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Meet WKSU Member Gwen Howze

Gwen Howze

WKSU members are the people who have made a commitment to keeping public radio strong in Northeast Ohio with their financial support. Enjoy this series of profiles introducing you to listeners who make a difference.

WKSU MEMBER:   Gwen Howze

CURRENT CITY:   Massillon, OH

HOMETOWN:   Pittsburgh, PA

HOW LONG HAVE YOU BEEN LISTENING TO WKSU?:   35+ Years

WHAT PROMPTED YOU TO BECOME A WKSU MEMBER?:   When I moved to Northeast Ohio I immediately looked for the local NPR station

WHAT IS YOUR FAVORITE PROGRAM ON WKSU?:   The Moth

WHAT TIME OF DAY IS "YOUR TIME" TO LISTEN TO WKSU?:   Saturday afternoon

IF YOU WERE TRAPPED IN AN ELEVATOR WITH SOMEONE YOU HEAR ON WKSU, WHO WOULD BE YOUR FIRST PICK?:   Steve Inskeep

CAN YOU NAME A SPECIAL MEMORY YOU HAVE OF LISTENING TO WKSU?:   Planet Money: The Big Pot of Money. I listened to it over and over until I began to have an understanding of the core events that led to the financial crisis of 2008.

CAN YOU NAME ALL OF THE DEVICES YOU USE TO LISTEN TO WKSU?:   Alexa Speaker, iPad, iPhone, Computer, Car Radio

WHAT DO YOU HOPE FOR THE FUTURE OF PUBLIC RADIO AND WKSU?:   I would love for WKSU to host The Moth Main Stage or other Moth event. To attend these now, I have to travel to Pittsburgh.

Make a donation and become a WKSU member like Gwen!