Station Spotlight: KASM Radio
Brownfield is proud to partner with KASM 1150AM/105.5HD2/107.7FM in Albany, Minnesota. KASM has an Ag/News/Weather/Talk format and has been a Brownfield affiliate partner since 2015. KASM Farm Director Joe Gill is a member of the National Association of Farm Broadcasting (NAFB). Joe recently served as Vice President of the West Region on the NAFB Board of Directors.
Check out the website www.mykasm.com and follow KASM on Facebook at KASM1150AM. Follow Joe Gill @JoeKASMRadio on Twitter.
How long has your station been on the air? 1950
What Brownfield programs do you air? We air 8 different market and farm informational segments Monday-Friday and a recap on Saturday morning. View the KASM Program Schedule.
Tell us about the services your station provides: We are local. Our station is very connected to local communities. We feature local weather, local news coverage, markets details from our local sales barns and auctions and even broadcasts of local high school sports activities. This area is very German-Catholic – so we have and continue to air the Rosary every night at 6pm.
Tell us about your community involvement: KASM frequently attends local and statewide events. KASM offers multiply platforms for area businesses to share information about their business and to meet the needs of community members. We offer a chamber-focused segment every Monday at 1:10pm and our Partyline Program every weekday at 9:15am. Our listeners are given to the opportunity in many ways with our on-air personalities.
Afternoon Delight with Randy and Diane is a popular program:
Tell us about any involvement you have, or coverage you provide, to any agriculture related groups: If its agriculture related…we like to think we got it covered. Local meetings, tradeshows, seminars, etc – we work to promote such events and to air content of those events to inform our listeners. We frequently talk to our statewide ag groups as they lobby and advocate for agriculture.
KASM Farm Director Joe Gill broadcasts live from many ag events:
Anything else you would like to tell us? Of our 5 full-time employees – approximately – we have 90 years of total radio experience between us – almost all those years at KASM Radio.