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.

Ways to Connect


Arizona Edition

Show Number 52

The Southwest Ag Summit is February 24-27 in Yuma on the campus of Arizona Western College and at special event locations across the community.


Arizona Edition

Show Number 51

The Yuma Art Symposium begins Thursday, February 20th.  The event brings a variety of artists to our community to display their talents and celebrate the arts.

This is the 41st year the symposium has welcomed emerging and recognized artists to the community.


Arizona Edition

Show Number 50

The first Milken Educator awards were given out by the Milken Family Foundation in 1987.  Created by Lowell Milken, they are designed to celebrate educators who are furthering excellence in education.


Arizona Edition Live

Show Number 25

Buying a home is exciting but can be stressful.  Selling a home is stressful but can be exciting.  And, of course, every experience is different.  But the right real estate agent can help.

Victor Calderón/KAWC

StoryCorps will be in Yuma until December 21st.  By now you’ve probably heard or read that StoryCorps is a mobile recording booth and it’s a project that requires public involvement.