Lou Gum

News and Operations Director and Host, All Things Considered

Lou grew up in Tucson and has a long family history in the state of Arizona. He began his public radio career in 1988 at KNAU in Flagstaff as a classical music DJ and has been hooked on public radio since, transitioning to news after trying his hand at several other careers in publishing and commercial broadcasting. Lou has a degree in American Studies from Arizona State University and was KAWC's Morning Edition host for two and half years before becoming News and Operations Director.

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"Our students have shown amazing tenacity," said AWC President Dr. Daniel Corr who expects student success to be on par if not better moving forward into the new year. 

Yuma Regional Medical Center

CEO Dr. Robert Trenschel hopes the seasonal nurse recruitment plan can help alleviate the influx of patients.

Yuma Regional Medical Center

"We want our community to know we have heard you," said YRMC's Vice President of Strategy and Ambulatory Operations, Justin Farren, during this episode of Arizona Edition with KAWC's Lou Gum

Yuma County Public Health District

This episode of Arizona Edition aired Friday, Nov. 6 2020.