Cynthia was born in Palatka, Florida and raised all over the world. She traveled to places like Germany, Austria, Hawaii, and the Panama Canal with her father and then her husband, both career army soldiers. Her family retired to the Lawton/Ft. Sill community in March 2005 and has been in the area over 15 years.
Cynthia started her career in broadcasting as a broadcast lab student at KCCU. She graduated from Cameron University in 2002 with a Bachelor of Arts in Communications- Radio/TV with a minor in Health & PE.
Cynthia worked as a News Director and on-air personality at KVRS- 90.3FM and Production Assistant, Traffic Reporter, and Wake-up News Producer at KSWO-TV. She’s been a part of the KCCU family since 2005.
Cynthia was named Station Manager and Operations Director on May 1, 2014 after serving many years as the Production Director. As Production Director, she produced and distributed Public Service Announcements (PSA’s) for over 400 non-profit organizations in the KCCU listening area. Cynthia also produced the weekly Community Focus program. Her interviews included former Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, Admiral Mike Mullen; Melba Moore; The Romero’s and many other artists and community leaders. Under Cynthia’s mentorship, students learned how to write and produce PSA’s which gave them real world experience in the industry.
Cynthia has won several awards and has been given numerous certificates of appreciation for her participation in community events and production and broadcasting of Public Service Announcements (PSA’s). She received the 2007 Governor’s Disability Employment Award of Excellence, the 2008 Advocate Award, and the Great Plains Country Association 2009 Travel & Tourism Media of the Year Award as well as others.
Cynthia enjoys spending time with her family, participating in community events and volunteering at her church and teaches various group exercise classes.