About KZUM

KZUM is a noncommercial, listener-supported community radio station licensed to Sunrise Communications, a nonprofit organization established solely to operate KZUM. KZUM is tax exempt under 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code. All gifts, grants and contributions are tax deductible to the extent allowed by law. The station broadcasts at 89.3 MHz on the FM band, with an effective radiated power of 1,500 watts. KZUM’s transmission tower is located at the historic Terminal Building in downtown Lincoln.

Physical/Mailing Address

  • KZUM
  • 3534 S 48th St.
  • Suite 6
  • Lincoln, NE 68506

Mission Statement

The mission of KZUM is to educate and build community through broadcast media, with diverse and independent voices that enrich the perspectives of our audiences.

Open Meetings

KZUM is committed to hearing from voices in the Lincoln community through our open meetings, including those of our Board of Directors and Community Advisory Board.

The Sunrise Communications Board of Directors meets on the second Saturday of each month at 10:30 a.m., the Community Room of the KZUM business offices at 3534 South 48th Street, Suite 6. This 11 member body oversees all station and corporation business. Meetings are open to the public.

The KZUM Community Advisory Board meets quarterly and encourages all listeners to attend! Meetings are at 7 p.m. on the third Tuesday of January, April, July, and October once again in the Community Room of the KZUM business offices. This important group gathers input from listeners concerning KZUM’s programming and overall role in the community. Meetings are open to the public.

For more information or to receive copies of annual financial reports, please call the KZUM Business offices at (402)474-5086, ext. 0, or consult the calendar of events for more information.

Sunrise Communications, Inc./KZUM Radio 89.3 FM Diversity Statement

Sunrise Communications, Inc. affirms its commitment to cultural diversity. We recognize and value the ethnic, religious, and racial richness of our community and encourage mutual respect and understanding among all people. We recognize that true excellence in organizations and communities result from identifying, serving and enlisting the participation of all people who represent the rich diversity of our nation’s heritage.

Sunrise Communications acknowledges an unfortunate history in our country of the use of derogatory, stereotypical, and other hurtful characterizations. We resolve to eliminate such portrayals and language from all Sunrise Communications correspondence, interagency communications, and events.

Sunrise Communications believes in the accessibility and affordability of human services for all people. We partner with agencies which serve without regard to gender, race, religion, age, sexual orientation, disability, intelligence, size, appearance, and low economic status; and recruit staff and board members who represent diverse populations.

Sunrise Communications, Inc. Community Advisory Board

Anyone interested is welcome to attend this quarterly meeting. Join us in the KZUM Community Room at 3534 South 48th Street, Suite 6, on the third Tuesday of January, April, July and October at 7:00 p.m.

Minutes of the meetings are available by request at the KZUM business office, 3534 South 48th St., Suite 6, between 8:30-4:30 p.m. M-F

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