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Dr. Johnny Moore is ASU-Newport's New Chancellor

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Earlier this month, the ASU System announced the hire of Dr. Johnny Moore as the next chancellor of ASU-Newport. He returns home to Arkansas after spending the last four years as president of Pierpont Community and Technical College in Fairmont, West Virginia. He was president and CEO of Philander Smith College in Little Rock from 2012-2014. He will start February 8th. KASU News Director Johnathan Reaves got a chance to interview Dr. Moore and welcomed him to A-State Connections. 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.