Eliot Keller (B.A. 1970) earned his B.A. in Journalism (1970) from the University of Iowa. He was President and General Manager, KZIA, Inc. which owns and operates KZIA 102.9, 102.9 HD-2, 102.9 HD-3, and KGYM 1600 ESPN in Cedar Rapids. Keller was also Co-founder of the first commercial FM radio station, KRNA, in the Iowa City Market. He was the recipient of many awards including the 2004 Volunteer of the Year by the I.C. Chamber of Commerce; 2003 Hall of Fame, American Advertising Federation, CR-IC; and 2001 Broadcaster of the Year, IBA. Keller died in 2009 of complications from ALS.