Morehead State Public Radio has named Leeann Akers news director.
Her first day will be July 1. Akers will succeed Chuck Mraz, who will retire June 30.
“We are excited to have Leeann lead our award-winning news team. Leeann is a smart and passionate journalist who strives for excellence in reporting,” said Paul Hitchcock, MSPR general manager.
A two-time graduate of Morehead State University, she earned her bachelor’s degree in theatre and master’s degree in communications. She has served as MSPR assistant new director for the past year.