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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Sofie Hernandez-Simeonidis

The 34th American President & WWII hero is about to get a long awaited memorial in DC.


Cancers affecting the body's largest organ, the skin, are by for the most common. So it's no wonder that a growing number of people are concerned about the products they regularly use to care for their skin, and consequently, a growing number of skin care products that bill themselves as safe, or holistic, or natural. 

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This week on Conversations With Creative Waco, Kennedy Sam interviews Steve Veracruz, the co-founder of the Central Texas Artist Collective about the upcoming Ekphrasis show. Sam also speaks with Karla Bautista about the Dia De Los Muertos festival on November 2 - as well as Kay Reinke from the Professional Artists of Central Texas about the annual Brazos Fine Art Show. 


In this episode of the Business Review, former chief scientist at NASA, Dr. Ellen Stofan, says with a big dream and the right flight plan, anyone can reach for the stars. 


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City of Waco leaders are taking bids through October 25 for Phase 1 of the Elm Avenue Infrastructure Improvements project – which includes the rehabilitation of Elm Avenue from Hood to Clifton Streets and Forest Street. 

High blood pressure and high cholesterol have long been two major risk factors for serious conditions such as heart attack and stroke. 


Dr. Ed Freeman of the Institute for Business in Society says capitalism isn't what it used to be. In this episode of the Business Review, Freeman says that with a new focus on stakeholders, not just shareholders, it's time to rewrite the story. 

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In today’s episode of KWBU’s Fine Tuned Music Series – a conversation with local hip- hop artist Payton Bryce who is professionally known as Pirscription. He talks about his experiences as a hip-hop artist, his music, growing up in West, Texas and the changes he sees in Waco's music scene. 


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In this month's episode of the Central Texas Leadership Series, Nan Holmes sits down with KWBU's very own Brodie Bashaw to discuss her career in radio, mentorships of young professionals, her experiences and her leadership influences. Nan Holmes leads the conversation that was recorded October 1, 2019

Act Locally Waco - Events October 11 - 17

Oct 11, 2019

This week on Act Locally Waco, Ashley Bean Thorton prepares us for a jam-packed week of fun, with Baylor Homecoming, a Waco Gospel Explosion to celebrate Doris Miller, Spooky Soda Science at the Dr. Pepper Museum and other ways to get involved around town. 


In this episode of the Business Review, career strategist Kerry Hannon reveals why an aging workforce can be a boon to businesses - and how companies can tap into that wealth of knowledge and experience. 


Sofie Hernandez-Simeonidis

Once nearly lost in the shadow of a celebrated American artist, a woman from Brooklyn is increasingly seen as a leader in abstract expressionism. 


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This week on Conversations With Creative Waco, Kennedy Sam from Creative Waco steps in to host an episode centered on upcoming October events in the arts. Sam interviews Cultural Arts of Waco Executive Directo, Doreen Ravenscroft, about Waco Cultural Arts Fest on October 4 - 6.


This week on Act Locally Waco, KWBU's Kateleigh Mills and Brodie Bashaw bring you this week's upcoming events - like Waco Cultural Arts Fest, smooth jazz at An Evening With Ellington, Waco Walk to End Alzheimer's and Baylor Homecoming. 


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This week on the Fine Tuned Music Series we feature local punk-rock band Rad Dragon. The band combines Josh Riddle on guitar and vocals, Austin Parker on bass, Bryce Buckmeyer on lead guitar and Zack Zajicek on drums. Rad Dragon talks about their experiences performing in Central Texas, the changes in the genre and also the underground music scene. 


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