Students at Missouri Southern’s KGCS-TV and KXMS Radio continue to gain hands-on experience as they produce new programs for the stations.

Here are some notes of interest regarding programming scheduled for the next two weeks.


  • Live coverage of Missouri Southern home basketball games continue as the season heads toward an end. Students perform all aspects of production work, from camera work to announcing and directing behind the scenes. The games vs. Northwest Missouri set for Saturday, Feb. 18 will be recorded to air at 7 p.m. Sunday during “Southern Sports Sunday.”  The games vs. Central Missouri on Thursday, Feb. 23, will be aired live; women play at 5:30 p.m. and the men at 7:30 p.m.
  • Upcoming “Newsmakers” interview programs focus on community events coming up the first part of March.

The program airing the week of Feb. 19 takes a look at the Joplin Artwalk, in an interview with coordinator Linda Teeter. Artwalk resumes its season on Thursday, March 2.
The following week’s program features a visit with representatives from the Carl Junction Area Chamber of Commerce. Gary Stubblefield and Holly Hukill discuss the Business Expo, which is planned for March 3 and 4.

KXMS 88.7 Radio

A variety of new and returning programs are airing in the afternoons and evenings on the campus radio station.


DJ Jazzy J’s Mixes, 5 p.m.: The hour-long show offers contemporary pop from the Top 100 Billboard charts.

The Triple H Show, 6 p.m.: The one-hour weekly show with host Patrick Wheeler plays the best in hip hop and R&B.

Modern Music Discovery, 7 to 9 p.m.: Host K. Blaze offers two hours of music by artists from all over the world.


Classics Central, 3 p.m.: The Radio Shark presents an hour of classic hits from the ‘70s and ‘80s, as well as news on upcoming campus events.

The Alternative Show, 4 p.m.: Host A. Bry plays alternative favorites from the ‘90s to today.                                                                                               

The Purdy Gud Variety Show, 5 p.m.: The hour features a variety of genres from the ‘60s to the present. New and upcoming movies and video games are highlighted along with conversations about modern media.

The Ozarks Power Hour, 6 p.m.: Classic hits are spotlighted, along with interviews with guests from around campus.

Hour in the ‘80s, 7 p.m.: Host East Bay J. presents ‘80s classics and some outlandish music of the era from around the world.

History of Sound, 8 p.m.: Host Ian will feature an artist, band or individual composer for a look at their lasting impact on music.


Chip Tunes, 5 p.m.: The weekly show focuses on video game music. Whether it’s from a single game, a game series, or even a broad category like a game genre, host Oliver Wallace presents the music alongside the songs and games, trivia and personal insight.


Country Fun Time, 8 p.m.: Host MC Rey offers country music from the past and present, from classic artists to country rookies.

KGCS and KXMS operate as services of the Department of Communication at Missouri Southern State University.  The provide opportunities for students to gain hands-on experience in broadcasting.