Looking for a great way to unwind in the evening? WSMR 89.1 has inspiring classical music to fill your evenings with, every weekday from 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM and Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday from 7:00 PM until 9:00 PM with classical music host Coleen Cook. She’s a good evening radio companion who brings you wonderful music, and interesting background information about the composers who wrote it. She also helps you stay up-to-date with NPR News each hour and information on what's happening in the music and cultural community throughout the west coast of Florida!
Coleen Cook is a native of Butler, Pennsylvania, where her music education began at age 12 as a trained singer. She began her college career as a music major but later moved into communications. She began working as a radio announcer and newscaster, before later becoming a TV news anchor/reporter. Her broadcasting career took her to Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, Cleveland, Ohio and Phoenix, Arizona.
After ten years in broadcasting, she took some time off to be with her children and wrote and published a book, before returning to college at the University of New Orleans to finish her Bachelor’s degree in Journalism, Communications and Religion.
After relocating to Omaha, Nebraska, Coleen began working at KVNO, Omaha’s classical music station, as a classical music host for several years. She also worked in development and public relations with Opera Omaha, before moving to KFAB, Omaha’s News/Talk station, and KAT 103 FM as a morning news co-anchor and reporter.