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.

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KAWC's Lou Gum investigates the economic effects of Yuma's winter visitors and speaks with Ann Walker from the Yuma Visitors Bureau in this Arizona Edition...(originally aired 11/19/12)

In the second half of Arizona Edition, KAWC's Michelle Faust reports on winter visitor volunteerism and KAWC's Kim Johnson discusses homeless winter visitors...

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Arizona Edition discusses what makes Yuma attractive to military retirees and some of the services available to them in the region...(originally aired 11/12/12)

In Segment B of Arizona Edition, KAWC's Kim Johnson reports on the arrival of the first F-35 Joint Strike Fighter.  Yuma's Marine Core Air Station is one of the first to receive the new jets...

Arizona Edition visits the Yuma Regional Cancer Center with KAWC's Kim Johnson...(originally aired 11/05/12)

Yuma County Sheriff Ralph Ogden retires at the end of the year.  In our first Arizona Edition report, we take a look at Ogden's career and legacy through the eyes of some of his co-workers... (originally aired 10/8/12)


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