Dana Wright is a native Kansan who has dedicated her life to telling stories. As a career television journalist and talk radio host, Dana has conducted a variety of interesting interviews from Sarah Ferguson, Duchess of York, to Barry Manilow, Michelle Obama, influential policymakers, notable news makers, award winning authors, and hard-working Americans from every corner of life. Dana is half of the #1 afternoon talk radio program “Dana and Parks” on KMBZ-FM in Kansas City. She began her radio career in 2011 after a 17-year tenure as a television news anchor and investigative reporter. Throughout her broadcasting career, Dana has covered thousands of stories important to the community, winning numerous awards including two Regional Edward R. Murrow awards, three Mid-America Regional Emmy awards, and a National Casey Medal for Meritorious Journalism. She is most proud of her team’s National America’s Promise Alliance Award in Washington, D.C., which recognizes exemplary reporting across the country on issues surrounding children and families in the U.S. In 2020, Dana launched RadioDanaKC.com to promote ideas and dialogue among women, minorities, and anyone out there who feels like they’ve never had a voice. Her popular ‘legacy recordings’ have preserved the history of countless families who want their OWN stories secured for generations to come. Dana lives by the motto that “no one’s story is more important than your own.” She is married to veteran KMBC-9 TV news anchor Kris Ketz. Together they have seven children. Dana is a proud graduate of the William Allen White School of Journalism at the University of Kansas. In her spare time, Dana is an avid golfer who just carded her third hole in one.
Christina Medina began her television broadcast journalism career in Texas, where she grew up. Her career brought her to Kansas City where she fell in love with KC and met her husband. They have called Kansas City home for nearly 15 years and are raising three amazing daughters. In her career, Christina interviewed many individuals, from President Barack Obama to Christina Applegate to Chad OchoCinco, and countless survivors, heroes, advocates, and hard working members of the community who are all fascinating individuals. Christina also has public relations experience communicating important messages to a variety of audiences. Her work as a broadcast journalist communications and public relations expert spans more than 20 years.
Her storytelling has been nominated for Mid-America Regional Emmy awards and her communications and public relations work earned her a national Hermes Create Award, recognizing creativity and influence in the public relations and communications industry. Christina graduated from Ithaca College in upstate New York and is married to a cinematographer who works for NFL Films. Outside of work, they enjoy spending time with their three young girls, family and friends.
Christina’s grandmother, Julia Medina, was one of her role models. She passed away in 2019 at the age of 105. She was honored to capture her grandmother’s stories and honor her legacy through numerous audio and video recordings that she will save for her children to cherish. She intimately knows how special these family memories are and the incredible value of recording family legacies. She is beyond thrilled to join the Legacy Recording team and capture your memories for your loved ones and families. One of the most telling lessons she has learned from her broadcast journalism and communications career is that everyone has a story to tell.