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Jedd Beaudoin


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Strange Currency

Mixing the Old with the New

Jedd Beaudoin is an award-winning writer and public broadcaster based in Wichita, Kansas. He hosts the national music program STRANGE CURRENCY (Sun 1a-3a MST). He received his MFA in creative writing (fiction) from Wichita State University in 2001 (where he was a Creative Writing Fellow) and holds a B.A. in English (with an emphasis in writing) from the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater.

In addition to his radio program, Jedd hosts a local music TV program on KPTS, the PBS member station in Wichita and has worked as a freelance journalist. He served as music critic and editor for two Wichita alternative newspapers, F5 (2003-06) and Wichita City Paper (of which he was also managing editor, 2006-07). He currently contributes music, film, and book reviews to PopMatters.com, where he also pens (alternating with two other writers) commentary on country music for the site’s “Kickin’ Up Dust” column.