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, Purchase Area Development District’s Aging Coordinator Susan Caldwell Black speaks with Tracy Ross on the importance of reviewing your Medicare options before you become eligible at the age of 65.

 

Black coordinates the State Health Insurance Program for the Area Agency for Aging and Independent living which helps people navigate Medicare options. Black is working to raise awareness about the need to review these options before turning 65, emphasizing prescription drug plans in particular.

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On Sounds Good with Tracy Ross, Sarah Gutwirth and Mary Tripp Reed discuss The March for Social Justice and Equality happening Saturday in Murray.

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MSU department of psychology faculty member Dr. Michael Bordieri and Tracy Ross compare and contrast living conditions in juvenile detention facilities to those in zoos.

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The League of Women Voters-Hopkinsville and Hopkinsville Community College co-sponsored the program, “Inventing News vs. Reporting It: How do we know if what we are reading is fake?” Monday evening. Jennifer Brown, former editor and opinion editor for the Kentucky New Era, led the discussion about how to spot fake news and how to help squash it. She speaks with Tracy Ross on Sounds Good. 

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Neal Bradley and Tracy Ross discuss Racer basketball on Sounds Good.

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On Sounds Good, Tracy Ross talks with Murray State psychology professor Dr. Michael Bordieri about sticking to new year’s resolutions.

Kathy Hodge of the Humane Society of Calloway County brings Daisy the Mastiff for a visit on Puppies Sound Good with Tracy Ross.

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Tracy Ross speaks with Jason Woods, a Murray native who is bringing his one-man production of A Christmas Carol to the Krider Performing Arts Center in Paris, Tennessee, on December 22.

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The Murray State Racer basketball team won two of their last three games since Tracy Ross and Neal Bradley spoke on Sounds Good. Ross and Bradley recap those games and preview the remaining games in 2016.

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On Sounds Good, Tracy Ross talks with Murray State University psychology professor Dr. Michael Bordieri on managing holiday stress.

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