Station Profile

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News/Talk/Ag/Weather/Oldies - KVOE  - 1400 AM & 96.9 FM

Format Description

radio 40KVOE AM & FM is the Emporia Area #1 New/Talk/Ag Radio Station. We're proud of our commitment to being the "Live and Local" radio station. 

As media leaders in the Emporia Area, we offer our advertisers a multitude of customized and creative marketing and advertising opportunities. Whether you are looking to build awareness and credibility for your business, communicate a product or service, or drive traffic to your storefront.

KVOE AM & FM delivers Live and Local talk the Emporia Area from talk leaders in our community providing clear and well-thought-out positions on issues being discussed across in our community.

More Adults Listen To News Talk Radio 6am-7pm in America Than Any Other Radio Format!

KVOE AM & FM is targeted to reach Affluent Adults 35+ with high earning power in their prime spending years.faq

- The News Talk Format is the No.1 format in weekday mornings across America.
- The News Talk Format dominates adults aged 35 + and is #1 with 55+ plus listeners.
- The News Talk Format has some of the most educated and affluent listeners.
- The News Talk Format has an equal balance of listeners at home & away.
- The News Talk Format is the 2nd most listened to format in the 25-64 demo.

Research has shown that News Talk Radio is 3.3 times more effective in general advertising results than music stations, making it a must buy for advertisers wanting to increase business.

KVOE AM & FM features the ABC Radio Network and gives you all the news on the hour.

KVOE AM & FM talk format is a very effective way to reach new customers with a high disposable income.

Demographic Profile

KVOE AM & FM targets listeners in their prime spending years.

 couple 58Age Profile: KVOE AM & FM targets the affluent 35 to 64 demographic.

- Adults 18-34: 15%
- Adults 35-54: 35%

- Adults 55-64: 25%
- Adults 65+ : 25%

Gender Profile: Approximately 70% of KVOE AM & FM's listeners are males, 30% are females. 70% of this consumer group falls significantly into the important 25-64 age group.

Marital Status: Over 70% of KVOE's  listeners are married or engaged.

couple 18Occupation Profile: KVOE AM & FM targets individuals who are employed full-time in a variety of occupations including farmer, rancher, owner, manager, professional, clerical, trade, skilled sales, and technical.

Education Profile: The News/Talk Format attracts listeners that are some of the most educated of all listeners to radio. The majority have attended or completed college. 

Activities: KVOE AM & FM attracts listeners actively participate in exercise and fitness, biking, golfing, gardening, and hiking. KVOE AM & FM listeners enjoy going out to music concerts, sporting events, bars, and restaurants.

KVOE AM & FM listeners are a demographically appealing group that includes high-income earners and is a very effective way to reach new customers.

Market Your business to thousands of potential customers each week with KVOE AM & FM.

Household Income

KVOE AM & FM Listeners Have Spending Power!

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High Disposable Income: Approximately 65% of KVOE AM & FM listeners have a household income between $50,000 to $75,000+

The News/Talk format targets listeners with high earning power in America.

\- Over 40% of news/talk listeners across America have an income over $75,000.
- Over 24% of news/talk listeners across America have an income of $50,000 - $74,999.
- Over 23% of news/talk listeners across America have an income of $25,000 - $49,999.

KVOE AM & FM News/Talk is one of the most powerful performing formats for advertisers today!

KVOE AM & FM listeners in the past year:couple 56

- Purchased a wide variety of electronic devices including computers, tablets, smartphones, MP3 players, and HDTVs.  
-  We're big consumers of furniture, mattresses, major appliances, and automobiles.
-  Purchase fine and costume jewelry, cosmetics, perfume, and skin care products.
-  Enjoyed going out to fine restaurants often every month. Over 80% went out in the past month.  

KVOE AM & FM listeners are in their prime income and spending years.

KVOE AM & FM Listeners Have Spending Power!

KVOE AM & FM targets homeowners. A huge category with these consumers is home improvement and home decorating.

