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Bryan Truta Jumps To 90.9 The Bridge Kansas City As Sr. Director of Radio Operations

Public Television 19 Inc. AAA “90.9 The Bridge” KTBG Warrensburg/Kansas City MO has appointed Bryan Truta has Senior Director of Radio Operations and morning host. Truta joins KTBG from Steel City Media where he served as Program Director and morning host at AC “KC 102.1” KCKC since January 2016. He has worked in Kansas City radio for the past two decades including runs programming AAA “97.3 The Planet” KZPL, successor Rock “97.3 Max-FM” KCXM, Classic Hits 94.9 KCMO-FM, Variety Hits “105.1 Jack-FM” KCJK, and KCKC. CEO Kliff Kuehl told told the Kansas City Business Journal. “As a business, a nonprofit business, we want it to thrive and be well supported. Part of that for us has been trying to take the radio station and, while honor...[Read More]

Kansas City Public Television Acquires KTBG

Kansas City Public Television has announced it has agreed to purchase NPR News/AAA “90.9 The Bridge” KTBG Warrensburg/Kansas City, MO from the University of Central Missouri. The acquisition will cost KCPT $1.7 Million including $1.1 Million for the station itself and $600,000 for improvements and upgrades. The financing was acquired through loans, donations, gifts and use of unrestricted reserve funds. Following the closing of the sale, KTBG will move its studios from UCM into KCTV’s building in Kansas City. The plan is to remove NPR’s News and UCM Sports programming from the schedule and focus completely on its AAA format. The station currently airs NPR’s Morning Edition and All Things Considered bookended by music. KTBG recently applied to improve its signa...[Read More]