Episode 20: Kenneth Burns of WHYY Radio, Philadelphia
We talk about his radio career, the future of radio, and that incident with Stephanie Rawlings Blake
This week we talk with Kenneth Burns from WHYY Radio in Philadelphia.
About the Episode: In this episode we discuss;
Burns career in the radio industry, spanning from Washington to Philadelphia to Baltimore;
The infamous incident with Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings Blake and how that led to his departure from the market;
How Burns prepares to report the news in his South Jersey coverage area;
And the future of the radio business.
About the Guest: P. Kenneth Burns is a national award-winning reporter and news anchor specializing in politics and urban affairs. He currently is the South Jersey Reporter and Sunday Morning Anchor for WHYY FM in Philadelphia. Prior to joining WHYY, he has worked at WTOP in Washington, WNAV in Annapolis, and WBAL and WYPR in Baltimore. While in Maryland, he served on the Board of the Chesapeake Associated Press Broadcasters Association and as Vice-President of the Society of Professional Journalists Maryland Chapter. You can reach Kenny at his website, on Facebook, on Instagram at @PKBNews, or on Twitter at @PKBNews.