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Dr. Martin Luther King, Junior Festivities at A-State

Arkansas State University

Unity!  That is the national theme for this year’s festivities that celebrate the legacy of the late Dr. Martin Luther King, Junior.  This year’s activities take place Sunday, January 20th at 3:30 at the Jonesboro High School Performing Arts Center.  Monday’s parade is at 11 am and noon the program will be held at the Fowler Center at Arkansas State University.  Telling us more is Ashley Wilson.  She is the public relations and marketing manager with the Craighead County Dr. Martin Luther King Committee.  Click on the Listen button for the entire interview.   

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.