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People

  • ANNOUNCER/PRODUCER

    Aaron Hay hails from the suburbs of Kansas City and he took an unconventional route to KBIA. His love of music, however, has always been constant. From car rides with family and oldies sing-a-longs to trips to Peaches for LPs with Dad to buying...

  • Host, Views of the News

    AMY SIMONS teaches multi-platform reporting and editing to students in the convergence journalism interest area.

    Since joining the faculty in August 2010, Simons has developed an interested in international journalism,...

  • Announcer/Producer

    "The Voice Of Columbia," Darren Hellwege has hosted NPR's “Morning Edition” for over 30 years on KBIA, and serves as host/producer of the “Thinking Out Loud” programs. The series has won a Missouri Broadcasters Association award and gives...

  • Program Director

    Kyle Felling was born in the rugged northwest Missouri hamlet of St. Joseph (where the Pony Express began and Jesse James ended). Inspired from a young age by the spirit of the early settlers who used St. Joseph as an embarkation point in their...

  • Co-Host, Thinking Out Loud

    Lee Wilkins, co-host of Thinking Out Loud, is a professor emerita of journalism at the University of Missouri. She taught at MU from 1990 through 2013 where she earned a Kemper Award for teaching and was later named a Curator’s Distinguished...