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About Us

Real Country 1030 AM KCWJ is a locally owned and operated radio station. Our studios are located in Independence, Mo and our broadcast tower is located in Blue Springs, Mo.

We proudly air “Real Country Music” as our primary format. Traditional country music that includes contemporary artists like Blake Shelton, Thomas Rhett, Luke Bryan and Miranda Lambert, as well as Country Music Legends such as Garth Brooks, Alan Jackson, George Strait, Willie Nelson and more.

Real Country 1030 AM and its partner Vision Sports have aired Blue Springs and Blue Springs South High School Football since 1997. During this time, it has been recognized by the Missouri Broadcasters Association seventeen (17) times as the “Top Local High School/College Play By Play Broadcast” in the Kansas City/St. Louis Markets.


Real Country 1030 AM KCWJ also airs:
• St. Louis Blues NHL Hockey
• Northwest Missouri State Bearcats Football and Basketball.
• Omaha Storm Chasers Minor League Baseball
• Local High School Softball, Basketball and Baseball• The Sonic Locker Room Radio Program.


Real Country 1030 AM KCWJ proudly promotes the “BUY LOCAL” and “DINE LOCAL” campaigns, and touts itself as “Local Radio for Local Business.” We air thousands of commercials each year encouraging our listeners to patronize local businesses.

Real Country offers very affordable marketing campaigns for local businesses to promote its products and services that is much less expensive than the larger stations in the market. Although our signal is large, our clients enjoy that are our costs are not and they can pinpoint their message to their area without paying to reach those outside their area.

Bottom line is that Real Country 1030 AM KCWJ is a true local radio station. We all live here. Our kids go to school here. We all shop here. We all love it here, and we are proud that we only air POSITIVE PROGRAMMING. For more information about Real Country 1030 AM KCWJ call us at 816-795-6826 or email us at sales@realcountry1030am.com. Thanks for listening!!!

Live Broadcasts

St. Louis Blues Hockey

Real Country 1030 AM KCWJ is proud to be Kansas City’s radio home of the St. Louis Blues of the National Hockey League. The Saint Louis Blues were founded in 1967 and have been playing in the NHL ever since. Tune in to Real Country 1030 AM KCWJ to hear the exciting call of NHL Hockey of Blues Play By Play Broadcaster Chris Kerber.

Northwest Missouri Bearcats

Real Country 1030 AM KCWJ is proud to be Kansas City’s Radio Home of Northwest Missouri State Bearcats Football and Men’s and Women’s Basketball. The Bearcats joined the NCAA Division II in 1957 and have been playing sports there ever since. Tune in to Real Country 1030 AM KCWJ to hear the exciting calls of the Bearcats longtime play by play broadcaster John Coffey.

Omaha Storm Chasers

Real Country 1030 AM KCWJ is proud to be the Kansas City radio home of Omaha Storm Chasers Baseball. The Storm Chasers have been the Triple A affiliate of the Kansas City Royals. Tune into Real Country 1030 AM to hear Play by Play Broadcaster Mark Nasser call over 30 Storm Chaser broadcasts featuring future Kansas City Royals throughout the summer.

Sonic Locker Room

The Sonic Locker Room Radio Program: Real Country 1030 AM KCWJ is proud to be the radio home of the Sonic Locker Room Radio Program since 2008. This Sideliner Sports program highlights the outstanding students, athletes, coaches, faculty, clubs and organizations and events at 18 local high schools. Award winning sports columnist Bill Althaus of the Examiner and Sideliner Sports conducts weekly interviews highlighting the great people and happenings at each of these 18 schools.

Highschool Sports

Real Country 1030 AM KCWJ is Kansas City’s leader of broadcasting High School Sports. It has aired Vision Sports Blue Springs and Blue Springs South High School Football since 1997 and has aired Sideliner Sports High School Basketball, Baseball and Softball since 2014. During that time KCWJ’s partnership with Vision Sports and Sideliner Sports have earned 17 Missouri Broadcasters Association Awards as the “Top High School/College Local Play By Play Broadcast” in a large market (Kansas City/St. Louis).

Dr.Clark's Health Plus Radio

Real Country 1030 AM KCWJ is proud to be the radio home of the Health Plus Radio Program by Dr. Clark. Health+Plus is the show to hear the latest about your health and covers such topics as Food Allergies, Hormones, IV Infusions, Vit C IV's, Heavy Metal Toxicity, Chelation and Chiropractic as well as many others weekly. Health+Plus Radio can be heard featuring Dr. Clark every Saturday morning at 8:30.

Marketing Partners

We don’t sell just spots and dots. Our marketing partners enjoy our “radio campaigns” as we air their commercials more frequently and we tie in sponsorships such as Weather Updates as added value. We also air dozens of commercials per day promoting the BUY LOCAL campaign and PSAs for local non-profit groups and charities.

Testimonial from our Partners

Your Home Team for LOCAL RADIO

We would enjoy the opportunity to promote your organization, company or business. No radio station will work harder for you and no radio station will give you more “bang for your marketing buck”. With our traditional country music, school programming and sports broadcasts, you reach potential customers of all ages with a radio campaign on Real Country 1030 AM KCWJ. You can contact us at sales@realcountry1030am.com.

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