Kansas City's Northeast Newscast

Kansas City's Northeast Newscast

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Presented by Kansas City’s Northeast News, this podcast dives into all things Historic Northeast. Join Managing Editor Abby Hoover as she interviews community leaders, keeps the community apprised about the happenings in and around City Hall, and discu?


154: Midwest Genealogy Library
Oct 17 • 35 min
This week on the Northeast Newscast, Cheryl Lang from the Midwest Genealogy Center discussed the local genealogy resources right in our back yard for Family History Month. The center has a plethora of online resources, including research tools, video…
153: Kansas City Election Board
Oct 10 • 32 min
This week’s episode of the Northeast Newscast explores some common misconceptions about voting in Kansas City ahead of the November 3 election. Shawn Kieffer, the Republican Director of the Kansas City Election Board (KCEB), discusses what KCEB does,…
152: Samaritan Wingz
Oct 3 • 35 min
Welcome back to the Northeast Newscast. This week we’re getting to know the founders of Samaritans Wingz, an organization focused on elevating Northeast Kansas City’s immigrant and refugee communities. Managing Editor Abby Hoover is joined by founder…
151: Recycling Tips with Matt Riggs
Sep 26 • 32 min
On this week’s episode of the Northeast Newscast, we are joined by Outreach Coordinator Matt Riggs with the Mid-American Regional Council (MARC) Solid Waste Management District, which helps reduce waste that ends up in landfills through recycling…
150: KCFD COVID-19 Update with Assistant Fire Chief Jimmy Walker
Sep 19 • 27 min
On this week’s episode of the Northeast Newscast, we hosted Assistant Fire Chief Jimmy Walker from the Kansas City Fire Department (KCFD). We discuss how the department is handling COVID-19, and all the challenges it brings including budget cuts, a…
149: Inherited properties with Eddie Van Buskirk
Sep 12 • 34 min
This week on the Northeast Newscast Eddie Van Buskirk is joining us from Kansas City Legacy Properties to discuss the steps you should take when navigating an inherited home. We talk best options, out-of-state properties, probate and rehabbing.
148: East Patrol Social Services Specialist Matt Gilme
Sep 5 • 22 min
For this week’s episode of the Northeast Newscast, we had the opportunity to meet Matt Gilme, the new Social Services Specialist for the East Patrol Zone of the Kansas City Missouri Police Department. We discuss his background in social work, how he…
147: Big Brothers Big Sisters of KC with Chandra Clark
Aug 28 • 27 min
On this week’s episode of the Northeast Newscast, we were joined by Chandra Clark, Director of Community Outreach from Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Kansas City. We discuss the organization’s impact on youth through preparing them for the future…
146: Independence Ave. CID Avenue Angels with Titan’s Josh Leon
Aug 22 • 31 min
On this week’s episode of the Northeast Newscast I sat down with Titan Director of Operations Josh Leon to discuss their security presence on Independence Avenue. The Independence Avenue Community Improvement District is patrolled by Titan’s Avenue…
145: Veronica’s Voice with Lucy Bloom
Aug 14 • 33 min
On this week’s episode of the Northeast Newscast we’re sitting down with Veronica’s Voice Executive Director Lucy Bloom to discuss the organization’s effort to empower women to exit from, to prevent the entry into, and to end all demand for prostitution…
144: NEKC CoC Management Intern Rol Deng
Aug 5 • 16 min
This week on the Northeast Newscast we sat down with Northeast Kansas City, Missouri Chamber of Commerce Management Intern Rol Deng to discuss his summer project. Deng has lived in Northeast for almost 20 years, since he came here as a refugee. Deng…
143: House of Representatives District 19 Candidate Forum
Jul 31 • 80 min
The Northeast News, OneKC Radio, Northeast Kansas City Chamber of Commerce, NEAT and Independence Avenue CID hosted a forum for community members to ask questions of candidates Phyllis Hardwick, Ingrid Burnett and Wick Thomas for District 19 of…
142: Global FC with Celeste Williams and Patricia Carter
Jul 28 • 37 min
This week we learned more about Global FC, a community development project in Northeast Kansas City bridging the gap between immigrants and refugees and the communities they now call home. Education Director Celeste Williams and Mentor Coordinator…
141: Former Police Chief Jim Corwin
Jul 22 • 25 min
This week on the Northeast Newscast we sat down with Jim Corwin, former police chief of the Kansas City Police Department. He currently sits on a committee to study violent crime and explore local control in Kansas City. Amid one of the city’s most…
140: Parks and Recreation Month with Superintendent Kevin Evans
Jul 15 • 20 min
Episode 140: This week we sat down with Kansas City Parks and Recreation Superintendent of Parks and Natural Resources Kevin Evans. In celebration of Parks and Recreation Month, Kevin gave us an inside look into what his crew does throughout the year to…
139: Sondra Wallace discusses mental health during COVID-19
Jul 2 • 30 min
On this week’s episode of the Northeast Newscast, we are speaking with Sondra Wallace, mental health coordinator at Jewish Family Services about the various ways our mental health can be impacted during COVID-19. She shares local resources, how to…
138: Kansas City Public School Budget w/ Manny Abarca
May 12 • 28 min
Today, we are taking a look at the Kansas City Public School District. As schools are out for the remainder of the school year, there is a lot that is still happening at KCPS. Meal distribution, distance learning, virtual check-ins with students and…
137: Latino Arts Virtual Festival 2020 with Deanna Munoz
