Jim and Geoff in the Morning

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Weekdays from 6:00am – 10:00am


Grab some coffee, tune in to 97.1 and wake up to Jim and Geoff in the Morning. Get the latest local news, sports, talk, music and more to start your day off right.

Get to know more about Geoff:

A native of Des Moines, Iowa.  He graduated from Iowa State University with a BA in Telecommunicative Arts.  Was a “Weekend Warrior” as a member of the US Army Reserve from 1988-1996.  Geoff is a huge sports fan of the Royals, LA Rams and Utah Jazz.

His broadcasting career began full time in 1995 as an overnight board operator/news person for WHO Radio in Des Moines.  He became the Assistant Program Director for KXnO Sports Radio in Des Moines when it first went on the air January 1st, 2001.

Geoff also does football play by play for Grand View University (NAIA) in Des Moines, where he worked at before coming to Maryville.  He has been the News & Sports Director for 97.1 The Vill and Pickup Country KNIM since July 2013.

Geoff & his dad visited Mt Rushmore in July 2020.


At the Badlands in South Dakota July 2020
Having cake & ice cream on his birthday in December 2019.