Cedar Rapids, North Liberty and Iowa City; home to almost half a million people. Educated, diverse, and home to internationally recognized industries like General Mills, ACT and Collins Aerospace. In Waterloo-Cedar Falls and Waverly advanced manufacturing, R&D, and industry are the region’s strengths. Major employers are John Deere and Tyson. The cost of living is 5.2% below the national average.
NRG Media Waterloo-Cedar Falls/Cedar Rapids operates four radio stations:
Rock 108 – KFMW-FM is a legendary rock station, and widely recognized as Eastern Iowa’s leading rock station. Locally programmed, and community-focused, it attracts Adults 18-49. KFMW blankets Dubuque to Marshalltown, Iowa City to Decorah, and extending its reach to far flung parts of the country on the stream.
105.7 KOKZ, Iowa’s Classic Hits – KOKZ-FM plays classic hits of the 60s, 70s and 80s. A perfect at-work station, KOKZ is anchored by live and local air talent all day. The station is heavily involved in every community it serves, from one end of the I-380 Corridor to the other. At 100,000 watts, KOKZ delivers Adults 35-64 in over 20 Iowa counties.
107.3 The Party – KPTY – AM/FM plays today’s hit music, period. The Party is hyper focused on the Cedar Valley, delivering a strong Adult 18-34 audience with a female skew. Everything that’s current can be found on The Party, anytime of the day or night, and it rocks Snapchat, Twitter and Instagram with a strong local presence.
News Talk 1540 KXEL – KXEL-AM is committed to providing news and information to its core audience, who relies on us to present factual news and information, untainted by political persuasion. As a heritage, maximum power 50,000-watt station, KXEL covers all of Eastern Iowa during the day and 24 states plus part of Canada at night.