Dan Woods

General Manager

Dan is a 1994 graduate of Southeast Missouri State University. He majored in radio and minored in political science. He spent three of his four years at Southeast working as a student announcer at KRCU – the beginning of his radio career.

After graduation, Dan moved to Savannah, Ga., and worked as the morning announcer for WSVH Public Radio.

In 1996, Dan returned to Cape Girardeau as operations director. He was responsible for supervising all of the announcing staff, daily traffic logs production of local programs and satellite recordings.

In 2002, Dan became general manager – responsible for the overall management of KRCU. His duties include: supervising all full-time staff, project management, grant writing and station development.

During his tenure, KRCU has added a repeater station at 88.9 FM in Farmington, Missouri; secured backup generators for both transmitter sites and the station's studios; relocated the studios to the Serena Building in 2008; successfully converted 88.9 FM to HD (High-Definition) in 2011.

Dan is married, has two children and lives in Jackson, Mo.

Ways to Connect

United Way of Southeast Missouri

On this edition of Going Public, we talk with Elizabeth Shelton, Executive Director of United Way of Southeast Missouri, about their literacy programs "Read to Succeed" and "Read to Excel." The program is seeking volunteers to help students learn how to read. 

Details about "Read to Succeed" and "Read to Excel"

On this edition of Going Public we talk with Jen Berti, Membership Director with the Jackson Area Chamber of Commerce. The chamber is hosting an event as part of their Women's Impact Network (WIN) featuring Wellness Nurse and Health Coach Eileen Sievers. The event will be held on Thursday, May 10, at the Jackson Civic Center from 11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.

Details about the event are here

Jackson Area Chamber of Commerce

On this edition of Going Public we talk with Brian Gerau with the Jackson Area Chamber of Commerce. He tells us about a 90's Trivia Night the Jackson Chamber is hosting to help support an independent film that is being produced in Jackson. The film is called "All Nite Skate" and is being produced by Jackson native Nick Murphy.  The film is set in the 1990s and centers on the last night of skating rink that is about to be torn down.

Southeast Missouri State University

On this episode of Going Public, we talk with Southeast President Carlos Vargas about a new pet community coming to campus in Fall 2018.

Permitted pets in the pet-friendly community will be:
• Indoor domestic cats and dogs under a certain weight
• Small caged animals that live in a small aquarium

Details from the university's news release.

Vargas Speaks: Episode 17

Apr 24, 2018
Dan Woods / KRCU

In this edition of the program, Dr. Vargas talks about the new pet friendly community coming to Southeast in Fall 2018 and the new dean of the Harrison College of Business, Dr. Alberto Dávila of Edinburg, Texas. 

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