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.

Ways to Connect

When communities turn to healthcare organizations, they expect to receive care that is scientifically sound. It's the kind of care the nation's leading healthcare organizations are committed to providing. But as our nation becomes more diverse, communities also expect care that is culturally competent. 

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In Episode 60 of Downtown Depot, Austin Meek of Waco Business News interviews Annie Hepp of Texas Parks & Wildlife. Hepp is the interpretive specialist for Region 5 where she oversees the educational aspects of every state park from Central Texas to the panhandle.


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Secretary of Housing and Urban Development, Ben Carson, was in Waco Wednesday at the Dewey Community Center to present a national HUD grant towards eliminating home health hazards like lead-based paint. 


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On Thursday the Waco Habitat for Humanity’s ReStore will host their first ever ReStART Exhibit that will feature local artists who have used recycled material in their work to benefit building new Habitat homes.  

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On this month's edition of Conversations With Creative Waco, host Rae Jefferson interviews Deep in The Heart Film Festival co-director Samuel Thomas. The two discuss this year's festival on March 28 - 31, its early beginnings and what goals the festival's team has moving forward. 


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The Arts scene in Waco is constantly growing – especially among young artists. A group of artists known as Mammoth Collective have turned to each other for support and inspiration. 

A high-deductible health plan is a health insurance plan with lower premiums, but higher deductible than a traditional health plan. 

There is a myth that poor people eat more fast food than the wealthy. It's not about cost, it's about time. The percentage of adults who eat fast food rises with increasing income. 

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In Episode 57 of Downtown Depot, show host Austin Meek interviews Patricia Chisolm-Miller. The County Commissioner for Precinct 2, Pat discusses how she faithfully represents a diverse demographic, her fight for equality in Waco's schools during the time of segregation, and the historical significance of her political victory as a black woman. Before that interview, Austin welcomes Corey McEntyre for a new monthly segment called "The Chef's Corner."

Value-based insurance plans use financial incentives and disincentives to promote efficient care delivery focused on sharpening quality while decreasing costs. 


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This week on Conversations with Creative Waco, host Rae Jefferson speaks with local jazz musician Chuck Jennings about his time performing in large cities and how that compares to Waco. The two also discuss the Jazz Jam sessions Jennings leads every month at Cultivate 7Twelve and how the genre could use a revitalization of regionalism across the country and in smaller cities. 


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