Minnesota Public Radio/Twin Cities Public Television
Cathy Wurzer is the host of Morning Edition on the 45 station MPR News network. She is also the co-host of Almanac, a weekly public affairs program produced by Twin Cities Public Television for Minnesota's statewide public television network.It is the longest running program of its kind in the nation. Wurzer has won multiple Emmy Awards for her work on Almanac. She has been an anchor and reporter for WCCO-TV, the CBS affiliate in Minneapolis, a talk show host for WCCO-AM radio, a producer for KMSP-TV, and political reporter for KSTP-AM radio. She holds degrees in broadcast journalism and urban studies from the University of Wisconsin-River Falls. Wurzer is a member and past president of the Society for Professional Journalists Minnesota chapter. She is the co author of the recently released "We Know How This Ends: Living while Dying" published by the University of Minnesota Press with Bruce Kramer, the former Dean of the College of Education at the University of St. Thomas. The book is a follow up to their award winning series of MPR News radio interviews on Bruce Kramer's life with ALS.
Cathy Wurzer is also the author of "Tales of the Road: Highway 61" published by the Minnesota Historical Society Press.
Monday, October 9
8:00 AM – 8:15 AM