Kevin Boucher

Community Engagement Producer, WSIU Radio

Born in Newport, Rhode Island to a military family, Kevin Boucher traveled the country and the world at a young age before his family settled in Murphysboro, Illinois in 1976. He earned a Bachelor's degree in Radio-Television at Southern Illinois University (SIU) in Carbondale and worked in commercial radio before becoming the Traffic Manager at WSIU Public Television. Boucher has since earned a Master's degree in Professional Media & Media Management Studies from SIU's College of Mass Communication & Media Arts. He is an outdoor enthusiast who enjoys gardening and exploring the flora and fauna of the Shawnee National Forest and other beautiful natural areas across southern Illinois. Kevin is embarking on a new path with WSIU as the Community Engagement Producer for WSIU Radio.  Look for Kevin's work on air and on line.

Ways to Connect

Radio waves are very common in space.  All across the Earth, huge specially-designed radio-telescopes allow us to listen in on these cosmic travelers.  When you look up in the night sky if often seems calm and quiet.  However that is only part of a bigger picture. 

WSIU Radio's Kevin Boucher talks with Bob Baer, a Computer and Electronics Specialist in the Physics Department at SIU-Carbondale.

Kevin Boucher