Executive Manager: Kelly Larson is head of the Department of Communication. He serves as Executive Manager, providing administrative support and guidance. His academic background includes ABD, University of Missouri - Columbia communication and educational leadership. He served 12 years as Forensics director, with one national championship, one runners-up and 8 top five finishes. His interests include teacher retention and IT use in Communication courses.
General Manager: Mrs. Stiles is a professional staff member. She manages the daily operations and helps establish long-term plans for the station. She also hosts and produces the weekly interview program, "Newsmakers." She has a Bachelor of Journalism Degree from the University of Missouri-Columbia and a Master of Arts Degree in Speech Communication from Pittsburg State University. She has more than 25 years of experience in television.
Creative Services Director: Mr. Hunt is a staff member. In addition to supervising the practicum students at the station, he is responsible for production of non-student television programs and special video projects. He has more than 25 years experience in television production.
Production Manager: Mr. Bryant is an Assistant Professor in Communication. He teaches a variety of broadcast classes and helps staff coordinate student work at the station. He has a Bachelor's and a Master's Degree from the University of Kansas.
Broadcast Faculty Member: Ms. Livingston is an Assistant Professor in Communication. She teaches speech and a variety of media classes and works with students on productions. She has a Bachelor's and Master's Degree from Pittsburg State University.
Chief Engineer: Mr. Ross is a professional staff member. He is responsible for the maintenance and technical operations of KGCS-TV. He also maintains other technical facilities on campus. He came to Missouri Southern after more than 20 years experience as an engineer at a commercial television station.
Broadcast Electronics Technician: Mr. Hewett is a professional staff member. He assists with the maintenance and operations of station equipment and other campus facilities. He came to the Missouri Southern after more than 20 years experience as an engineer in commercial television and industry.
Each year, upper-level students serve as student managers. The students work closely with staff, faculty and other students with the operation of the station. Student managers are named at the start of the Fall semester.