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

Krider Performing Arts Center, Facebook

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.

Playhouse in the Park, Facebook

Brynn Jones and Jake Hunter, cast members from Playhouse in the Park’s Beauty and the Beast, speak with Tracy Ross a perform a snippet of the show on Sounds Good.

Matt Markgraf, WKMS

On Sounds Good with Tracy Ross, Constance Alexander and Mike Nutter, Commander of Legion Post 73, discuss the 75th anniversary of Pearl Harbor event happening today at the American Legion. They also share stories of what it was like to grow up after World War II.

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Neal Bradley and Tracy Ross review the Racer Football season and dig into Racer Basketball on Sounds Good.

Tommy Womack, Facebook

On Sounds Good, Tommy Womack reflects on his more than three decades in the music industry. Womack is a founding member of cult-favorite Bowling Green band Government Cheese. He then formed Nashville group the Bis-quits along with Will Kimbrough before beginning a solo career in 1998.

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Murray State University psychology professor Dr. Michael Bordieri says 1 in 5 adults and as much as 70 percent of college students report procrastinating, or putting off unpleasant tasks. It can be difficult to break procrastination habits but Bordieri says you can exercise your self-control like a muscle to more readily engage in tasks. Tracy Ross speaks with Bordieri about defeating procrastination on Sounds Good.

Heartland Cares, Inc., Facebook

On Sounds Good, Tracy Ross speaks with Heartland CARES Executive Director Sean Oslin about World AIDS Day 2016 and Heartland Cares plans for 2017.

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