FAQ

KCUR-FM, Kansas City Public Media

Frequently Asked Questions

FREQUENCY and WEB ADDRESS:
89.3 FM, KCUR.org

AFFILIATIONS:
National Public Radio (NPR), American Public Media, Public Radio International, BBC, Corporation for Public Broadcasting, Harvest Public Media, Public Radio Program Directors Association, Public Radio in Mid-America

LICENSEE:
KCUR-FM is licensed to the Curators of the University of Missouri.

FORMAT:
KCUR-FM and KCUR.org - Kansas City Public Media -  are high quality, news, information and entertainment services in a non-commercial environment.

MISSION STATEMENT:
It is the responsibility of Kansas City Public Media to provide an audience of significant size with a program service which informs, entertains and enriches the community.

FACTS:
KCUR signed on the air October 21, 1957. KCUR broadcasts 24 hours per day;
21 hours of news and information each weekday; 100,000 watts; Stereo. Many of our programs are streamed live at KCUR.org.   Much of the Kansas City Public Media produced content is available as archives and podcasts  .

MAILING ADDRESS:
KCUR-FM
4825 Troost Avenue, Suite 202
Kansas City, MO 64110
Phone: (816) 235-1551
Fax: (816) 235-2865
E-mail: kcur@umkc.edu
Web: www.kcur.org

Map to KCUR studios

How to order a CD copy of a KCUR produced program:
Call the KCUR Business Office at 816.235.1551 during business hours. There is a $10.00 fee.

SERVICE AREA OF KCUR-FM:
KCUR broadcasts with a power of 100,000 watts which covers
a 90 mile radius in Northwestern Missouri and Northeastern Kansas.

BOARD OF DIRECTORS:
The Constitution of Missouri established a nine-member Board of
Curators responsible for governing the University of Missouri. The Curators are also the official Board of Directors for the station.

STAFFING:
Kansas City Public Media is operated by a team of full and part-time employees. In addition, some 200 volunteers participate in station activities like: answering telephones during membership drives, assisting at the KCUR table during special events; ushering at our venues, etc.  Volunteers are appreciated and valued assets of the station.

Staff Directory