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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On Sounds Good, MSU psychology professor Dr. Michael Bordieri and Tracy Ross discuss the Goldwater Rule, which largely prohibits mental health professionals from publicly diagnosing presidential candidates.

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Sandy Linn speaks with Tracy Ross on Sounds Good about upcoming events at the Calloway County Public Library.

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Jessica Reimer, the new artistic director of the Jackson Purchase Dance Company, speaks with Tracy Ross on Sounds Good about the future of the JPDC.

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On Sounds Good, Dr. Michael Bordieri and Tracy Ross discuss methods of easing the transition from summer back to school for K-12 and college students.

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KET’s Bill Goodman says he expects a lot of heat in the climate and between political parties at the 2016 Fancy Farm Picnic in western Kentucky. Goodman spoke to Tracy Ross about the 136th annual political speaking event at St. Jerome's Church in Graves County.

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With millions downloading and playing Pokemon GO, Dr. Michael Bordieri talks with Tracy Ross on Sounds Good about psychological benefits and concerns.

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Calloway County Public Library’s Sandy Linn speaks with Tracy Ross on Sounds Good about wrapping up the Summer Reading Program and upcoming events.

Ahead of his Sunday lecture at Murray State University, Pulitzer Prize-winning editorial cartoonist Joel Pett speaks with Tracy Ross on Sounds Good  about the evolution of his career, winning the Pulitzer Prize, and how editorial cartoonists have been impacted by the Information Age. 

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Justin and Erin Lewis talk with Tracy Ross on Sounds Good about the Paducah Cooperative Ministry’s third annual Moonlight Bike Ride this Saturday.

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Tracy Ross and Dr. Michael Bordieri discuss the effectiveness and effects of spanking as a form of punishment on Sounds Good.

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