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The Kids are Alright: Sound Effect, episode 160

Left to right: Posey Gruener, Jennifer Wing, Gabriel Spitzer and Kevin Kniestedt

We meet a woman who combines tap dancing with social justice. A pediatric oncologist shares his story of being pulled out of his comfort zone. And a woman talks about how she chose to shout her diagnosis from the rooftops, only to find out later that she was misdiagnosed.

Sound Effect showcases stories inspired by the place we live. The show is hosted by KNKX's Gabriel Spitzer

The full broadcast version of this week's show, available below, also includes a story about a man’s anxiety when he sent his daughter off to college because of an accident he experienced when he went off to school, and how a college professor tries to educate studentsfollowing campus turmoil. 


Kevin Kniestedt is a journalist, host and producer who began his career at KNKX in 2003. Over his 17 years with the station, he worked as a full time jazz host, a news host and produced the weekly show Sound Effect. Kevin has conducted or produced hundreds of interviews, has won local and national awards for newscasts and commentary.