Home Spending: KVOE AM & FM listeners spend heavily in these areas.

construction 26- Interior painting/wallpaper
- Landscaping or yard improvements
- Lumber
- Exterior painting/staining
- Deck/fencing
- Energy conservation projects
- Floor tiles or vinyl flooring
- Installed windows or doors
- Other home projects

Over 50% spent more than $5000-$10,000 on home improvements and renovation in the past two years.

 KVOE AM & FM News/Talk/Sports Radio targets listeners with large retail purchasing power.

Consumer Spending And Investment Profile

KVOE AM & FM's News/Talk/Sports Radio format attracts consumers that spend heavily in the following categories in the past year.

Many of KVOE AM & FM's listeners:

couple 19- Purchased books in the past year.
- Purchased garden supplies in the past year.
- Purchased flowers as a gift in the past year.
- Purchased men's clothing in the past year.
- Purchased men's shoes in the past year.
- Purchased women's clothing in the past year.
- Purchased fine jewelry in the past year.
- Purchased children's clothing in the past year.
- Purchased wine and beer in the past year. 
- Purchased goods online on the Internet in the past year.
- Purchased small appliances in the past year.
- Purchased a vehicle in the past two years.

 Investments: KVOE AM & FM targets listeners who have high incomes, are homeowners and invest in mutual funds, stocks/bonds, retirement programs, and investment real estate.

KVOE AM & FM targets listeners with retail purchasing power.

KVOE AM & FM Is Built For Advertisers

Talk is radio' s most-listened-to format, capturing almost 18% share of radio listening among all listeners, age 12 and older.

radio 31Talk radio is foreground radio. Unlike music radio, talk radio commands attention. Talk radio listeners aren't just button-pushers who stop pushing buttons when they hear a song they like. They're LISTENING, closely.

Talk radio is the best environment for an advertising message. Because Talk Radio is the spoken word, commercials don't interrupt programming the way they halt music Radio. In music Radio, the most common point of tune-out is when a commercial begins. Yet Talk listeners regard commercials as informative.

Talk radio is a resource. Because listeners use it for news, weather, sports scores, and business news, listeners find talk radio informative. They BELIEVE what they hear.

Talk radio listeners are more involved. Because they're paying attention, and bonding with on-air personalities, they're more likely to respond to advertising messages.


KVOE AM & FM is unique among other radio formats. Due to the nature of this format, people listen to KVOE AM & FM differently.

KVOE AM & FM is a high impact foreground listening medium. We cater to affluent, fast-paced professionals who love to hear the latest news, sports, weather events and stories. 

KVOE AM & FM listeners are actively listening to get the information they want. Your commercial message cuts through and gets heard on KVOE AM & FM.

KVOE AM & FM is built for advertisers. We deliver an affluent audience that can't be reached by any other radio station making KVOE AM & FM a great investment to help you get more customers.

The KVOE AM & FM News Talk format is one of the strongest radio formats in the USA today!

The KVOE AM & FM Line-up

KVOE AM & FM features Live and Local programming.

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Monday to Friday

12a-3a..America Tonight with Kate Delaney
3a-4a...Doug Stephens Good Day
4a-5a...America in the Morning with John Trout
5a-6a...First Light with Evan Haning
6 AM. – 9 AM Ron Thomas
9 AM. – 1 PM Scott Hayes
1 PM  – 6 PM Dean Erickson – Oldies in the Afternoon
6 PM  – 9 PM Sean Thornton
9 PM – 12 AM Jim Bohanon Show


12a-1a..Scuba Radio
1a-3a...When Radio Was
3a-4a..Made in America
4a-6a..Watchdog on Wall Street


12a-6a..When Radio Was

The KVOE AM & FM sales team can help you make the right marketing decisions to grow your business and reach thousands of potential new customers each week.

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KVOE AM & FM Is Live Sports Broadcasts

- Emporia High School Spartans Football and Basketball
- Kansas City Royals Baseball
- Kansas University Jayhawk Football and Basketball, Hawk Talk
- NFL Football, NCAA Football & NCAA Basketball

Get more customers and increase profits with KVOE AM & FM

KVOE AM & FM's Coverage Map
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