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: 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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Top stories this morning from the KERA Newsroom: Lancaster native Eddie Ray Routh will be tried in the killings of Chris Kyle and his neighbor Chad Littlefield.

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Top stories this morning from the KERA Newsroom: The state might shut down another charter school in North Texas; a new arm of Texas A&M Commerce moves next door to the Majestic Theater in downtown Dallas. 

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Top stories this morning from the KERA Newsroom: Fort Worth ISD trustees chose Joel D. Boyd, who’s currently helms the school system in Santa Fe, New Mexico, as the new superintendent. And Dr. James DeLemos with Parkland Hospital counts the pros and cons of daily aspirin therapy in this week's "Vital Signs."

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Top stories this morning from the KERA Newsroom: Doualy Xaykaothao travels to the courthouse  where the man accused of killing Chris Kyle will be tried; Rick Holter debriefs Cindy Crain on the homeless situation in Tarrant County as she transitions to lead the Metro Dallas Homeless Alliance.

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Top stories this morning from the KERA Newsroom: Ya’Ke Smith's sister had a hard time when she got out of prison. He made a short film dedicated to her, with hopes to show the complicated systems that still hold her and others captive after release.  And Lauren Silverman reports on a surge in healthcare-related construction projects.

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Top stories this morning from the KERA Newsroom: A pilot program for low-income residents with mental health issues is in danger; one Highland Park mom wants The Working Poor off her high schooler's required reading list; West Texas astronomers explain how a black hole chokes on a star. 

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Top stories this morning from the KERA Newsroom: Bill Zeeble reports from the third annual Old Parkland debate tournament.  And in this week's "Vital Signs": many patients with pancreatic cancer aren’t made aware of advancements in surgery that could help them. Dr. Rohan Jeyarajah of Methodist Dallas Medical Center clears the air. 

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Top stories this morning from the KERA Newsroom: Buses from across the state carried several hundred Texas Muslims to Austin yesterday. Doualy Xaykaothao was on one of those buses. She looks back on what turned out to be an intense day trip. And, a more complete history of Trinity River controversy. 

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Top stories this morning from the KERA Newsroom:  Stella Chavez has a recap from last night’s discussion about football and ethics at the Perot Museum. And Lauren Silverman reports on a North Texas startup aiming to overhaul window display technology, which serves as a kind of two-way mirror into consumer tastes. 

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