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Jeff Whittington

Executive Producer and Host

Former KERA staffer Jeff Whittington was executive producer for special projects and Think, as well as host of Anything You Ever Wanted to Know. He also created and launched the KXT Live Sessions series for KXT 91.7.

Jeff's work at KERA was honored with awards from the Dallas Bar Association, the Dallas Observer, D Magazine, the Texas AP Broadcasters Association, the Public Radio News Directors (PRNDI) and with regional Edward R. Murrow awards from the Radio Television Digital News Association (RTDNA). In 2015, a project he led – One Crisis Away – was recognized nationally by both PRNDI and the RTDNA in conjunction with the National Endowment for Financial Education. From 2009 to 2015, Jeff moderated the State of the Arts conversation series at the Dallas Museum of Art. He has also served on the Press Club of Dallas Board of Directors and is a 2009 alumnus of the FBI Dallas Citizens Academy.

A graduate of the University of North Texas, Jeff is also a rock musician and songwriter. He appeared in the 2006 world premiere of Waiting for a Train: The Life and Songs of Jimmie Rodgers  at the Undermain Theatre in Dallas and in 2013, released Whittington - a solo album produced by Grammy Award-winner Stuart Sikes.