People

  • Bryan Kelso Crow, host of Celtic Connections, is an Associate Professor of Speech Communication at Southern Illinois University at Carbondale. He is a native of Tennessee, with Scotch...

  • Thile made his first appearance on Garrison Keillor's radio show A Prairie Home Companion in 1996, at age 15 and has returned numerous times — as a solo artist, with Nickel Creek,...

  • What began as a radio experiment in 2000 quickly became the most popular weekly one-hour classical music program on public radio. Broadcast on more than 220 stations nationwide to an audience of more than half a million listeners,

  • Diane Rehm is a native Washingtonian who began her radio career in 1973 as a volunteer for WAMU 88.5, the NPR member station in Washington, D.C. She was hired as an assistant producer and later became the host and producer of two health...

  • The TED Radio Hour, with host Guy Raz. An idea is the one gift that you can hang onto even after you've given it away. The TED Radio Hour, hosted by Guy Raz, is a journey...

  • Hadley is an English major at S&T. She works closely with Program Director  John Larson, and shares many KMST responsibilities including; Digitizing, Writing and Announcing...

  • Ira Glass started working in public radio in 1978, when he was 19, as an intern at NPR's headquarters in DC. Over the next 17 years, he worked on nearly every NPR news show and did nearly every...

  • Jack is KMST's Lead Student Employee and Student Host Interviewer, which means he helps train in new students, manage schedules and perform studio interviews.

  • The son of a scientist and a doctor, Jad Abumrad did most of his growing up in Tennessee, before studying creative writing and music composition at Oberlin College in Ohio. Following graduation, Abumrad wrote music for films, and reported and...

  • GENERAL MANAGER/HOST

    John Francis considers himself a Rolla native, having lived here for all but 15 years of his life.  He graduated from Rolla High School, attended both Missouri S&T in Rolla and MSU in Springfield; eventually graduating with a degree in...

  • Program Director

    John Larson brings to KMST almost 30 years’ experience in sales and marketing, with particular focus on the entertainment industry. John has worked in radio, television, film, and live events in the major markets of Chicago, Los Angeles, and...

  • Kai Ryssdal is the host and senior editor of Marketplace, the most widely heard program on business and the economy — radio or television, commercial or public broadcasting — in the country.

  • Lynne Rossetto Kasper has won numerous awards as host of The Splendid Table, including two James Beard Foundation Awards (1998, 2008) for Best National Radio Show on Food, five...

  • Host

    KMST's Backyard Birder, talks about what's going on this month in the world of Birding, including the Great Backyard Bird Count.

  • The Folk Sampler is about gardens and home grown tomatoes. It's about making things with your hands. It's about small towns and home- town people. It's about the big cities and the hurry that...

  • eTown host/co-founder Nick Forster is no stranger to the world of music. He began his career as a professional musician more than 30 years ago. He is a founding member of the world renowned bluegrass...

  • PRODUCER/HOST

    Norm was born and raised in the “Loop” section of University City in St. Louis.

    After graduating with a degree in Radio/Television/Film from the University of Missouri-Columbia, he obtained a radio position at Missouri S & T ...

  • Ophira Eisenberg is the host of NPR's Ask Me Another. A familiar face in the comedy world, Eisenberg moved to New York in 2001 from Canada and performs stand-up regularly at comedy clubs in...

  • A native of Berkeley Heights, N.J., Peter Sagal attended Harvard University and subsequently squandered that education while working as a literary manager for a regional theater, a movie publicist, a stage director, an actor, an extra in a...

  • Peter generally programs conservatively. However, while focusing on the standards of the repertoire, he doesn't hesitate to go beyond that and draw from the rich and varied music that comprises all of what we call "classical music."

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