J.M. Banks

J.M. Banks is Co-Host of Voices of Kansas City on KKFI 90.1 FM. He grew up in Kansas City. and went to Paseo Academy Of Performing Arts and then Studied at University of Missouri – Kansas City. J.M. Banks is The Kansas City Star’s culture and identity reporter. He has worked in various community-based media outlets such as The Pitch KC and Urban Alchemy Podcast. He is former Advisory Board Member at KSHB 41. J.M. is the Creator and Host of J.M. Banks: The KC Renaissance now in its 6th year.


Voices of Kansas City

“Voices of Kansas City” is a community conversation show produced by The Kansas City Star. This season is brought to you in collaboration with KKFI community radio and Kansas City G.I.F.T., a non-profit supporting Black small businesses in the metro area.

Listen live on KKFI
Every Wednesday at 6:00pm