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OPT and KSMU Celebrate 20th Anniversary of Ozarks Watch Video Magazine with Radio Features


In this segment, Ozarks Watch Video Magazine host, Jim Baker, talks with historian, Ed McKinney, and radio broadcast historian, Wayne Glenn, about a classic radio station that has served the Ozarks for generations.

Jim Baker and KSMU's Mike Smith talk with Mitch Jayne who taught in a one-room schoolhouse in rural Shannon County, in this Ozarks Watch Video Magazine Radio radio feature.

Ozarks Watch Video Magazine radio feature with Mitch Jayne

In this segment, Jim Baker talks with Roland Netzer about country sayings in the Ozarks.

Ozarks Watch Video Magazine radio feature about country sayings with Roland Netzer.

Jim Baker talks with lifelong Ozarks resident and music historian, Gordon McCann, who shares some of his experiences archiving local music history.

Gordon McCann on his experiences working to preserve local music history

Jim Baker and Ozarks historian and scholar, Brooks Blevin, talk about what defines the Ozarks region.

Brooks Blevins talk about the people and the land that define the Ozarks.

Michele Skalicky has worked at KSMU since the station occupied the old white house at National and Grand. She enjoys working on both the announcing side and in news and has been the recipient of statewide and national awards for news reporting. She likes to tell stories that make a difference. Michele enjoys outdoor activities, including hiking, camping and leisurely kayaking.