Kurt Parsons is the Operations Manager for Townsquare Media Sedalia/Warrensburg. He began his broadcasting career at the age of 16 at his hometown radio station, KHMO, in Hannibal, Missouri. His career has included time with WJCL-FM in Savannah, Georgia; WKKW-FM in Morgantown, West Virginia; and WPWQ-FM in Quincy, Illinois. Before taking the Operations Manager position in Sedalia, Parsons spent three years as Digital Managing Editor, overseeing local content on station websites for Townsquare Media in Quincy, Illinois and Hannibal, Missouri.
Survey Reveals Top Mistakes Job Seekers Make on Social Media
Are you looking for a job? Do you have a Facebook account? Twitter? Instagram? Be careful what you post. That's the word from a new survey out from staffing firm OfficeTeam, which reveals the top social media mistakes HR managers say take job seekers out of the running for a position.
Funny News Headlines From Across Missouri
We all love weird, funny and bizarre news stories, don't we? For many of us, those are the stories that make the news worth reading! Here are some crazy headlines from around Missouri.
Hilarious Sign at Missouri Grade School Keeps Things in Perspective
Here's a sign I came across a while back at the baseball field behind the elementary school in New London, Missouri. Don't we all know at least one person that could stand to take a close look at this?
Search Missouri’s Unclaimed Property Database to See if You Are Owed Any Money
Here's something that's kind of fun to do. It only takes a second, and you might discover that you are owed some money that you didn't even know about. I did a search at Missouri's Unclaimed Property Database on the State Treasurer's website and found out that I was owed ... $0.89! Maybe you'll have more luck than I did.
Steampunk Festival Taking Place in Northeast Missouri This Weekend
If you're a big science fiction fan, you're probably familiar with the term "Steampunk." If your'e not a fan, you may have never even heard of it. Unless you're from Hannibal, Missouri. Over the last couple years, just about everyone in Hannibal has gotten to know quite a bit about Steampunk, thanks to the Big River Steampunk Festival.
Which Local High School Has the Best Mascot?
High school football season begins soon. A lot of our area schools have really cool logos and mascots. Which one is the best?
Missouri Hunter Finds Enormous Mushroom
It's that time of year that mushrooms start popping up. Or so I'm told. I'm fairly miserable at finding mushrooms, but I think even I might be able to spot this one that was found last weekend.
The Oldest Restaurants by State
Here's something I've never really thought about, but it's pretty neat. ThrillList.com has done a bunch of research and tracked down the oldest continuously operating restaurants for each state, and Washington D.C.
Police Department in Moberly Makes Hilarious Facebook Post
It's always great to see police departments and public agencies that have fun with their social media accounts. Here's a Facebook post from central Missouri that is generating thousands of likes. Not only is the post funny, but it's also makes a good point in informing citizens of a local service they might not be aware of...
Relationship Deal Breakers [Interview]
Valentine's Day comes around every year, and whether you get really excited about the holiday, or absolutely loathe the holiday, usually depends on whether or not you have a significant other on February 14. Sometimes relationships end for very good reasons, sometimes they end for very bad reasons, and sometimes they end for totally absurd reasons! Dr. LeslieBeth Wish is an award-winning, national