Mike Smith’s career at KSMU began in 1980 as a student announcer when the former Navy Submariner attended (then) SMSU with help from the GI Bill. In 1982 Smith became a full time member of the KSMU family as “Chief Announcer”, responsible for the acquisition, training and scheduling of the student announcing staff. It was also in 1982 when Smith first produced “Seldom Heard Music” a broadcast of Bluegrass which is still heard on KSMU and ksmu.org every Saturday night at 7CT.
Until his retirement in 2006, Smith also served KSMU listeners as the stations Senior Producer and Director of News, receiving a 2005 Regional Edward R Murrow award for “Use of Sound” in a feature. Post retirement in a part time capacity, Smith produces the bi-monthly series Making A Difference Where You Live, and the business segments of KSMU’s quarterly Sense of Community Series.
The non-conference football game between Missouri State University and Sam Houston State University scheduled for Saturday, Sept. 24, in Huntsville, Texas, has been cancelled because of Hurricane Rita. The game will not be rescheduled.
Mike Smith has the story:
Grand Opening of the Frisco Highline Trail
"Mayors Meet in the Middle"
Saturday, September 24 (Noon)
This is it. The event we have all been waiting for. The opening of the north leg of the Frisco Highline Trail to Bolivar.
KMSU's Mike Smith has the story
The Department of Defense and Strategic Studies at Missouri State University is relocating to the Washington D.C. area.
Lorene Stone is the Dean of the Missouri State University College of Humanities and Public Affairs:
Kay Murnan talks with Sharon Feldman of MASW.
Missouri State University has implemented several short-term plans and is developing long-term plans to address hurricane relief needs. KSMU's Mike Smith has the story.
The Missouri Department of Transportation invited motorists to give their ideas on proposed changes to the US 60/65 interchange. Mike Smith has the story:
Steven Berkwitz is an Associate Professor of Religious Studies at Missouri State University.
Volunteers from the Missouri State Water Patrol and the Missouri Department of Conservation help victims of Hurricane Katrina. KSMU's Mike Smith and Michele Skalicky have these reports:
Barb Jones is the Director of the Ozarks Studies Institute at Missouri State University.
State Auditor Claire McCaskill has announced her intentions to run for the U.S. Senate. Mike Smith has the story: