Presented by Kansas City's Northeast News, this podcast dives into all things Historic Northeast. Join Managing Editor Abby Hoover as she interviews community leaders, keeps the community apprised about the happenings in and around City Hall, and discusses the biggest issues facing the Kansas City area.
188: Northeast News Summer Interns
Welcome back to the Northeast Newscast. This week we’re sitting down with the Northeast News summer interns. They’re hard at work putting together this year’s back to school issue, covering community news and learning the ins and outs of hyper-local journalism. We discuss their first few days on the job, how student journalism prepared them for the industry, and their career goals. Thanks for joining us!
187: Bottoms Up Festival
On this week's episode of the Northeast Newscast we're joined by Evie Craig, CEO of the Arts Asylum, ahead of their Bottoms Up event this weekend. COVID-19 has hit the arts hard, but Arts Asylum has been just what its name implies to a determined and diverse group of artists over the past year. If you’re interested in a peek behind the scenes of the Arts Asylum, subscribe to our Patreon at patreon.com/northeastnewskc. More info on this weekend's event can be found at bottomsupfestival.com.
186: Kansas City Museum Foundation Board Members
In partnership with the Kansas City Museum, we are sharing the past, present and future of the museum as we await its grand reopening this fall following a $22 million restoration. This week on the Northeast Newscast Publisher Michael Bushnell sat down with Dr. Mary Davidson and Shomari Benton of the Kansas City Museum Foundation Board, which assumed management duties of the museum on May 1, 2021. For more information on the Kansas City Museum Foundation and the renovations, visit www.makingamuseumkc.org.
185: Deb Hermann on the Kansas City Museum
On this week’s episode of the Northeast Newscast we’re diving into the recent history of the Kansas City Museum as it transitions to foundation management and nears the end of a multi-million dollar renovation. Publisher Michael Bushnell caught up with two term city councilwoman Deb Hermann, who was instrumental in the formation of the Kansas City Museum Advisory Board. Thank you for joining us. The museum is slated to reopen in September, and tickets are now on sale for the Kansas City Museum’s Derby Party, scheduled for September 4, at kansascitymuseum.org.
184: Mattie Rhodes Summer Programs
183: Diversity in Higher Education
This week on the Northeast Newscast, we are both celebrating the women who raised us and congratulating those who are graduating from educational institutions in the neighborhood and around the metro. Kansas City University student Paola Candia is graduating from medical school this weekend, and she’s had a long road to get here. She is joining me this week to discuss diversity in medicine and the importance of community in higher education.
Paola is graduating on May 8 from Kansas City University’s medical school, and the following day she and her mother are starting their drive to Washington for her residency. They plan on stopping at some national parks on the way, and she said her mom is excited to finally visit the pacific northwest.
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I just discovered this podcast. Truly enjoyed your interview with the Gentlemen from KCATA. Excellent stuff. I can’t read the paper. I am blind. lived in northeast since 1996.