Murray State’s NPR station WKMS announces the appointment of Liam Neimeyer as Ohio Valley Resource Reporter and WKMS Assistant News Director as of January 2019. Liam covers agriculture and infrastructure in Ohio, Kentucky and West Virginia for the OVR, a regional journalism collaborative reporting on economic and social change in our region.

WKMS is one of seven public media outlets who have partnered to form the OVR in order to strengthen news coverage of the area’s most important issues. OVR Reports are broadcast each Monday on WKMS. 

Niemeyer is a graduate of Ohio University. He has reported for public radio stations across the country from Appalachia to Alaska, most recently as a reporter for WOUB Public Media in Athens, Ohio. 

Station Manager Chad Lampe says, “Liam will be an asset to our small but strong team at WKMS. I believe Liam will help amplify stories and shine a light on issues and concerns in this region that really matter.”

WKMS broadcasts a continuous, comprehensive mix of news and music, with stations including 91.3 WKMS-FM, WKMS HD-1, All-Classical HD-2, and WKMS Music HD-3, Murray; 90.9 WKMD, WKMD HD-1, All Classical HD-2 and All Music HD-3, Madisonville; 89.5 WKMT, Fulton; All-Classical 92.5 Paducah, 88.9 Murray and 105.1 Madisonville; and WKMS Music 102.9 FM Madisonville. WKMS also streams all three of its News and Music channels online at, a robust website offering playlists, regional news and an online contribution page. For more call 1-800- 599-4737.

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