Susan Wilson, Ph.D., M.B.A., associate dean of diversity and community partnership, was among the seven KCUR 89.3 FM reporters awarded 2011 Kansas City Association of Black Journalists Awards. Wilson, along with Sylvia Maria Gross and Alex Smith, won in the News Magazine category for their KC Currents broadcasts including “Generation Rap’s Granddad Steps Down,” “African American Mothers Meet in Johnson County,” “Country Club Plaza is a Destination for Local Teenagers” and “Pianist Harold O’Neal: Translating Martial Arts into Jazz.”
KCUR is licensed to the Curators of the University of Missouri. Its studios are on the campus of the University of Missouri-Kansas City. KC Currents airs at 5 p.m. on Sundays with a rebroadcast on Mondays at 8 p.m.