Love Cross

Weekend Edition Substitute Host

Love Cross joined KLCC in 2017. Previously, she served as Morning Edition Host for Boise State Public Radio. She earned her undergraduate degree in Rhetoric and Communication from University of California at Davis, and her Master’s Degree from Boise State University. In addition to her work in public radio, Love teaches college-level courses in Communication and Public Speaking.

She has earned awards for her hosting and reporting from the Idaho State Broadcaster’s Association and the Idaho Press Club.

Love is an avid music lover and enjoys going to concerts, volunteering in Eugene schools, and spending quality down time with her husband and their two daughters.

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Recorded On: 7/14/17

Air Date: 7/17/17

What was achieved during the 2017 Oregon Legislative Session?  What was kicked down the road for the next session?  Democratic Senator Floyd Prozanski and Republican Representative Cedric Hayden will share their thoughts on what went well and what could have gone better in the 2017 Oregon Legislative Session.

Recorded On: July 7, 2017

Air Date: July 10, 2017

From 2000 to 2015 more than half a million people died from drug overdoses in the US, 60% of them due to opioid overdose. This represents quadruple the rate prior to 1999.  Currently, 91 Americans die every day from an opioid overdose.  In addition to the impact in lives, the epidemic causes $55 billion in health and social costs each year.

Recorded On: June 16, 2017

Air Date: June 19, 2017

Recorded On: June 3, 2017

Air Date: June 12, 2017

Driverless cars are being tested on America’s roads right now. Cars without steering wheels or pedals have been approved for the road in California. Ford hopes to have a fleet of driverless cars on the roads in 2021.  The US Department of Transportation has published guidelines for the automakers.  Do you trust the technology?

Recorded on: April 28, 2017

Air Date: May 1, 2017

In a local tradition unique to City Club of Eugene, every year since 1991 the Turtle Award, a cast iron turtle, has been given to two, or three under-recognized civic leaders in Eugene for “sticking their necks out”. That is, they have demonstrated the strong beliefs, vision and courage required to persevere in a risk prone venture for the good of the whole community.

Recorded on : April 7, 2017

Air Date: April 10, 2017

Recorded on : April 7, 2017

Air Date: April 10, 2017

Collin Andrew / Register Guard

A California family and a hired pilot have been identified as the four victims of a plane crash that occurred North of Eugene on Friday. Linn County Sheriff Bruce Riley says John A. Zitting, 42, Karen Blackmore, Zitting, 37, and their 17-year-old son John Brendan Zitting, all of Van Nuys, were on board the single-engine plane that went down in a field near Peoria.  Mark Aletky, 67, of Acton, California was piloting the plane. All four on-board died in the crash.