MBA 2024 Zimmer Communications Awards


At the recent Missouri Broadcasters Association (MBA) 2024 event, our Zimmer Communications emerged as a standout performer, earning 15 prestigious awards. This recognition is a testament to the dedication, creativity, and hard work of our entire team. We are thrilled to share our achievements with you and highlight the exceptional talent within our organization. 

Highlights of Our Achievements

Best Morning Show – Medium Market

Winner: Clear 99 “Liz and Scotty in the Morning”

Liz and Scotty in the Morning on KCLR Clear-99

Runner-Up: Y107 “Cosmo and Kat Show”

cosmo and cat

Our morning shows continue to captivate and engage audiences, with Clear 99's "Liz and Scotty in the Morning" taking the top spot and Y107's "Cosmo and Kat Show" securing the runner-up position.

Best Breaking Weather Coverage – Medium Market

Winner: 93.9 The Eagle Brian Hauswirth - “Jan 2024”
Runner-Up: KWTO Don Louzader - “January 9th”

In times of urgent weather events, our stations provided crucial and timely updates, with Brian Hauswirth from 93.9 The Eagle and Don Louzader from KWTO earning top honors for their comprehensive coverage.

Best Commercial Series – Medium Market

Winner: Joe Lose - “Medley Equipment Share – Fast”

Joe Lose's compelling commercial series for Medley Equipment Share showcased creativity and effectiveness, winning the Best Commercial Series award.

Best Commercial – Medium Market

Winner: Josh Ryan - “Steve’s Pest Control - Bug Connection”

Josh Ryan’s innovative commercial for Steve’s Pest Control was recognized for its unique approach and impact.

Best Documentary – Medium Market

Runner-Up: KWTO Don Louzader - “Town Hall on Homelessness”

Don Louzader’s insightful documentary on homelessness earned a runner-up position, highlighting important social issues in our community.

Best News Anchor – Medium Market

Winner: KWTO – Don Louzader

Don Louzader's exceptional news anchoring skills were acknowledged, cementing his reputation as a leading voice in the industry.

Best Newscast – Medium Market

Winner: KWTO – Don Louzader - “Feb 8th”
Runner-Up: KSSZ – Brian Hauswirth - “Feb. 5th”

Our commitment to delivering high-quality news broadcasts was evident with KWTO and KSSZ being honored for their outstanding newscasts.

Best Opinion/Commentary – Medium Market

Winner: KWTO Elijah Haahr - “Elijah Haahr Show”

Elijah Haahr Show

Runner-Up: 96.9 The Jock Tom Ladd & Logan Webber - “Taylor Swift & The Kansas City Chiefs”

Our commentary pieces sparked thoughtful discussion and engagement, with Elijah Haahr’s show and the dynamic duo of Tom Ladd and Logan Webber receiving top accolades.

Best Play-by-Play – Medium Market

Winner: KTGR – Andy Humphrey - “Rock Bridge vs. Park Hill”

Andy Humphrey’s exhilarating play-by-play coverage of Rock Bridge vs. Park Hill demonstrated his skill in bringing sports action to life.

Best Station Sponsored Community Event – Medium Market

Winner: Clear 99 “Central Missouri Honor Flight Radiothon”

The Central Missouri Honor Flight Radiothon by Clear 99 was celebrated for its profound impact on the community, exemplifying our commitment to social responsibility.

Best Video Content by a Radio Station – Medium Market

Winner: KCMQ Trevor MorganWhat Happens When You Shoot It

Trevor Morgan’s creative and engaging video content showcased our ability to excel across multiple media formats.

Corporate Award for Community Service – Medium Market

Runner-Up: “Miracles for Kids Radiothon”

Our dedication to community service was recognized with a runner-up award for the Miracles for Kids Radiothon, reflecting our ongoing commitment to making a difference.

A Proud Moment for Our Team

Winning 10 awards and earning 6 runner-up positions across various categories is a remarkable achievement for Zimmer Communications. These accolades are a testament to the talent, passion, and hard work of our team members. Each award reflects our dedication to excellence in broadcasting, creativity in content creation, and commitment to serving our community.

We extend our heartfelt gratitude to the Missouri Broadcasters Association for these honors and to our loyal listeners and supporters who make our success possible. As we celebrate these achievements, we remain committed to delivering outstanding content and continuing to innovate in the broadcasting industry.

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