Tracy Ross

Program Director, Host of Sounds Good and Beyond the Edge

Tracy started working for WKMS in 1994 while attending Murray State University. After receiving his Bachelors and Masters degrees from MSU he was hired as Operations/Web/Sports Director in 2000. Tracy hosted All Things Considered from 2004-2012 and has served as host/producer of several music shows including Cafe Jazz, and Jazz Horizons. In 2001, Tracy revived Beyond The Edge, a legacy alternative music program that had been on hiatus for several years. Tracy was named Program Director in 2011 and created the midday music and conversation program Sounds Good in 2012 which he hosts Monday-Thursday. Tracy lives in Murray with his wife, son and daughter.  

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Tracy Ross and Dr. Michael Bordieri discuss the idea that Halloween can be a fun and effective time to practice exposure therapy to help treat anxiety issues.

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Tracy Ross and Bob Valentine preview this weekend’s Western Kentucky Highland Festival on Sounds Good.

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Calloway County Public Library’s Sandy Linn talks with Tracy Ross on Sounds Good about upcoming events.

Maiden Alley Cinema executive director Landee Bryant-Greene talks with Tracy Ross about this weekend’s Oktoberfest in Paducah.

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On Sounds Good, Dr. Michael Bordieri and Tracy Ross talk about how groups and organizations can overcome conflict to achieve their purpose.

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MSU Director of Jazz Studies Todd Hill and two members of the MSU Jazz Orchestra talk with Tracy Ross on Sounds Good about the program’s new CD, Live and On the Air. They also preview a couple of songs.

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Neal Bradley and Tracy Ross discuss Racer football and basketball.

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On Sounds Good, Tracy Ross and Todd Hatton speak with MSU Music Department Professor Maribeth Crawford and members of the cast for Little Shop of Horrors about this weekend's production.

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On Sounds Good, Dr. Michael Bordieri and Tracy Ross discuss the psychological benefits of pet ownership and pet therapy.

On Sounds Good​, Tracy Ross and "The Voice of the Racers" Neal Bradley discuss the first two games of the season. They also preview the next couple of match-ups, including tonight's trip to Carbondale to play Southern Illinois.