Patty Cahill

KCUR has announced new station leadership.  Nico Leone will take over from longtime KCUR general manager Patty Cahill.  She’s retiring after 25 years.

In 25 years of service as the General Manager of KCUR, Patty Cahill has overseen an era of great change at KCUR and witnessed public broadcasting come into its own. 

In this conversation with Steve Kraske, Patty reflects upon the connection Walt Bodine  had with his audience on the occasion of his last show at the station.  They also discuss the future of funding for public broadcasting, Patty's dedication to local reporting and her belief that "we have finally come of age."

Favorite Love Songs: "My Guy" by Mary Wells

Feb 10, 2012

Continuing our series on love songs... KCUR's General Manager Patty Cahill tells how a song by Mary Wells sends her back to memories of her first love.

"My favorite long song is "My Guy" by Mary Wells," Cahill said.

"He may not be a movie star," she sings, pauses and mutters 'I wish I could sing,' then continues the tune, "but when it comes to being happy, we are."