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

For more information, visit the AASI website at: https://sites.google.com/site/astronomyinsouthernillinois/ Edit | Remove

We're officially half-way to the weekend and here is the WSIU almanac for this January 7th, 2015. Edit | Remove

American Red Cross

Donating blood is a great way to start the new year. Dan Fox is communication manager for the American Red Cross.  He talks with WSIU Radio's Kevin Boucher about the process of giving blood.

WSIU Radio

Nathan Johanning is an Extension Educator with the U of I Extension Service.   WSIU's Kevin Boucher talks with Johanning about a series of upcoming gardening webinars.

Nathan Johanning, Extension Educator, Local Food Systems and Small Farms in the greenhouse surrounded by Fennel, Chard and Spinach, all growing in mid December. Photo by Kevin Boucher. Edit | Remove

SIU Department of Physics

Photo courtesy of the Physics Department at Southern Illinois University at Carbondale. Edit | Remove

Beefsteak plant in full bloom at Giant City State Park. Photo by Kevin Boucher. Edit | Remove

View of the Mississippi River and Big Muddy River valley from the overlook at Little Grand Canyon. Photo by Kevin Boucher Edit | Remove

Winter Gardening

Dec 18, 2014

With winter here there are a number of gardening chores that can be done to prepare your gardens for a long winter's nap...    Kevin Boucher has more in this special edition of Radio Voices.

The Gemenids meteor shower starts this weekend, and the SIU Physics Department is hosting a public viewing.  WSIU's Kevin Boucher has a preview:
 

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