May 6 • 39 min
On this week’s episode of the Northeast Newscast, we are speaking with Deanna Munoz, CEO and founder of the Latino Arts Foundation (LAF). Latino Arts Foundation is a nonprofit organization created to bring forth the voices of underrepresented artists…
136: Money tips from a financial advisor
Apr 29 • 35 min
This week, we are focusing on finances. As millions of people are without work and navigating unemployment, getting a clear grasp on one’s finances is a struggle. We sat down with Zebulun Jackson, a financial advisor at Edward Jones. He works to improve…
135: Kansas City Public Library Digital Branch Resources w/ Dave LaCrone
Apr 21 • 35 min
This week, we sat down with the Kansas City Public Library Digital Branch Manager, Dave LaCrone, to highlight all the digital resources available with a library card!LaCrone outlines resources for ebooks, audiobooks, magazines, newspapers, music,…
134: Telehealth Services at KC CARE Health Center
Apr 15 • 24 min
This week, we spoke with the CEO of KC CARE Health Center, Wil Franklin, about how patients can access care through Telehealth and how KC CARE Health Center is operating during the COVID-19 pandemic. Franklin said there have been a lot of changes, but…
133: Empowering women in the classroom with KCPS Board Chair Pattie Mansur
Mar 25 • 25 min
In honor of Women’s History Month, we are celebrating women’s voices in our community with a four-episode series during the month of March.This week, we are speaking with Kansas City Public School District Board Chair Pattie Mansur. Mansur was elected…
132: Discussing Women’s History Month with Landon Patterson, a trans female
Mar 18 • 50 min
In honor of Women’s History Month, we are celebrating women’s voices in our community with a four-episode series during the month of March.This week, we discuss Women’s History Month through the perspective of a transgender woman, Landon…
131: Women in the Newsroom with Northeast News Staff
Mar 11 • 37 min
In honor of Women’s History Month, we are celebrating women’s voices in our community with a four-episode series during the month of March.This week, we are sitting down with three women on the Northeast News staff: Kalie Strain, editorial assistant,…
130: Celebrating women in Jazz with Amber Underwood and Marissa Baum
Mar 4 • 40 min
This week, we kick off our Women’s History Month series with Marissa Baum, Director of Development and Communications at the American Jazz Museum and Amber Underwood, a flautist, educator, band director, model, and vocalist who puts her heart and soul…
129: Discussing opportunity in Kansas City with Mayor Quinton Lucas
Feb 26 • 32 min
Concluding our four-week Black History Month series of celebrating black voices in our community, our series ends with Kansas City Mayor Quinton Lucas. This week, we discuss his experience growing up in Kansas City, how his upbringing shaped him, what…
128: Mental Health in the African American community w/ Dr. Kirby Randolph
Feb 20 • 57 min
On this week’s episode, we are speaking with Dr. Kirby Randolph, assistant professor in the bioethics department of the school of medicine with Kansas City University.This week, Dr. Randolph discusses mental health in the African American community. She…
127: What does it mean to be a #GirlDad w/ LoRay Easterwood
Feb 18 • 28 min
On this week’s episode of the Northeast Newscast, we are speaking with LoRay Easterwood, father, realtor, entrepreneur. Easterwood is a radio personality on 100.1FM OneKansasCity Radio, a realtor in the Kansas City area, and most importantly, a father…
126: The 2020 Census with Scott Wagner
Feb 7 • 22 min
On this extra episode of the Northeast Newscast, we are speaking with Scott Wagner, director of Northeast Alliance Together (NEAT) regarding the 2020 Census. Wagner discusses in detail what the census is, why it is important, and how it impacts residents.
125: The American Jazz Museum: A Kansas City Gem with Rashida Phillips
Feb 5 • 22 min
In honor of Black History Month, we are highlighting black voices that make up our wonderful community. On this week’s episode of the Northeast Newscast, we are speaking with Rashida Phillips, executive director of the American Jazz Museum. Rashida has…
124: The Future of Pendleton Heights Neighborhood with Chris Binkley
Jan 29 • 44 min
On this week’s episode of the Northeast Newscast, we are speaking with Christopher Binkley, President of Pendleton Heights Neighborhood Association. A resident of the neighborhood for several years, he discusses his love for the community, the assets and…
123: Discussing the role of Public Works with Maggie Green
Jan 22 • 34 min
On this week’s episode of the Northeast Newscast, we are speaking with Maggie Green, public information officer with Public Works. Her role is to interface with the public and maintain transparent communication regarding the projects going on at Public…
122: A look at the 23rd District with State Representative Barbara Anne Washington
Jan 15 • 34 min
On this week’s episode of the Northeast Newscast, we are speaking with State Representative Barbara Anne Washington. She was first elected to the House of Representatives in a special election in November 2017 and was re-elected to office in 2018. In…
121: Reviewing 2019 with the Northeast News staff
Jan 8 • 32 min
On this week’s episode of the Northeast Newscast, we are sitting down with the staff of the Northeast News to discuss the highlights of 2019. We speak with Publisher Michael Bushnell, Managing Editor Elizabeth Orosco, Marketing Specialist Krystin Miller,…
120: How KC CARE Health Center is serving the community
Dec 30, 2019 • 24 min
This week, we are speaking with Dr. Kelsey Ryan, a women’s health physician at KC Health Care Center.
