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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The show for July 1, 2012. Click "Listen" to hear the entire show; see below for individual stories:

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

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

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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. 

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

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

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

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

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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.

Conference with the Urban Summit

Jan 3, 2012
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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.

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.

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.

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.

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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