Chad Lampe

News Director & Assistant Station Manager

Chad Lampe, a Poplar Bluff, Missouri native, was raised on radio. He credits his father, a broadcast engineer, for his technical knowledge, and his mother for the gift of gab. At ten years old he broke all bonds of the FCC and built his own one watt pirate radio station. His childhood afternoons were spent playing music and interviewing classmates for all his friends to hear. At fourteen he began working for the local radio stations, until he graduated high school. He earned an undergraduate degree in Psychology at Murray State, and a Masters Degree in Mass Communication. In November, 2011, Chad was named Assistant Station Manager.

Kentucky Associated Press Awards 2010

1st Place - Best Hard News - Ice Storm Overview

1st Place - Best Continuing Coverage - Ice Storm (staff)

Kentucky Associated Press Awards 2009

2nd Place - Best Public Affairs - TV Goes Digital

2nd Place - Best Special Series - Fueling the Purchase (staff)

Kentucky Associated Press Awards 2008

Second Place Best Hard News Feature

Honorable Mention Best Light News Feature

Honorable Mention Best Use of Sound

Kentucky Associated Press Awards 2007

Honorable Mention Best Public Service

Honorable Mention Best Hard News Feature

Second Place Best Use of Sound

Kentucky Public Radio Student Awards 2007

First Place Best Hard News Feature

Second Place Best Public Service

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Local Features
11:44 am
Fri April 15, 2011

April Converation with Murray State's President

Murray, KY – This week on the Q&A Chad Lampe speaks with Murray State President Dr. Randy Dunn. In their monthly conversation, they discuss University budget preparations Can MSU negotiate with head Basketball Coach Billy Kennedy who is short listed for the same post at the University of Miami. And we'll hear an update on the MSU's exploration of offering Domestic Partner Benefits.

 

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Higher Education
9:26 am
Fri January 14, 2011

A Conversation with Murray State's President - January Edition

Murray State President Dr. Randy Dunn

Murray, KY – Kentucky's Revenue Receipts continue to climb, but State Budget Director Mary Lassiter suspects that growth to be tempered in the coming months. The initial positive news of growth has many state institutions wondering about renewed funding. Today in their monthly conversation, Chad Lampe speaks with Murray State President Dr. Randy Dunn about MSU funding in this budget climate along with campus safety, and this year's presidential lecturer Ben Stein.

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Local Features
10:41 am
Fri December 17, 2010

A Converation with Murray State's President - December Edition

Murray State's President Dr. Randy Dunn

Murray, KY – Chad Lampe and Dr. Dunn meet for their monthly conversation on the Q&A this week. Fresh off a quarterly Board of Regents Meeting, Dr. Dunn explains the impact of the naming of MSU's School of Agriculture and why board Chairman Dr. Deno Curris asked for the University Counsel to research the authority of University Boards and Kentucky's Council on Post Secondary Education.

 

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Higher Education
10:43 am
Fri August 20, 2010

All things Murray State with MSU President Dr. Randy Dunn - August Edition

Murray State President Dr. Randy Dunn

 

Murray, KY – On the Q&A, Chad Lampe welcomes back Murray State President Dr. Randy Dunn for their monthly conversation about all things Murray State. They discuss the new MSU imperative directed toward innovation, enrollment challenges and accounting issues facing students early this semester.
 

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Higher Education
11:23 am
Fri April 23, 2010

April conversation with Murray State President Dr. Randy Dunn

Dr. Randy Dunn

Murray, KY – Chad Lampe and Murray State President Dr. Randy Dunn sit down for their monthly conversation. They discuss Murray State's potential domestic partner benefits policy, the appointment of a new provost, and tuition rates.

 

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Higher Education
10:32 am
Fri October 16, 2009

October interview with MSU President, Dr. Randy Dunn

Murray State President
Dr. Randy Dunn

Murray, KY – Every month, Murray State President Dr. Randy Dunn and WKMS News Director Chad Lampe sit down to discuss what's happening in and around the MSU community. This week, the kickoff of Murray State's capital campaign and the university's strategy to meet Kentucky's 12 by 12 enrollment goals.

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Local Features
9:58 am
Fri November 21, 2008

Monthly Interview with the President

Murray, KY – Every month, WKMS News Director Chad Lampe sits down with Murray State University President Dr. Randy Dunn to talk about what's going in and around the university. This month, Murray's Tuition Task Force, and more on a Medical School partnership between MSU and UK.

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Higher Education
9:16 am
Fri October 24, 2008

October interview with MSU President, Dr. Randy Dunn

Murray, KY – Every month, WKMS News Director Chad Lampe speaks with Murray State University President Dr. Randy Dunn. Today, we'll hear about controversy over state Senator Joey Pendleton and what steps Murray State will take to survive and thrive in tough economic times.

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