Donn Emis returned to KMZU/KAOL in March of 2010 as Sports Director and came to Carrollton in part to spearhead the process of launching 1430 Sports KAOL as an all-sports station.With KAOL up and running Donn moved into an afternoon role on KMZU for several years. In 2013 he returned to mornings, a gig he had held on The Farm from 1988-1994. Donn keeps you company weekdays from 6 until 10 a.m. Donn is glad to be back in the area where he grew up (Corder, MO and a Higginsville High School graduate)…after being in Northwest Arkansas since 1998. Donn has been married to Judy (for 37 years) and has 3 daughters (Krista, Erin and Moriah) and one granddaughter (Jadyn). His parents (Glenn and Dorothy Emis) still live in Corder.
KMZU “MORNING CHALLENGE”
(“Christmas Movie” Week)
In the 1946 movie “It’s A Wonderful Life”…when Potter (the richest man in Bedford Falls) offers George Bailey (James Stewart) a job…what yearly salary does he offer George?
In the 1947 movie “Miracle On 34th Street” with Maureen O’Hara…John Payne and Natalie Wood…Santa Claus (Kris Kringle) is appearing at what store for Christmas?
(Macy’s. Toy Department at Macy’s on 34th Street in NYC)
In the 2004 computer-animated movie “Polar Express”…Tom Hanks is featured in 6 roles. He’s the “Hero Boy”…the “Hero Boy’s” father…the Hobo…the Narrator…Santa Claus and…who else?
In the 1990 movie “Home Alone”…Kevin is accidentally left home alone on a family Christmas Holiday to Paris. Who are the 2 “Wet Bandits” that break into Kevin’s house?
(Harry & Marv)
In the 1983 movie “Christmas Story” with Darren McGavin (as the Dad) and Peter Billingsley (as Ralphie who wants that Red Ryder air rifle for Christmas)…he gets the BB gun and takes it outside to shoot it. When he does…the BB ricochets off a metal sign and knocks off his glasses…and then he steps on them and breaks them. What does he tell his Mom happened?
(a falling icicle broke them)