John Moore

Operations Director

John is a proud 2006 Alum of Southeast Missouri State University, with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Mass Communication – Radio option, with a minor in Management. He has been a life-long listener of KRCU Public Radio, but began his radio career as a student DJ on Rage 103.7 KDMC-LP in 2003.

In the fall of 2006, he was the production assistant intern at KRCU Public Radio, helping edit and produce the first few episodes of “Almost Yesterday.” Since his graduation, he has held various roles in radio throughout Southeast Missouri. He has played piano, organ, and accordion throughout his life and began his time at Southeast playing in the Golden Eagles Marching Band and Southeast Lab Jazz Band. He continues to play piano when he has the chance, and his favorite music is in the Alternative Folk and Rock genres, as well as Jazz.

His favorite programs on KRCU include “Wait Wait…Don’t Tell Me”, “This American Life”, “Fresh Air”, “Snap Judgment”, “American Routes”, “Live from Here”, “Your Folk Connection”, “Hidden Brain” and the new show, “It’s Been a Minute.” John is married to Christy, an artist and high school art teacher, and they live in Cape with their cat, Adrian. Any given weekend, you can find him and his wife hiking, biking, gardening, traveling or playing music.

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Updated 04/11/21: The Precautionary Boil Advisory affecting 14,000 customers has been lifted. The water was tested on Sat. Apr. 10, after a pipe was broken by a contractor, and found clean and safe. Customers may now drink and use water normally.  

Late Friday afternoon, a 12 inch water line was breached at William and Lorimier streets in Cape Girardeau. 

MO House Bills Aim To Create 'Open Enrollment' In Public Schools

Feb 9, 2021
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Critics of a bill introduced in the Missouri House say that although it is intended to give parents more options for their childrens’ education, it could create unnecessary competition between schools.

MO Lawmakers Advocate For Overlooked Populations In Vaccine Distribution

Feb 4, 2021
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Missouri lawmakers are advocating for overlooked populations in Missouri’s vaccine distribution plan.

Randall Williams, director of the Department of Health and Senior Services, met with the health and mental health policy committee Wednesday evening to evaluate Missouri’s vaccination plan.

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A Senate committee began hearings on Mon. Jan. 25, on two bills that would affect protests and policing in the state.

Senate Bill 60 would create more accountability for police officers. It bans the use of chokeholds, increases penalties for sexual misconduct in the police force, and limits the use of chemical agents. 

Senator Brian Williams sponsored the bill, which drew support from leaders throughout the state, including organizations like the Fraternal Order of the Police and the Missouri NAACP. 

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 Over the past week, new tiers of Missouri’s COVID-19 Vaccination Plan have been activated, making an additional 2.5 million Missourians eligible to receive the COVID-19 vaccine. However, supplies are lagging behind demand. 

 Governor Mike Parson attributed the limited vaccine supply to the slow distribution rate of vaccines. The state is still getting 76,000 doses delivered for this week and the same amount by the end of next week.