Northeast Newscast 119: Discussing Missouri’s 19th District with Representative Ingrid Burnett
Dec 23, 2019 • 39 min
On this week’s episode of the Northeast Newscast, we are speaking with Representative Ingrid Burnett.
118: Assets and challenges of the 3rd District with Councilwoman Melissa Robinson
Dec 18, 2019 • 34 min
On this week’s episode of the Northeast Newscast, we are speaking with 3rd District Councilwoman Melissa Robinson.
117: A closer look at the KC Tenants Bill of Rights
Dec 11, 2019 • 37 min
On this week’s episode of the Northeast Newscast, we are speaking with Tara Raghuveer, director of KC Tenants, and James Owen, leader of KC Tenants, to get a closer look at the KC Tenants Bill of Rights. Raghuveer has worked alongside fellow tenants in…
116: An Update on the Kansas City Museum with Anna Marie Tutera
Dec 3, 2019 • 26 min
On this week’s episode of the Northeast Newscast, we are speaking with Anna Marie Tutera, executive director of the Kansas City Museum. Tutera gives us an update on the museum renovations, discusses gathering community input for the museum programming,…
115: Women’s Health Panel (Part Two)
Nov 27, 2019 • 25 min
This week’s episode of the Northeast Newscast is part two of our women’s health panel.
114: The Women’s Health Panel (Part One)
Nov 21, 2019 • 24 min
On this week’s episode of the Northeast newscast, we spoke with a panel of four women about the topic of women’s health and breast cancer.Our panel included Joni Wickham, breast cancer survivor and co-founder at Wickham James Strategies and Solutions;…
113: A detailed look at Pendleton Heights with Whitney Barnardo
Nov 12, 2019 • 45 min
On this week’s episode of the Northeast Newscast, we are speaking with Whitney Barnardo, former president of Pendleton Heights Neighborhood Association. Pendleton Heights is holding an election on Tuesday, November 12 to elect multiple board members,…
112: An update on Northeast Alliance Together (NEAT) with Scott Wagner
Nov 7, 2019 • 29 min
On this week’s episode of the Northeast Newscast, we are speaking with Scott Wagner, director of Northeast Alliance Together (NEAT). Wagner discusses main priorities NEAT is working on, including housing and jobs in the community, gives an update on the…
111: Ghost Stories of the Northeast
Oct 30, 2019 • 60 min
On this week’s episode of the Northeast Newscast, to celebrate Halloween, we are listening to spooky tales of ghostly encounters from our neighbors right here in the Northeast.Cindy Khin talks about her chilling encounters inside the 110-year-old…
110: An update on KCPD’s East Patrol Division with Major Doug Niemeier
Oct 23, 2019 • 23 min
On this week’s episode of the Northeast Newscast, we are getting an update on KCPD’s work in the Northeast with East Patrol Major Doug Niemeier. Major Neimeier discusses recent clean ups, overall crime in Northeast, discussions about Cliff Drive, and…
109: Hatching new businesses in the Economic Growth Gallery (EGG)
Oct 15, 2019 • 25 min
On this week’s episode of the Northeast Newscast, we are speaking with Bobbi Baker-Hughes, CEO of the Northeast Kansas City Chamber of Commerce and manager of the Independence Avenue Community Improvement District and Susan Scott, director of ReMax…
108: A look at Kansas City’s 3rd District with Councilman Brandon Ellington
Oct 9, 2019 • 32 min
On this week’s episode of the Northeast Newscast, we are speaking with 3rd District At-Large Councilman Brandon Ellington.Councilman Ellington discusses his priorities for the 3rd District, current ordinances he is working on, assets and challenges of…
107: A discussion on female leadership in Kansas City with Joni Wickham
Oct 2, 2019 • 25 min
On this week’s episode of the Northeast Newscast, we are speaking with Joni Wickham, former chief of staff for former Kansas City mayor, Sly James. Wickham discusses her time in City Hall, the changes she saw over eight years of service, the various…
106: BikeWalkKC - Advocating for safer streets in Kansas City w/ Liz Harris
Sep 25, 2019 • 31 min
On this week’s episode of the Northeast Newscast, we are speaking with Liz Harris, marketing and events coordinator with BikeWalkKC. BikeWalkKC is a member-supported nonprofit organization that works to make Greater Kansas City a safer and more accessible…
105: A look at Kansas City’s 4th District with Eric Bunch
Sep 19, 2019 • 21 min
On this week’s episode of the Northeast Newscast, we are speaking with Eric Bunch, 4th In-District Councilman. Bunch recently took office August 1, 2019, and said he is eager to begin moving the 4th District forward. He discusses the assets and…
104: A look at Kansas City Girls Preparatory Academy w/ Tara Haskins
Sep 11, 2019 • 20 min
On this week’s episode of the Northeast Newscast, we are speaking with Tara Haskins, School Leader at the Kansas City Girls Preparatory Academy, the first all-girl charter school in Kansas City. Haskins discusses the mission and vision behind KCGPA, the…
103: An update on the Park Rangers program with Jeff Hurley
Sep 6, 2019 • 25 min
On this week’s episode of the Northeast Newscast, we are speaking with Jeff Hurley, Kansas City, Missouri Park Ranger Supervisor. Hurley discusses the current state of the Park Ranger Program, what the goal and operation of the program will look like, who…
102: Behind the scenes with KCPD’s Mounted Patrol Unit
Aug 27, 2019 • 16 min
On this week’s episode of the Northeast Newscast, we are speaking with Sergeant Joey Roberts, supervisor of the Mounted Patrol Unit. Roberts discusses what a day in the life of a Mounted Patrol Officer looks like, the importance of community policing,…
101: Is the TIPS Hotline truly anonymous?
