Jenny Whitty


Jenny began her radio career in 1994 as a news reporter for KSMU in Springfield, Mo. at Southwest Missouri State University. She moved to Kansas City in 1996 and worked as an intern for New Letters On the Air.

Jenny volunteered at KCUR while completing her degree in mass communication at UMKC and has been at the station ever since. She has filled many roles at KCUR including working in the newsroom, hosting Morning Edition, producing the Walt Bodine Show, filling-in at the front desk and data entry for membership.

You can hear Jenny on the air every Saturday morning on KCUR and from time-to-time during the week when she fills-in for other announcers. Jenny is a mother of four and also works as a voice talent in her spare time. She is a member of AFTRA. 

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3:00 pm
Sun September 1, 2013

Book Doctors: Daniel Woodrell, 'The Maid's Version'

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A dance hall explosion in 1929: is it murder, or an accident? One woman's journey to find the answers and a family's struggles, suspicions, secrets, and triumphs.

On Tuesday's Up To Date, Daniel Woodrell, known for his best seller, Winter's Bone, joins us to discuss his latest book, A Maid's Version

Then, Book Doctors Mark Luce, Steve Paul, and Grace Suh give us their reviews of the latest on book store shelves.

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3:00 pm
Thu August 29, 2013

What's Showing In Independent, Foreign & Documentary Film, August 30 - September 3

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The story of the man who trained Bruce Lee, the life of a White House butler who served eight Presidents, and a pub crawl develops into a struggle for humankind’s survival.

On Friday's Up to Date, our indie, foreign and documentary film critics take a look at the films playing on the silver screen in Kansas City this week.

Films critics Cynthia Haines, Steve Walker, and Bob Butler reviewed:

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5:59 pm
Wed August 28, 2013

Family Choices: When Or Whether To Have Kids

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Choosing to have a family and determining its size are highly personal, sometimes painful decisions that has consequences for your finances, health, and happiness. Up To Date is partnering with PRI’s The World for its series exploring family planning options from around the globe.

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