Zimmer Communications Earns 18 Awards at 2022 MBA Ceremony

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Zimmer Communication’s mid-Missouri radio stations in Columbia and Jefferson City earned a whopping 18 awards at the Missouri Broadcasters Association (MBA) convention in Lake Ozark on June 11th, including 11 first-place awards in the medium market. Each year, the Missouri Broadcasters Association recognizes the best of the best in radio and television from the previous year.

We are so incredibly proud of this group of talented and passionate broadcasters. They are truly some of the best in the business. So without further ado...here's the 2022 list of MBA winners from Zimmer Communications:

Corporate Award for Community Service

Zimmer Communications “16th Annual Miracle for Kids Radiothon”

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Station of the Year in All Markets





The following 2022 MBA Award winners are recognized for being the best of the best in medium markets across the state of Missouri: 


Best Air Talent (non AM Drive)

KTGR-AM - The Big Show w/Andy Humphrey & Brenden Schaeffer


Best Breaking News

KSSZ-FM – Renick Verdict – Brian Hauswirth


Best Sports Program

KWOS-AM - Coaches Show – A Look Back At State Title 30 Years Ago


Best Commercial Series

KCMQ-FM - Kretch’s Custom Exteriors “Deck Series”


Social Media Star

KCMQ - Morning Shag Facebook Page 



Best Station Sponsored Community Event  


KCLR-FM - “Central Missouri Honor Flight” 

KTXY - “Miracles for Kids Radiothon” – (Certificate of Merit)


Best Commercial Announcement  

KSSZ-FM – Brian Wear Plumbing “Christmas” – Josh Ryan

Certificates of Merit:

KCMQ-FM – Kretch’s Custom Exteriors – “Decks Are Made for Peeing”  


KTGR-AM – Steve’s Pest Control – “Bug Bowl” –  Josh Ryan


KWTO – Steve’s Pest Control – “The Grinch” – Josh Ryan


Best Sports Play-By-Play

KTGR-AM – Andy Humphrey “MIZZOU Softball vs ISU”  

Certificate of Merit:

KTGR-AM – Andy Humphrey & Brenden Schaeffer “Rock Bridge vs. Helias Football” 

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Best Morning Drive Air Talent 

KCLR-FM - Liz & Scotty in the Morning – KCLR-FM  


Certificate of Merit:

KAT Country Mornings with Erin and Chris – KATI-FM 



Best Complete Newscast

KWOS-AM - John Marsh - Feb 2, 2022

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