Dan Modlin

Producer/Host

Dan Modlin served as News Director at WKU Public Radio for 23 years, and retired in early 2013. He's a native of Indiana who grew up in a broadcasting family.  A graduate of Ball State University, he worked for several years in the news network business in the Midwest, specializing in agricultural and political coverage, before coming to WKU Public Radio. His reports have earned numerous national  and state  awards for documentary production, public affairs reporting, and enterprise reporting. 

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Super Sunday Events
3:15 am
Sun February 12, 2012

KCTCS Holding "Super Sunday"Events Across Kentucky

KCTCS

African-American churches across Kentucky are participating in "Super Sunday" events, designed to help increase the college-going rates of minority students. Each of the sixteen colleges in the KCTCS system is partnering with churches in their communities to host college information fairs today for prospective college students and their families.

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Stomach Ailment Spread at Basketball Tournament
9:39 am
Thu February 9, 2012

Health Officials Say Spread of Stomach Ailment is Linked to Recent Basketball Tournament

Spalding

Health officials in Lexington say a stomach ailment has spread from last weekend's basketball tournament at the Kentucky Basketball Academy. The Fayette County Health Department has received dozens of complaints about nausea, diarrhea, and vomiting from people who attended the event.

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Georgia Powers
6:35 am
Thu February 9, 2012

Former State Senator Powers to Make Rare Appearance in Bowling Green

Former State Senator Georgia Powers, who was a pivotal figure in the Civil Rights Movement in Kentucky, is scheduled to appear tonight at a "Kentucky Live" event hosted by WKU Libraries. Senator Powers, who was the first African American to serve in the Kentucky Senate, will attend a discussion about her career.

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Organizational Skills in the Civil War
2:44 pm
Wed February 8, 2012

Organizational Skills Were Pivotal in the Civil War

WKU Historians Glenn LaFantasie and Jack Thacker say many people have overlooked the importance of logistics and organization in conducting the Civil War. They talk with Dan Modlin of WKU Public Radio...

Lasting Impact of the Ironclads
2:39 pm
Wed February 8, 2012

Relecting on the Great Naval Battle of the Civil War

WKU Historians Jack Thacker and Glenn LaFantasie discuss the lasting impact of the battle of the "ironclads"

in the Civil War.  They talk with Dan Modlin

Historians Discuss Arlington
2:30 pm
Wed February 8, 2012

Historians Discuss Formation of Arlington National Cemetary

Back for Another Year
1:45 pm
Tue February 7, 2012

Back for Another Year

An alarming number of college students drop out of school after their freshman year. University experts say the chances of completing a college degree are relatively good, if students can make it through the second year.Many are trying to develop strategies to deal with the issue, which is drawing increasing concern across the state and nation. Dan Modlin has more on the story......

Retirement Challenge
1:36 pm
Tue February 7, 2012

The Retirement Challenge

Millions of Americans who would like to consider retirement are facing an uncertain future. As Dan Modlin reports, recent losses in the stock market and drastically lower interest rates on savings are creating a "retirement challenge" for many.........

Best Anchor
1:31 pm
Tue February 7, 2012

Best Anchor

This file is a compilation entry for the Best Anchor category. Audio included aired in May, June, September, and November of 2011.

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