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Greg Jenkins

Operations Director

Greg Jenkins has been the Operations Director at MSPR since 1999. Greg is a 1996 graduate of Morehead State University with a BME in Music Education and received a Masters of Science in Industrial Technology in 2008. Greg oversees training, scheduling, and evaluation of the student board operator staff, preparation of the daily traffic logs and serves as weekday classical music host. He is also the webmaster of the MSPR website and maintains MSPR's webstreaming and podcasting.

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March 29, 2019 -- Samuel Moore Walton was an American businessman and entrepreneur best known for founding the retailers Walmart and Sam's Club. Wal-Mart Stores Inc. grew to be the world's largest corporation by revenue as well as the biggest private employer in the world. At one point in his life, he was the richest man in America.

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March 28, 2019 -- Paul Samuel Whiteman was an American bandleader, composer, orchestral director, and violist. As the leader of one of the most popular dance bands in the United States during the 1920s and early 1930s, Whiteman produced recordings that were immensely successful, and press notices often referred to him as the "King of Jazz". 

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March 27, 2019 -- Sir Frederick Henry Royce was an English engineer and car designer who, with Charles Rolls and Claude Johnson, founded the Rolls-Royce company.

Week of March 25, 2019

Mar 26, 2019
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March 26, 2019 -- Robert Frost was an American poet who was much admired for his depictions of the rural life of New England, his command of American colloquial speech, and his realistic verse portraying ordinary people in everyday situations.

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March 25, 2019 -- Arturo Toscanini was an Italian conductor. He was one of the most acclaimed musicians of the late 19th and of the 20th century, renowned for his intensity, his perfectionism, his ear for orchestral detail and sonority, and his eidetic memory.

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  • Mr. and Mrs. North (The Contagious Confession)
  • Leo Is On The Air (I Married An Angel)

Week of March 18, 2019

Mar 19, 2019
MSU

Lone Star Flight Museum

  • Melody Ranch with Gene Autry (Buck and Kate)
  • Columbia Workshop (The Wonderful Day)  

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March 15, 2019 -- William Lamb, 2nd Viscount Melbourne, was a British Whig statesman who served as Home Secretary and Prime Minister. He is best known for being prime minister in Queen Victoria's early years and her coaching in the ways of politics.

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March 14, 2019 -- A cotton gin is a machine that quickly and easily separates cotton fibers from their seeds, enabling much greater productivity than manual cotton separation. The fibers are then processed into various cotton goods such as linens, while any undamaged cotton is used largely for textiles like clothing.

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March 13, 2019 -- William Hall Macy Jr. is an American actor. His film career has been built on appearances in small, independent films, though he has also appeared in summer action films. Macy has described himself as "sort of a Middle American, WASPy, Lutheran kind of guy... Everyman".

Week of March 11, 2019

Mar 12, 2019
MSU

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March 12, 2019 -- Clement Studebaker was an American wagon and carriage manufacturer. With his brother Henry, he co-founded the H & C Studebaker Company, precursor of the Studebaker Corporation, which built Pennsylvania-German Conestoga wagons and carriages during his lifetime, and automobiles after his death, in South Bend, Indiana.

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March 11, 2019 -- Ralph David Abernathy Sr. was an American civil rights activist and Christian minister. As a leader of the Civil Rights Movement, he was a close friend and mentor of Martin Luther King Jr.. He collaborated with King to create the Montgomery Improvement Association which led to the Montgomery Bus Boycott.

Fine Art America

  • Crime Club (Mr. Smith’s Hat)
  • Edward R. Murrow Commentary
  • Once Upon A Time  

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March 8, 2019 -- Neil Postman was an American author, educator, media theorist and cultural critic, who is best known for his twenty books, including Amusing Ourselves to Death (1985), Conscientious Objections (1988), Technopoly: The Surrender of Culture to Technology (1992), The Disappearance of Childhood (1994) and The End of Education: Redefining the Value of School (1995).

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March 7, 2019 -- Rob Roy was a noted Highland outlaw whose reputation as a Scottish Robin Hood was exaggerated in Sir Walter Scott’s novel Rob Roy (1818) and in some passages in the poems of William Wordsworth. He frequently signed himself Rob Roy (“Red Rob”), in reference to his dark red hair.

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March 6, 2019 -- Michelangelo di Lodovico Buonarroti Simoni or more commonly known by his first name Michelangelo was an Italian sculptor, painter, architect and poet of the High Renaissance born in the Republic of Florence, who exerted an unparalleled influence on the development of Western art.

WMKY earned thirteen nominations for the 2019 Kentucky Associated Press Broadcasters Awards. Winners will be announced Saturday, April 13th at the annual awards banquet in downtown Lexington. 

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Week of March 4, 2019

Mar 5, 2019
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March 5, 2019 -- Colley Cibber was an English actor-manager, playwright and Poet Laureate. His colourful memoir Apology for the Life of Colley Cibber describes his life in a personal, anecdotal and even rambling style.

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March 4, 2019 -- John Garfield was an American actor who played brooding, rebellious, working-class characters. He grew up in poverty in Depression-era New York City. In the early 1930s, he became a member of the Group Theater. In 1937, he moved to Hollywood, eventually becoming one of Warner Bros.' stars.

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  • Lou Holtz Laugh Club (Anniversary Gift)
  • We Want a Touchdown (Colgate vs. NYU)
  • Wild Bill Elliott (Mystery of the Vanishing Stagecoach)

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March 1, 2019 -- Ralph Waldo Ellison was an American novelist, literary critic, and scholar. Ellison is best known for his novel Invisible Man, which won the National Book Award in 1953. He also wrote Shadow and Act, a collection of political, social and critical essays, and Going to the Territory.

February 28, 2019 -- The Wonderful World of Words

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February 27, 2019 -- James Thomas Farrell was an American novelist, short-story writer, and poet. He is most remembered for the Studs Lonigan trilogy, which was made into a film in 1960 and a television series in 1979

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February 26, 2019 -- Lionel George Logue was an Australian speech and language therapist and amateur stage actor who successfully treated, among others, King George VI, who had a pronounced stammer.

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