St. Louis Public Radio to assume operations of KMST

St. Louis Public Radio, the National Public Radio affiliate at the University of Missouri-St. Louis, will assume the operational and programming duties of Missouri University of Science and Technology’s public radio station KMST, effective July 1, 2017. [Read more…]

KMST recognizes Member of the Year, Business of the Year

Public radio station KMST held its annual Membership Reunion on May 4 to honor Dr. James J. Bogan Jr. and Mary Bird with the Louise Roach Member of the Year Award for their personal contributions as members of the KMST community. [Read more…]

KMST releases results of spring membership drive

Public radio station KMST raised over $60,000 during its spring membership drive, surpassing its new member and sustaining member goals with a combined 84 members. [Read more…]

KMST Membership Reunion set for May 4

The management and staff of public radio station KMST will host the KMST Membership Reunion 5-7 p.m., Thursday, May 4, at the Lions Club Den in Rolla. [Read more…]

KMST to hold spring membership drive April 15-23

Public radio station KMST’s spring membership drive starts Saturday, April 15, and concludes on Sunday, April 23.

“As we welcome spring, we want to thank KMST’s community of listeners, volunteers and donors for their support,” says Joel Goodridge, marketing manager at KMST. “The broadcast excellence that informs, inspires and energizes us all is not possible without you. Our spring drive is just around the corner and we have some exciting items being given away including a Kindle Fire, Bose Wave Radio and IPads.”

KMST is offering new and renewing members a choice of premiums at the $70 level and above, including a classical music bundle, a Harmonic Vibrations CD selection titled “Joy Comes Back” by Ruthie Foster, a bluegrass CD titled “Unspoken Tradition” by Miles Between, a KMST ceramic travel coffee mug, and a KMST T-shirt. [Read more…]

KMST to present original ‘A Christmas Carol’ performance

KMST-Web_Logo-Sig-Freq_Vert_webGather around the radio and rekindle the spirit of the holidays by listening to KMST’s original production broadcast of “A Christmas Carol.” The classic Charles Dickens book has been adapted to a radio play specifically for a prerecorded performance.

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KMST offers incentives for early giving during fall drive

KMST-Web_Logo-Sig-Freq_Vert_webPublic radio KMST’s fall membership drive is now underway. The live portion of drive will start on Saturday, Oct. 1.

KMST staff has planned early prize drawings to help encourage new and returning members to give early in the drive.

“We have planned several nice drawings into the early portion of our fall membership drive, with everything from fine dining and theater certificates to electronic entertainment equipment,” says KMST Station Manager John Francis. “The earlier people pledge on line, the more drawings they’re included in.” [Read more…]

KMST recognizes Volunteer of the Year, Business of the Year

Missouri University of Science and Technology’s public radio station KMST honored Rolla, Missouri, real estate agent Cindy Beger as “Volunteer of the Year” during the station’s annual Membership Reunion, held April 28 at the Lions Club Den in Rolla. KMST Station Manager John Francis thanked Beger for her contributions as a guest host and membership drive volunteer. [Read more…]

KMST releases results of spring membership drive

KMST-Web_Logo-Sig-Freq_Vert_webPublic Radio KMST received $63,500 in membership investments during the station’s spring membership drive, which concluded on April 17. While KMST did not reach its $72,000 goal, staff of the station consider it a success.

Pledges are still accepted by calling 573-341-4386 in Rolla, toll-free at 888-776-5678 or online at [Read more…]

KMST spring membership drive to coincide with NPR

KMST-Web_Logo-Sig-Freq_Vert_webPublic radio station KMST’s spring membership drive starts March 19, with the live finish to the membership drive starting on Saturday, April 9.

KMST Station Manager John Francis says this spring’s drive dates have been moved forward by five weeks over previous years in order to coincide with National Public Radio’s (NPR) fundraising period. [Read more…]