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Kate McGee joins KUNR as broadcast journalist



Kate McGee has joined 88.7 FM KUNR – Reno Public Radio – as a broadcast journalist, coming to northern Nevada from the East Coast. She recently graduated from Fordham University in the Bronx, N.Y., with a dual bachelor’s degree in American studies and history. She started her public radio career at Fordham’s WFUV Radio as a reporter, anchor and producer, where she covered everything from Mayor Mike Bloomberg to stickball tournaments.

“Kate brings great reporting instincts, solid education and a strong work ethic to our public radio news team,” said KUNR General Manager David Stipech. “She has already contributed significantly to our coverage, and there’s a lot of success ahead in her journalistic career.”

McGee interned at The New York Observer, NBC News and New York City’s flagship NPR station, WNYC, where she was also a freelance producer before heading west. She also worked at New Jersey’s main newspaper, The Star-Ledger.

Reno Public Radio is an NPR member station providing the region with local and national news, information, entertainment, music and other cultural and community programming. A listener-supported, nonprofit station, KUNR is licensed to the Board of Regents of the Nevada System of Higher Education, and has broadcast from the campus of the University of Nevada, Reno, since 1963.

KUNR’s programming is enjoyed in communities throughout the 100,000-plus square miles of northern Nevada and northeastern California via a network of transmitters and translators on the following FM frequencies: Nevada: 88.7 Reno/Sparks/Carson; 100.5 Battle Mountain; 91.5 KNCC: Elko;  90.9 Eureka; 91.5 Hawthorne; 89.9 Incline Village;  89.9 Lovelock;  91.7 Verdi;  91.3 Winnemucca;  91.9 Yerington and 101.5 Crescent Valley. California: 90.9 Bishop; 97.5 Crestview (Mammoth Lakes); 91.9 Susanville; 88.1 Truckee; 95.3 Tom’s Place. Program information and online streaming are available at www.kunr.org.

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