Lyndsay Knecht

Associate Producer

Lyndsay Knecht is assistant producer for Think. 

She came to KERA 90.1 with an interest in telling stories about how the arts can influence social change and community development. She wrote for outlets like the Dallas Observer and NBCDFW.com before landing at UNT's Center for Economic Development and Research.

While Lyndsay headed up content and publicity departments as Director of Development for 35 Denton, the four-day music festival won the 2011 award for Best Promotional Event from the Texas Downtown Association. 

Tap her shoulder @ltknecht.

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Top stories this morning from the KERA Newsroom: Nancy Nichols stepped down unexpectedly from her post as D Magazine's dining critic last week. The reason? She developed an intolerance to gluten. And Lauren Silverman explores one way of a homegrown mobile app manages physical recovery away from the doctor’s office.

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Top stories this morning from the KERA Newsroom:  Fort Worth school board trustees will have to regroup after the man chosen to lead the district withdrew his name as the sole finalist for superintendent; the technicalities of food desert designations. 

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Top stories this morning from the KERA Newsroom: The snow's not over, if North Texas weather makes good on this week's forecast; Doualy Xaykaothao reports from Stephenville; the link between depressive thoughts and memory deficiencies is solid, according to a new study. 

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Top stories this morning from the KERA Newsroom: Stella Chavez talks to Muslims and others who gathered to remember victims of the Chapel Hill shooting and return hate with love; "Vital Signs" offers a grocery list to lower cholesterol. 

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Top stories this morning from the KERA Newsroom: Jerome Weeks remembers how the late Reverend Gean West helped smuggle some funk into church with The Relatives.  And Alice Murray, the woman who now leads a historically all-white, all-male club that epitomized the establishment in Dallas, speaks up.

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