Scarlett Robertson

Producer

Scarlett Robertson joined KBIA as a producer in February 2011. She studied psychology at Lake Forest College and holds a masters degree in journalism from Syracuse University. Scarlett began her professional career in psychology, jumped to magazines and then came to her senses and shifted to public radio. She has contributed to NPR member stations WAER in Syracuse, KUT in Austin and Chicago’s WBEZ. 

Scarlett left KBIA in June of 2012.

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PM Newscasts
4:25 pm
Mon December 19, 2011

Newscast for December 19, 2011

Solar panels on Heidel Hollow Farms in Germansville, Pa. Like this farm, some in Missouri are usual solar power
Lance Cheung for USDA Flickr

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Off the Clock
5:47 pm
Fri December 16, 2011

A portable library

Inside Bookmobile, Jr. Otter Bowman helps a young client.
Scarlett Robertson KBIA

This week: we visit a bookmobile that's just for kids and talk to a singer from Madagascar with a Missouri connection.

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PM Newscasts
4:37 pm
Thu December 15, 2011

Newscast for December 15, 2011

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PM Newscasts
5:27 pm
Mon December 12, 2011

Newscast for December 12, 2011

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Off the Clock
5:26 pm
Fri December 9, 2011

Inside the derby

Como Convixen team members get ready for their final game of the season.
Scarlett Robertson KBIA

This week’s show covers everything you wanted to know about roller derby but where afraid to ask.

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PM Newscasts
5:44 pm
Thu December 8, 2011

Newscast December 8, 2011

Regional news coverage from the KBIA newsroom

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PM Newscasts
4:59 pm
Mon December 5, 2011

Newscast for December 5, 2011

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Off the Clock
4:33 pm
Fri December 2, 2011

Garage art

The Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts parking garage.
Laura Spencer KCUR

We head west this week where public art can be found in places you’d least expect it.

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PM Newscasts
4:52 pm
Mon November 28, 2011

Newscast for November 28, 2011

 Regional news from the KBIA newsroom including:

  • A panel of Missouri appeals judges responsible for drawing state Legislature districts does not plan to hold public meetings while reaching its decision.
  • MU dining halls will soon be turning its trash into compost that will then help grow vegetables.
  • 19-year-old Derrik Sweeney is relieved to be home in Jefferson City after being detained for a week in a Cairo holding cell.
  • Insurers have spent about $1.13 billion  in claims tied to the Joplin tornado and payouts continue to grow.
PM Newscasts
3:29 pm
Fri November 25, 2011

Newscast for November 25, 2011

 Regional news from the KBIA newsroom.

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Off the Clock
10:15 am
Fri November 25, 2011

New music revisited

Patrick David Clark
Photo courtsey of Mizzou New Music Initiative

This week we talk about music. New music to be exact. And if you think new music means recently released albums, keep listening as we revisit a conversation I had with Patrick David Clark, who was a resident composer at the Mizzou New Music Festival this summer. And hang on till the end of the show for a Sonic ID from one of Columbia’s more memorable citizens.

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AM Newscasts
8:00 am
Fri November 25, 2011

Newscast for November 25, 2011

 Regional news from the KBIA newsroom

PM Newscasts
4:38 pm
Thu November 24, 2011

Newscast for November 24, 2011

Regional news from the KBIA newsroom.

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Politics
4:09 pm
Thu November 24, 2011

Derrik Sweeney to be released Sunday

Derrik Sweeney
Photo courtesy of the Sweeney family

The pending release of three American students arrested in Egypt during protests near Cairo's Tahrir Square is the best Thanksgiving gift, the mother of one of the young men said Thursday.

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PM Newscasts
4:16 pm
Mon November 21, 2011

Newscast November 21, 2011

Regional news from the KBIA newsroom.

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Off the Clock
6:04 pm
Fri November 18, 2011

All things November

Movember participant Charlie Maitz. Two more weeks to go.
Photo courtesy of Charlie Maitz

The month of November can seem a little dreary: shorter days, colder weather and it’s still a month away from the major holidays. But it has a lot more going on than you’d think. This week’s show focuses on two things that make this month a little more interesting.

