Station Profile

KODE, the ABC affiliate in Joplin, was acquired by Mission Broadcasting in 2002 and operates under a shared services agreement and joint sales agreement with Nexstar Broadcasting station KSNF.

KODE’s syndicated programming includes Live With Kelly, Jeopardy, Dr. Oz and Entertainment Tonight. KODE also holds the rights for Kansas City Chiefs preseason football through 2020.

Market Profile

Joplin, MO is in the 151st largest DMA in the United States, with a population of approximately 355,361 and 153,990 television households, as reported by Nielsen Media.

Cable/ADS penetration in the market is estimated to be 79% (27% wired, 52% ADS). Joplin is the retail center for more than 250,000 people in the region and retail sales have reached two billion dollars. The largest employers in the market are Freeman Health System, CFI Trucking and Mercy Hospital. Source: TVB, Joplin Area Chamber of Commerce.

Source: TVB, BIA Financial Network Market Report 3rd Edition, 2007

Station Contact Information

1502 Cleveland Street Joplin, MO 64801 P: (417) 623-7260 F: (417) 623-3736

Station Contacts

Shirley Morton, Station Manager

Bill May, Director of Sales

Bobbie Pottorff, News Director

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