Jessica Balisle

Administrative Specialist

Jessica Balisle, a Springfield native, grew up listening to KSMU. She now commands the front desk, taking your calls and greeting you at the door. Jessica co-hosts live music show Studio Live and is heavily involved with the station’s membership office. In 2006, she earned her BA in Applied Anthropology from Missouri State University. When she’s not at KSMU, Jessica plays bass in local bands Brother Wiley and the Ozark Sheiks, and sings in Shattered and JM Buttermilk.  She and her husband Todd live with their cats Cory And Trevor and Elle Driver.

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Dallas Jones and Molly Healey stopped by the KSMU studios for the January 31, 2014 edition of Studio Live. They are preparing to release their new album Sunday this spring.

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Local band Hamburger Cows played KSMU's Studio Live on December 13, 2013. The band includes Steve Ames on guitar and vocals; Bo Brown on guitar, dobro, mandolin and vocals; and Jeff Sowards on bass and vocals.

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Local indie band Ings performed on KSMU's Studio Live November 22, 2013.

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Local rock band HeartPunch performed on KSMU's Studio Live on September 13, 2013. The band includes Yankton Sothern on guitar and vocals, Jason Kearby on drums, and Justin Kearby on bass and vocals. HeartPunch played several tracks from their new album, Who Else Knows.

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