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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The Knoxville Museum of Art is showing the first major US exhibition of Evan Roth, who calls himself a "hacktivist" artist. WUOT's Chrissy Keuper spoke with Stephen Wicks, the KMA's Barbara W. and Bernard E. Bernstein Curator, about Roth's show...

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Marian Wright Edelman is a civil rights activist and attorney; she was the first African-American woman admitted to the Mississippi Bar; and in 1973, she founded the Children’s Defense Fund. She was in Knoxville recently and she told WUOT’s Chrissy Keuper that the civil rights movement in this country has never ended…  

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The Tennessee Supreme Court is hearing arguments on whether death row inmates can challenge the constitutionality of electrocution as a method of execution. The hearings stem from a lawsuit against the state by 34 death row inmates.

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Wilma Dunaway studied sociology at the University of Tennessee, is a professor at Virginia Tech, and is a specialist on how post-Civil War Appalachia became part of global capitalism. Dunaway told WUOT’s Chrissy Keuper that her knowledge of Appalachia came from studies of economic and political systems all over the world… 

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WUOT's Chrissy Keuper and Tom Humphrey discuss the latest events in the Tennessee legislature... The Tennessee General Assembly has now adjourned for the session.

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This week, the University of Tennessee’s Clarence Brown Theatre opens its production of The Threepenny Opera by Berthold Brecht and Kurt Weill. Though the play is often billed as a modern story of the haves versus the have-nots, the play actually has its roots in a work written by John Gay in the early 1700s, called The Beggar’s Opera.

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WUOT's Chrissy Keuper and Tom Humphrey discuss the latest events in the Tennessee legislature. 

This week, some of the state's abortion measures, and a possible cut in aviation fuel taxes for Memphis-based FedEx Corp...

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   NPR's Joe Palca, host of Joe's Big Idea,  was in Knoxville recently. He spoke with WUOT's Chrissy Keuper about science and journalism... 

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WUOT's Chrissy Keuper and Tom Humphrey discuss the latest events in the Tennessee legislature... This week:  "Guns in Parks"; school vouchers; and Tennessee's state book.

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Today on Dialogue, WUOT's Chrissy Keuper speaks with Erin Gill, Director of the City of Knoxville's Office of Sustainability, and Louise Gorenflo of Knoxville Scores, about the city's involvement in the Georgetown University Energy Prize... 

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