 radio stations". Southern Illinoisan. The Zimmer Radio Group, a family-owned media company, announced Wednesday it will sell 17 of its 32 stations [...] to Mississippi River Radio. 
  4. ^ "Changing Hands - 1/12/2004". Broadcasting & Cable. 2004-01-12. 

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