Barbara Herbert is a graduate of the University of Memphis. She joined the on-air staff at KRCU in March of 1995 with her program "Sunday Night at the Opera." It airs at 7 p.m. Barbara has made numerous trips to New York to attend the Metropolitan Opera. She has traveled to St. Louis and Washington DC to see various operas. Her trips to Italy have included performances at the Arena di Verona, Teatro alla Scala in Milan, the Teatro del'opera in Rome and the opera festival in Martina Franca.
In 2001 Barbara became music programmer and host for Afternoon Classics.
She is married to Tom Herbert, a retired dentist. They live on a small farm with their horses and three cats.