Matt Markgraf

New Media Promotion Coordinator, Host of Weekend Energy

Matt "McG" Markgraf joined the WKMS News Team in January 2007, while pursuing his bachelor’s degree in theatre at Murray State. Now he's got a master's degree in creative writing and is hard at work on "the next great American novel" - that is - when he’s not designing and updating the web site, producing commentaries and mixing up some Weekend Energy. Matt enjoys all kinds of music, but has a fondness for wicked beats. He’s at the station throughout the day and sometimes late at night working during the informative bliss of BBC World Service. In March 2011, he was named New Media & Promotions Coordinator for WKMS.

Kentucky Associated Press Awards 2011

1st Place - Best Website - www.wkms.org

Kentucky Associated Press Awards 2010

2nd Place - Best Website - www.wkms.org

Kentucky Associated Press Awards 2009

2nd Place - Best Website - www.wkms.org

Kentucky Associated Press Awards 2008

2nd Place - Best Website - www.wkms.org

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News Archive
10:37 am
Fri October 24, 2008

Faked Death Rebuttal

News Archive
2:31 am
Thu October 23, 2008

Senate Candidates Debate

News Archive
11:26 pm
Thu October 16, 2008

TN Early Voting

Murray, KY – Tennessee early voting is up significantly from the 2004 presidential election. State Election Coordinator Brook Thompson says about 47 percent more people in the state cast their ballots on the first day of early voting Wednesday. Over 37-hundred people have already cast their ballot in Montgomery County and around 13-hundred Henry County voters have made their choice.

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News Archive
2:58 am
Wed October 15, 2008

McConnell Campaign Has More Money

Murray, KY – Campaign-finance reports show Republican Mitch McConnell had more money on hand than his Democratic challenger in the Kentucky Senate race heading into the campaign's stretch run. McConnell's finance report shows he had nearly 5.7 million dollars on hand at the end of September. His opponent, Bruce Lunsford, had more than 1.2 million cash on hand at that time.

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News Archive
11:35 pm
Thu October 9, 2008

Voter Registration Numbers Up

News Archive
10:04 am
Tue October 7, 2008

Belmont University in Spotlight as Candidates Ready for Debate

Nashville, TN – Belmont University in Nashville is basking in the spotlight as the site of the second presidential debate between John McCain and Barack Obama. WKU Public Radio's Lisa Autry went to Belmont and spoke with administrators and students to learn about the intense preparation that has gone into the event.

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Commentary
12:57 am
Sun October 5, 2008

A Review of "Indian Pipes" by Cynthia Riggs

Commentary
12:51 am
Sun October 5, 2008

Fictive Kitchens

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Commentary
12:49 am
Sun October 5, 2008

Locavores

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Commentary
12:48 am
Sun October 5, 2008

My Bluetooth

Murray, KY – Hey, Dad, prompted my daughter, start your Bluetooth and I'll give you some new ring tones.
I don't know how to do that, I replied, sheepishly.
It's true, I admit it: I don't know how to work the Bluetooth feature of my cell phone.

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