Aug 21, 2019 • 31 min
On this week’s episode of the Northeast Newscast, we are speaking with Kevin Boehm, liaison with the Crime Stoppers program.
Periodically Buzzed: 8.14.19 Edition
Aug 15, 2019 • 15 min
On this week’s episode of Periodically Buzzed, the Northeast News staff discusses the headlines in the 8.14.19 issue of the Northeast News.
101: A look at the mysteries of Stonehenge with British archaeologist David Dawson
Aug 15, 2019 • 27 min
On this extra episode of the Northeast Newscast, we are speaking with David Dawson, renowned British archaeologist and director of the Wiltshire Museum in England.
100: New East Patrol Major discusses Northeast community
Aug 13, 2019 • 30 min
On this week’s episode of the Northeast Newscast, we are speaking with new East Patrol Major, Doug Niemeir.
99: Round table discussion with the Northeast News staff
Aug 6, 2019 • 30 min
On this week’s episode of the Northeast Newscast, we are sitting down with Northeast News Managing Editor Elizabeth Orosco, Creative Arts Director Bryan Stalder, and Publisher Michael Bushnell to discuss this week’s headlines and hot topics. We discuss…
98: Reviving communities through urban homesteading with Brandon Mason
Jul 31, 2019 • 22 min
On this week’s episode of the Northeast Newscast we are speaking with Brandon Mason, staff attorney at Legal Aid of Western Missouri.
97: What it’s like being a Northeast News intern with Layne Stracener
Jul 24, 2019 • 9 min
On this week’s issue of the Northeast Newscast, we are sitting down with our summer editorial assistant, Layne Stracener. Layne worked alongside the news staff for eight weeks, writing stories, getting to know the community, producing an entire issue by…
96: Outgoing Indian Mound President Bryan Stalder
Jul 16, 2019 • 19 min
On this week’s episode of the Northeast Newscast, we are speaking with Bryan Stalder, outgoing Indian Mound Neighborhood Association president.
95: A look at KCPS with Treasurer Manny Abarca
Jul 9, 2019 • 16 min
On this week’s episode of the Northeast Newscast, we are speaking with Manny Abarca, Treasurer of the Kansas City Public School Board.
94: Liz Zini discusses vision for Don Bosco Center
Jul 2, 2019 • 16 min
We are speaking with Liz Zini about her new role as director of the Don Bosco Center and the new vision and goals for the center.
93: Mural artist JT Daniels discusses his work around KC
Jun 26, 2019 • 38 min
On this week’s episode of the Northeast Newscast, we are sitting down with JT Daniels, mural artist and Northeast resident.
92: Scott Wagner talks about his vision as director of Northeast Alliance Together (NEAT)
Jun 19, 2019 • 38 min
On this week’s episode of the Northeast Newscast, we are speaking with Mayor Pro Tem Scott Wagner on his new role as director of Northeast Alliance Together.
89: Behind-the-scenes with the J. Rieger & Co. crew!
Jun 5, 2019 • 28 min
On this week’s episode of the Northeast Newscast, we are speaking with the J. Rieger & Company Crew! Co-Founder Ryan Maybee, Beverage Director Andrew Olsen, and Head Distiller Nathan Perry join us to discuss the revival of J. Rieger and Company, the…
90: Northeast Middle School students interview Quinton Lucas and Jolie Justus
Jun 5, 2019 • 18 min
On this week’s episode of the Northeast Newscast, students from Northeast Middle School had a chance to sit down and interview mayoral candidates Quinton Lucas and Jolie Justus.Olivia Rubio, student council president, and Princess Menyon, vice…
88: A look at medical marijuana with industry leaders
May 24, 2019 • 36 min
On this week’s episode of the Northeast Newscast, we are speaking with three members of the cannabis industry: Bennie Abbot, vice president of Threve Consulting, Charles Ramsey, president and COO of Thrive Growing, and Tom O’Neill with 3 Fold Investments.…
87: Discussing small business success with Eze Redwood
May 15, 2019 • 36 min
On this week’s episode of the Northeast Newscast, we are speaking with Eze Redwood, a community builder and entrepreneur, on the topic of small businesses in Kansas City. Redwood discusses the challenges facing small businesses today, resources available,…
86: Talking Tattoos with The Ink Parlor’s Rachael Cross
May 7, 2019 • 37 min
As part of the tattoo edition of the Northeast News, we are sitting down with Rachel Cross, owner of the Ink Parlor. We will be discussing her journey into the business, her first tattoo, her unique way to collect mementos from her travels, and much more.
85: Northeast Community Innovation District with Adrienne Haynes
Apr 30, 2019 • 24 min
On this week’s episode of the Northeast Newscast, we are speaking with Adrienne Haynes regarding a Community Innovation District pilot program.
84: A look into the mission of KC Tenants
Apr 23, 2019 • 37 min
Raghuveer and Granados discuss the mission of KC Tenants, issues renters face, their personal experience as tenants in Kansas City, and what KC Tenants plans to do to enact change.
