Radio Station Information

News Radio 1040 WHO

WHO 1040 AM

City of License:
Des Moines, IA


Des Moines, IA

Web site:

Live Stream:

General Manager:
Joel Mccrea

iHeartMedia (formerly known as Clear Channel) (Citicasters Licenses, Inc.)

2141 Grand Ave
Des Moines, IA 50312


WHO is an AM radio station broadcasting at 1040 KHz. The station is licensed to Des Moines, IA and is part of that radio market. The station airs news/talk programming and goes by the name "News Radio 1040 WHO" on the air. WHO is owned by iHeartMedia under the supervision of General Manager Joel Mccrea.

Nearby Radio Stations

KICJ 88.9 FM, KISS 107 FM, 95 KGGO, KIOA 93.3 FM, Pure Rock Lazer 103.3, Family Radio 91.3, 1460 KXNO, The Champ 1700, KPSZ 940 AM, KJMC 89.3 FM

Co-Owned Radio Stations in Des Moines, IA

KASI 1430AM, NOW 105.1, 100.3 The Bus, ALT 106.3, KISS 107 FM, 1460 KXNO

Listener Comments and Reviews

A couple of weeks ago, Van Harden was gone for about a week and Bonnie shared the air with Brian Gondle and Steve Locker and my gosh I had no idea there would be so much chemistry. Funny chemistry! I think WHO should seriously consider the combination permanently. Don't get me wrong, I like Van personally, but the show especially after so many years, is a bit stale. I often go to satellite radio instead. But I would certainly tune in for the humor. Think about it.
By: Ken Robinson on July 18, 2012

I like Simon Conway, Mickelson in the morning, very interesting and politically informative shows, especially when it comes to local politics. I can't stand Van and Bonnie, though, so stale and "corn-ball" even for the corn state. Also, some of the "buffer" personalities between breaks are nearly unbearable. One guy in the evening sounds like he always has candy clopping and slopping around his mouth (dentures?) and can barely read, he's so slow with the info, get on with it! Plus, the traffic guy needs to many times he chirps in only to say there's nothing happening. then goes neighborhood to neighborhood and says the roads are clear. If you have nothing to report, then get outta here, back to the show!!
By: Steve L. on September 14, 2015

I was trying to find the petition but was not able to. If you email me a link, I will be glad to sign the petition.
By: Ann Singer on March 12, 2016

I was very disappointed that you replaced the Joh Michaelson show with John Batcheller. who does not have a very enjoyable program. I would have preferred Michael Savage or Michael Medved, who are far more interesting. , I will have to forego listening to John Batcheller on WHO.until there is a better show.l
By: Ann Singer on August 1, 2016

Just have a question. Who did the national anthem at 5:00 this morning, October 1 2018? Thank you!
By: Jeani Smii on October 1, 2018

I was in Webster City Iowa listening to an orthopaedic doctor at 8 a.m. on Sunday, but cant remember his name. Can you give me that info?
By: Laura J. Jordan on May 28, 2019

Glasses, I wear them to read all type faces, I think nurses in Japan would want them to read prescriptions. And about funerals, I qualify, have attended, and was the United States Flag recipient. So there is the 20/20 and red, white and blue of it, WHO, Carol
By: Carol Pugsley on November 13, 2019

Please replace Our American Stories with anything else as this program is not interesting or enjoyable. I just checked schedule and it airs everyday and twice on Sunday. I used to only listen to WHO, as did my Dad and Grandpa, but find myself going elsewhere when this program comes on. I know several friends that share my view and are also switching stations. Please go back to news, politics or info and leave this program to NPR.
By: James Devig on February 15, 2020

looking for link by guest host from 9-11 AM on Tues. March 10th 2020 re: best info site on new virus. Believe host was Maxwell. Thanx!
By: Art Gilbert on March 10, 2020

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