CitySedalia, Missouri
Broadcast areaLake of the Ozarks
Frequency1050 kHz
FormatNews / Talk / Sports
AffiliationsABC News Radio
OwnerTownsquare Media
(Townsquare License, LLC)
First air date
February 18, 1954
Technical information
Facility ID5202
Power1,000 watts (day)
86 watts (night)
Transmitter coordinates
38°44′03″N 93°13′31″W / 38.73417°N 93.22528°W / 38.73417; -93.22528

KSIS (1050 AM) is a radio station licensed to serve Sedalia, Missouri, United States. The station is owned by Townsquare Media and the license is held by Townsquare License, LLC.


KSIS broadcasts a blend of news, talk, and sports radio programming.[1] The station derives some of its news programming from ABC News Radio. Notable syndicated talk programming on KSIS includes weekday shows hosted by Rush Limbaugh, Sean Hannity, and Michael Medved. KSIS airs St. Louis Cardinals baseball games as a member of the St. Louis Cardinals Radio Network.[2]

Local real estate agent Angel Morales hosts a Saturday morning Spanish language talk program called "Sábados Latinos".[3][4] The name translates to "Latino Saturdays" in English.[4] The show is part of the station's outreach to mid-Missouri's growing Latino population.[3]


KSIS first signed on at 1050 kHz as a 1,000 watt daytime-only station on February 18, 1954.[5] The station was licensed to Yates Broadcasting Company, Inc., with Carl W. Yates, Jr., serving as president and general manager.[5][6]

In November 1986, Yates Broadcasting Company, Inc., reached an agreement to sell this station to Bick Broadcasting Company. The deal was approved by the FCC on December 9, 1986, and the transaction was consummated on December 30, 1986.[7]

In April 2006, Bick Broadcasting Company reached an agreement to sell this station to Double O Radio subsidiary Double O Missouri Corporation.[8] The deal was approved by the FCC on June 30, 2006, and the transaction was consummated on August 31, 2006.[9][10] Double O Radio later merged with Townsquare Media.


  1. ^ "Station Information Profile". Arbitron. Archived from the original on 2010-03-01.
  2. ^ "Radio & TV Affiliates". St. Louis Cardinals. Retrieved December 15, 2008.
  3. ^ a b Cols, Geraldine (July 18, 2008). "Radio Show Reaches Out". KOMU-TV.[permanent dead link]
  4. ^ a b Florez, Rita (April 12, 2008). "Hispanics work for success; Many labor at multiple jobs while starting new businesses". The Sedalia Democrat. Archived from the original on April 22, 2008. Retrieved December 17, 2008.
  5. ^ a b Broadcasting Yearbook. Broadcasting Publications. 1973.
  6. ^ Official Manual 1971/1972. State of Missouri. 1971. p. 1418.
  7. ^ "Application Search Details (BAL-19861031EF)". FCC Media Bureau. December 30, 1986.
  8. ^ Bird-Meyer, Matt (May 10, 2006). "Bick Broadcasting sells three Sedalia radio stations". Sedalia Democrat. Archived from the original on October 22, 2012.
  9. ^ "Application Search Details (BAL-20060508AAY)". FCC Media Bureau. August 31, 2006.[permanent dead link]
  10. ^ "Bick Completes Multi-Station Sale To Double O Radio". Radio Ink. September 1, 2006. Archived from the original on July 15, 2011. Retrieved December 17, 2008.