83: Remembering the life of Anthony Saluto with the Saluto family
Apr 17, 2019 • 21 min
The Saluto family remembers the life of Anthony Saluto and discusses the new ghost bike rack at City Market Park
82: Insight into the Medical Marijuana Industry with Robin Hackett and Ana de Jesus
Apr 16, 2019 • 49 min
On this week’s episode of the Northeast Newscast, we are speaking with Robin Hacket and Ana de Jesus on the topic of the medical marijuana industry.
81: Bobbi Jo Reed opens up about her past and the birth of Healing House
Apr 8, 2019 • 44 min
On this week’s episode of the Northeast Newscast, we are talking with Bobbi Jo Reed, the Founder and Director of Healing House, a faith-based substance use support recovery center that helps individuals in their recovery journey. Bobbi Jo talks about her…
80: 2019 Mayoral Candidate Jermaine Reed
Apr 1, 2019 • 30 min
On this week’s episode of the Northeast Newscast, we are speaking with Jermaine Reed, 3rd District councilman and 2019 Kansas City Mayoral candidate. We discuss Reed’s time growing up in the northeast community, his work as a city council member, his…
79: 2019 Kansas City Mayoral Candidate Henry Klein
Mar 27, 2019 • 43 min
On this week’s episode of the Northeast Newscast, Johanna Pounds is sitting down with Henry Klein to discuss his vision for Kansas City if elected Mayor.
78: A look into the life of a former Kansas City gang member
Mar 19, 2019 • 32 min
On this week’s episode of the Northeast Newscast, we are talking to Johnny Waller, a former Kansas City gang member
77: Kansas City Mayoral Candidate Steve Miller talks about his vision for KC if elected Mayor.
Mar 11, 2019 • 45 min
We are speaking with Kansas City mayoral candidate Steve Miller on his vision for the City if elected Mayor.
76: (SPANISH) Ana de Jesus speaks about various services offered at Legal Aid of Western Missouri
Mar 4, 2019 • 17 min
Ana de Jesus speaks about services offered at Legal Aid of Western Missouri (Spanish episode)
75: Haley Sellmeyer, eleven-year-old local artist talks inspiration and collaboration
Feb 26, 2019 • 31 min
Haley Sellmeyer discusses her art, inspiration, and collaboration.
74: Amanda Barnhart talks about various activities offered at the Northeast Library
Feb 18, 2019 • 23 min
Amanda Barnahrt, Branch Manager at the Northeast Library discusses the wide range of programs available to everyone in the community,
73: Founder of Stop Trafficking Project talks about ways to help end Domestic Minor Sex Trafficking
Feb 11, 2019 • 44 min
Russ Tuttle, Founder of Stop Trafficking Project, gives compelling information on what the issue looks like right here in Kansas City, what he is doing to help teens, and how parents and community members can help.
72: Darryl Woods, local artist talks about his work for children’s charities
Feb 6, 2019 • 19 min
Darryl Woods talks about his art, his work, and why he gives back to children’s charities in the community.
71: Angela DeWilde talks about how Start at Zero serves parents and children in the community
Jan 30, 2019 • 20 min
Angela DeWilde discusses how Start at Zero serves parents and children in the Northeast community.
70: A look into the services offered by Legal Aid of Western Missouri
Jan 22, 2019 • 26 min
On this week’s episode of the Northeast Newscast, Ana de Jesus, attorney with Legal Aid of Western Missouri, discusses her unique story in coming to the United States from Puerto Rico, where she spent time working in the Supreme Court and had her own…
69: An update on the Park Ranger Program with Jeff Hurley
Jan 15, 2019 • 19 min
The Northeast News is getting an update on the Park Ranger Program with Jeff Hurley, Park Ranger Supervisor.
68: Discussing historic home rehab in the Northeast with Kristin Johnson
Jan 7, 2019 • 24 min
Kristin Johnson discusses historic home rehab in the Northeast
67: a sitdown with two new associates at the Independence Avenue CID
Dec 24, 2018 • 29 min
Michael Busnell talks with Lon Clark and Mike Spady at the Independence Avenue CID to discuss their roles with the organization.
66: Catholic Charities Housing Project Update with Jarrod Sanderson
Dec 14, 2018 • 32 min
Update on Catholic Charities Housing Project in Indian Mound
65: Preview of the Pendleton Heights Home Tour
Nov 26, 2018 • 7 min
Jessica Ray gives Northeast News all the details and a peek into the upcoming Pendleton Heights Holiday Homes Tour
64: One-on-One with Quinton Lucas, Councilman 3rd district at-large
Nov 21, 2018 • 19 min
In this episode, Editorial Assistant Johanna Pounds sits down with Quinton Lucas to discuss the Paseo name change and his aspirations as a mayoral candidate.
