Columbia’s exclusive station for sports 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. KTGR is an affiliate of ESPN Radio, bringing “the Worldwide Leader” in Sports to Boone County and Central Missouri, with dynamic shows and personalities like Mike Greenburg, Chris Carlin, Joe Fortenbaugh, and Evan, Canty, and Michelle.

The Big Show with Andy Humphrey & Brenden Schaeffer weekdays from 4-6pm with the biggest sports topics and guests, and a dash of fun. The Sports Wire wakes you up Saturday mornings from 8-10am with a review and preview of all the weekend’s big games.

KTGR is also mid-Missouri’s radio home of Mizzou Athletics, featuring Football, Men’s Basketball, and exclusive broadcasters of Tiger Women’s Basketball, Baseball and Softball. KTGR is the local home of the St. Louis Cardinals, the Kansas City “Chiefs Kingdom Show, and award-winning play-by-play of Columbia Public Schools high school football and basketball.

10,400 Weekly Listeners*
KTGR reaches 4 Central/Mid Missouri Counties including the cities of Columbia and Jefferson City.


  • 33.3% Female, 66.7% Male
  • Age 25-64: 60.2%
  • Household Income Over 50K: 87.0%
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Weekly Listeners*
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*Source: Nielsen. Columbia, MO. Contact Zimmer Communications for details.

KTGR’s On-Air Personalities

Weekday On Air Schedule and Personalities

Join Evan Cohen, Chris Canty, and St. Louis native Michelle Smallmon during Unsportsmanlike, weekday mornings from 5-9 a.m. on KTGR. Find out more here.

Mike Greenberg’s expert commentary and thought-provoking interviews are back on KTGR every weekday morning from 9a-11a! Find out more here.

Step into the ring with two of the biggest personalities on ESPN Radio: Chris Carlin and Joe Fortenbaugh! Find out more here.

Get the freshest take on sports with one of ESPN Radio’s new dynamic duos! Find out more here.

After the final whistle, get the instant reactions to each evening of sports with GameNight! Find out more here.

Weekend On Air Schedule and Personalities

KTGR’s Community Involvement

  • Food Bank of Central and Northeast Missouri – Food Drive & Taste of the Tigers

  • Mid Missouri Kidney Walk

  • Columbia College Athletics Golf Tournament

  • Boys and Girls Club Chili Cook-off

KTGR’s Accolades and Awards

  • 2023 MBA Sports – Andy Humphrey– Finalist

  • 2022 Air Talent- Medium Market – The Big Show

  • 2022 MBA Play by Play- KTGR, winner

  • 2022 MBA Play by Play- KTGR, finalist

  • 2021 MBA Play by Play- KTGR, winner

  • 2019 Play-By-Play MBA Winner

  • 2019 MBA Sports Feature Winner

  • 2018 MBA Play-By-Play Winner

  • 2017 MBA Sports Feature Winner

  • 2017 MBA Play-By-Play Winner

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