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A New Dawn in Community Radio: KKFI 90.1 FM Replaces Its’ 23-Year Old Transmitter

After several months of planning, fundraising, and construction, KKFI 90.1 FM, a community radio station serving the greater Kansas City area, will be switching to a new radio transmitter with a ceremonial “throwing of the switch” on Monday, September 19, 2011 at 11:30 am (Central Time). The long-anticipated transmitter...

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Strength of Community Radio Fabric on Display at the 2011 Grassroots Radio Conference

2011 GRC Conference quilt Community radio producers, DJ's, advocates, organizers, engineers, and students came together for the 2011 Grassroots Radio Conference in Kansas City to share the joys and frustrations with producing independent, community-focused media. The vision of an informal national network of Community Radio stations is represented by the...

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Judy Morgan, New KKFI Board Member

Judy Morgan Judy Morgan was elected to serve on KKFI-FM 90.1's Board of Directors on September 22, 2010. Judy Morgan is a life-long educator, working as President of the American Federation of Teachers, Local 691, for 10 years most recently. She also worked at Northeast High School in the Kansas...

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KKFI Program Host Rhonda LeValdo Takes Helm of Native American Journalists Association

Radio host "keeping the fires lit" at media organization Rhonda LeValdo, host of “Native Spirit Radio” on KKFI 90.1 FM, was elected to serve as president of the Native American Journalists Association (NAJA) recently. Ms. LeValdo considered how “as a NAJA member who started off as a student, I know...

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KKFI-FM 90.1 airs special radio show “Civil Rights and the Story of the 1923 Catcher, Arkansas Race Incident” during the 101st NAACP Convention

“Guess Who’s Coming to Kansas City” program focuses on the struggles of Blacks of African Descent In honor of the NAACP convention taking place in Kansas City from July 10-15, KKFI-FM 90.1 radio program "Guess Who's Coming to Kansas City" will air a special show on Saturday, July 10, from...

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