63: Welcoming new Managing Editor, Elizabeth Orosco
Nov 13, 2018 • 8 min
The Northeast News welcomes a new Managing Editor, Elizabeth Orosco
62: Catching up with East Patrol’s Major Volker
Nov 1, 2018 • 20 min
Sitting down with Major Greg Volker of East Patrol
Northeast Newscast 61 - The trial and sentencing of convicted arsonist Thu Hong Nguyen, w/ Jim Mesh
Sep 28, 2018 • 38 min
A look at the trial of arsonist Thu Hong Nguyen with Jim Mesh
60 - the expansion of J. Rieger & Co. w/ Ryan Maybee
Sep 12, 2018 • 22 min
A conversation with J. Rieger & Co. co-founder Ryan Maybee
59 - a sitdown w/ KCMO Councilwoman and 2019 mayoral candidate Alissia Canady
Aug 22, 2018 • 26 min
A sitdown with KCMO 5th District Councilwoman Alissia Canady
58 - a conversation w/ Jason Kander, KCMO Mayoral candidate
Aug 10, 2018 • 29 min
Jason Kander sits down
57 - KCPD officials answer tough questions about its failed Hispanic Citizen’s Academy
Jul 10, 2018 • 45 min
Q&A with KCPD officials after a failed Hispanic Citizen’s Academy
56 - the Catholic Charities housing play in the Northeast
Jun 26, 2018 • 32 min
What is Catholic Charities attempting to accomplish in the Historic Northeast?
Northeast Newscast 55 - Catching up with new KCPD East Patrol Major Greg Volker
Jun 19, 2018 • 32 min
A discussion with East Patrol Major Greg Volker
54 - A conversation with Sheffield Neighborhood Association President Mark Morales
Jun 13, 2018 • 21 min
A conversation with Sheffield Neighborhood Association President Mark Morales
Northeast Newscast 53 - An introduction to Phil Glynn, 2019 KCMO Mayoral Candidate
May 24, 2018 • 38 min
Introducing 2019 KCMO Mayoral candidate Phil Glynn
52 - How former K-State basketball player Luis Colon is set to make a difference with young lives in the Northeast
May 10, 2018 • 30 min
A conversation with Luis Colon, Sheffield Place youth case manager and former Division I athlete
51 - a day embedded with KCPD for a sweep of Northeast homeless camps
Apr 27, 2018 • 33 min
The Northeast News joins KCPD for a sweep of area homeless camps
50 - combating human trafficking w/ Kris Wade of Justice Project Kansas City
Apr 24, 2018 • 30 min
A discussion about human trafficking
49 - introducing Trena Miller, East Patrol’s new social worker
Apr 10, 2018 • 29 min
An interview with East Patrol social worker Trena Miller
48 - the State of KCPS w/ Superintendent Dr. Mark Bedell
Apr 3, 2018 • 35 min
The state of Kansas City Public Schools with Superintendent Dr. Mark Bedell
47 - KCATA Security Chief Hugh Mills discusses transit safety
Mar 27, 2018 • 36 min
A conversation on transit safety with KCATA security chief Hugh Mills
46 - Northeast Library branch manager Claudia Visnich on her retirement
Mar 16, 2018 • 31 min
This week on the ‘Kansas City’s Northeast Newscast’ podcast, managing editor Paul Thompson sits down with Northeast Library branch manager Claudia Visnich to talk about her upcoming retirement. Visnich, who has served the Northeast community for…
45 - w/ Independence Plaza Neighborhood Association President Tom Ribera
Mar 9, 2018 • 25 min
This week on the Northeast Newscast, managing editor Paul Thompson talks with Independence Plaza Neighborhood Association President and local rehabber Tom Ribera. Topics of discussion include the apartment buildings at 11th and Paseo that he’s currently…
44 - An earnest conversation with 3rd District Councilman Jermaine Reed
Feb 27, 2018 • 33 min
An earnest conversation with 3rd District City Councilman Jermaine Reed
43 - Jim Mesh on remembering his brother through the John V. Mesh Memorial Scholarship
Feb 17, 2018 • 25 min
KCFD firefighters John Mesh and Larry Leggio tragically died on October 12, 2015 while fighting a two-alarm blaze on Independence Avenue. In the aftermath of the tragedy, Mesh’s brother Jim partnered with John’s KCFD Pumper 10 colleague John Sirna to…
42 - a chat w/ One KC Radio founder Gunard Polite
Feb 9, 2018 • 23 min
On this week’s episode of Kansas City’s Northeast Newscast, managing editor Paul Thompson sits down with Gunard Polite, founder of One Kansas City Radio, to talk about the genesis of the non-profit radio station, the partnerships he would like to forge…
41 - On urban homesteading w/ Abby Judah of Legal Aid of Western Missouri
Jan 27, 2018 • 30 min
A discussion about urban homesteading in Kansas City
40 - The state of the Missouri Legislature w/ District 19 Rep. Ingrid Burnett
Jan 19, 2018 • 36 min
A discussion with District 19 State Rep. Ingrid Burnett
39 - Americorps VISTA Ana Ramirez discusses serving Northeast KC
Jan 12, 2018 • 33 min
A sit-down with Ana Ramirez, an Americorps VISTA stationed in Kansas City’s Historic Northeast
38 - turning the microphone on host Paul Thompson
Jan 5, 2018 • 24 min
Turning the microphone on host Paul Thompson
37 - A Day in the Life at City Hall, as the Council debates the future of KCI
Dec 22, 2017 • 28 min
A day in the life at KCMO City Hall, as the Council hopes to salvage the MOU with Edgemoor to construct a single terminal airport.
