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.


6:36 am
Fri January 16, 2015

Richard Jolley And The Cycle Of Life


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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4:30 am
Fri December 12, 2014

Jack Neely And The Knoxville Mercury


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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8:25 am
Mon December 1, 2014

Dialogue: Exploring Online ("Virtual") Education


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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Medicine / Neuroscience
4:57 am
Tue November 18, 2014

Anesthesia: States Of Consciousness


Our brains undergo all kinds of states of consciousness... But how? And what are those states? 

Helen Baghdoyan (Beaman Professor) and Ralph Lydic (Robert H. Cole Endowed Professor of Neuroscience) teach Anesthesiology and Psychology at the University of Tennessee. They spoke with WUOT’s Chrissy Keuper about their research on how the brain regulates various states of consciousness, and how anesthesia actually works…

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Wine in Stores
12:27 pm
Mon November 3, 2014

Wine Question Goes Before Tennessee Voters

Credit WUOT News, Matt Shafer Powell

Voters in 79 counties, cities and towns across Tennessee will decide Tuesday whether wine should be available for sale in their local grocery stores.   WUOT's Chrissy Keuper spoke with two men who have a different perspective on the issue.

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6:43 am
Fri September 19, 2014

Engaging Arabia: Erin Darby and Robert Darby



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3:30 pm
Thu September 18, 2014

Tennessee Gets Mixed Grades On Education Report Card


The U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation just released its fourth edition of a report on education effectiveness and Governor Bill Haslam said though the state’s status in academic achievement is improving, there’s a significant amount of work still to come.

The national report uses 11 areas to analyze effectiveness, including academic achievement for low-income and minority students and workforce readiness.

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Tennessee Culture
3:30 pm
Tue September 16, 2014

Chattanooga Ranks High For Hispanic Population Growth


The Chattanooga Times Free Press reports that the city’s Hispanic population more than tripled in years between 2000 and 2010; finance network WalletHub ranked the city third among the nation’s 150 largest cities for that growth.

But the city ranked much lower in purchasing power and business friendliness towards Hispanics:  116th for purchasing power and 90th for business friendliness.

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Law Enforcement
9:48 am
Thu September 4, 2014

Four Tennessee Agencies Suspended From Military Surplus Program


State officials said four agencies have been suspended from a program that provides surplus military rifles to law enforcement because of an inability to keep track of guns. 

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