List of Kansas City Chiefs broadcasters

Kansas City Chiefs radio play-by-play announcers[1]
19601962 Charlie Jones
1963 Merle Harmon
19641970 Tom Hedrick
19711973 Dick Carlson
19741975 Ray Scott
1976 Al Wisk
1977 Tom Hopkins
19781984 Wayne Larrivee
19851993 Kevin Harlan
1994 Mitch Holthus

Since 1990, KCFX, a.k.a. "101 The Fox", has broadcast all Chiefs games on FM radio under the moniker of The Chiefs Fox Football Radio Network. Beginning in 1994, Mitch Holthus has served as play-by-play announcer and former Chiefs quarterback Len Dawson serves as color commentator.[1] Former Chiefs longsnapper Kendall Gammon serves as the sideline reporter.[1]

Dan Israel and Art Hains also contribute to the broadcasts.[1] KCFX holds broadcast rights to Chiefs games through the 2019 season.[2]The Chiefs and KCFX hold the distinction of being the longest FM radio broadcast partnering tenure in the NFL.[1][2] The Chiefs Radio Network extends throughout the six-state region of Missouri, Kansas, Iowa, Nebraska, Oklahoma, and Arkansas, with 61 affiliate stations.[1][2]


KCTV Channel 5 (CBS) broadcasts all games when the Chiefs host an AFC opponent or play on the road. KCTV also broadcasts all Chiefs pre-season games. WDAF Channel 4 (Fox) broadcasts games in which the Chiefs host an NFC opponent. KHSB Channel 41 (NBC) broadcasts all games in which the Chiefs play on NBC Sunday Night Football or NBC's NFL playoffs coverage.


  1. 1 2 3 4 5 6 Herb, Kuhbander, Looney, and Moris, p. 51
  2. 1 2 3 "KCFX Extends Partnership" (PDF). Kansas City Chiefs. 2013-08-09. Retrieved 2013-08-09.
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