Newscast Episode 36 - on entrepreneurship w/ The Tamale Kitchen founder Becky Gripp
Dec 15, 2017 • 36 min
On entrepreneurship with The Tamale Kitchen founder Becky Gripp
35 - on reviving the east side w/ KCMO Councilman Scott Taylor
Dec 1, 2017 • 37 min
6th District KCMO Councilman Scott Taylor joins to discuss his ‘Revive the East Side’ package
34 - the expansion of Healing House w/ Bobbi Jo Reed
Nov 17, 2017 • 27 min
A discussion with Healing House Executive Director and founder Bobbi Jo Reed
33 - the violent crime episode
Nov 10, 2017 • 26 min
The violent crime episode
32 - Investigating vandalism and future Northeast development with Bobbi Baker-Hughes
Nov 3, 2017 • 30 min
Discussing all things Northeast Kansas City with Bobbi Baker-Hughes
31 - on crime, guns, and a single terminal airport w/ 4th District Councilwoman Jolie Justus
Oct 27, 2017 • 34 min
Councilwoman Jolie Justus joins to discuss the airport vote and much more.
30 - Jerusalem Farm’s Jordan Schiele on his passion to serve the Historic Northeast
Oct 20, 2017 • 39 min
Hear Jerusalem Farm project director talk about his experience serving the Historic Northeast.
29 - Catching up with new KCPD Community Initiative Officer Jason Cooley
Oct 13, 2017 • 32 min
Catching up with former KCPD East Patrol CIO Jason Cooley
28 - previewing the NEKC Historical Society Homes Tour w/ President Kent Dicus
Sep 29, 2017 • 35 min
This week on Kansas City’s Northeast Newscast, managing editor Paul Thompson sits down with Northeast Kansas City Historical Society President Kent Dicus to preview the NEKCHS Homes Tour, to be held on Saturday, October 14, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the…
27 - Northeast HS homecoming and sports at KCPS w/ athletic director Dr. James Sanders
Sep 21, 2017 • 31 min
This week on the Northeast Newscast, Kansas City Public Schools athletic director Dr. James Sanders sits down with managing editor Paul Thompson to talk about Northeast High School’s homecoming celebration on September 30, the new renovated football…
26 - the state of Pendleton Heights w/ PHNA President Jessica Ray
Sep 15, 2017 • 31 min
On this week’s episode of the Northeast Newscast, managing editor Paul Thompson talk with Pendleton Heights Neighborhood Association President Jessica Ray. The two discuss Pendleton Heights’ Party in the Park; the now-leasing Pendleton Flats…
25 - Reflecting on six months at the East Patrol Division with Major Jim Thomas
Sep 8, 2017 • 42 min
On this week’s edition of the Northeast Newscast, KCPD East Patrol’s Commander, Major Jim Thomas, sits down with managing editor Paul Thompson to reflect upon his first six months at the helm of the patrol division. Major Thomas discusses how he’s…
24 - A Day in the Life w/ KCMO Animal Control Officer Chris Harriman
Sep 1, 2017 • 43 min
This week on the Northeast Newscast, Managing Editor Paul Thompson goes on a ride-along with KCMO Animal Control officer Chris Harriman. It bears mentioning that what many in Kansas City refer to as Animal Control is actually the Animal Health and…
23 - the power of art w/ Kansas City Art Institutes Hector Casanova
Aug 25, 2017 • 32 min
This week on the Northeast Newscast, managing editor Paul Thompson talks with Kansas City Art Institute Assistant Professor of Illustration - and architect of the Scarritt Mural project - Hector Casanova. Casanova discusses his relationship with the…
22 - a history lesson through audits w/ KCMO City Auditor Doug Jones
Aug 18, 2017 • 36 min
This week on the Northeast Newscast, managing editor Paul Thompson runs through the history of Kansas City audits with KCMO City Auditor Doug Jones. In an interesting and wide-ranging conversation, Jones discusses how some of the City’s past audits…
21 - expectations w/ incoming KCPD Chief of Police Rick Smith
Aug 10, 2017 • 31 min
This week on the Northeast Newscast, managing editor Paul Thompson sits down for an exclusive interview with incoming Chief of Police Rick Smith, who will be sworn in to his new position on the morning of Tuesday, August 15. Smith talks about the…
20 - KC Museum’s Anna Marie Tutera on it’s new space, parking and construction planning
Jul 26, 2017 • 34 min
This week on the Northeast Newscast, managing editor Paul Thompson invites Kansas City Museum Executive Director Anna Marie Tutera on to serve as the podcast’s first ever two-time guest. After celebrating that great honor, Tutera talks about the…
19 - A Defense of KC NoVA w/ KCPD Captain Chris Young
Jul 21, 2017 • 35 min
This week on the Northeast Newscast, managing editor Paul Thompson sits down with Captain Chris Young of KCPD’s Violent Crimes Investigative Unit - and the Kansas City No Violence Alliance (KC NoVA) by proxy - for a discussion about all things NoVA….
