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Erin Hart is living her dream, hosting the KAT Country Morning show every weekday morning! She is a proud Callaway County native, having been raised in Holts Summit, MO, and is a graduate of Jefferson City High School. Erin has been the voice of Mornings on 94.3 KAT Country since July of 2008. Having been awarded one Missouri Broadcasters Award, many MBA nominations, and an ACM nomination for Morning Show and Station of the Year, Erin is a well-established and recognized personality and local influencer in the mid-Missouri area. As a testament to her talent and broadcast excellence, Erin has been awarded: The Alliance For Women in Media Foundation Gracie Award winner 2023 for Small Market Co-Host, Marconi Award 2023 Nominee for Small Market Personality of the Year for Hilley and Hart. Locally, Erin has been recognized by Jefferson City Magazine’s award for Best Radio Personality 2020-2023 and is a Jefferson City Chamber of Commerce Exceptional Employee 2020 finalist.
When Erin is not on the air, she loves to curl up with a good book, which ties in with the fact that was awarded the 2021 Missouri River Regional Library Ambassador of the Year! She also is a total movie junkie, loves to travel, and spends time outdoors with her husband and dog, Gemma.
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Kevin has been a part of Zimmer Communications since 2008 and has over 40 years of experience in radio, mostly on morning shows. A native New Jerseyan, he grew up listening to the great Philadelphia radio “boss jocks” of the ’60s and ’70s. Hilley has known since he was 10 years old what he wanted to do. As a freshman at Houghton College in 1977, he discovered the campus radio station, and his destiny was set! He went on to his first paying gig in radio at a tiny AM station in Upstate New York in 1980. The rest is, as they say, history. Admired for his outlook on life and enthusiasm for community, he loves the ability to be actively involved in mid-Missouri and to stay in the know about what’s happening around the area.
Hilley loves the opportunity to give his spin on current events and find the funny parts of daily life. An enthusiastic voice in mid-Missouri, he knows how many people count on him to help them start their day, and is especially proud of his ability to make people smile. Hilley is married with 3 adult kids and 3 grandchildren who are, he says, a source of daily joy for him. He is admittedly a sci-fi fan and a Star Trek nerd...and he bleeds Philadelphia Eagles green!
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Jordan was born and raised right here in mid-Missouri, in Boonville, MO to be specific. He has been with the team at KAT Country for about 5 years now, and has been with Zimmer in total for about 8 years. Jordan fell in love with audio production when he was working towards his degree in Communications from Central Methodist University. Jordan has an established background in radio, earning a Marconi Award through the National Association of Broadcasters, was nominated for an ACM award, and was awarded Best Air Talent in 2021 by the Missouri Broadcaster's Association.
Jordan is a huge fan of local breweries and enjoys dining out and trying new restaurants with his wife. He is a huge tech guy and is into new phones, TVs, and car tech. Gaming is also one of his favorite pastimes. Working in the radio industry has given him a love and appreciation for all genres of music and artists.
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