Chrissy Keuper

Morning Edition Host/Producer

Chrissy was born in Johnson City, Tenn. She attended the University of North Carolina at Asheville as a history major, and finished a bachelor's degree in anthropology at the University of Tennessee. Chrissy has a varied resume: she has taught ballet and jazz, and has worked as a woodworker, a barista, a pastry chef, a customer service rep, a waitress and an art model...but she says her job at WUOT has been her favorite. She came to WUOT as a student announcer and became a member of WUOT’s News Department and the local host of Morning Edition in 2004.

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109th Tennessee General Assembly
7:30 am
Mon February 23, 2015

News From The Hill: Tom Humphrey 05

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WUOT's Chrissy Keuper catches up with Tom Humphrey after winter weather shut down the Tennessee General Assembly... 

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109th Tennessee General Assembly
4:54 am
Mon February 16, 2015

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The deadline for introducing legislation has come and gone. WUOT's Chrissy Keuper speaks with Tom Humphrey about some of the bills that made it under the wire...

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Economics / Health
9:50 am
Wed February 4, 2015

Dialogue: Food Insecurity And Hunger In East Tennessee

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WUOT's Chrissy Keuper spoke with Elaine Streno, the Executive Director of the Second Harvest Food Bank of East Tennessee, and Pamela Williams, Director of the Davis YMCA and founder of the Knoxville Community Giving Gardens, about why more people are hungry in our area, especially children… 

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109th Tennessee General Assembly
5:00 am
Mon February 2, 2015

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Tennessee’s 109th General Assembly starts a special session this week on Governor Bill Haslam's Insure Tennessee proposal.

WUOT’s Chrissy Keuper has this week’s News from the Hill with Tom Humphrey… 

 

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109th Tennessee General Assembly
6:29 am
Mon January 26, 2015

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Tennessee’s 109th General Assembly is in the middle of a two week break, but that doesn’t mean there’s nothing happening at the capitol.

WUOT’s Chrissy Keuper has this week’s News from the Hill with Tom Humphrey… 

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109th Tennessee General Assembly
5:24 am
Tue January 20, 2015

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We've finished the first week of the 109th Tennessee General Assembly, and WUOT's Chrissy Keuper catches up on the week's activities with political reporter and blogger Tom Humphrey...

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Art
6:36 am
Fri January 16, 2015

Richard Jolley And The Cycle Of Life

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Last summer, patrons of the Knoxville Museum of Art welcomed a giant, permanent installation in the museum’s great hall... A group of steel and glass sculptures by Knoxville artist Richard Jolley.    

WUOT's Chrissy Keuper has a look at the piece... 

More information on the KMA's permanent glass exhibit here

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Media
4:30 am
Fri December 12, 2014

Jack Neely And The Knoxville Mercury

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In October, 2014, the E.W. Scripps Company and the Knoxville News Sentinel shut down the beloved Knoxville independent newspaper, Metro Pulse.

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Science / Information Technology
5:00 am
Tue December 9, 2014

DataONE: Data Observation Network For Earth

The University of Tennessee’s College of Communication and Information has just begun phase two of a National Science Foundation project called DataONE:  the Data Observation Network for Earth.

Suzie Allard, the college’s Associate Dean of Research, spoke with WUOT’s Chrissy Keuper about the project…

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Education
8:25 am
Mon December 1, 2014

Dialogue: Exploring Online ("Virtual") Education

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On December's Dialogue: 

The opportunity for online education.

How does it work? Who’s using it, and why? 

WUOT's Chrissy Keuper discussed it with Kimberly Estep of WGU; Paul Percy of Carson-Newman University; Aaron Hennon of the University of Tennessee...

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