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Stephen Steigman

Director, 91.9 Classical KC / Chief of Broadcast Operations, KCUR 89.3 & 91.9 Classical KC

After growing up on the east coast and spending his first professional years in classical music, Stephen moved to Kansas City in 1995 expecting to leave after a few years. (Clearly that didn't happen.) More than two and a half decades and three kids later, he doesn't regret his decision to stick around. Stephen began his career in public radio as a classical music host. As the founding producer of Up to Date with Steve Kraske, he received a number of local and national awards for his work on the program. Since 2014 he's overseen KCUR's broadcast operations and in 2020 launched 91.9 Classical KC. When Stephen isn't at KCUR and Classical KC's studios, he's probably adding more stamps to his passport with his wife and their three kids. His son almost made him cry during a drive through the Rockies when he said at age 8: "Dad, can we listen to public radio?" Sniff sniff.

You can email Stephen at stephen@kcur.org.

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