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  • Alec Baldwin is the Radio Host of the New York Philharmonic. Since 1980 Mr. Baldwin has appeared on stage, in films, and on television. He has received a Tony nomination (A Streetcar Named Desire,1992) and an Oscar nomination (The Cooler, 2004)...

  • Anne Strainchamps is the host of To The Best Of Our Knowledge. She co-founded the show, along with Steve Paulson and Jim Fleming, and has been a featured interviewer on the program for more than a decade. She has worked in public broadcasting...

  • StudioTulsa Commentator

    A comedian, born in New York, Barry started performing comedy in Oklahoma, concluding that while Manhattan was the place to be discovered, Tulsa had more parking.

    Shrewd.

    Yet, for the past twenty years, Barry has never...

  • Bill McGlaughlin is an American composer, conductor, music educator, and Peabody Award-winning classical music radio host. He is the host and music director of the public radio programs Exploring Music and Saint Paul Sunday. 

  • Classical 88.7-1 host

    Bob Christiansen has been an announcer and program director for nearly 30 years. He teamed up with Bill Morelock while at Northwest Public Radio, and became part of the nationally distributed "Bob & Bill," which won a CPB program award in...

  • Chris Thile is an American mandolinist, singer, songwriter, composer, and radio personality, best known for his work in the progressive acoustic trio Nickel Creek and the acoustic folk and progressive bluegrass quintet Punch Brothers. In...

  • Jazz 89.5-2 host

    Chuck has been an air personality since 1970 and been heard nationally for many years as the voice of many commercial products. His love of music knows no bounds, with experience in many music formats, as his love of music is wide open to the...

  • StudioTulsa & Points-Of-View Commentator

    A writer, a lawyer and connoisseur of absurdity. I frequently contribute commentary to KWGS' StudioTulsa, have been published in This Land, and write for Madmikesamerica.com, an online news magazine.

  • StudioTulsa & Points-Of-View Commentator

    Connie Cronley, Tulsa writer, has worked in newspaper, television, advertising, and public relations. She writes books and magazine articles, taught writing at a university and managed a ballet company.

    She is the author of two books of...

  • Jazz 89.5-2 host

    I'm a second-generation hi-fi nut. I can prove this: a picture of me in diapers, listening to my dad's Ampex reel-to-reel tape deck, transfixed by the sounds it contained. My father belonged to the Columbia Record and Tape Club, so the people...

  • The Rhythm Atlas Host

    Denis McGilvray is not an ethnomusicologist, but he plays one on the radio. He started hosting The Rhythm Atlas world music program here on KWGS in September 2017. 

     Denis has lived in Oklahoma since marrying his wife, Sarah (a native...

  • Hazel Rogers Professor of Media Studies, The University of Tulsa

    Dr. Joli Jensen received her PhD in 1985 from the Institute of Communications Research at the University of Illinois. She has been a faculty member at the University of Virginia (1984-86) and at the University of Texas at Austin (1986-91). She...

  • Host of The Score

    Edmund Stone is a classically trained Shakespearean actor from England whose background includes a variety of stage and screen roles.

  • Classical 88.7-1 host

    Elena See started her radio career in Minnesota in 2001, working as part of the production team for Garrison Keillor's A Prairie Home Companion. She edited and contributed to the comedic scripts on the show, worked on the website and, for a...

  • Francis Lam is the host of The Splendid Table, produced by American Public Media. A regular contributor and frequent guest host on The Splendid Table since 2010, Lam is the former Eat columnist for The New York Times Magazine and is...

  • Before creating the Snap Judgment radio show, Glynn worked as an educator, diplomat, community activist, actor, political strategist, fist-shaker, mountain-hollerer, and foot stomper.

    Glynn composed music for the Kunst Stoff dance...

  • Award-winning science correspondent and TV journalist Ira Flatow is the host of Science Friday, heard on public radio stations across the country and distributed by WNYC Studios. He anchors the show each Friday, bringing radio and Internet...

  • Ira Glass started working in public radio in 1978, when he was 19, as an intern at NPR’s headquarters in D.C. Over the next 17 years, he worked on nearly every NPR news show and did nearly every production job they had: tape-cutter, desk...

  • The son of a scientist and a doctor, Jad Abumrad did most of his growing up in Tennessee, before studying creative writing and music composition at Oberlin College in Ohio. Following graduation, Abumrad wrote music for films, and reported and...

  • Host, Classical Tulsa

    Classical Tulsa host Jason Heilman is no stranger to Tulsa’s concert audiences, having been a frequent speaker at concerts by Tulsa Camerata, Chamber Music Tulsa, and other local groups. Originally from Wisconsin, Jason grew up in Tulsa, where...

  • Classical 88.7-1 host

    Jeff Esworthy previously worked at WKSU-FM/Kent in northeastern Ohio, where he was host from 1978 to 1995. He professes a widely diverse musical background. As a teenager, he developed a keen interest in the classical music of North India and...

  • Host of Museum Confidential; StudioTulsa & Points-Of-View Commentator

    Jeff Martin is the Online Communities Manager for Philbrook Museum of Art. In his spare time, he's also a writer and editor. His most recent book, The Late American Novel: Writers on the Future of Books, was praised in The...

  • Co-host, Science Matters

    Applied Associate Professor
    Physics & Engineering Physics

    Jerry's interest in science-physics in particular-began early when his father gave him a children's book on the planets. That gift was followed by a steady diet of steam...

  • Retired News Director & Guest Morning Edition Anchor

    John Durkee is the News Director for KWGS. He has over 40-years of experience in radio news and has served as News Director of radio stations in Tulsa, Missouri and Kansas.  He was also a reporter in Oklahoma City, early in his career. He is a...

  • StudioTulsa Guest Host and Host of Medical Matters

    John Henning Schumann, M.D., is an internal medicine physician and writer (http://glasshospital.com). He has contributed to Slate, The Atlantic, Marketplace, and National Public...

  • Co-host, Science Matters

    Words? Or equations? John Henshaw loves ‘em both! He’s an engineer, professor, and writer – but not necessarily in that order. A TU professor since 1990, he currently serves as Department Chair of Mechanical Engineering. Stints in the petroleum...

  • Jazz 89.5-2 host

    Having dreamed and played at being in radio as a child, John would finally get his chance in 1994. Attending Point Park University with an eye on television production, he at first viewed radio as something of a hobby. He took his first job at...

  • Host of Swing on This

    Although he’s best known as an author and journalist, having written, co-written, or edited more than 25 books along with spending 23 years as an entertainment writer for the Tulsa World newspaper, John Wooley isn’t a broadcasting...

  • Classical 88.7-1 host

    John Zech is a radio veteran with 21 years of broadcasting experience. He is an accomplished trombonist whose knowledge and love of classical music make him a perfect fit for a classical music series.

    Zech is multilingual, speaking...

  • Joshua Johnson is the host of 1A, which is produced by NPR member station WAMU 88.5 and distributed nationally by NPR.

    Johnson is a breakout public media star, most recently creator and host of the provocative nationwide public radio...

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