Lou Gum

News and Operations Director and Host, All Things Considered

Lou grew up in Tucson and has a long family history in the state of Arizona. He began his public radio career in 1988 at KNAU in Flagstaff as a classical music DJ and has been hooked on public radio since, transitioning to news after trying his hand at several other careers in publishing and commercial broadcasting. Lou has a degree in American Studies from Arizona State University and was KAWC's Morning Edition host for two and half years before becoming News and Operations Director.

Ways to Connect

Arizona Senator Jeff Flake talks immigration reform and Donald Trump.

Ray Strauss Campaign

Congressman Paul Gosar faces a challenge from his own party as he seeks re-election in CD4.  Meet Ray Strauss.


KAWC presents the renowned Irish group Teada, bringing their Re-Awakening Tour to Yuma, Sunday at 2:00PM at the Historic Yuma Theater.

Craig Fry / AWC

Dr. Daniel Corr will take over the presidency of Arizona Western College (AWC) on July 1st, but he's already on the leading edge of what he calls a major learning curve.

Roger Galloway - Ward Campaign

In December, State Senator Kelli Ward resigned from her seat to focus on a run for the United States Senate.

The Lake Havasu physician's first test will come in the primary as she takes on fifth term Senator John McCain.

Ward tells KAWC that Congress is broken and the solution is to send new voices, like hers, to Washington, DC...  scroll down for more audio...

Dr. Ward says decades in Washington, DC have changed John McCain...

KAWC spoke with Dr. Ward for almost fifteen minutes on a number of topics.  Listen below for the full, un-edited conversation...