18 - serving the Northeast community w/ John Fierro and Mary Cyr
Jul 14, 2017 • 38 min
This week on the Northeast Newscast, managing editor Paul Thompson sits down with John Fierro, Mattie Rhodes Center President/CEO, and Mary Cyr, Director of Northeast Alliance Together (NEAT). The two discuss the Mattie Rhodes Center’s role in the…
17 - a political discussion w/ Congressman Emanuel Cleaver II
Jul 7, 2017 • 47 min
This week on the Northeast Newscast, Managing Editor Paul Thompson sits down with Congressman Emanuel Cleaver II of Missouri’s 5th Congressional District. The former Kansas City, Missouri Mayor and City Councilman - now serving in his sixth term in the…
16 - An Independence Avenue ridealong w/ Titan Security Officers
Jun 30, 2017 • 37 min
On this week’s episode of the Northeast Newscast, managing editor Paul Thompson goes on a ride-along with Independence Avenue Community Improvement District Titan Protection and Consulting officers Daniel Williams and Ryan Bean. The officers discuss…
15 - Scarritt Renaissance and the Kansas City Museum w/ SRNA President Leslie Caplan
Jun 23, 2017 • 33 min
This week on the Northeast Newscast, Northeast News managing editor Paul Thompson sits down with Scarritt Renaissance Neighborhood Association President Leslie Caplan to talk about the positive momentum of the neighborhood, the association’s upcoming…
14 - The History and Future of the Northeast News w/ Michael Bushnell and Chris Adams
Jun 16, 2017 • 31 min
This week, Northeast Newscast host Paul Thompson interviews the publishers of the Northeast News - the husband and wife team of Michael Bushnell and Chris Adams. The couple dives into the past, present, and future of the Northeast News, reflecting on…
13 - Talking Kansas City with Northeast-based advocate Manny Abarca
Jun 8, 2017 • 30 min
This week, Northeast News managing editor Paul Thompson meets with Indian Mound Neighborhood Association Vice President Manny Abarca, a strong advocate for the Historic Northeast community. Abarca discusses a variety of topics, including his work as a…
12 - Curbing park violence and the ongoing GO Bond debate w/ KCMO Parks and Recreation Director Mark McHenry
May 24, 2017 • 34 min
Northeast News Managing Editor Paul Thompson is joined by Kansas City, Missouri Parks and Recreation Director Mark McHenry to discuss a variety of pressing issues, including the spate of violence along the Indian Creek Trail, the ongoing City Hall…
11 - A Day in the Life w/ KCMO Illegal Dumping Investigator Alan Ashurst
May 18, 2017 • 35 min
This week, Northeast News Managing Editor goes out into the field for a ride-along with KCMO Illegal Dumping Investigator Alan Ashurst. Ashurst has a fascinating job, serving as one of two illegal dumping investigators currently working in the…
10 - Summer Dusk 2017 Concert Series w/ Rebecca Koop and Scott Hobart
May 11, 2017 • 25 min
In this week’s episode of the Northeast Newscast, we preview the 2017 Summer Dusk Free Sunset Concert Series, which begins on Friday, May 19 at 7:00 p.m. This annual series is presented by Northeast Arts KC, so we brought in organizers Rebecca Koop and…
9 - the State of Kansas City w/ 3rd District at-large Councilman Quinton Lucas
May 4, 2017 • 42 min
Kansas City’s 3rd District at-large City Councilman Quinton Lucas joins the Northeast Newscast this week for a far-reaching discussion about the Kansas City political scene. Topics of conversation include the Council’s role (or lack thereof) in the…
8 - Discussing the new RideKC Freedom service w/ KCATA CEO Robbie Makinen
Apr 26, 2017 • 31 min
This week on the Northeast Newscast, managing editor Paul Thompson will discuss the new app-based transit service RideKC Freedom with Kansas City Area Transportation Authority CEO Robbie Makinen. The service is built around the paratransit community in…
7 w/ Mid-America Regional Council’s Ron Achelpohl
Apr 19, 2017 • 33 min
With the Buck O’Neil Bridge featured prominently in the news of late, MARC Director of Transportation and Environment Ron Achelpohl joins the Northeast Newscast to discuss the organization’s role in the ongoing debate over whether the bridge should be…
6 w/ Central Patrol Division’s Major Rick Smith
Apr 12, 2017 • 24 min
In this week’s episode of the Northeast Newscast, KCPD Central Patrol Division Major Rick Smith joins Northeast News managing editor Paul Thompson to talk about the Tuesday, April 11 sentencing hearing of notorious Northeast criminal Tyler Sutton, KCPD…
5 w/ 1st District Councilman Scott Wagner
Apr 5, 2017 • 39 min
Northeast Newscast host Paul Thompson invites 1st District Councilman Scott Wagner onto the podcast to discuss the $800 million bond package which was passed decisively by KCMO voters on Tuesday, April 4. Wagner discusses his worries heading into the…
4 w/ Kansas City Museum Executive Director Anna Marie Tutera
Mar 29, 2017 • 28 min
This week, Northeast News managing editor Paul Thompson talks to Kansas City Museum Executive Director Anna Marie Tutera about the Museum’s March 29 open house (where the public can learn about the multi-million dollar renovation and restoration of…
3 w/ Missouri State Representative Ingrid Burnett
Mar 23, 2017 • 34 min
This week, Northeast News managing editor Paul Thompson talks to District 19 Missouri State Representative Ingrid Burnett about the power of constituent phone calls, charter school expansion, a historic preservation bill she filed, and the minimum wage…
2 w/ Bryan Stalder
Mar 15, 2017 • 24 min
In this episode, Northeast News managing editor Paul Thompson talks to Indian Mound Neighborhood Association President and Northeast News editorial cartoonist Bryan Stalder about upcoming events in his neighborhood. Then, at the 9:00 minute mark,…
The Inaugural Northeast Newscast
Mar 7, 2017 • 8 min
Northeast News managing editor Paul Thompson shares the story of Gina English, a social worker currently embedded at KCPD’s Central Patrol Division. CPD’s Commander, Major Rick Smith, brought English into his division as part of a pilot program aimed to…