Public Files


NRG Waterloo-Cedar Falls-Cedar Rapids Public Files

NRG Media Waterloo-Cedar Falls-Cedar Rapids operates four radio stations: KFMW-FM, KOKZ-FM, KXEL-AM and KPTY-AM/FM.


KFMW Rock 108 is Eastern Iowa’s legendary rock station.  Rock 108 has dominated the rock radio  landscape for more than 20 years with local personalities, massive social media presence, live events and a unique playlist not heard anywhere else.  KFMW is top-rated in the Men 25-54 and 18-49 demographic.  KFMW broadcasts with a maximum allowable power of 100,000 watts from one of the highest towers in the United States.

105.7 KOKZ is Iowa’s Classic Hits with live and local personalities, lots of music from the 70s, 80s and 90s and involvement in numerous community events all year long.  Like KFMW, KOKZ operates at maximum licensed power of 100,000 watts covering all of Eastern Iowa and parts of Illinois and Minnesota.

1540 KXEL is “The Voice of Eastern Iowa” providing News-Talk programming in the form of live and local morning and afternoon drive programming, top rated syndicated talk shows and other spoken word programs.  Weekends provide home improvement, financial, tech and other special interest programming as well as KXEL Classic Radio Theater on Saturday evenings and The Twilight Zone on Sunday night.  KXEL is also the flagship station for the University of Northern Iowa Panther sports network.  The station celebrated its 75th anniversary in 2017.  The first radio station licensed with 50,000 watts, KXEL can be heard in 24 states and Canada after sunset.

107.3 The Party (KPTY-AM/FM) broadcasts on 1330 AM and 107.3 FM and primarily serves the Waterloo-Cedar Falls market.  The Party targets adults 18-44 years of age and is a Contemporary Hit radio station focused on the Cedar Valley, the UNI campus population and Waterloo, Cedar Falls and Waverly young adults and families.  Like its sister stations, KPTY is involved in numerous community events and activities.



KFMW-FM – KFMW Rock 108
KFMW-FM – KFMW Rock 108 Public File

KOKZ-FM – 105.7 KOKZ
KOKZ-FM – 105.7 KOKZ Public File

KXEL-AM – 1540 KXEL
KXEL-AM – 1540 KXEL Public File

KPTY-AM/FM - 107.3 The Party
KPTY-AM/FM - 107.3 The Party Public File



If you need help accessing the files due to a disability, please contact:

Jack Taddeo – General Manager
319-234-2200
NRG Media – Waterloo-Cedar Falls-Cedar Rapids
514 Jefferson Street
Waterloo, IA 50701