Kateleigh Mills

Producer / Reporter / Host, All Things Considered

Kateleigh joined KWBU in January 2019. She is an Oklahoma native that is making the move to Waco after working as an All Things Considered host and producer at affiliate KOSU Radio in Oklahoma City. She is a former NPR Next Generation Radio Fellow, a Society of Professional Journalists award winner, an Oklahoma Journalism Hall of Fame recipient for ‘Outstanding Promise in Journalism’ and the Oklahoma Collegiate Media Association’s 2017 recipient for ‘College Newspaper Journalist of the Year.’ After finishing up her journalism degree early she decided to use her first year out of college to make the transition from print media to public radio. She is very excited to have joined KWBU and she is looking forward to all the opportunities it will bring - including providing quality journalism to all Texans.

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Assistant Professor of Management, Matthew Quade, studied industries where employees have to deal with unethical customers and the effect that it has on them. Quade tells us more about his findings in this episode of the Business Review

R. H. Harris, co-founder of the Soul Stirrers in 1935, was one of the legends of gospel music - and all of that history can be heard in one of his recordings with the Christland Singers in "I'm Willing to Run."


Baylor Connections - Dr. Jane Damron

Jun 21, 2019

Jane Damron, Senior Lecturer in Baylor University’s Department of Communication, is the recipient of the 2019 Collins Outstanding Professor Award. In this Baylor Connections, she shares what it means to practice intentional communication—in relationships with others, in the classroom, on social media and more.


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In Episode 66 of Downtown Depot, show host Austin Meek interviews Ty Nathan Clark. Ty is a contemporary abstract artist and a true polymath: in his interview, he recounts his entrepreneurial experiences in professional basketball, outdoor goods, film production, and more. Before that conversation, Austin gets Waco real estate updates from residential expert Austin Hooper and commercial expert Gregg Glime.


This week on Act Locally Waco, host Ashley Thornton is back to bring us free arts events like the Summer Solstice Drum Circle and Summer Indie Movies, as well as events for families like celebrating World Camel Day at the Waco Mammoth National Monument. 


Leadership expect Dan Rockwell says culture building helps to attract and reain the kind of people who are going to fulfill a company's mission in this episode of the Business Review


A survey for a facility bond package for the Midway Independent School District could be sent around late June or early July if the school board takes action on hiring an independent agency on Tuesday. 

In May the Momentum Facility Study Committee - which is comprised of about 40 community members, including parents – recommended a facility bond package worth $177 million dollars to the Midway ISD school board. 

Blind Willie Johnson provides a link between the spirituals and modern gospel. This brilliant steel-guitar player was a street musician in Texas in the 1930s and '40s and only recorded two dozen incredibly rare 78s and yet he is considered one of the greatese of all American musicians. 

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On this month's episode of the Central Texas Leadership Series, host Nan Holmes interviews Principal of Kendrick Elementary, Isabel Lozano. The two talk about Lozano's beginnings in South Waco where she graduated from University High School, her first year as principal and how being bilingual has helped her reach parents of families who do not use English as their primary language. 

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Dr. Tamar Carter and Dr. Jason Pitts are Baylor biologists who study mosquitoes and use their findings to fight disease. In this Baylor Connections, they share information about one of the ubiquitous and unwelcome guests, both close to home and abroad. Learn tips to diminish the impact of mosquitoes on summer plans and discover how, more broadly, mosquito research can stop the spread of disease in impoverished communities around the world.

In this episode of the Business Review, Associate Professor of Accounting Jason McGregor took a closer look at what effect, if any, that filing times had on the quality of audits. 

On "Standing Here Wondering Which Way to Go," Marion Williams is accompanied by the best studio musicians Atlantic Records has to offer - and the resulting 45 is one of the classics of gospel music. 


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In Episode 65 of Downtown Depot,  host Austin Meek interviews Loren Schwartz. Loren is a financial advisor and the Chair of the Greater Waco Chamber of Commerce. She recounts how she rose through the ranks of the male-dominated financial industry and why that experience made her a champion for diversity. Before that interview, Meek shines the Small Business Spotlight on Way Limited, a street wear retailer based in downtown Waco and steps into the Chef's Corner for a culinary check-in with Corey McEntyre of Milo.


In this episode of the Business Review, Assistant Professor of Marketing Meredith David talks about cell phone snubbing and whether or not it actually impacts relationship satisfaction. 

The popular Skyways, led by W.C. Johnson, toured heavily in the 1960s and '70s as one of the vanguard artists of the new contemporarary gospel sound. 


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