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About Us

Scottie Earls
General Manager
Marilyn Wallis
Station Manager

I have been employed at KHOZ since 1994. Married to Don "fishin" Wallis. We have one daughter Melissa Hampton and 3 grandchildren.
Shotgun Steve Kelly
Operations Manager

Steve Kelly grew up in Kansas City and has been in radio since he was 21. He's a big Chiefs fan and OK State Cowboys fan. He loves the Ozarks. In all of his travels, he says this is the most beautiful part of the country.
Rob McBee
Party Line Host/Production Manager

Rob was born and raised in Harrison and loves the Ozarks... especially the lakes! Soon he will be getting married to the love of his life, building a house and soon will be a grandpa! He has worked with KHOZ / The Z for five years now and loves getting to be a part of a wonderful team!
Matt Duncan
Host of Afternoon Drive Time/Production

Matt is married to his best friend Tamerah. With the recent birth of little Carter he now has 6 children who are the lights of his life, and he is the proud owner/operator of Artistry Entertainment Agency, a mobile DJ, mobile sound engineering and audio production service. Matt was awarded the Certificate of Merit from the Missouri Broadcasters Association as the #2 Small Market DJ in the State of Missouri for 2011. Matt is also a veteran of the US Army.
Tammy Stevens
Office Manager

Tammy joined the KHOZ team in August of 2010. She has been married for 22 years and has a son who is attending college in Springfield, Mo.
Lesli Bruce
Administrative Assistant

Lesli Bruce was born and raised in Mississippi and moved to Missouri in 2007. She has 3 wonderful children. Amber is a Nursing major, Austin is a Criminology and Business major, and Lauren attends Branson High School. Lesli attends First Baptist Church Forsyth and loves shopping for her granddaughter.
Grant Scarsdale
General Assistant

Born and reared in Harrison, AR, Grant is the second generation of Scarsdales to work at KHOZ.
Bill Cassaday
Party Line Host
Scott Seagraves

Scott 102-9-TheZegraves... Full-time announcing since his 9th grade year in Stuttgart, on KWAK. Did mostly afternoon shows on stations in Tulsa, Memphis, New Orleans, Miami and Lafayette La., while being program director or operations manager at most of them. After 52 years full time and the past 7 as 102-9's fill-in of last resort, Scott says it's still a lot more fun than working for a living.
Harold Smith
News Director

Harold joined the staff as News Director in December, 2012. He's a native of northeast Missouri and western Illinois. His first radio job was in Bowling Green, MO in 1972. Harold has a wife, Karla, along with two kids, four grandkids and three dogs. In past lives, Harold has been a lay pastor, an auctioneer and a tax preparer. Harold enjoys watching TV (particularly NCIS), playing miniature golf, and St. Louis Cardinal baseball.
Wayne Powell

I joined the KHOZ team in March of 2010. It is a good fit for me as I have gone back to school to obtain my B.S. in business management. I am married to my wife, Sarah, of 14 years and we have two children, Seth, 18, and Abigail, 10. We chose to move to the Ozarks in 2001 and have enjoyed our decision ever since.
Elizabeth Monte

Elizabeth graduated from the University of Tennessee- Knoxville with a Bachelor of Science in Communications in 2006. She majored in Journalism and minored in Political Science. Elizabeth has worked at WATE-TV as a Producer and FedEx as a Video Production Writer. Elizabeth joined 102-9 the Z in 2011.
Scott McCaulley

Scott McCaulley joined Hometown Radio in 1990, and has been the station's voice of sports ever since. Scott has also served variously in programming roles, and host of the morning show. He currently hosts the KOMC Garage Sale daily, and keeps tabs on sports for our Branson and Harrison, AR stations. Scott lives in Hollister with wife Karen and their boys (Dogs Gus and Max, Cat Spooky), Has served as Ward 1 Alderman and Mayor Pro-tem for Hollister since 1997, also serves on the Hollister Park Board, Taney County OACAC Board, Missouri Municipal League Board of Directors, Hollister Founders Day Committee, Branson Comprehensive Plan Steering Committee
Charita Brashers
Marketing Consultant

Charita is married with two kids, both girls, both fabulous. Charita joined Earls Broadcasting in 2005.
Tracy Boyd-Shank
Inside Sales Account Manager

Tracy joined the KHOZ team in July 2010. She enjoys any challenge and loves to be a part of a team. In her spare time she enjoys nature, animals and reading. She has a passion for art of all types and enjoys making projects using several different mediums. Her most precious gift is her family including her son, husband, mother, sisters and her close friends. She loves this quote that reflects her attitude: "The difference between a weed and a flower is simply perception."
Rachel Weaver
Marketing Consultant

Rachel joined the KHOZ team in February of 2012. She loves spending time with her husband, Caleb, and their two boys, Tyler and Isaac. In her spare time, she enjoys singing/acting in the local productions at the historic Lyric Theater, and hiking/camping the beautiful Ozark Mountains!
Jenny Martinka
Marketing Consultant

Jenny started her radio career in MN. in 1986. She enjoys living by the lake with her husband Bill, traveling, gardening, entertaining, spending time with family and friends and enjoying the antics of their 'fur-child', Casper. Their daughter, her husband and two wonderful grandkids still live in MN. Jenny joined the Earls Broadcasting marketing department in June, 1992.
Harland Reames
Marketing Consultant

Harland joined the KHOZ team in November 2006. In his spare time, he enjoys cooking. Harland's favorite quote is "Failure is only Temporary."
Jack Walker
Marketing Consultant

Jack joined the KHOZ team in July 2007. He has a very strong background in public relations, marketing, and advertising. His experience as a media buyer gives his clients an additional level of comfort. Jack has been very active in the community and served in numerous leadership posts with area non-profits, such as the Branson Arts Council, and with national events, like the Olympic Torch Relay.
Shelly Wilcox
Marketing Consultant

Shelly joined the KHOZ team in March 2005. She loves traveling!! "I�ve been to Hawaii, Tahiti, all over Europe, China, Australia, Mexico and all over the United States. I'm a firm believer that "God blesses those who bless Him."
Matt Wilson
Sales Assistant

Matt Wilson graduated from College of the Ozarks with a bachelor's degree in mass communications. He started at Earls Broadcasting as an intern in August of 2010 and is now the sales assistant. He spends his free time with his wife, Alyson. He likes art and weird music and literature.
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