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Tanya Koonce is the News Director at Peoria Public Radio. She has a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Journalism from Eastern Illinois University, and a M.A. in Public Affairs Reporting from the University of Illinois Springfield. Tanya started her news career in TV, managed two political campaigns after college, worked in state government and did some state association work before going back to school. Post master’s degree, she’s worked in commercial radio and operated her own freelance agency before taking a reporter position at WCBU in 2001, and becoming news director in 2008. She’s currently serving as the Treasurer of the Illinois News Broadcaster’s Association, lives in West Peoria and loves discovering interesting people, places and things.
Every 2nd and 4th Tuesday evening at 6:00p.m. WCBU airs Outside the Horseshoe prior to the live broadcast of Peoria City Council meeting. The show previews some of the top issues on the council agenda, or delves into a topic important to the city. Tune in to 89.9 WCBU before each Peoria City Council meeting for this program, or catch the podcast of each episode online.