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Science, Health and Technology
10:11 am
Tue November 15, 2011

MO Mental Health System Still Facing Challenges

A report from the National Alliance on Mental Illness, or NAMI, said Missouri will see a slight increase in next year’s funding for mental health treatment and services. Despite this, the report said the state is still in the midst of a mental health crisis.

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PM Newscasts
6:05 pm
Mon November 14, 2011

Newscast for November 14, 2011

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Off the Clock
5:50 pm
Fri November 11, 2011

What makes a community

Wynna Faye Elbert co-leads a weekly women's group in Columbia, Mo.
Scarlett Robertson KBIA

This week: a look at a community group in Columbia and a Sonic ID from the Benton Stephens neighborhood.

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PM Newscasts
4:25 pm
Mon November 7, 2011

Newscast for November 7, 2011

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Off the Clock
1:01 pm
Fri November 4, 2011

All that jazz

A mural in the historic 18th and Vine jazz district in Kansas City, Mo.

As the saying goes, jazz was born in New Orleans, but it grew up in Kansas City. This week we’ll revisit Robert Altman’s “Kansas City.” And a new  musical audio postcard. 

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PM Newscasts
5:08 pm
Mon October 31, 2011

Newscast for October 31, 2011

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Science, Health and Technology
11:54 am
Mon October 31, 2011

Hearings Discuss Cuts to Social Services

State employees and other advocates share their testimony Saturday at the MU campus.
KBIA

Community leaders hosted a statewide video conference Saturday to discuss the impact of the ongoing cuts and consolidations to Missouri’s social services.

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Off the Clock
7:36 pm
Fri October 28, 2011

A haunted halloween

The annual haunting we all know as Halloween falls a Monday this year. So, to prepare for ghouls, candy and costumes, we head south to Jasper County for the spooky tale of a haunted house dating back to 1849. And autism theater has made its way to Columbia, Missouri.

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Off the Clock
4:39 pm
Fri October 21, 2011

Cooking wild in Missouri

Ann Koenig collects tomatoes from her backyard garden as part of the Woods to Table project.
Scarlett Robertson KBIA

This week: we’ll go back in time  and revisit what could be considered the trial of the century. And you’ve probably heard of “Julie and Julia”—the novel-turned-movie where Julie Powell spends a year cooking her way through Julia Child’s "Mastering the Art of French Cooking." Well, we’re bringing you Columbia’s version…switch out French cuisine for in season and local food, and instead of one woman its a couple.

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Off the Clock
6:02 pm
Fri October 14, 2011

Funding the arts by feeding the people

Serving up split pea soup at a Bread! KC dinner in Kansas City.
Alex Smith KCUR

This week we head to Kansas City for a different kind of dinner party—one that is uses a grassroots approach to support the arts. But first, a local look at a national event that’s all about supporting and celebrating the rights of of gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender people.

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Off the Clock
3:14 pm
Fri October 7, 2011

Amateur hour

Jay Groharing hosts the "As Yet Unnamed Comedy Show" at Eastside Tavern every Tuesday night.
Jessica Pupovac

Does the idea of standing up in front of a bunch of strangers and trying to make them laugh seem horrifying or exhilarating? For some people it’s both. This week, we explore the world of stand-up comedy and discover what kind of person willingly puts themselves out there.

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Off the Clock
9:41 am
Fri September 23, 2011

Pinball wizard

Adam McKinnie/Zed plays pinball in Columbia, Mo.
Jessica Naudziunas

This week, we uncover a three-letter mystery.

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Off the Clock
12:00 am
Fri September 16, 2011

Kauffman Center opens in Kansas City

Kansas City's Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts.
Laura Spencer KCUR

Creativity is in the air and this weekend marks two debuts. We sit down with a local filmmaker about his newly produced concept short, which debuts Saturday. But first, we head to Kansas City for the long-awaited opening of a new performing arts center.

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Off the Clock
12:00 am
Fri September 9, 2011

Festival recap

The Candy Factory will be selling caramel pecan apples at The Roots 'N Blues N' BBQ Festival.
Emily Kaiser

Fall’s unofficially begun and that means festivals galore here in Columbia. This show is dedicated to two of them.

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