KZWV – The Wave2018-04-23T20:46:00+00:00

101.9 The Wave

The format is bright and fun, a perfect choice for at-work or in-store/business listening.

The Wave is home to 30 year morning radio veteran Kevin Hilley and the Wave Wake-Up. Each day between 6-10 AM, Kevin gets listeners started with great music, conversation, celebrity news, contests, phone calls and a fun take on current events.  101.9 The Wave is also home to nationally syndicated personality John Tesh and “Intelligence for Your Life” from 2-7 pm and Alan Kabel starting at 7pm.

At 42,500 WATTS, KZWV’s powerful signal blankets the entire Lake of the Ozark area as well as north into Jefferson City and Columbia and south into Lebanon, Rolla and Ft. Leonard Wood.


  • 69.6% Female, 30.4% Male
  • Age: 25-64: 50.9%
  • Household Income Over 50K: 43.8%
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101.9 The Wave On-Air Personalities

Weekday On Air Schedule and Personalities

Kevin Hilley The Wave Wakeup Show
Each day between 6-10 AM, Kevin gets listeners started with great music, conversation, celebrity news, contests, phone calls and a fun take on current events.

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Weekend On Air Schedule and Personalities

101.9 The Wave Community Involvement

  • Share The Harvest Food Pantry – Food Drive

  • American Red Cross – Blood Drive

  • Dogwood Animal Shelter – Events/weekly interviews

  • Food Bank of Central and NE MO – Food drive

  • Bras For A Cause – Dr. Hopkins charity event

101.9 The Wave Accolades and Awards

  • 2015 MBA Best Commercial, Small Market, KZWV

  • 2015 MBA Best Website, Small Market, KZWV

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We’re in business to help your business grow.

Our efforts are focused on developing ourselves through training and coaching. We accomplish this through an environment where exceeding company standards, continual improvement, initiative and innovation are recognized and rewarded.

When looking to update and do a complete face lift of my web site I looked to Stacey and the guys at Zimmer to lead me into the FUTURE.
Rollie, Tiger Express Wash
Radio advertising had made such a tremendous difference in our business. Zimmer has an all-star team who is completely on target with our needs. They attend every meeting with purpose and with the intention of seeing our business grow. The attitude and devotion they show our business is unmatched and they are genuinely thrilled by our accomplishments.
Dr. Amanda, Tiger Family Chiropractic and Wellness Center
Working with folks at Zimmer has helped be grow my company to where I wanted. Carrie was great with helping find the correct radio station for my target client. They allowed me to reach my goals faster than I ever dreamed.
Tami R. Benus, CPA
There were hundreds of attendee’s from across the country. Many came up to Don afterwards and asked how we found the time to manage a really nice website, Facebook and Twitter. Don smiled and said, ‘We know people’
Steve, Columbia Regional Airport
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