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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For seven generations, the Eckert family has been preparing delicious meals from foods grown on their farms. The family currently operates farms in Belleville, Millstadt and Grafton, Illinois. Eating locally grown foods is a family tradition for the Eckerts, and over the years, their collection of delicious fall recipes has grown.

Fall Funddrive Wrap-Up

Oct 29, 2012

Membership Week was a great success. KRCU staff and volunteers took to the airwaves October 3-10 and encouraged listeners to renew their memberships to the non-commercial public radio station. There was also a major push for new members during the campaign.

KRCU welcomed Alex Jackson to the station on October 1, 2012 to serve as the station’s chief development officer. Alex was hired after a national search that was conducted over the summer.

"Ask Me Another" Returns

Oct 29, 2012

Dust off the Britannica, and brush up on those Pop-Up Video reruns. When all else fails, let the tunes clue you in. You’ll need it because Ask Me Another, a rambunctious new show from NPR that challenges contestants with an hour of puzzles, word games and trivia is back. AMA is hosted by comedian Ophira Eisenberg and airs Saturdays at 11:00 a.m. on 90.9 and 88.9 FM.

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