KRCU to Broadcast ‘Marketplace Tech Report,’ ‘Marketplace Morning Report’


by News Bureau on Tuesday, Jun. 26, 2012

CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo., June 26, 2012 – KRCU Public Radio announces plans to air “Marketplace Tech Report” and “Marketplace Morning Report.” Both programs will air during NPR’s “Morning Edition” beginning Monday, July 2.

Technology is reshaping the world; “Marketplace Tech Report” explores how through a daily four-minute program, podcast, blog and Twitter feed. Host John Moe talks to newsmakers, innovators, visionaries and creators about how technology is expanding, informing and transforming everyday experience. Tune in for the big news and the stories not heard anywhere else weekday mornings at 8:35 a.m.

“Marketplace Morning Report” (MMR) is the morning sister program from the award-winning staff of “Marketplace.” The show offers listeners morning business news in the time it takes to drink that first cup of joe. MMR is a great way to start the day. Tune in to “Marketplace Morning Report” weekday mornings at 6:51 a.m. and get a head start on the day.

KRCU General Manager Dan Woods said, “We are excited to offer these new programs to our listeners, and we believe they will be great additions to our schedule. Our listeners are familiar with the quality of the Marketplace brand, so there is no doubt these programs will be well received.”

As the area’s source for diverse musical programming and award winning NPR news, KRCU strives to continuously excel in providing the highest quality public radio programming to southeast Missouri and southern Illinois. The station broadcasts 24 hours a day from the campus of Southeast Missouri State University on 90.9 FM in Cape Girardeau and 88.9 FM in Farmington and Ste. Genevieve.