Brodie Bashaw

Station Manager/ Host, Morning Edition

Brodie has been with KWBU since June 5, 2000. She knows the exact date because it was less than one month before KWBU began broadcasting NPR programming.  Her commercial radio experience coupled with many years in public broadcasting, have given her a good foundation for heading up the on-air side of KWBU's operations. Brodie was raised in a military family; her father's Army stations ranged from Minnesota to Germany, Washington, Nebraska and California. But it is TEXAS she calls home! Brodie has three canine companions and loves being the aunt to 5 nieces and 4 nephews. She also enjoys playing dominos and a vairety of card and board games.  

Ways to Connect

If the only thing you know about The Highway QC's is that they were the group that Sam Cook left to join the Soul Stirrers, then you've missed out on some seriously great gospel music. 


Value over volume and quality over quantity.


The Golden Age of Gospel music was also the Golden Age of Gospel Quartets.


This public insurance program spends dollars on seniors as well as children; how it adds up may be surprising.


Innovation in surgical procedures are reducing or eliminating long stays in the hospital and leaving smaller scars.

Austin Meek of WacoBusinessNews.com  sat down with Youngdae Moon for this edition of Downtown Depot. You may have noticed Youngdae on the podium of the Texas Food Truck Showdown when his deep fried tamale balls took home the hardware for best international food.  Austin and Youngdae dive deep on the benefits and difficulties of serving ethnic food in Waco. 


Tackling some of the big social issues is being examined as a way to lower health care spending, and cost.


Downtown Depot host, Austin Meek talks with charity CEO and worship leader Brett Mills.  Brett and his wife are the founders of Jesus Said Love, a non-profit that shares the love of Christ with women in the commercial sex industry by awakening hope and empowering change.  


Austin Meek talks with Taina Maya of KWTX and Ashley Thornton gives some insight to Waco's Walk-a-palooza.

Downtown Depot host Austin Meek of WacoBusinessNews.com is joined in the KWBU studio by JB Smith, a staff writer for the Waco Tribune Herald.  JB tracks downtown business and City affairs, keeping a pulse on both the private and public people powering Waco's economy.  


This week Austin Meek talks with Alex Benton, and inspiring local female entrepreneur who took over an environmental consulting company at age 23 and has grown the business throughout Texas and Louisiana.  Plus the Word on Street....


On this weeks episode, Austin Meek visits with Clint Harp of Harp Design Company - and frequently seen on Fixer Upper.  Harp Design Co. is now featured in it's own reality program Wood Works on the DIY network, premiering March 26th.  


Events: March 24-30

Mar 17, 2017

The Waco Symphony Youth Orchestra's Spring Concert, McLennan Opera and the Texas Craft Beer Fest are all featured in this week's Act Locally Waco.


On this week's episode of Downtown Depot, host Austin Meek talks witih Wendy Gragg who runs downtownwacotx.com, a city-sponsored blog covering all the happenings in downtown Waco. Wendy talks about her time in the city and how shes seen in grow over the past decade. 

Join KWBU along with the KWBU Community Advisory Council and other public radio listeners at the Dancing Bear Pub - It's the perfect opportunity to meet, chat and find out who else loves Heart of Texas Public Radio!

That's Tuesday, May 3rd, 5pm, Dancing Bear Pub at 1117 Speight Avenue.

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