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Greg Jenkins

Operations Director

Greg Jenkins has been the Operations Director at MSPR since 1999. Greg is a 1996 graduate of Morehead State University with a BME in Music Education and received a Masters of Science in Industrial Technology in 2008. Greg oversees training, scheduling, and evaluation of the student board operator staff, preparation of the daily traffic logs and serves as weekday classical music host. He is also the webmaster of the MSPR website and maintains MSPR's webstreaming and podcasting.

Ways to Connect

Alchetron

  • Family Doctor (“The Carnival”)
  • Seward’s Folly
  • Blue Beetle (“Sabotage Incorporated”)    

Public Domain

June 1, 2017 -- William Wilfred Campbell was a Canadian poet. He is often classed as one of the country's Confederation Poets, a group that included fellow Canadians Charles G.D. Roberts, Bliss Carman, Archibald Lampman, and Duncan Campbell Scott. By the end of the 19th century, he was considered the "unofficial poet laureate of Canada." 

Week of May 29, 2017

May 31, 2017
MSU

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May 31, 2017 -- Walter "Walt" Whitman was an American poet, essayist, and journalist. A humanist, he was a part of the transition between transcendentalism and realism, incorporating both views in his works.  

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May 30, 2017 -- Idina Kim Menzel is an American actress, singer, and songwriter. Menzel rose to prominence when she originated the role of Maureen Johnson in the Broadway musical Rent. Her performance earned her a Tony Award nomination in 1996. In 2003, Menzel originated the role of Elphaba in the Broadway musical Wicked, for which she won the Tony Award for Best Actress in a Musical.   

Language of Desires

In recognition of Memorial Day 2017, Morehead State Public Radio will broadcast special programming.

Sunday, May 28, 3 p.m. "Kentucky Writers Hall of Fame" - MSPR will present a program highlighting Kentucky writers. The Kentucky Writers Hall of Fame announced the 2017 Hall of Fame class at an induction ceremony at the Carnegie Center in Lexington. This is the fifth class to be inducted.

Radio Archives

  • Adventures of Rocky Jordan (“Up in Flames”)
  • Adventure Trails (“Stampede on The Chisolm Trail”)  

Public Domain

May 26, 2017 -- Peter Wilton Cushing was an English actor and a BAFTA TV Award Best Actor winner in 1956. He is mainly known for his prolific appearances in Hammer Films, in which he played strong character roles like the sinister scientist Baron Frankenstein, Sherlock Holmes and the vampire hunter Dr. Van Helsing, among many other roles.  

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May 25, 2017 -- Ralph Waldo Emerson was an American essayist, lecturer, and poet who led the transcendentalist movement of the mid-19th century.  

Public Domain

May 24, 2017 -- Harry Burnett "H. B." Reese was an American inventor and businessman known for creating Reese's Peanut Butter Cups and founding the H. B. Reese Candy Company.  

Week of May 22, 2017

May 23, 2017
MSU

Google Plus

May 23, 2017 -- Mitchell David "Mitch" Albom is an American author, journalist, screenwriter, dramatist, radio and television broadcaster, and musician. His books have sold over 35 million copies worldwide.  

Public Domain

May 22, 2017 -- John Leonard "Johnny" Olson was an American radio personality and television announcer. Olson is perhaps best known for his work as an announcer for game shows, particularly the work he did for Mark Goodson-Bill Todman Productions.   

Old Time Radio Downloads

  • Quiz Kids
  • Jerry at Fair Oaks    

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May 19, 2017 -- Malcolm X, born Malcolm Little and later also known as el-Hajj Malik el-Shabazz, was an African-American Muslim minister and human rights activist.   

Yanks Go Yard

May 18, 2017 -- Reginald Martinez "Reggie" Jackson is an American former professional baseball right fielder who played 21 seasons for the Kansas City / Oakland Athletics, Baltimore Orioles, New York Yankees, and California Angels of Major League Baseball. 

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May 17, 2017 -- Robert Smith Surtees was an English editor, novelist and sporting writer, widely known as R. S. Surtees. He was the second son of Anthony Surtees of Hamsterley Hall, a member of an old County Durham family. 

Week of May 15, 2017

May 16, 2017
MSU

Poetry Foundation

May 16, 2017 -- Adrienne Cecile Rich was an American poet, essayist and radical feminist. She was called "one of the most widely read and influential poets of the second half of the 20th century", and was credited with bringing "the oppression of women and lesbians to the forefront of poetic discourse."

In recognition of Memorial Day 2017, Morehead State Public Radio will broadcast special programming.

Among the specials are:

Sunday, May 28, 3 p.m. "Kentucky Writers Hall of Fame" - MSPR will present a program showcasing Kentucky writers. The Kentucky Writers Hall of Fame announced the 2017 Hall of Fame class at an induction ceremony at the Carnegie Center in Lexington. This is the fifth class to be inducted.

The Frog Flu Show

May 15, 2017

Some weeks are slow news weeks, even in the fast paced world of medicine. Developing flu medicines from chemicals on frog skin reminded us of diabetic medicines from lizard spit, which made us think of the high price of healthcare and how hard it is to prevent falls in the hospital. Once our medications are adjusted, we will be fine. Enjoy the show.

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May 15, 2017 -- Katherine Anne Porter was a Pulitzer Prize-winning American journalist, essayist, short story writer, novelist, and political activist.   

New York Daily News

  • Screen Director’s Playhouse (Stagecoach)
  • Life on Red Horse Ranch
  • Babe Ruth’s Farewell to Baseball
  • 1948 Kentucky Derby (Citation)    

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May 12, 2017 -- 40 years in higher education and 13 years of service to Morehead State University come to a close for Dr. Wayne D. Andrews.  

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May 11, 2017 -- Dame Margaret Taylor Rutherford, DBE was a British character actress, who first came to prominence following World War II in the film adaptations of Noël Coward's Blithe Spirit, and Oscar Wilde's The Importance of Being Earnest.    

biography.com

May 10, 2017 -- David O. Selznick was an American film producer, screenwriter and film studio executive. He is best known for producing Gone with the Wind and Rebecca, both earning him an Academy Award for Best Picture.   

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