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.  

Ways to Connect

The Rotunda Project, Facebook

 

Jeran and Shanden Simmons of the western Kentucky progressive rock band Fairseas join Tracy Ross on Sounds Good to talk about the upcoming release of their dual documentary and EP, The Rotunda Project.

Kentucky Collectibles - KET, Facebook

On Sounds Good, Tracy Ross speaks with Erin Lowery, the series producer of KET’s Kentucky Collectibles, coming to Paducah on June 23 and 24 for its antiques appraisal fair.

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On Sounds Good, Tracy Ross and Murray State psychology professor Michael Bordieri discuss the tools that therapists use to treat people of different cultural backgrounds.

Jon Stickley Trio, Facebook

Music from the Front Porch host Mike Gowen speaks with Lowertown's Friday headliner Jon Stickley of the Jon Stickley Trio, self-described as hip-hop jazz-grass. The band just released it’s latest album, Maybe Believe.

Busman's Holiday, Facebook

Tracy Ross speaks with Addison Rogers of the group Busman's Holiday who perform Friday afternoon at Paducah's Lowertown Arts and Music Festival.

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Murray State psychology professor Dr. Michael Bordieri and Tracy Ross demystify mindfulness on Sounds Good.

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  Tracy Ross talks with W. Earl Brown on Sounds Good about his acting career and his Saturday performance as Big Daddy in Cat On a Hot Tin Roof at Murray State University. Brown received Murray State University’s Outstanding Alumni Award in 2016.

MSU Center for Telecommunications Systems Management, Security Matters

The 11th annual Security Matters Conference is coming up April 27. On Sounds Good, Michael Ramage and Tracy Ross discuss the conference and the importance of keeping cyber networks secure.

On Sounds Good, Tracy Ross speaks with J.D. Wilkes about his new book, 'The Vine That Ate The South.'

St. Mary School System-Paducah, KY, Facebook

Tracy Ross speaks with Conor Grennan, president and founder of Next Generation Nepal and author of Little Princes, the subject of WKCTC's One Book Read.

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