© 2023 WUOT
Play Live Radio
Next Up:
Available On Air Stations

Spirit Guide: Laura Wheat Talks Us Through Grieving

Dr. Laura Wheat for Alumnus
Adam Brimer
The University of Tennessee
Dr. Laura Wheat
Interview with Laura Wheat - No Music
(Just the interview, no music)

Finding ways to process grief while navigating the COVID-19 pandemic has been difficult. WUOT’s Chrissy Keuper spoke with Laura Wheat, Assistant Professor of Counselor Education at the University of Tennessee and Director of the Grief Outreach Initiative.

Chrissy is WUOT's News Director and host of monthly public affairs talk show Dialogue. Her first job with the station was as weekend student announcer while earning her bachelor's in Anthropology from the University of Tennessee. She has been the station's local host for NPR's Morning Edition and All Things Considered news programs; occasionally fills in as host for WUOT's Morning and Afternoon Concerts; and has won multiple awards for her interviews, feature stories, and Dialogue.