Suzanne Hogan

Announcer/Producer/Reporter

Suzanne Hogan graduated from the College of Santa Fe in New Mexico, with degrees in Political Science and Documentary Studies. Her interests include Latin American politics, immigration and storytelling in a variety of mediums including photography, film/video and writing. 

After college, Suzanne moved back to her hometown, Kansas City and was the Producer for The Walt Bodine Show for about two years. Now she serves as a part-time announcer, producer, and contributing reporter, filling in around the station wherever she can. Suzanne is also a founding member of the 816 Bicycle Collective, a recycle a bicycle program in Kansas City.

In her spare time, Suzanne  plays bass in a punk rock band, enjoys spontaneous traveling, and riding her bicycle all around town.

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KC Currents
11:00 am
Fri June 29, 2012

Happy Hour Is Back In Kansas

The liquor shelf at La Esquina in Lawrence, Kansas
Suzanne Hogan KCUR

It’s a toast to the happy hour, so raise your glasses Kansans!  As of this Sunday, Kansans will legally be able to partake in the after-work and late-night tradition of happy hour drink specials. 

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June 24, 2012
2:30 pm
Fri June 22, 2012

Winning Isn't Everything, Connecting The Unconnected In KCK

T-ball player Alex poses for his team portrait before a game at Leawood City Park.
Zack Lewandowski KCUR

The show for June 24, 2012. Click "Listen" to hear the entire show; see below for individual stories:

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KC Currents
10:51 am
Mon June 18, 2012

Cumbia Is Alive And Well—And Shakin'—In Kansas City

Kontrolando Show performing in 2011.
Marta Rincon

Kontrolando Show is one of 30 local bands, dance groups, and djs, in addition to some national acts, that will be playing at Fiesta KC in Crown Center June 22 - 24, 2012.

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June 17, 2012
12:26 pm
Fri June 15, 2012

Local Pastor Speaks Out On LGBT Issues, Cumbia In KC

Area students reading in the classroom.
Sylvia Maria Gross KCUR

The show for June 17, 2012. Click "Listen" to hear the entire show; see below for individual stories:

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KC Currents
12:52 pm
Mon June 11, 2012

Filling An Empty Shell: What Will Replace The EPA In Downtown KCK?

The EPA Regional Headquarters office building in Downtown Kansas City, Kansas
Suzanne Hogan KCUR

The Environmental Protection Agencies’ Regional Headquarter Offices in downtown Kansas City, Kansas will officially be relocating to a new location this fall.  Their new home?  The former Applebee’s headquarters in Lenexa, Kansas. 

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June 10, 2012
11:49 am
Mon June 11, 2012

1910 Gardens, New Kansas Legislative Maps, Governor Brownback Profile

The show for June 10, 2012. Click "Listen" to hear the entire show; see below for individual stories:

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June 2, 2012
12:55 pm
Mon June 4, 2012

Arranged Marriages Part 2, Kansas Redistricting

The show for June 3, 2012. Click "Listen" to hear the entire show; see below for individual stories:

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KC Currents
8:30 am
Sun June 3, 2012

PHOTOS: What Kansas Looked Like Then And What It Looks Like Now

Monument Rocks, Kansas (1949)
Kansas City Star

If you happen to stand in one spot in a Kansas town or city, did you ever wonder what things looked like 100+ years ago? 

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May 27, 2012
11:44 am
Tue May 29, 2012

Frank White Moves On, Arranged Marriages

Frank White at the T-Bone's ballpark in Kansas City, Kansas.
Susan B. Wilson KCUR

The show for May 27, 2012. Click "Listen" to hear the entire show; see below for individual stories:

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May 20, 2012
2:52 pm
Fri May 18, 2012

Stories From Prison, Cakewalker Doc Brown

Missouri inmate Callion Barnes reads a storybook about tigers.
Jacob Fensten KBIA

The show for May 20, 2012. Click "Listen" to hear the entire show; see below for individual stories:

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Walt Bodine Show
4:00 pm
Thu January 12, 2012

Food Critics: Vegetables That Aren't Boring

flickr/Martin Cathrae

Eating healthy doesn't have to be a chore.

On Friday's Walt Bodine Show, join co-host Charles Ferruzza and the Food Critics for a conversation about finding tasty, yet nutritious food options in Kansas City.

Central Standard
4:00 pm
Tue January 3, 2012

Conference with the Urban Summit

flickr/Pam's Pics-

On Wednesday’s Central Standard, we’re previewing the next Urban Summit, a meeting of minds that addresses the needs and concerns of the urban core.

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StoryCorps
5:41 pm
Mon November 22, 2010

StoryCorps in KC: Susan Wilson and Sharmelle Winsett

Kansas City, MO – At StoryCorps recording booths across the country, friends and loved ones interview each other about their lives. Each Tuesday during Morning Edition, we'll bring you a story from the MobileBooth in Kansas City. Sharmelle Winsett brought in her mother Susan Wilson, KCUR's own Co-host of KC Currents. She also serves as the Associate Dean at the UMKC School of Medicine. They talked about how being bi-racial impacted her coming of age.

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Story Corps
12:59 pm
Mon November 1, 2010

StoryCorps in KC: Jessica Farmer and Lydia Friz

Kansas City, MO – At StoryCorps recording booths across the country, friends and loved ones interview each other about their lives. Each Tuesday during Morning Edition, we'll bring you a story from the MobileBooth in Kansas City. Friends Jessica Farmer and Lydia Friz talked about a loosely planned bicycle trip they took from Topeka to Salina for a festival. They shared some of the challenges and lessons they learned along the way.

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Story Corps
2:34 pm
Mon October 11, 2010

StoryCorps in KC: Chandra and Nadine Blackwell

Nadine Blackwell and Chandra Blackwell, recorded in the StoryCorps MobileBooth, Kansas City, MO.

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Story Corps
4:27 pm
Mon September 27, 2010

StoryCorps in KC: Kristy Childs and Marty Denzer

Kristy Childs and her friend Marty Denzer, StoryCorps MobileBooth, Kansas City, Mo

Kansas City, MO – At StoryCorps recording booths across the country, friends and loved ones interview each other about their lives. Each Tuesday during Morning Edition, we'll bring you a story from the MobileBooth in Kansas City. Kristy Childs sat down with her friend Marty Denzer to share her experience as a teenage runaway, prostitute and drug addict before she turned her life around.

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Immigration
11:34 pm
Sun December 9, 2007

Immigrant And Refugee Farmers Share Planting Tips

Kansas City, Kansas – In the winter, as the land takes a rest, farmers often attend seminars and workshops so they can prepare for the next growing season. In the small cafeteria of the Korean Presbyterian Church in the Argentine neighborhood of Kansas City Kansas, a group of immigrant and refugee farmers recently gathered to share ideas. The event was organized by the Kansas City Center for Urban Agriculture. KCUR's Suzanne Hogan was there.

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