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Ep. 61 Create@State Podcast features women and video games

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Arkansas State University

This is A-State Connections on KASU.  I’m Johnathan Reaves. This is the weekly segment called “A-State Connections and Create@State: Making Connections That Count”.  In this interview, I talked with Dr. Justin Castro. He is as Associate Professor of History and is Chair of the History Department at Arkansas State.  Also, graduate student Tara Loperano joined Dr. Castro to talk about research involving women in games.  Loperano did research involving an Arkansas connection to gaming.  She was awarded a Strong Research Fellowship for her research about early video game designers.  Castro talks about Tara and her work.  Click on the Listen button for the entire interview.

To hear more interviews like this one, you can subscribe to the Create@ State Podcast at the Create@State podcast page on KASU.org. It is also available on Spotify, iHeartRadio, iTunes or Google Play, or you can listen on the NPR app.  Please tell others about the Create@State Podcast, also leave us a review.  We would love to hear from you.  You’re listening to A-State Connections on KASU.

Johnathan Reaves is the News Director for KASU Public Radio. As part of an Air Force Family, he moved to Arkansas from Minot, North Dakota in 1986. He was first bitten by the radio bug after he graduated from Gosnell High School in 1992. While working on his undergraduate degree, he worked at KOSE, a small 1,000 watt AM commercial station in Osceola, Arkansas. Upon graduation from Arkansas State University in 1996 with a degree in Radio-Television Broadcast News, he decided that he wanted to stay in radio news. He moved to Stuttgart, Arkansas and worked for East Arkansas Broadcasters as news director and was there for 16 years.