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.

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** Due to overwhelming interest in the 'Pinta' and the 'Nina,' the Captain of the ships has decided to extend their stay in Cape Girardeau. Originally scheduled to open for tours Friday, September 29 and stay until Monday, October 2, the sailing museums will now be docked at Riverfront Park in Cape Girardeau through Sunday, October 8, adding six full days of tours. Ships will be open for tours from 9 a.m. - 6 p.m. September 29 - October 8.**

Vargas Speaks: Episode 12

Jul 18, 2017
KRCU

In this edition of Vargas Speaks, Dr. Vargas discusses:

Former FBI Director James Comey is testifying before the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence this week, speaking publicly for the first time since he was fired by President Trump nearly a month ago. The Senate Committee is looking into the circumstances around Comey's dismissal and how they relate to the FBI investigation of Russian interference in the U.S. Election. The White House has given conflicting messages about the reasons for Comey's firing. Sources close to Comey say the President told Comey to shut down the Russia investigation. That's a charge that the White House denies.

Vargas Speaks: Episode 11

May 26, 2017
Southeast Missouri State University

In this edition of Vargas Speaks, Dr. Vargas discusses:

• The university's budget and the tuition increase for FY18
• The Southeast Arrow's special report on sexual assault on campus (www.southeastarrow.com)
• The Board of Regents and how the board works
• The new Center for Speech and Hearing
• Doug Greene, who was given an honorary doctoral degree at spring commencement
• What Dr. Vargas said at a recent naturalization ceremony in Cape Girardeau. Vargas became a citizen of the U. S. in July 2016.

Southeast Missouri State University

"What's in your attic?" That's a question being asked by Kent Library at Southeast Missouri State University as they host a workshop on preserving and caring for artifacts and family heirlooms. Dan Woods spoke with Roxanne Dunn, the Special Collections and Archives librarian at Kent Library to learn more about the workshop.

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