KWWR prides itself on delivering the most up-to-date news for Central and Northeast Missouri. The local news staff is headed by News Director Chris Newbrough. 

Country 96 also welcomes in the experience of MissouriNet to keep listeners in touch with happening statewide.

The Brownfield Network also lends its expertise to the news day with six direct reports throughout the day.


Christy, Christy, Christy. No, she was not part of THAT show, but she could be related to Alice. Ask her about her cooking skills. Or don't. She does have serious news skills AND she can get along with Chris and Tim. She's a mom, trivia junkie and video game enthusiast, which makes hervperfect for reporting the news.



Bryce is a native American. He has sepnt most of his life in a semi-undiscovered Pawnee village in central Illinois. He grew up with a fondness for small Bears, much like Teddy Roosevelt... only different. Need to know more about Bryce? Click the link above.