KOZY is our local, hometown radio station featuring live announcers and classic hits. Our programming philosophy is designed to reach an upscale adult listener in the 24-65+ demographic. As a full-time, 24-hour-a-day station with 5,000 watts, our emphasis is on information: news, weathers, sports and community events. Our Classic Hits format serves a market of 40,000-plus, highlighting the top hits of the early 1950s through the mid 1970s. Our music flow is a well-balanced, listenable mix that generates high listener loyalty.
KOZY is the Grand Rapids area affiliate for the ABC Information Network which includes hourly news updates from ABC. We also provide news updates at the bottom of the hour from the Minnesota News Network. KOZY's exclusive network of affiliations afford us the opportunity to present information of all types to our listeners in an accurate and rapid fashion.
KOZY is also the local
home for live, play-by-play
coverage of the Minnesota Twins, the Minnesota Timberwolves, the
Minnesota Wild and the Gophers. We are also your home for Grand Rapids
High School sports action which we also stream live on
kozyradio.com. With our sports coverage this extends our
listening demographic to a wider audience.
Features like The Morning Mess morning show with Tim Edwards and Jason Groth, Minnesota Mondays featuring "home grown" bands, Minnesota coaches talk shows, the Afternoon Cleanup drive-time program, Michael Davis' local news and interviews, Twins Talk, A Word With the Wild, and About Sports are just some of the great locally produced features on KOZY. All of these special touches, combined with local, creative staff members, make KOZY the station Grand Rapids area listeners depend on. Our staff is dedicated to this area and to making our station the best possible source of information and entertainment in the northland.
employment units hiring goes through our assigned EEO officer and
General Manager. His responsibility is to ensure the stations are
compliant with EEO policies. EEO memos are posted within our
building and a copy is given to each new employee. All new
positions, with the exception of an occasional exigent circumstance,
are subject to broad outreach before hiring decisions are made.
In accordance with 73,2080 (C) (4), each manager knows our policy from our regular management meetings to send all the full-time employment openings to our recruitment sources, including Broadcast1source and the Minnesota Broadcasters Association. We post all openings on our stations and websites. All organizations that express any interest in notification of new hiring opportunities will be provided with notice as soon as possible. Periodically, we will evaluate the effectiveness of our outreach contacts. Based on leads generated for new employment opportunities, we will delete unresponsive contacts and add new outreach organizations and institutions from our area or neighboring states.
accordance with 73,2080 (C) (4), our management analyzes pay benefits
and seniority practices, promotions and selection techniques every time
we hire a full-time employee based on our broadcast associations
continual training through webinars and emails or other
information. We have no union agreement. The EEO officer
for the company periodically does a comparison of employee salaries to
ensure there is no discrimination based on sex, religion, or race in
regards to the job assigned and the pay received. Employee pay is
based on performance and merit. All benefits (health insurance,
vacation, sick leave, etc) afforded to our employees are the same for
everyone and based entirely on length of service (vacation) and
at the sole discretion of each full-time employee as to whether or not
they avail themselves to the offered benefits. It is the ongoing
policy of our company to ensure that all decisions made concerning
employees are made based on job performance and are not discriminatory.
Age requirements vary by contest and prize, but all entrants must be must be legal residents of the 50 United States or the District of Columbia at time of entry. Only one entry per person, family, or household, per contest or per 30 day period, depending on structure of giveaway.
Any individuals (including but not limited to employees, consultants, independent contractors, and interns) who are currently performing services for KOZY Radio, any organizations responsible for sponsoring, fulfilling, administering, advertising or promoting the contest or supplying the prize, and/or their respective parent, subsidiary, affiliated and successor companies, and immediate family and household members of such individuals, are NOT eligible to enter or play. "Family" shall mean parents, step-parents, children, step-children, siblings, step-siblings, or spouses. "Household" shall mean people who share the same residence at least three months a year.
All "On Air" contests are entered by calling KOZY Radio at 218-326-3446 when the personality tells you to dial to participate and win the specific prize being offered at that time. To win, you must be the designated caller. (i.e.: 3rd, 9th, or 100th). If the contest is a "trivia contest" or other game of skill the first person with the correct answer is the winner. Any age restrictions that apply to a specific contest or prize will be announced at the time that prize is offered.
Entries remain the property of Sponsor and will not be returned or acknowledged.
Participants in on air contests are notified immediately that they have won when they call. All prizes, unless otherwise noted, are be picked up at the station location, 507 SE 11th Street, Grand Rapids, MN, 55744, within 30 days, or prize is forfeited.
Approximate Retail Value of Prizes vary by contest. Federal, state and local taxes, if any, are the sole responsibility of the winner, who will receive an IRS Form 1099 reflecting the final actual value of any prize valued at $600 or more. Winners are not entitled to exchange or transfer prizes or to obtain cash or other substitutes.
Sponsors are not responsible for any circumstances that make it impractical or impossible to fulfill any element of the prize. If certain elements of the prize have no approximate retail value, and if it becomes impractical or impossible to fulfill this or these elements, Sponsor's only obligation will be to provide the remainder, if any, of the prize.
By participating, entrants agree to be bound by these official rules and the decisions of the sponsors and the radio station, which shall be final in all respects. By participating and accepting any prize that may be won, entrants agree to release KOZY Radio and their advertising and promotion agencies and prize suppliers, and each of their respective officers, directors, agents, representatives and employees, as well as each of their respective successors, representatives and assigns (collectively, the "Released Parties") from any and all actions, claims, injury, loss or damage arising in any manner, directly or indirectly, from participation in this contest and/or acceptance or use of the prize.
Entrants authorize the Released Parties to use their name, voice, likeness, biographical data, city and state of residence and entry materials in programming or promotional material, worldwide in perpetuity, and/or on a winner's list, if applicable, without further compensation unless prohibited by law. Sponsor is not obligated to use any of the above mentioned information or materials, but may do so and may edit such information or materials, at Sponsor's sole discretion, without further obligation or compensation.